Novel in-situ optical measurement techniques for combustion applications

Gordon Humphries, Michael Lengden, Iain Burns, John Black

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book


Two optical techniques for the quantification of acetylene and soot concentration in flames are presented using cavity ring-down and photoacoustics respectively. Results are described for each technique including a discussion on detection sensitivity
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Photonics 2015, OSA Technical Digest
Subtitle of host publicationOptical Sensors 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-000-5
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventAdvanced Photonics - Boston, United States
Duration: 27 Jun 20151 Jul 2015


ConferenceAdvanced Photonics
CountryUnited States


  • photoacoustics
  • acetylene
  • cavity ring-down

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  • Projects

    Epsrc Doctoral Training Grant | Humphries, Gordon Samuel

    Lengden, M., Burns, I. & Humphries, G. S.

    EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)


    Project: Research Studentship - Internally Allocated

    Cite this

    Humphries, G., Lengden, M., Burns, I., & Black, J. (2015). Novel in-situ optical measurement techniques for combustion applications. In Advanced Photonics 2015, OSA Technical Digest: Optical Sensors 2015 [SeW2B.4] Optical Society of America.