volume 158, issue 11, P2077-2089 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.03.014
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Wenjun Li, Matthew E. Law, Phillip R. Westmoreland, Tina Kasper, Nils Hansen, Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus

Abstract: Detailed data and modeling of cyclohexane flames establish that a mixture of pathways contributes to benzene formation and that this mixture changes with stoichiometry. Mole-fraction profiles are mapped for more than 40 species in a fuel-rich, premixed flat flame (/ = 2.0, cyclohexane/O 2 /30% Ar, 30 Torr, 50.0 cm/s) using molecular-beam mass spectrometry with VUV-photoionization at the Advanced Light Source of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The use of a newly constructed set of reactions leads to …

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