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The Influence of High Voltage Electrical Field on the Flame Propagation
Published October 12, 2005 by Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan in Japan
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The purpose of this study is to elucidate the development process of hot kernel generated by the laser induced breakdown and to clarify the relationship between corona discharge application and flame propagation. The mixture can be ignited by the laser induced breakdown. Nd:YAG laser is used for the ignition and laser light is optically focused on the central part of combustion chamber by a plano convex lens. The hot kernel is observed in the absence of combustion and is rapidly developed into the laser incidence side. The homogeneous propane-air mixture is used and six equivalence ratios between 0.7 and 1.5 are tested. For generating the positive corona discharge in the combustion chamber, a non-uniform electric field is applied by the needle to plane gap. In a lean mixture, the whole flame front shifts to downward from the breakdown point and, in the rich mixture region, the combustion is strongly enhanced.
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CitationKOGUCHI, Y., YOSHIDA, K., and SHOJI, H., "The Influence of High Voltage Electrical Field on the Flame Propagation," SAE Technical Paper 2005-32-0074, 2005.
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