Dynamic Flow Measurements Based on Molecular Rayleigh Scattering

  • Richard G. Seasholtz
  • Jayanta Panda
  • Kristie A. Elam


Practically all flows in the real world, ranging from the small scale flow found in blood vessels, to the very large scale flows found in the atmosphere are turbulent. The understanding of turbulence is of particular importance in the effort to develop new fuel-efficient, quiet aircraft, both in the development of airframes and in the development of propulsion systems.


Power Spectral Density Shot Noise Rayleigh Scattering Laser Doppler Velocimetry Nyquist Frequency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard G. Seasholtz
    • 1
  • Jayanta Panda
    • 2
  • Kristie A. Elam
    • 3
  1. 1.National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Glenn Research CenterUSA
  2. 2.Ohio Aerospace InstituteUSA
  3. 3.Akima CorporationUSA

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