Bulletin of the Lebedev Physics Institute

, Volume 43, Issue 7, pp 211–216 | Cite as

Acceleration of methane–oxygen mixture ignition by adding singlet oxygen produced in a chemical generator

  • N. P. Vagin
  • I. V. Kochetov
  • A. P. Napartovich
  • N. N. Yuryshev


Ignition acceleration in a methane–oxygen mixture flow with added oxygen in the electronic excited state O2(a 1Δ g ), produced in a chemical generator, was experimentally demonstrated for the first time.


ignition time singlet oxygen combustion model methane–oxygen mixture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. P. Vagin
    • 1
  • I. V. Kochetov
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. P. Napartovich
    • 1
    • 2
  • N. N. Yuryshev
    • 1
  1. 1.Lebedev Physical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Troitsk Institute for Innovation and Fusion Research (TRINITI)Troitsk, Moscow oblastRussia

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