Flow Visualization of Discontinuities and Instabilities in Supersonic Flow

  • Yuxin Zhao
  • Shihe Yi
  • Jianhan Liang
Conference paper


In most of the application occasions of supersonic and hypersonic flows, the flow characters are extremely complicated, involving a wide range of interacting scales strongly affected by compressibility, shock wave, instabilities, turbulence, and confinement of sidewalls. It has confined our scientific understanding of the referred flow mechanisms.


Particle Image Velocimetry Flow Visualization Modulation Transfer Function Streamwise Vortex Oblique Shockwave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuxin Zhao
    • 1
  • Shihe Yi
    • 1
  • Jianhan Liang
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Aerospace and Material EngineeringNational University of Defense TechnologyChangshaP.R. China

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