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Research and development of optical measurement techniques for aerospace propulsion research: a NASA/Lewis Research Center perspective
Author(s): Daniel J. Lesco
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Paper Abstract

The applied research effort required to develop new nonintrusive measurement techniques capable of obtaining the data required by aerospace propulsion researchers and of operating in the harsh environments encountered in research and test facilities is discussed and illustrated through several ongoing projects at NASA Lewis Research Center. Factors including length of development time, funding levels, and collaborative support from fluid-thermal researchers are cited. Progress in developing new instrumentation via a multipath approach, including NASA research, grants, and government-sponsored research through mechanisms like the Small Business Innovative Research program, is also described.

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Date Published: 1 December 1991
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Proc. SPIE 1554, Second International Conference on Photomechanics and Speckle Metrology, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.57437
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Daniel J. Lesco, NASA/Lewis Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1554:
Second International Conference on Photomechanics and Speckle Metrology
Fu-Pen Chiang; Fu-Pen Chiang, Editor(s)

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