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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 37 Citations 5,183 124 World Ranking 684 National Ranking 301

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Awards & Achievements

2018 - Fellow of the Combustion Institute for innovative developments of complex diagnostics in internal combustion engines

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Optics
  • Laser

His scientific interests lie mostly in Combustion, Particle image velocimetry, Analytical chemistry, Optics and Internal combustion engine. He works mostly in the field of Combustion, limiting it down to concerns involving Ignition system and, occasionally, Mechanics, Spark plug, Automotive engineering and Fuel injection. The concepts of his Particle image velocimetry study are interwoven with issues in Simulation and Mathematical analysis.

The Analytical chemistry study which covers Excitation that intersects with Fluorescence, Signal, Spontaneous emission and Laminar flow. His research in Optics intersects with topics in Petrol engine and Rendering. The various areas that Volker Sick examines in his Internal combustion engine study include Particle tracking velocimetry, Temperature measurement and Aerospace engineering, Range.

His most cited work include:

  • Tracer-LIF diagnostics: quantitative measurement of fuel concentration, temperature and fuel/air ratio in practical combustion systems (431 citations)
  • Measurement of temperature, fuel concentration and equivalence ratio fields using tracer LIF in IC engine combustion (144 citations)
  • Temperature and pressure dependences of the laser-induced fluorescence of gas-phase acetone and 3-pentanone (136 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary scientific interests are in Combustion, Analytical chemistry, Optics, Laser and Laser-induced fluorescence. His Combustion study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Turbulence, Ignition system, Internal combustion engine and Excitation. His studies deal with areas such as Toluene, Temperature measurement, Fluorescence and Nitric oxide as well as Analytical chemistry.

His Optics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Particle image velocimetry and Boundary layer. Volker Sick has included themes like Mathematical analysis, Spark plug and Velocimetry in his Particle image velocimetry study. His Laser research incorporates themes from Rayleigh scattering, CMOS sensor, Wavelength and Mie scattering.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Combustion (38.12%)
  • Analytical chemistry (27.35%)
  • Optics (23.77%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Combustion (38.12%)
  • Mechanics (19.73%)
  • Life-cycle assessment (3.59%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of study are Combustion, Mechanics, Life-cycle assessment, Internal combustion engine and Technical report. His research integrates issues of Work, Ignition system, Infrared and Renewable energy in his study of Combustion. He focuses mostly in the field of Ignition system, narrowing it down to topics relating to Natural gas and, in certain cases, Nuclear engineering and Efficient energy use.

In general Mechanics, his work in Heat transfer, Flow and Flow field is often linked to Spatial correlation and Reciprocating engine linking many areas of study. His Internal combustion engine research includes themes of Particle image velocimetry and Spark. His Particle image velocimetry study is related to the wider topic of Turbulence.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Dimethyl ether synthesis via captured CO2 hydrogenation within the power to liquids concept: A techno-economic assessment (45 citations)
  • Empirical investigation of spark-ignited flame-initiation cycle-to-cycle variability in a homogeneous charge reciprocating engine: (20 citations)
  • Techno-economic assessment guidelines for CO2 utilization (19 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Optics
  • Laser

Combustion, Life-cycle assessment, Automotive engineering, Internal combustion engine and Particle image velocimetry are his primary areas of study. Volker Sick performs integrative study on Combustion and Context. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Airflow, Spark and Automotive industry.

His research on Internal combustion engine frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Work. His Particle image velocimetry study focuses on Mechanics and Turbulence. His Turbulence study incorporates themes from Laser-induced fluorescence, Planar, Flow, Homogeneous charge compression ignition and Topology.

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Best Publications

Tracer-LIF diagnostics: quantitative measurement of fuel concentration, temperature and fuel/air ratio in practical combustion systems

Christof Schulz;Volker Sick.
Progress in Energy and Combustion Science (2005)

702 Citations

Measurement of temperature, fuel concentration and equivalence ratio fields using tracer LIF in IC engine combustion

S. Einecke;Christof Schulz;V. Sick.
Applied Physics B (2000)

241 Citations

Temperature and pressure dependences of the laser-induced fluorescence of gas-phase acetone and 3-pentanone

F. Grossmann;P. B. Monkhouse;M. Ridder;V. Sick.
Applied Physics B (1996)

217 Citations

High speed imaging in fundamental and applied combustion research

Volker Sick.
Proceedings of the Combustion Institute (2013)

155 Citations

High-speed imaging of OH* and soot temperature and concentration in a stratified-charge direct-injection gasoline engine

Boris D. Stojkovic;Todd D. Fansler;Michael C. Drake;Volker Sick.
Proceedings of the Combustion Institute (2005)

151 Citations

A practical guide for using proper orthogonal decomposition in engine research

Hao Chen;David L. Reuss;David L. S. Hung;Volker Sick.
International Journal of Engine Research (2013)

141 Citations

On the use and interpretation of proper orthogonal decomposition of in-cylinder engine flows

Hao Chen;David L Reuss;Volker Sick;Volker Sick.
Measurement Science and Technology (2012)

132 Citations

Toluene laser-induced fluorescence for in-cylinder temperature imaging in internal combustion engines

M. Luong;R. Zhang;Christof Schulz;Volker Sick.
Applied Physics B (2008)

131 Citations

On the ignition and flame development in a spray-guided direct-injection spark-ignition engine

Brian Peterson;David L. Reuss;Volker Sick.
Combustion and Flame (2014)

116 Citations

A versatile modeling tool for nitric oxide LIF spectra

Wolfgang G. Bessler;Christof Schulz;Volker Sick.
(2003)

114 Citations

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