Vivek V. Buwa

Micro-Particle Image Velocimetry and Laser Induced Fluorescence

Photograph of µ-PIV setup
Epifluorescent inverted microscope with high speed camera
Microscope :

Olympus, model no. IX73 Epifluorescent inverted microscope

Camera :

Phantom M310 high-speed camera (3600 fps @1 MP) Objectives: 4X, 10X, 20X and 60X

Laser : Litron Nd:YLF high-speed laser (30 mJ @ 1000 fps)
Workstation : Intel xeon e5 with 128 GB RAM, 2 TB storage
PIV software modules : Insight 4G (2D, Stereo, PLIF, Size shape analysis tools)
System provider    : TSI, USA

      Single phase/multiphase flows in microchannels

  Concentration and temperature distribution measurements in microchannels

Publications and Conferences:

·      Sayantani Saha and Vivek V. Buwa, “Characterization of single phase and gas-liquid flows in milli-channels using µ-PIV and µ-LIF”, accepted for presentation at 12th International Symposium on Particle Image Velocimetry (ISPIV 2017) to be held in Busan, Korea during 19-21 June 2017.