Effects of Very Fine Solid Particles on Flame Propagation

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METHODS of promoting gaseous combustion reactions are usually of both practical and theoretical significance. Some preliminary observations made by us recently on the apparent influence of very fine solid particles on flame propagation may therefore be of interest.

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BURGOYNE, J., THOMAS, N. Effects of Very Fine Solid Particles on Flame Propagation. Nature 163, 765–766 (1949) doi:10.1038/163765b0

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