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Characterization Of Suspended Particulates On Multicomponent Systems Using Polarization Intensity Ratio And Pointer Beam Techniques
Author(s): M. Azzazy; C. F. Hess
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Paper Abstract

The study of particulate formation and dynamics of motion in industrial multicomponent systems requires the knowledge of the distribution function of the size of those particulates. Two optical in situ techniques have been studied for on-line characterization of the size distribution in two-phase flows. The pointer beam technique (PB) offers good potential for measurement of particles in the size range of 0.1 < d < 10 pm. Polarization intensity ratio (PIR) is subject to severe oscillations which limit the size regions where it is useful.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 1985
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0573, Particle Sizing and Spray Analysis, (11 November 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.978035
Show Author Affiliations
M. Azzazy, Spectron Development Laboratories, Inc. (United States)
C. F. Hess, Spectron Development Laboratories, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0573:
Particle Sizing and Spray Analysis
Norman Chigier; Gerald W. Stewart, Editor(s)

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