Thermometry in aqueous solutions and sprays using two-color LIF and structured illumination

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In imaging, the detection of light originating from multiple scattering, indirect reflections and surrounding backgrounds are known to produce errors especially in intensity-ratio based measurements. SLIPI (Structured Laser Illumination Planar Imaging) is an imaging technique that significantly reduces the impact of such issues. In this study, SLIPI is combined with the two-color LIF (Laser Induced Fluorescence) ratio thermometry approach for measuring water temperature in both a cuvette and a hollow-cone spray. By removing the unwanted background interferences using SLIPI, we observe both significant improvements in terms of temperature sensitivity as well as more pronounced temperature gradients within the spray.


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  • Energy Engineering


  • laser-induced, Fluorescence, Multiple scattering, Temperature, Imaging systems, Optical systems
Original languageEnglish
Issue number5
Specialist publication or newspaperOptics Express
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication categoryPopular science

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