Fuel-film evaporation and combustion

The aim is to develop optical diagnostics to investigate the impact of evaporating fuel films in combustion as a source of polyaromatic hydrocarbons (possible particle precursors) (PAH) and soot.

High-speed colour combustion-imaging visualizes the spray and fuel films, illuminated by a green LED, the flame front by chemiluminescence, and soot by natural incandescence. To read more on the results of Laser Induced Fluouresence (LIF) based fuel-film imaging.
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