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This article was downloaded by: [North West University]On: 18 December 2014, At: 06:02Publisher: Taylor & FrancisInforma Ltd Registered in England and Wales Registered Number: 1072954 Registered office: Mortimer House,37-41 Mortimer Street, London W1T 3JH, UKCombustion Science and TechnologyPublication details, including instructions for authors and subscription information:http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/gcst20Laser spectroscopic techniques for combustiondiagnosticsMARCUS ALDN aa Division of Combustion Physics , Lund Institute of Technology , P.O Box 118, Lund , S-22100 , SwedenPublished online: 21 Feb 2014.To cite this article: MARCUS ALDN (1999) Laser spectroscopic techniques for combustion diagnostics, Combustion Scienceand Technology, 149:1-6, 1-18, DOI: 10.1080/00102209908952096To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00102209908952096PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR ARTICLETaylor & Francis makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of all the information (the Content) containedin the publications on our platform. 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Sci. and Tech., 1999, Vol. 149,pp. 1-18Reprintsavailabledirectlyfromlhe publisherPhotocopying permitted by license onlyC 1999 OPA(OverseasPublishers Association)N.V.Published by license undertheGordonand BreachScience Publishers imprint.Printedin MalaysiaLaser spectroscopic techniquesfor combustion diagnosticsMARCUS ALDEN>Division of Combustion Physics, Lund Institute of Technology P.D Box 118, 522100 Lund Sweden(Received Apri/20, 1999)During the last decade various laser spectroscopic techniques have shown great potential for com-bustion diagnostics, The largest advantages with these techniques are that they permit non-intrusivemeasurements with high spatial, temporal and spectral resolution. The most important parametersmeasurable are; species concentration, temperatureand velocity. In the present review some develop-mems and applications will be briefly described. This includes Laser-Induced Fluorescence, LIF,Coherent anti-Stokes Raman Scattering, CARS, and Polarization spectroscopy, PS.INTRODUCTIONDuring the last decades the awareness of our environment as well as the concernfor efficient energy production have become of utmost importance for our soci-ety. Since combustion processes constitute a major part of our energy productionas well as contribute with a considerable amount of air pollutants, e.g. NOx' par-ticulates etc, this area has become of major importance for detailed studies. Thefact that several countries are also considering to reduce or even close downnuclear power plants, puts combustion processes as even more important tostudy. Another important aspect of combustion is that it plays a key role in manyindustrial devices, e.g engines, gasturbines, and boilers, which means that effi-cient and environmentally friendly combustion is an important way for industriesto compete on an international market. A problem but also a challenge with com-bustion phenomena, is the need for interdisciplinary collaborations to create athorough understanding of these processes, thus experts e.g. in physics, chemis-Downloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 20142 MARCUS ALDENface real practical combustion problems. During the last years two major toolshave appeared which have given the community new possibilities for detailedstudies of combustion processes: new and faster computers which are necessaryto model the processes as well as new diagnostic tools for characterization ofcombustion phenomena and validation of various combustion models. In the lat-ter field it has been shown that various measuring approaches based on lasertechniques have unique properties for diagnostics of combustion processes, seee.g. [Eckbreth (1996) and references in there. The most important features ofthese techniques are non-intrusiveness in combination with high temporal andspatial resolution. These techniques can be used for measurements of speciesconcentrations, temperatures, velocities and particle parameters (number, sizes,volume fractions).The present paper will describe some applications of laser spectroscopic tech-niques for studies of combustion processes. Since space will neither allow a fullcoverage of the field nor any basic theory, the paper will be concentrated onexperimental work in the authors laboratory. For further details we refer toaccompanying references.The techniques which will be covered are Laser-Induced Fluorescence (LIF),Coherent anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (CARS) and a relatively new techniquebased on polarization spectroscopy. This means that for the many techniqueswhich are not discussed, e.g. Rayleigh and Raman scattering, DFWM, REMPIetc., we refer to [Eckbreth (1996)].LASER-INDUCED FLUORESCENCE, L1FIntroductionThe laser technique which probably has received the largest attention for com-bustion diagnostics is Laser-Induced. Fluorescence, LIE In this technique thelaser beam is tuned to an atomic or molecular absorption transition and by detect-ing the atomic/molecular fluorescence emission, it is in principle possible toinfer both species concentration and temperature. For a thorough description ofthe LIF technique we refer to [Kohse-Hoinghaus (1994).A major problem with converting LIF signals to absolute species concentrationis deexcitation due to collisions, so called quenching. Since the degree ofquenching is dependent on temperature, pressure and colliding partners, severalDownloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 2014LASER SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES 3rendeau, 1986], predissociation, e.g. [Andresen, et al., 1988] and time-resolveddetection, e.g. [Bergano, et aI., 1983]. May be the most important developmentof LIP is the introduction of multiple point measurements, first along a line[Alden, et aI., 1982] shortly followed by two-dimensional visualization; PlanarLaser-Induced Fluorescence, PLIF [Dyer and Crosley, 1987; Kychakoff, et al.,1982]. The PLIF technique has become a very important tool in characterizationof combustion processes, as will be exemplified below. The section of LIF willbe divided in two parts describing developments as well as applications.L1F developmentsFrom our laboratory two developments of the LIF technique will be described.In the first experiment it has been investigated if and to what degree LIF can beused for multiple species detection. LIF has normally been used for one speciesdetection but by using aNd: YAG based laser system it has been shown that sev-eral species can be simultaneously detected utilizing spectral coincidences of oneand two-photon resonances using harmonics from the YAG/dye laser system[Westblom and Alden, 1989, 1990]. Recently, it has also been shown that instan-taneous multispecies two dimensional visualization can be made [Georgiev andAlden, 1997]. The experimental set-up is shown in Fig I. The YAG/dye laser isprimarily producing 226 nm by frequency doubling the dye laser beam followedby frequency mixing of the doubled dye and the residual IR beam from the YAGlaser. The 226 nm beam is exciting NO by a one-photon resonance in the y-bandat the same time as 0 atoms are excited by a two-photon resonance. The fluores-cence emission from NO is in the UV region between 226 and 300 nm, whereasthe 0 atom emission mainly appears at 845 nm. The frequency doubled dyebeam around 287 nm is in these experiments not dumped but used for excitationof OH in the 0-1 transition, followed by fluorescence detection around 3I0 nm.In order to capture more than one image at the same time a special designed Cas-segrainian telescope was used, which permitted several images to be capturedwith the same CCD detector. In this specific experiments, however, also a secondCCD camera with enhanced IR sensitivity was used for detection of the 0 atomfluorescence. By using appropriate spectral filters the fluorescence from eachindividual species was isolated. This means that by using one laser shot it waspossible to capture images as illustrated in Fig. 2, which shows the spatial distri-bution of NO, OH and 0 in an atmospheric pressure HzlOzlNzO flame. Thesame approach can also be used for simultaneous PLIF images of NO, OH andDownloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 20144 MARCUS ALDENuvc::------;;==--~ CCD?'S~FIGURE 1 Experimental set-up for 2D multiple-species detection using laser-induced fluorescence(See Color Plate I at the back of this issue)In order to make qualitative investigations of the images shown in Fig. 2, it isin addition to the issue of quenching, also important to investigate the tempera-ture dependence of the images since in the present experiments there are limitedpossibilities for tuning the laser to temperature insensitive rotational transition,which is often the case in one species PLIF in order to avoid an inherent temper-ature dependence.The other LIF development is a technique for making quantitative species con-centration measurements despite the quenching problem and without using thetechniques referred to above. In this approach we are combining the advantage ofconventional absorption spectroscopy, which gives absolute number densitiesrather easily, and the possibility to achieve two-dimensional spatially resolvedinformation with PLIF [Versluis, et aI., 1997]. The experimental set-up is illus-trated in Fig. 3. The basic idea is to split the excitation laser beam into two sepa-rate beams and align these in a counterpropagating geometry. By setting up theequations for the fluorescence intensities along a line x in the back and fourthdirection, FBACK(x) and FFOR(x), it is easy to show that the number density N(x)is given by [Versluis, et aI., (1997)],N(x) = 1/20'od/dx[ln(FpoR(X)/FBACK(X))]where ao is the effective peak absorption cross section. From this equation it fol-lows that the density at any given point can be determined by the slope of theDownloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 2014LASER SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES 5OH NOoFIGURE 2 Simultaneous two-dimensional detection of OH, NO and 0 in a flame (See Color Plate IIat the back of this issue)the two images in the Back and Forth direction are visualized as well as theresulting density image.The advantages with the presented technique are several e.g; there are no needfor quenching corrections, trapping is not a problem, the laser beams inhomoge-neities are not critical and that it is not necessary to know the actual laser inten-sity. The drawbacks are that there must be a measurable absorption through theflame, the experimental set up is more complicated and in order to do true singleshot registrations two detectors are needed.L1F applicationsDownloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 20146P3MARCUS ALDENbeam splittermirrorback )< forth--Dye laser systemIntensifiedCCD-cameraFIGURE 3 Experimental set-up for absolutetwo-dimensional concentration measurements of OH ina flame,using LIF in a counterpropagating beamgeometry .ture may give totally new insights in combustion phenomena and the techniquemay even be used in the production phase, e.g. of engines and gasturbines foroptimization and control. Below are given some examples how PUF can be usedfor studies of air/fuel mixing, turbulent combustion and temperature measure-ments in engines.Downloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 2014LASER SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES 7Back Forth0.00.0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.2Distance I cmI0 2.0 X 10'50.8E 0.6(J-Q)(J0.4c:III-.!!!C0.2FIGURE 4 Raw laser-induced fluorescence images from OH in a V shaped flame achieved in theBack and Forth direction (top). Resulting OH concentration map (bottom), The dimension of theimage is 9 x 12 mm (V x H) andthe concentration in the Nil=6 statereaches a maximum concentra-tion of 2xlO t5 molecules/cm3 (See Color Plate III at the back of this issue)may correlate with combustion efficiency and pollution formation. A commonway to visualize the air/fuel distribution is to seed the fuel with a tracer, e.g. ace-tone or three-pentanone, which in an optimized experiment should have similarthermodvnnrnir- nf'nnp_rtip.~ ~IO:. the fue.l I1~P_rI P.O" in ter-rnc of ciiffll.~lvitv ~nrlDownloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 20148 MARCUS ALDENcan be used for measurements of the degree of mixing prior to ignition in a SIengine by seeding a small amount of three-pentanone to iso-octane [Neij, et al.,19941. Each mage is calibrated to give quantitative information of the air/fueldistribution just prior to ignition. The series of images illustrates the largecycle-to-cycle variation, and one of the main goals with these experiments was toinvestigate the correlation of air/fuel inhomogeneities and the combustion effi-ciency, where the latter was measured by pressure traces corresponding to eachimage. The correlation coefficient could in these experiments be found to be ashigh as 0.8. The errors in achieving the absolute numbers in Fig 5 is discussed indetail in [Neij, et al., 19941 and an overall uncertainty was found to be on theorder of 3 %.0.4i0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9fuel/air equivalence ratio1.0FIGURE 5 Calibrated air/fuel single-shot images prior to ignition in a spark-ignited engine measuredby PUF (See Color Plate IV at the back of this issue)Downloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 2014LASER SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES 9concepts. In an experiment at VOLVO Aero Corp. PLIF was thus used to visual-ize the distribution of OH in a combustor-design consisting of several individualburners with varying swirls. Also the preheated air temperature, the mass-flowrate, equivalent ratio and distance to the ducts were varied in a systematic way[LOfstrom and KaaJing, 1995]. In Fig. 6 is shown an example of a single-shot OHimage with a mass-flow rate of 225g/s, ep =0.22, Tair =565 K recorded at a dis-tance of 30 mm from the ducts. During the experiments propane was used as fueland the OH was excited around 282 nm whereas fluorescence detection wasmade around 310 nm.IFIGURE 6 Single shot OH image in a duct to a low-emission duct to a gasturbine measured byPLiF (See Color Plate V at the hack of this issue)Downloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 201410 MARCUS ALDENPUF can also be uccessfully applied for temperature measurements. We haverecently been developing a technique based on seeding a very small amount ofIndium to the fuel. By exciting the atom at two temperature sensitive energy lev-els of the species (in this case fine-structure splittings at 410 and 451 nm) andrecording the corresponding fluorescence, the two-dimensional temperatureinformation can be calculated according to the Boltzmann distribution. The tech-nique has also recently been successfully applied for measurement in a SI engine[Kaminski, et aI., 1998]. The measured 2D temperatures in the engine at differentcrank angle degrees are shown in Fig. 7. One apparent advantage with this tech-nique compared to the more "conventional" approach of using OH to infer thetemperature, is that OH is only present above a certain temperature and it waswith the present technique found that it was possible to measure at a wider rangeof crank angle degrees using atomic Indium compared to using naturally presentOH radicals. Another advantage is that in the present technique there are no needfor corrections due to collisional effects.COHERENT ANTI-STOKES RAMAN SCATIERING, CARSCoherent anti Stokes Raman Scattering or CARS is in contrast to L1Fa coherenttechnique, in which two or three laser beams excite a Raman allowed transitionin such a way that a new laser beam, the CARS beam, is generated from thecrossing point of the primary focused laser beams, and in a direction given by thephase-matching condition. The advantages with CARS compared to LIF are thusthat the requirements for optical access are less cumbersome, the spectral dis-crimination of a large luminous background is more easily made by allowing amuch smaller detection angle and that the spectral interference from backgroundfluorescence is minimized since the CARS signal is blue shifted compared to theprimary laser beams. A major disadvantage with the CARS technique is thatalthough the signal in many cases is very strong, due to a small Raman cross-sec-tion and the destructive spectral interference from a non-resonant background,the detection limit for species concentration measurements is in practical caseslimited to about one percent. For a comprehensive theoretical description of theCARS process as well as numerous applications to combustion diagnostics werefer to [Eckbreth, 1996] and references in there. In the present paper two appli-cations of CARS will be described; A new approach for increased spatial resolu-Downloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 2014LASER SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES II1800 2300 2800 1300 1800 2300 28001300 1800 2300 2800 1300 1800 2300 2800 1300 1800 2300 2800FIGURE 7 Average two-dimensional temperature distributions at various crank angle positionsmeasured by 2-line fluorescence. Temperatures aregiven in Kelvin2-1.. CARSDespite the real-world applicability of CARS, this technique has suffered fromlimited signal strength when either the spatial resolution is to be increased byintroducing a larger crossing angle between the laser beams or when measure-ments are to be made in a very dense environment. Due to a potential risk ofintroducing saturation effects [Eckbreth, 1996] when increasing the laser power,this alternative is however not an option to increase the signal strength.We have since several years been working with an alternative approach called2-1.. CARS for increasing the signal strength. In this approach a special designeddye laser is used which emits two wavelengths simultaneously [Alden, et al.,10SlL11 In tbic \1J~nl thp !l\1'.l11!lhlp l~cpr pnprn" i c ('nrnnr""ccpri intn hun n'Arrnu/ h":lnrlDownloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 201412 MARCUSALDENFa.................a RMPLB.............LL laser / detectora opticsR receiverLB laserbeamsFa fiberopticsMP measurem.point300 5001111 111700 !IXl 1100 1300 1500 1700 1!1Xl 2100FIGURE 8 Experimental set-up for temperature measurements in a full scale industrial boiler using2-1.. CARS (above). Temperature distribution function of the temperature in the measunnent point(MP) (below)rotational lines in the vibrational Q-branch of the nitrogen molecule Raman spec-trum. During the development of the technique both temperature precision andaccuracy were investigated in heated cells and laboratory flames using differentDownloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 2014LASER SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES 13was thus shown that the maximum precision achieved was about 5 % which wasreached when using broad YAG/dye laser (-I cm") and a reference cell contain-ing nitrogen [LOfstrom, et al., 1992]. As an example of the application of 2-1.CARS, the technique was used for temperature measurements in a full scale(Sx 10 m) boiler producing heat [Lofstrom and Alden, 1992]. In Fig. 8 is shownthe experimental set-up (above) and the temperature pdf at one position in thefurnace (below).Rotational CARSSo far most CARS experiments have been made by probing rotational/vibra-tional Raman transitions with a shift normally between about 1000-4100 cm-l.It is in principle also possible to probe the pure rotational transitions with aRaman shift normally below - 300 cm- I . The potential advantages with rota-tional CARS compared to vibrational CARS are that several species may bedetected simultaneously, since the rotational lines are well separated high pres-sure measurements might be feasible without including collisional effects, andthat the rotational CARS cross-sections are larger than those corresponding tovibrational transitions.The traditional problem when probing such low Raman shifts has been the dif-ficulty to spectrally isolate the rotational CARS beam from the much strongerlaser beams. However, with the introduction of dual broadband CARS this prob-lem was to a large degree eliminated [Eckbreth and Anderson, 1986; Alden, eta!., 1986]. In this technique an arbitrary broad band dye-laser (- 200 cm") issplit into two beams which together with a narrow band laser (normally the fre-quency doubled YAG laser at 532 nm) are used to create a broadband rotationalCARS beam, This CARS signal is spectrally dispersed by a spectrograph anddetected by a multi-element detector, e.g, a diode array detector. The rotationalCARS technique is to be preferred for temperature measurements at lower tem-peratures, (14A1en 0.5:!::c:::::]eas 0-.~ Benc 1sc:-0.5o50MARCUS ALDEN100 150 200Raman shift / cm'250FIGURE 9 Dualbroadband rotational CARS spectra prior to ignition in a SI engine. Shown are theexperimental spectra and the difference spectra between the experimental spectrum and the best-fittheoretical spectrum. Thetime,pressure and evaluated temperature arethe following;A: t= -62 CADBTDC, P:OAI MPa, T=490 K; B: t= -22 CAD BTDC, P=1.61 MPa, T=706 KNEW TECHNIQUESAs indicated above, the techniques described, CARS and LIF, are complemen-tary in that LIP is an incoherent technique applicable for measurements of minorDownloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 2014LASER SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES 15nique for measurements of minor species, where the signal is generated as a newlaser beam, permitting measurements in an environment with limited opticalaccess. Two techniques, yielding the possibilities for minor species detection inmultiple points and where the signal is generated as a new laser beam, areDegenerate Four-Wave Mixing, DFWM, and Polarization Spectroscopy, PS. Forthe former technique see e.g. Eckbreth (1996) and Kaminski, et al. (1997) forfurther details.FIGURE to Experimental set-upfor two-dimensional temperature measurements using polarizationspectroscopy and a two-colour dye laserPolarization Spectroscopy (PS) is a technique from the late seventies, mainlyDownloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 201416 MARCUS ALDEN3000K2500K2000K1500 KFIGURE 11 Two-dimensional temperature mapcalculated fromtwo single shot images recorded in apropane/oxygen flame (See Color Plate VI at the back of this issue)technique, which is based on saturation spectroscopy, a strong well-polarizedlaser beam tuned to a molecular or atomic transition induces an optical anisot-ropy of the molecules by optical pumping among the magnetic sublevels of thespecific transition probed. The optical anisotropy may be detected by crossingthe pump beam by a weak probe beam between two crossed polarizers. In theabsence of the pump beam only leakage through the second polarizer will bedetected. When the pump beam is present the anisotropy will change the state ofpolarization and a signal will be detected through the second polarizer. This tech-nique will thus also give the signal as a coherent beam and has a detection limitthat is almost comparable with LIE The application of PS for combustion diag-nostics is rather new and one of the first application was made in 1986 [Zizak, etal., 1986]. In the nineties the technique found new applications and the first dem-onstration of two dimensional visualization was made in 1993 [Nyholm, et al.,1993]. In this experiment OH was probed by using a sheet shaped pump laser incombination with an unfocused probe beam. The 20 OH signal was thusdetected by coherent imaging of the probe beam onto a CCO detector. As furtherdemonstration of 20 PS, Fig. 10 shows an experimental set-up for temperatureuiC'lIali'7'1otinn IIcincr g tUll"\_rnlnllr rlvp Igcpr rN"hn1tn pt gl 100.11 In th;c u/gV tU/nDownloaded by [North West University] at 06:02 18 December 2014LASER SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUES 17resulting PS beams, as separated by a diffraction grating, were used to extract thetemperature pixel-by-pixel using the the Boltzman distribution law. A resultingtwo-dimensional temperature image is shown in Fig. 11.CONCLUSIONSAs have been demonstrated during the last decade and exemplified in this paper,various laser spectroscopic techniques have become of great importance in char-acterizing various combustion processes. It is strongly believed that fundamentalstudies of existing as well as new techniques are of equal importance as applyingthe more mature techniques, e.g. for characterization and optimization of com-bustion apparatus. 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