Combustion Chemistry

New Method Advances Combustion Modeling by Enabling Accurate Calculations of Transport Properties

New Method Advances Combustion Modeling by Enabling Accurate Calculations of Transport Properties

by Ahren W. Jasper Scientists increasingly turn to detailed chemical kinetic models—lists of all possible chemical reactions between the often […]

First Ever Single-Shot Planar CARS Interrogation Spans an Unprecedented 4200 cm–1 Bandwidth

First Ever Single-Shot Planar CARS Interrogation Spans an Unprecedented 4200 cm<sup>–1</sup> Bandwidth

By Alexis Bohlin and Christopher Kliewer Coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopy (CARS), one of the genuinely optical diagnostic techniques in combustion […]

Free-Piston Engines: A Possible Route to Hybrid-Electric Vehicles

Free-Piston Engines: A Possible Route to Hybrid-Electric Vehicles

A Sandia team is pursuing a novel route to hybrid-electric vehicles: the free-piston engine. So called because the piston is […]