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. R.M. Spearrin, F.A. Bendana, “Design-build-launch: a hybrid project-based laboratory course for aerospace engineering education,” Acta Astronautica (2018)
  2. C. Wei, D.I. Pineda, C.S. Goldenstein, R.M. Spearrin, “Tomographic laser absorption imaging of combustion species and temperature in the mid-wave infrared,” Optics Express 26 (16), pp. 20944-20951 (2018)
  3. C. Wei, D.I. Pineda, L. Paxton, F.N. Egolfopoulos, R.M. Spearrin, “Mid-infrared laser absorption tomography for quantitative 2D thermochemistry measurements in premixed jet flames,” Applied Physics B 124 (6), pp. 123 (2018)
  4. D.D. Lee, F.A. Bendana, S.A. Schumaker, R.M. Spearrin, “Wavelength modulation spectroscopy near 5 μm for carbon monoxide sensing in a high-pressure kerosene-fueled liquid rocket combustor,” Applied Physics B 124 (5), pp. 77 (2018)
  5. C.A. Almodovar, R.M. Spearrin, R.K. Hanson, “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, pp. 572-581 (2017)
  6. C.S. Goldenstein, V.A. Miller, R.M. Spearrin, C.L. Strand, “SpectraPlot.com: Integrated spectroscopic modeling of atomic and molecular gases,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 200, pp. 249-257 (2017)
  7. C.S. Goldenstein, R.M. Spearrin, J.B. Jeffries, and R.K. Hanson, “Infrared laser-absorption sensing for combustion gases,” Prog. Energy & Comb. Science 60, pp. 132-176 (2017)
  8. J.J. Girard, R.M. Spearrin, C.S. Goldenstein, and R.K. Hanson, “Compact optical probe for flame temperature and carbon dioxide using interband cascade laser absorption near 4.2 µm,” Combustion and Flame 178, pp. 158-167 (2017)
  9. C.A. Almodivar, R.M. Spearrin, and R.K. Hanson, “Two-color laser absorption near 5 μm for temperature and nitric oxide sensing in high-temperature gases,” J. Quant. Spec. & Rad. Transf (2017) In Press, Published Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.03.003
  10. R. Sur, W.Y. Peng, C.L. Strand, R.M. Spearrin, J.B. Jeffries, and R.K. Hanson, “Mid-infrared laser absorption spectroscopy of NO2 at elevated temperature,” J. Quant. Spec. & Rad. Transf. 187, pp. 364-374 (2017)
  11. W.Y. Peng, C.S. Goldenstein, R.M. Spearrin, J.B. Jeffries, and R.K. Hanson, “Single-ended mid-infrared laser-absorption sensor for simultaneous measurements of H2O, CO2, CO and temperature in combustion flows,” Applied Optics 55 (33), pp. 9347-9359 (2016)
  12. W.Y. Peng, R. Sur, C.L. Strand, R.M. Spearrin, J.B. Jeffries, and R.K. Hanson, “High-sensitivity in situ QCLAS-based ammonia concentration sensor for high-temperature applications,” Applied Physics B 122 (7), pp. 1-12 (2016)
  13. R. Sur, R. M. Spearrin, W. Y. Peng, C. L. Strand, J. B. Jeffries, G. M. Enns, R. K. Hanson, “Line intensities and temperature-dependent line broadening coefficients of Q-branch transitions in the v2 band of ammonia near 10.4 μm” J. Quant. Spec. & Rad. Transf. 175, pp 90-99 (2016)
  14. C. S. Goldenstein, R. M. Spearrin, R. K. Hanson, “Fiber-coupled diode-laser sensors for calibration-free stand-off measurements of gas temperature, pressure, and composition,” Applied Optics (2015) accepted
  15. M. F. Campbell, T. Parise, A. M. Tulgestke, R. M. Spearrin, D. F. Davidson, and R. K. Hanson, “Strategies for obtaining long constant-pressure test times in shock tubes,” Shock Waves 25, Issue 6, pp. 651-665 (2015)
  16. C. S. Goldenstein, R. M. Spearrin, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, “Infrared laser absorption sensors for multiple performance parameters in a detonation combustor,” Proc. of the Combustion Inst., 35 (3) pp. 3739–3747 (2015)
  17. M. F. Campbell, S. Wang, C. S. Goldenstein, R. M. Spearrin, L. T. Zaczek, A. M. Tulgestke, D. F. Davidson, and R. K. Hanson, “Constrained reaction volume shock tube study of normal heptane oxidation: Ignition delay times, species time histories, and temperature profiles,” Proc. of the Combustion Inst., 35 (1) pp. 231-239 (2015)
  18. R. M. Spearrin, S. Li, D. F. Davidson, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, “High-temperature iso-butene absorption diagnostic for shock tube kinetics using a pulsed quantum cascade laser near 11.3 μm,” Proc. of the Combustion Inst., Proc. of the Combustion Inst. 35 (3) pp. 3645–3651 (2015)
  19. R. M. Spearrin, I. A. Schultz, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, “Laser absorption of nitric oxide for thermometry in high-enthalpy air,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 25 125103 (2014)
  20. R. M. Spearrin, C. S. Goldenstein, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, "Quantum cascade laser absorption for carbon monoxide in high-pressure gases using wavelength modulation spectroscopy," Appl. Opt. 53, Issue 9, pp. 1938-1946 (2014)
  21. R. M. Spearrin, C. S. Goldenstein, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, “Simultaneous sensing of temperature, CO, and CO2 in a scramjet combustor using quantum cascade laser absorption spectroscopy,” App. Phys. B 117, Issue 2, pp. 689-698 (2014)
  22. C. S. Goldenstein, R. M. Spearrin, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, “Wavelength-modulation spectroscopy near 2.5 µm for H2O and temperature in high-pressure and – temperature gases," App. Phys. B 116, Issue 3, pp. 705-716 (2014).
  23. I. A. Schultz, C. S. Goldenstein, R. M. Spearrin, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, “Multispecies mid-infrared absorption measurements in a hydrocarbon-fueled scramjet combustor,” J. Propulsion and Power 30 (6) pp. 1595-1604 (2014)
  24. R. M. Spearrin, W. Ren, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, "Multi-band infrared CO2 absorption sensor for sensitive temperature and species measurements in high-temperature gases," App. Phys. B 116, Issue 4, pp. 855-865 (2014)
  25. C. S. Goldenstein, R. M. Spearrin, I. A. Schultz, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, “Wavelength-modulation spectroscopy near 1 .4 µm for measurements of H2O and temperature in high-pressure and -temperature gases,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 25 055101 (2014)
  26. R. M. Spearrin, R. C. Triolo, “Natural gas based transportation in the United States: Economic evaluation and policy implications based on MARKAL modeling,” Int. J. Energy Res. 38 (14), pp. 1879-1888 (2014)
  27. W. Ren, R. M. Spearrin, D. F. Davidson, and R. K. Hanson, “Experimental and modeling study of the thermal decomposition of C3-C5 ethyl esters behind reflected shock waves,” J. Phys. Chem. A 118 (10), pp 1785–1798 (2014)
  28. C. S. Goldenstein, I. A. Schultz, R. M. Spearrin, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, “Scanned-wavelength-modulation spectroscopy near 2.5 μm for H2O and temperature in a hydrocarbon-fueled scramjet combustor,” App. Phys. B 116, Issue 3, pp. 717-727 (2014)
  29. R. M. Spearrin, C. S. Goldenstein, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, "Fiber-coupled 2.7 µm laser absorption sensor for CO2 in harsh combustion environments," Meas. Sci. Technol. 24, 055107 (2013)

Conference Papers

  1. D. D. Lee, F. A. Bendana, and R. M. Spearrin, "Exploiting line mixing effects for laser absorption spectroscopyat extreme combustion conditions,"11th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, (March, 2019) Pasadena, California
  2. K. K. Schwarm, C. Wei, D. I. Pineda, and R. M. Spearrin, "2-kHz laser absorption imaging of ethane in unsteady partially premixed flames,"11th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, (March, 2019) Pasadena, California
  3. A. P. Nair, D. I. Pineda, R. M. Spearrin, and D. E. Crisalli, “Low-cost student-manufacturable liquid oxygen-ethanol sounding rocket,” in AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, 0613 (January, 2019). San Diego, CA
  4. F. A. Bendana, D. D. Lee, R. M. Spearrin, S. A. Schumaker, and S. A. Danczyk, “Infrared laser absorption thermometry and CO sensing in high-pressure rocket combustion flows from 25 to 105 bar,” in AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, 1610, (January, 2019). San Diego, CA
  5. W. Y. Peng, S. J. Cassady, C. L. Strand, C. S. Goldenstein, R. M. Spearrin, ..., “Single-ended mid-infrared laser-absorption sensor for time-resolved measurements of water concentration and temperature within the annulus of a rotating detonation engine,” in Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 37 (2) p. 1435-1443 (2019)
  6. C. Wei, D. I. Pineda, R. M. Spearrin, “Mid-infrared laser absorption tomography for quantitative temperature, CO, and CO2 in turbulent flames,” Laser Applications to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis, LTu2C. 4 (2018)
  7. R. M. Spearrin, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, “Mid-infrared absorption sensor for measurements of CO and CO2 in propulsion flows,” in 52nd Aerospace Sciences Mtg (January, 2014), Washington D.C.
  8. D. D. Lee, F. A. Bendana, R. M. Spearrin, “Laser Absorption Spectroscopy of Carbon Monoxide near 4.97 μm for Temperature and Species Measurements in Hydrocarbon-Fueled Rockets,” in 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  9. R. M. Spearrin, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, “Mid-infrared absorption sensor for measurements of CO and CO2 in propulsion flows,” in 52nd Aerospace Sciences Mtg (January, 2014), Washington D.C.
  10. C. S. Goldenstein, I. A. Schultz, R. M. Spearrin, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, "Diode laser measurements of temperature and H2O for monitoring pulse detonation combustor performance," in ICDERS, 24th (August, 2013). Taipei, Taiwan
  11. R. M. Spearrin, C. S. Goldenstein, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, "Mid-infrared laser absorption diagnostics for detonation studies," in 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves (July, 2013). Madison, WI USA
  12. W. Ren, R. M. Spearrin, D. F. Davidson, and R. K. Hanson, "Thermal decomposition of C3-C5 ethyl esters: CO, H2O and CO2 time-histories behind reflected shock waves," in The 8th National Combustion Mtg (May, 2013), Park City, UT USA