Postprint version. Published in IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference: Baltimore, MD, May 1, 2000, pages 415-420.
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NOTE: At the time of publication, the author John Chen was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
An electrodynamic chamber (EDC) is a device that controls the electrodynamic field surrounding a single particle. By suspending the particle at a fixed point in space, various measurements can be made to determine thermodynamic properties of the particle. This paper describes the preliminary engineering development of an EDC for combustion research at Rowan University.