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Phase nonequilibrium effects on the gain of a two-phase flow gasdynamic laser

Thulasiram, RK and Reddy, NM (1993) Phase nonequilibrium effects on the gain of a two-phase flow gasdynamic laser. In: AIAA Journal, 31 (8). pp. 1461-1467.

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Abstract

Analysis of gas-particle nozzle flow is carried out with attention to the effect of dust particles on the vibrational relaxation phenomena and consequent effects on the gain of a gasdynamic laser. The phase nonequilibrium between the gas mixture and the particles during the nozzle expansion process is taken into account simultaneously. The governing equations of the two-phase nozzle flow have been transformed into similar form, and general correlating parameters have been obtained. It is shown from the present analysis that the particles present in the mixture affect the optimum gain obtainable from a gasdynamic laser adversely, and the effect depends on the size and loading of the particles in the mixture.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Department/Centre: Others
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2011 07:33
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2011 07:33
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/35668

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