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

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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.

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Original Russian Text © N.P. Vagin, I.V. Kochetov, A.P. Napartovich, N.N. Yuryshev, 2016, published in Kratkie Soobshcheniya po Fizike, 2016, Vol. 43, No. 7, pp. 3–13.

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Vagin, N.P., Kochetov, I.V., Napartovich, A.P. et al. Acceleration of methane–oxygen mixture ignition by adding singlet oxygen produced in a chemical generator. Bull. Lebedev Phys. Inst. 43, 211–216 (2016).

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