The Development of the Phase Doppler Technique

  • Cameron Tropea
Part of the Heat and Mass Transfer book series (HMT)


This article is meant as both a review and an outlook to developments of the phase Doppler Technique. The fundamental working principles are presented with reference to more recent developments in the computation of light scattering from small particles. This provides also a basis to discuss novel variations of the technique to either improve the measurement accuracy or to extend the technique to additional measurement quantities. Some first results about the measurement of nonspherical droplets are presented.


Phase Doppler Anemometry Glare Point Phase Doppler Particle Analyser Part Part Volume Equivalent Diameter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cameron Tropea
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  1. 1.Fachgebiet Strömungslehre und AerodynamikTechnische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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