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A new high-pressure nozzle bank based on trip-jet mixing system
Author(s): Daichi Sugimoto; Kazuyoku Tei; Tomoo Fujioka
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Paper Abstract

A new nozzle bank for an ejector-chemical oxygen-iodine laser consisting of two-dimensional slit nozzles with a trip-jet mixing system was designed, fabricated, and tested in the cold flow operation regime. A computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is used to optimize the trip system design. Horizontal Pitot scan experiments demonstrated that the mixing ability of the trips is excellent. The Mach number of the mixed flow was approximately 3. The average Pitot pressure at the laser cavity was more than 100 Torr. Backpressure tests were conducted, and the results of these tests revealed that the static pressure in the cavity remained constant at approximately 10 Torr until the supersonic diffuser breaks back and the cavity unstarts at a backpressure of approximately 80 Torr.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 March 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5777, XV International Symposium on Gas Flow, Chemical Lasers, and High-Power Lasers, (23 March 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.610979
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Daichi Sugimoto, Miki Pulley Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Kazuyoku Tei, Miki Pulley Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Tomoo Fujioka, Tokai Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5777:
XV International Symposium on Gas Flow, Chemical Lasers, and High-Power Lasers
Jarmila Kodymova, Editor(s)

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