Effects of oxygenate additives on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons(pahs) and soot formation

@article{Inal2002EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of oxygenate additives on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons(pahs) and soot formation},
  author={Fikret Inal and Selim M. Senkan},
  journal={Combustion Science and Technology},
  year={2002},
  volume={174},
  pages={1 - 19}
}
  • F. Inal, S. Senkan
  • Published 1 September 2002
  • Chemistry
  • Combustion Science and Technology
Effects of three oxygenate additives (methanol, ethanol, and MTBE) on the formation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and soot in laminar, premixed, atmospheric pressure, fuel-rich flames of n -heptane were studied at an equivalence ratio of 2.10. A heated quartz microprobe coupled to online gas chromatography/mass spectrometry was used to establish the identities and absolute concentrations of major, minor, and trace species by the direct analysis of samples withdrawn from the flames… 

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