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Supersonic Microjets

Journal Articles
  1. Arunajatesan, S., Kannepali, C., Sinha, N., Sheehan, M., Alvi, F. S., Shumway, G. and Ukeiley, L., "Suppression of Cavity Loads Using Leading Edge Blowing," AIAA Journal, DOI: 10.2514/1.38211, 2009.

  2. Kumar, V. and Alvi, F. S., “Use of High-Speed Microjets for Active Separation Control,” AIAA Journal, vol. 44 , No. 2, Feb. 2006, pp. 273-281.

Conference Papers and Proceedings
  1. Hogue, J., Solomon, J., Hays, M. Alvi, F., Oates, W., "Broadband Pulsed Flow Using Piezoelectric Microjets,” Proc. SPIE: Smart Materials and Structures, San Diego, CA, (2010)

  2. Botu, A., Venkatkrishnan, L., Kumar, R. and Alvi, F. S., “Virtual Shock Shaping Using Microjet Arrays,” 48th AIAA Aerospace Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, 2010.

  3. Aubrun, Sandrine, Alvi, F. S. and Kourta, Azeddine,“Active Flow Control of a 3D Separation on a Generic Ground Vehicle Using Steady Microjet Arrays,” 5th AIAA Flow Control Conference, Chicago, Orlando, June 2010.

  4. Aubrun, Sandrine, Alvi, F. S. and Kourta, Azeddine,“Active Flow Control of a 3D Separation Using Steady Microjet Arrays,” GDR, Orleans, France, November, 2009

  5. K A Phalnikar, R Kumar and F S Alvi. "Experiments on Free and Impinging Supersonic Microjets,"Exp. Fluids Springer DOI 10.1007/s003348-007-0438-4, July 2007

  6. Kumar, V. and Alvi, F. S “Separation Control Strategies Using Microjets,” FLUCOME 2007, Tallahassee, FL, September 2007.

  7. Choi, J., Annaswamy and  Alvi, F. S., “Pulsed Microjet Control of Supersonic Impinging Jets: A Reduced-Order Model,” AIAA Paper 2006-2601, presented at 12th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustic Conference and Exhibit, Cambridge, MA, May 2006.

  8. Alvi, F. S. and Kumar, V. “Microjets: for Flow and Noise Control,” Discussion Meeting on Flow Control and Diagnostics, Coorg, India, February 2006. (invited)

  9. Alvi, F. S., C. Shih and Krothapalli, A. “Some Examples of Active Flow Control Using Microjets,” Presented at the International Symposium on Recent Advances in Aeroacoustics and Active Flow-Combustion Control,  Goa, January 4-6, 2005 (invited)

  10. C Davy and F S Alvi. "Surface Flow Measurements of Micro-Supersonic Impinging Jets,"AIAA Paper 2002-3196, June 2002.

  11. Davy, C., Alvi, F. S and Naughton, J. W. “Flowfield and Surface Flow Measurements of Supersonic, Free and Impinging Microjets,” The 10th International Symposium on Flow Visualization, August 26-29, 2002,  Kyoto, Japan.

  12. K A Phalnikar, F S Alvi and C Shih. "Behavior of Free and Impinging Supersonic Microjets,"AIAA Paper 2001-3047, 2001.

Applications of Supersonic Microjets:

Impinging Jets 

Flow Seperation Control 

Supersonic Cavity Flow

Jet Noise and Control