Dr Joseph Kurtz

Research Associate
School of Engineering and Information Technology
Space Research
  • PUBLICATIONS

Journal articles

Naughton DP; Bedington R; Barraclough S; Islam T; Griffin D; Smith B; Kurtz J; Alenin A; Vaughn I; Ramana A, 2019, 'Design considerations for an optical link supporting intersatellite quantum key distribution', Optical Engineering, 10.1117/1.OE.58.1.016106

Gao R; O’Byrne S; Sheehe SL; Kurtz J; Liow JL, 2017, 'Transient gas viscosity measurement using tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy', Experiments in Fluids, vol. 58, 10.1007/s00348-017-2438-3

Kurtz J; Aizengendler M; Krishna Y; Walsh P; Brown M; O’Byrne S, 2016, 'Subsonic In-Flight Temperature and Pressure Measurements Using a Scramjet Inlet Flow Sensor', AIAA Journal, vol. 54, pp. 1011 - 1017, 10.2514/1.j054207

Kurtz J; Aizengendler M; Krishna Y; Walsh P; O'Byrne S, 2016, 'Rugged, scramjet inlet temperature and velocity sensor: Design and ground test', AIAA Journal, vol. 54, pp. 399 - 407, 10.2514/1.J054303

Kurtz J; Wittig S; O'Byrne S, 2016, 'Applicability of a counterpropagating laser airspeed sensor to aircraft flight regimes', Journal of Aircraft, vol. 53, pp. 439 - 450, 10.2514/1.C033357

Kurtz J; O'Byrne S, 2016, 'Multiple receivers in a high-resolution near-infrared heterodyne spectrometer', Optics Express, vol. 24, pp. 23838 - 23848, 10.1364/OE.24.023838

Krishna Y; O'Byrne S; Wittig S; Kurtz JJ, 2015, 'Numerically determining mach number and orientation in hypersonic inlets using absorption spectroscopy', Journal of Propulsion and Power, vol. 31, pp. 123 - 132, 10.2514/1.B35187

Krishna Y; O'Byrne S; Kurtz JJ, 2014, 'Baseline correction for stray light in log-ratio diode laser absorption measurements', Applied Optics, pp. 4128 - 4135, 10.1364/AO.53.004128

Krishna Y; O'Byrne S; Kurtz JJ, 2014, 'Baseline correction for stray light in log-ratio diode laser absorption measurements', Applied Optics, pp. 4128 - 4135, 10.1364/AO.53.004128

Steinberg TA; Kurtz J; Wilson DB, 1998, 'The solubility of oxygen in liquid iron oxide during the combustion of iron rods in high-pressure oxygen', Combustion and Flame, vol. 113, pp. 27 - 37, 10.1016/S0010-2180(97)00165-X

Kurtz J; Vulcan T; Steinberg TA, 1996, 'Emission spectra of burning iron in high-pressure oxygen', Combustion and Flame, vol. 104, pp. 391 - 400, 10.1016/0010-2180(95)00156-5

Murray M; Kurtz J, 1993, 'Near-infrared absorptions of monomethylhydrazine', Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, vol. 50, pp. 585 - 590, 10.1016/0022-4073(93)90025-d

Kurtz J; Huffman DR, 1990, 'Combined infrared and ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy matrix-isolated carbon vapor', The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 92, pp. 30 - 35, 10.1063/1.458478

Smith M; Kurtz J; Richards S; Forster M; Lister G, 'A re-evaluation of the breakup of South America and Africa using deformable mesh reconstruction software', Journal of the Virtual Explorer, vol. 25, 10.3809/jvirtex.2007.00163

Conference Papers

Gao RK; Sheehe SL; Kurtz J; O'Byrne S, 2016, 'Measurement of gas viscosity using photonic crystal fiber', in AIP Conference Proceedings, presented at , 10.1063/1.4967601

Kurtz J; Wittig SM; O’Byrne S, 2015, 'A counter-propagating laser air speed sensor system for aircraft', in 31st AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, presented at

Kurtz J; Aizengendler M; Krishna Y; Walsh P; O’Byrne S, 2015, 'Flight test of a rugged scramjet-inlet temperature and velocity sensor', in 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, presented at , 10.2514/6.2015-0110

O'Byrne S; Kurtz J; Hruschka R; Brieschenk S, 2014, 'Lasers and laser spectroscopy applied to hypersonic flow', in Optical Instrumentation for Energy and Environmental Applications, E2 2014, presented at

Krishna Y; Kurtz JJ; O'Byrne S; Rodriguez C, 2012, 'Diode Laser Measurement of Mach Number and Angle of Attack in a Hypersonic Inlet', in Proceedings of the 11th Australian Space Science Conference, NSSA, Australian National University, Canberra, presented at 11th Australian Space Science Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, 26 - 29 September 2011, http://www.nssa.com.au/11assc/downloads/11ASSC-Proceedings-web.pdf

Dasgupta A; Choudhury R; Neely A; O'Byrne S; Kurtz J, 2012, 'Thermal-structural modelling of TDLAS system for SCRAMSPACE hypersonic flight test', in 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference 2012, presented at

Krishna Y; Aizengendler M; Kurtz JJ; O'Byrne S, 2011, 'Thermal Stability Testing and Line Selection Process of Laser Absorption Sensor for Scramjet Inlets', in Proceedings of the 6th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, University of New South Wales Canberra, Canberra, Australia, pp. 55 - 58, presented at 6th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, Canberra, Australia, 05 - 07 December 2011

Reports

O'Byrne S; Wittig S; Kurtz JJ; Krishna Y; Rodriguez CG; Aizengendler M; Davies J, 2011, Diode laser sensor for scramjet inlets: final year report, US Airforce Office of Aerospace Research And Development, Arlington, VA, AOARD Technical Reports, AOARD-10-4075, http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a544361.pdf