Publication List

Textbook

  1. R. K. Hanson, R. M. Spearrin, C. S. Goldenstein, Spectroscopy and Optical Diagnostics for Gases, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland (2015)

Journal Articles

  1. Wei, C., Schwarm, K. K., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). Volumetric laser absorption imaging of temperature, CO and CO2 in laminar flames using 3D masked Tikhonov regularization. Combustion and Flame. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.combustflame.2020.10.031
  2. Pineda, D. I., Paxton, L., Perakis, N., Wei, C., Luna, S., Kahouli, H., Ihme, M., Egolfopoulus, F. N., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). Carbon oxidation in turbulent premixed jet flames: A comparative experimental and numerical study of ethylene, n-heptane, and toluene. Combustion and Flame, 221, 371–383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.combustflame.2020.08.008
  3. Li, J., Nair, A. P., Schwarm, K. K., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). Temperature-dependent line mixing in the R-branch of the v3 band of methane. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 255, 107271. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2020.107271
  4. Lee, D. D., Bendana, F. A., Nair, A. P., Danczyk, S. A., Hargus, W. A., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). Exploiting line-mixing effects for laser absorption spectroscopy at extreme combustion pressures. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2020.08.037
  5. Bendana, F. A., Sanders, I. C., Castillo, J. J., Hagström, C. G., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). In-situ thermochemical analysis of hybrid rocket fuel oxidation via laser absorption tomography of CO, CO2, and H2O. Experiments in Fluids, 61(9), 190. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00348-020-03004-7
  6. Lee, D. D., Bendana, F. A., Nair, A. P., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). Line mixing and broadening of carbon dioxide by argon in the v3 bandhead near 4.2 µm at high temperatures and high pressures. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 253, 107135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2020.107135
  7. Nair, A. P., Lee, D. D., Pineda, D. I., Kriesel, J., Hargus, W. A., Bennewitz, J. W., Danczyk, S. A., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). MHz laser absorption spectroscopy via diplexed RF modulation for pressure, temperature, and species in rotating detonation rocket flows. Applied Physics B, 126(8), 138. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-020-07483-8
  8. Wei, C., Schwarm, K. K., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). Deep neural network inversion for 3D laser absorption imaging of methane in reacting flows. Optics Letters, 45(8), 2447. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.391834
  9. Pineda, D. I., Urban, J. L., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). Interband cascade laser absorption of hydrogen chloride for high-temperature thermochemical analysis of fire-resistant polymer reactivity. Applied Optics, 59(7), 2141. https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.386536
  10. Schwarm, K. K., Strand, C. L., Miller, V. A., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). Calibration-free breath acetone sensor with interference correction based on wavelength modulation spectroscopy near 8.2 μm. Applied Physics B, 126(1), 9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-019-7358-x
  11. Lin, Y.-J., Cakmakyapan, S., Wang, N., Lee, D. D., Spearrin, R. M., & Jarrahi, M. (2019). Plasmonic heterodyne spectrometry for resolving the spectral signatures of ammonia over a 1-45 THz frequency range. Optics Express, 27(25), 36838. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.27.036838
  12. Bendana, F. A., Lee, D. D., Wei, C., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M. (2019). Line mixing and broadening in the v(1→3) first overtone bandhead of carbon monoxide at high temperatures and high pressures. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 239, 106636. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.106636
  13. Bendana, F. A., Lee, D. D., Schumaker, S. A., Danczyk, S. A., & Spearrin, R. M. (2019). Cross-band infrared laser absorption of carbon monoxide for thermometry and species sensing in high-pressure rocket flows. Applied Physics B, 125(11), 204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-019-7320-y
  14. Pineda, D. I., Bendana, F. A., Schwarm, K. K., & Spearrin, R. M. (2019). Multi-isotopologue laser absorption spectroscopy of carbon monoxide for high-temperature chemical kinetic studies of fuel mixtures. Combustion and Flame, 207, 379–390. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.combustflame.2019.05.030
  15. Schwarm, K. K., Wei, C., Pineda, D. I., & Mitchell Spearrin, R. (2019). Time-resolved laser absorption imaging of ethane at 2 kHz in unsteady partially premixed flames. Applied Optics, 58(21), 5656. https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.58.005656
  16. Tancin, R. J., Spearrin, R. M., & Goldenstein, C. S. (2019). 2D mid-infrared laser-absorption imaging for tomographic reconstruction of temperature and carbon monoxide in laminar flames. Optics Express, 27(10), 14184. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.27.014184
  17. Schwarm, K. K., Dinh, H. Q., Goldenstein, C. S., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M. (2019). High-pressure and high-temperature gas cell for absorption spectroscopy studies at wavelengths up to 8 µm. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 227, 145–151. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2019.01.029
  18. Spearrin, R. M., & Bendana, F. A. (2019). Design-build-launch: a hybrid project-based laboratory course for aerospace engineering education. Acta Astronautica, 157, 29–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2018.11.002
  19. Peng, W. Y., Cassady, S. J., Strand, C. L., Goldenstein, C. S., Spearrin, R. M., Brophy, C. M., … Hanson, R. K. (2019). Single-ended mid-infrared laser-absorption sensor for time-resolved measurements of water concentration and temperature within the annulus of a rotating detonation engine. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 37(2), 1435–1443. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2018.05.021
  20. Wei, C., Pineda, D. I., Goldenstein, C. S., & Spearrin, R. M. (2018). Tomographic laser absorption imaging of combustion species and temperature in the mid-wave infrared. Optics Express, 26(16), 20944. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.26.020944
  21. Wei, C., Pineda, D. I., Paxton, L., Egolfopoulos, F. N., & Spearrin, R. M. (2018). Mid-infrared laser absorption tomography for quantitative 2D thermochemistry measurements in premixed jet flames. Applied Physics B, 124(6), 123. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-018-6984-z
  22. Lee, D. D., Bendana, F. A., Schumaker, S. A., & Spearrin, R. M. (2018). Wavelength modulation spectroscopy near 5 μm for carbon monoxide sensing in a high-pressure kerosene-fueled liquid rocket combustor. Applied Physics B, 124(5), 77. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-018-6945-6
  23. Almodovar, C. A., Spearrin, R. M., & Hanson, R. K. (2017). Two-color laser absorption near 5 μm for temperature and nitric oxide sensing in high-temperature gases. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 203, 572–581. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.03.003
  24. Goldenstein, C. S., Miller, V. A., Spearrin, R. M., & Strand, C. L. (2017). SpectraPlot.com: Integrated spectroscopic modeling of atomic and molecular gases. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 200, 249–257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.06.007
  25. Goldenstein, C. S., Spearrin, R. M., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2017). Infrared laser-absorption sensing for combustion gases. Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 60, 132–176. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pecs.2016.12.002
  26. Girard, J. J., Spearrin, R. M., Goldenstein, C. S., & Hanson, R. K. (2017). Compact optical probe for flame temperature and carbon dioxide using interband cascade laser absorption near 4.2 µm. Combustion and Flame, 178, 158–167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.combustflame.2017.01.007
  27. Sur, R., Peng, W. Y., Strand, C., Spearrin, R. M., Jeffries, J. B., Hanson, R. K., Bekal, A., Halder, P., Poonacha, S. P., Vartak, S., & Sridharan, A. K. (2017). Mid-infrared laser absorption spectroscopy of NO2 at elevated temperatures. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 187(2), 364–374. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2016.10.016
  28. Peng, W. Y., Goldenstein, C. S., Spearrin, R. M., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2016). Single-ended mid-infrared laser-absorption sensor for simultaneous in situ measurements of H2O, CO2, CO, and temperature in combustion flows. Applied Optics, 55(33), 9347. https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.55.009347
  29. Peng, W. Y., Sur, R., Strand, C. L., Spearrin, R. M., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2016). High-sensitivity in situ QCLAS-based ammonia concentration sensor for high-temperature applications. Applied Physics B, 122(7), 188. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-016-6464-2
  30. Sur, R., Spearrin, R. M., Peng, W. Y., Strand, C. L., Jeffries, J. B., Enns, G. M., & Hanson, R. K. (2016). Line intensities and temperature-dependent line broadening coefficients of Q-branch transitions in the v2 band of ammonia near 10.4μm. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 175, 90–99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2016.02.002
  31. Goldenstein, C. S., Mitchell Spearrin, R., & Hanson, R. K. (2016). Fiber-coupled diode-laser sensors for calibration-free stand-off measurements of gas temperature, pressure, and composition. Applied Optics, 55(3), 479. https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.55.000479
  32. Campbell, M. F., Parise, T., Tulgestke, A. M., Spearrin, R. M., Davidson, D. F., & Hanson, R. K. (2015). Strategies for obtaining long constant-pressure test times in shock tubes. Shock Waves, 25(6), 651–665. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00193-015-0596-x
  33. Goldenstein, C. S., Spearrin, R. M., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2015). Infrared laser absorption sensors for multiple performance parameters in a detonation combustor. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35(3), 3739–3747. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2014.05.027
  34. Campbell, M. F., Wang, S., Goldenstein, C. S., Spearrin, R. M., Tulgestke, A. M., Zaczek, L. T., Davidson, D. F., & Hanson, R. K. (2015). Constrained reaction volume shock tube study of n -heptane oxidation: Ignition delay times and time-histories of multiple species and temperature. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35(1), 231–239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2014.05.001
  35. Spearrin, R. M., Li, S., Davidson, D. F., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2015). High-temperature iso-butene absorption diagnostic for shock tube kinetics using a pulsed quantum cascade laser near 11.3 μm. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35(3), 3645–3651. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proci.2014.04.002
  36. Spearrin, R. M., Schultz, I. A., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2014). Laser absorption of nitric oxide for thermometry in high-enthalpy air. Measurement Science and Technology, 25(12), 125103. https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-0233/25/12/125103
  37. Spearrin, R. M., Goldenstein, C. S., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2014). Quantum cascade laser absorption sensor for carbon monoxide in high-pressure gases using wavelength modulation spectroscopy. Applied Optics, 53(9), 1938. https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.53.001938
  38. Spearrin, R. M., Goldenstein, C. S., Schultz, I. A., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2014). Simultaneous sensing of temperature, CO, and CO2 in a scramjet combustor using quantum cascade laser absorption spectroscopy. Applied Physics B, 117(2), 689–698. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-014-5884-0
  39. Goldenstein, C. S., Spearrin, R. M., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2014). Wavelength-modulation spectroscopy near 2.5 μm for H2O and temperature in high-pressure and -temperature gases. Applied Physics B, 116(3), 705–716. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-013-5754-1
  40. Schultz, I. A., Goldenstein, C. S., Spearrin, R.M., Jeffries, J. B., Hanson, R. K., Rockwell, R. D., & Goyne, C. P. (2014). Multispecies Midinfrared Absorption Measurements in a Hydrocarbon-Fueled Scramjet Combustor. Journal of Propulsion and Power, 30(6), 1595–1604. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.B35261
  41. Spearrin, R. M., Ren, W., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2014). Multi-band infrared CO2 absorption sensor for sensitive temperature and species measurements in high-temperature gases. Applied Physics B, 116(4), 855–865. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-014-5772-7
  42. Goldenstein, C. S., Spearrin, R. M., Schultz, I. A., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2014). Wavelength-modulation spectroscopy near 1.4 µm for measurements of H2O and temperature in high-pressure and -temperature gases. Measurement Science and Technology, 25(5), 055101. https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-0233/25/5/055101
  43. Spearrin, R. M., & Triolo, R.C. (2014). Natural gas-based transportation in the USA: economic evaluation and policy implications based on MARKAL modeling. International Journal of Energy Research, 38(14), 1879–1888. https://doi.org/10.1002/er.3199
  44. Ren, W., Spearrin, R.M., Davidson, D. F., & Hanson, R. K. (2014). Experimental and Modeling Study of the Thermal Decomposition of C3–C5 Ethyl Esters Behind Reflected Shock Waves. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 118(10), 1785–1798. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp411766b
  45. Goldenstein, C. S., Schultz, I. A., Spearrin, R. M., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2014). Scanned-wavelength-modulation spectroscopy near 2.5 μm for H2O and temperature in a hydrocarbon-fueled scramjet combustor. Applied Physics B, 116(3), 717–727. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00340-013-5755-0
  46. Spearrin, R. M., Goldenstein, C. S., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2013). Fiber-coupled 2.7 µm laser absorption sensor for CO2 in harsh combustion environments. Measurement Science and Technology, 24(5), 055107. https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-0233/24/5/055107

Conference Papers

  1. Wei, C., Schwarm, K. K., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). 3D laser absorption imaging of combustion gases assisted by deep learning. In Optical Sensors and Sensing Congress, OSA Technical Digest. Optical Society America.
  2. Mehta, Y., Razavian, S., Schwarm, K., Spearrin, R. M., & Babakhani, A. (2020). Terahertz Gas-phase Spectroscopy of CO using a Silicon-based Picosecond Impulse Radiator. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Vol. 2020-May, p. SM2F.7). Washington, D.C.: OSA. https://doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_SI.2020.SM2F.7
  3. Sanders, I. C., Bendana, F. A., Hagstrom, C., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). Assessing Oxidizer Injector Design via Thermochemical Imaging of PMMA Combustion in a Hybrid Rocket Motor Geometry. In AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2020 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-3747
  4. Nair, A. P., Lee, D. D., Pineda, D. I., Spearrin, R. M., Krisel, J., Hargus, W. A., Bennewitz, J. B., & Danczyk, S. (2020). MHz Mid-infrared Laser Absorption of CO and CO2 for Pressure, Temperature, and Species in Rotating Detonation Rocket Flows. In AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2020 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-3867
  5. Lee, D. D., Bendana, F. A., Nair, A. P., Spearrin, R. M., Danczyk, S. A., & Hargus, W. A. (2020). Laser absorption of carbon dioxide at the vibrational bandhead near 4.2 μm in high-pressure rocket combustion environments. In AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-0298
  6. Nair, A. P., Jelloian, C., Morrow, D. S., Bendana, F. A., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M. (2020). MHz mid-infrared laser absorption sensor for carbon monoxide and temperature behind detonation waves. In AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-0733
  7. Spearrin, R. M., Nair, A. P., & Pineda, D. I. (2020). Progressive project-based learning program for collegiate rocket engineering. In AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2020-0066
  8. Lee, D. D., Bendana, F. A., & Spearrin, R. M. (2019). Exploiting line mixing effects for laser absorption spectroscopy at extreme combustion conditions. 11th U.S. National Combustion Meeting.
  9. Schwarm, K. K., Wei, C., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M. (2019). 2-kHz laser absorption imaging of ethane in unsteady partially premixed flames. In 11th U.S. National Combustion Meeting. Pasadena, California.
  10. Bendana, F. A., Castillo, J. J., Hagström, C. G., & Spearrin, R. M. (2019). Thermochemical structure of a hybrid rocket reaction layer based on laser absorption tomography. In AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2019 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2019-4337
  11. Morrow, D., Nair, A., & Spearrin, R. M. (2019). Minimizing hydraulic losses in additively manufactured swirl coaxial injectors. In AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2019 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2019-4310
  12. Nair, A. P., Pineda, D. I., Spearrin, R. M., & Crisalli, D. E. (2019). Low-cost student-manufacturable liquid oxygen-ethanol sounding rocket. In AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2019-0613
  13. Bendana, F. A., Lee, D. D., Spearrin, R. M., Schumaker, S. A., & Danczyk, S. A. (2019). Infrared laser absorption thermometry and CO sensing in high-pressure rocket combustion flows from 25 to 105 bar. In AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2019-1610
  14. Wei, C., Pineda, D. I., & Spearrin, R. M. (2018). Mid-infrared laser absorption tomography for quantitative temperature, CO, and CO2 in turbulent flames. In Laser Applications to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis, LTu2C. 4. https://doi.org/10.1364/LACSEA.2018.LTu2C.4
  15. Lee, D. D., Bendana, F. A., & Spearrin, M. (2018). Laser Absorption Spectroscopy of Carbon Monoxide near 4.97 μm for Temperature and Species Measurements in Hydrocarbon-Fueled Rockets. 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2018-1778
  16. Spearrin, R. M., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2014). Mid-infrared Absorption Sensor for Measurements of CO and CO2 in Propulsion Flows. In 52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2014-0390
  17. Goldenstein, C. S., Schult, I. A., Spearrin, R. M., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2013). Diode laser measurements of temperature and H2O for monitoring pulse detonation combustor performance. In 8ICDERS. Taipei, Taiwan.
  18. Spearrin, R. M., Goldenstein, C. S., Jeffries, J. B., & Hanson, R. K. (2015). Mid-infrared Laser Absorption Diagnostics for Detonation Studies. In R. Bonazza & D. Ranjan (Eds.), 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves 1 (pp. 259–264). Cham: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16835-7_39
  19. Ren, W., Spearrin, R. M., Davidson, D. F., & Hanson, R. K. (2013). Thermal decomposition of C3-C5 ethyl esters: CO, H2O and CO2 time-histories behind reflected shock waves. In 8th U.S. National Combustion Meeting. Park City, UT: The Combustion Institute.