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Experimental method for gas kinetic temperature measurements in a thermal plasma
Author(s): Larry D. Reynolds; C. B. Shaw Jr.
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Paper Abstract

A laser based diagnostic technique has been developed to probe a thermal plasma for kinetic temperature and velocity measurements. The system employs a scanning tandem Fabry-Perot interferometer to measure the Doppler broadening and Doppler shift of Rayleigh scattered laser light. Practical problems of implementing the method are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
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Proc. SPIE 1554, Second International Conference on Photomechanics and Speckle Metrology, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.57448
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Larry D. Reynolds, EG&G Idaho, Inc. (United States)
C. B. Shaw Jr., EG&G Idaho, Inc. (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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