Laser-scattering measurement of temperature profiles of a free-burning arc

Murphy, A.B.; Farmer, A.J.D.
March 1992
Applied Physics Letters;3/16/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p1304
Academic Journal
Introduces a method of determining the temperature of a thermal plasma by laser scattering, without frequency resolution of the scattered signal. Measurements of the gas temperature; Agreement between the scattering and spectroscopic measurements; Increase of temperature to over 20,000 Kelvin.


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