Use of the Nitric Oxide/Oxygen Continuum in the Estimation of the Relative Concentrations of Oxygen Atoms in Flame Gases

@article{JAMES1955UseOT,
  title={Use of the Nitric Oxide/Oxygen Continuum in the Estimation of the Relative Concentrations of Oxygen Atoms in Flame Gases},
  author={C. G. JAMES and T. M. SUGDEN},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1955},
  volume={175},
  pages={252-253}
}
GAYDON1,2 has observed that when nitric oxide is added to flames which are likely to contain free atoms of oxygen, a greenish continuum is observed in emission, which is ascribed to a radiative combination: