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Experiments in Fluids

, Volume 29, Supplement 1, pp S175–S184 | Cite as

Three-dimensional forward scattering particle image velocimetry applied to a microscopic field-of-view

  • B. Ovryn

Abstract

 We have completed a model to predict the three-dimensional position of a spherical particle from the image formed by a high numerical aperture microscope. Although this information may be exploited in a number of different ways, we are particularly interested in determining the three components of velocity for seed particles following a flow. The basis of the model is to use Mie theory to determine the complete electromagnetic field scattered by a spherical particle and then to propagate the scattered field across the interface between sample and air and then through a high aperture microscope and ultimately to a detector.

Keywords

Electromagnetic Field Particle Image Velocimetry Spherical Particle Particle Image Velocimetry 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Ovryn
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biomedical Engineering Case Western Reserve University Wickenden Building, 10900 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7207, USAUS

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