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Publications

For a complete list of publications, please refer to Xian's full CV. Below is the list of peer-reviewed journal publications.

2020

Shi, X., Crane, J., Wang, H., Detonation and its limit in small tubes with ozone sensitization, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, accepted.


Crane, J., Shi, X., Lipkowicz, J. T., Kempf, A. M., Wang, H., Geometric modeling and analysis of detonation cellular stability, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, accepted.


Wan, K., Shi, X., Wang, H., Quantum confinement and size resolved modeling of electronic and optical properties of small soot particles, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, accepted.


De Falco, G., Mattiello, G., Commodo, M., Minutolo, P., Shi, X.*, D’Anna, A., Wang, H., Electronic Band Gap of Flame-Formed Carbon Nanoparticles by Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, accepted. (* corresponding author)


Ryu, J., Shi, X., Chen, J.-Y., Modes of detonation wave propagation in water vapor concentration gradients, Combustion Science and Technology, in press. [link]

2019

Crane, J., Shi, X.*, Singh, A., Tao, Y., Wang, H., Isolating the effect of induction length on detonation structure: hydrogen-oxygen detonation promoted by ozone, Combustion and Flame 200, 44-52 (2019). [link] (* corresponding author)

Detonation cells of 15 kPa H2-O2 (a) without and (b) with 3000 PPM ozone.

Cell width (circles) as functions of (a) ozone concentration in unburned mixture, (b) initial pressure, and (c) equivalence ratio, and predictions by the cell-width correlations. The shaded bands on the correlations reflect reaction model uncertainties.

2017

Shi, X., Chen, J.-Y., Numerical analysis and model development for laminar flame speed of stratified methane/air mixtures, Combustion and Flame 184, 233-245 (2017). [link]

Control volume analysis of (a) stratified flame propagation along negative equivalence ratio gradient, e.g., from rich to lean; (b) stratified flame propagation along positive equivalence ratio gradient, e.g., from lean to rich.


Shi, X., Ryu, J., Chen, J.-Y., Dibble, R. W., Modes of reaction front propagation and end-gas combustion of hydrogen/air mixtures in a closed chamber, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 42, 10501-10512 (2017). [link]

Schematic of the 1-D planar closed chamber.

Regime diagram for modes of reaction front propagation and end-gas combustion, based on Zeldovich theory.


Shi, X., Chen, J.-Y., Chen, Y., Laminar flame speeds of stratified methane, propane, and n-heptane flames, Combustion and Flame 176, 38-47 (2017). [link]

2016 and before

Shi, X., Chen, J.-Y., Chen, Z., Numerical study of laminar flame speed of fuel-stratified hydrogen/air flames, Combustion and Flame 163, 394-405 (2016). [link]

Schematic of stratified flame propagating in 1-D planar coordinate.

Fuel consumption speeds of rich-to-lean stratified flames with different stratification thicknesses and the corresponding homogeneous flames.


Shi, X., Seiser, R., Chen, J.-Y., Dibble, R. W., Cattolica, R., Fuel-Dithering Optimization of Efficiency of TWC on Natural Gas IC Engine, SAE International Journal of Engines 8(3), 1246-1252 (2015). [link]


Shi, X., Deng, J., Wu, Z., Li, L., Effect of Injection Parameters on Spray Characteristics of Urea-SCR System, SAE International Journal of Engines 6(2), 873-881 (2013). [link]


Liu, Y., Shi, X., Deng, J., Wu, Z., Li, L., Experimental Study on the Characteristics of Knock under DI-HCCI Combustion Mode with Ethanol/Gasoline Mixed Fuel, SAE Technical Paper, 2013-01-0544, 2013. [link]


Deng, J., Shi, X., Liu, Y., Wu, Z., Li, L., Experimental Studies on Knocking Characteristics of DI-HCCI With Gasoline/ethanol Fuels, Journal of Automotive Safety and Energy 4(4), 367-371 (2013).


Liu, Y., Deng, J., Shi, X., Wu, Z., Li, L., Research on Cycle-by-Cycle Real-Time A/F Ratio Characteristics for Ethanol DI-HCCI Combustion, Chinese Internal Combustion Engine Engineering 34(2), 1-6 (2013).