Associate Professor Sean O'Byrne

School of Engineering and Information Technology
+61 2 6268 8353
+61 2 6268 8581

LOCATION

Building 17 Room GF06
School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

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Dr Sean O'Byrne is a Associate Professor in the ADFA School of Engineering and Information Technology

Research Experience
Hypersonics and re-entry physics
Sensors for hypersonic flight testing
Laser spectroscopy
Tuneable diode laser absorption spectroscopy 
Laser-induced fluorescence
Laser-enhanced ignition in high-speed diffusive flames 
Laser-based sensors for emissions monitoring, engine diagnostics
Thermal and chemical nonequilibrium in hypersonic flows
Aviation safety - laser pointer attacks on pilots 

Teaching Experience
Research-led, project-based teaching
Courses taught include - Hypersonics, Materials Science and Engineering Research

Additional Experience
NRC Postdoctoral fellow
NASA Langley Reserach Center, Hampton, VA, USA (2002-2003)
New South Global Postdoctoral Fellow, UNSW@ADFA, Canberra Australia (2004-2006)

Consulting Interests
Industrial application of laser-based diagnostics
Gaeous mixing and pollutant dispersion measurement

Journal articles

Gao R; O'Byrne S; Liow JL; Boyson TK, 2018, 'An experimental study of pressure distribution nonlinearity in a circular micro-tube', Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, vol. 97, pp. 468 - 483, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2018.05.020

Prakash R; Gai S; O'Byrne S, 2018, 'A direct simulation Monte Carlo study of hypersonic leading-edge separation with rarefaction effects', Physics of Fluids, vol. 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5030931

Krishna Y; Sheehe SL; O'Byrne S, 2018, 'Detection of spatial variation in hypersonic nozzle flow using diode laser spectroscopy', AIAA Journal, vol. 56, pp. 2930 - 2935, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.J056732

Kaebe BD; Robins NP; Boyson TK; Kleine H; O’Byrne S, 2018, '1.6 MHz scanning rate direct absorption temperature measurements using a single vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser diode', Applied Optics, vol. 57, pp. 5680 - 5687, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.57.00568

Krishna Y; O’Byrne S; Munuswamy K; Jagadeesh G, 2018, 'Effect of noise-induced wavelength fluctuation in tunable diode lasers on narrow-linewidth absorption measurements', Applied Optics, vol. 57, pp. 4943 - 4949, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.57.004943

Do Q; Obyrne S; Liu M; Zhang L, 2017, 'Piezoresistive Behavior of MWCNT-UHMWPE Composite for Compressive Stress Sensing Applications', IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol. 16, pp. 265 - 273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNANO.2017.2662087

Le Page LM; O'Byrne S, 2017, 'An adaptive sampling algorithm for Doppler-shift fluorescence velocimetry in high-speed flows', Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, vol. 190, pp. 69 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.01.022

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00348-017-2438-3

Dogariu A; Goldberg BM; O'Byrne S; Miles RB, 2017, 'Species-Independent Femtosecond Localized Electric Field Measurement', Physical Review Applied, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.7.024024

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. 1007 - 1013, http://dx.doi.org/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, http://dx.doi.org/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, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.C033357

Krishna Y; O'byrne S, 2016, 'Tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy as a flow diagnostic Tool: A reviewreview', Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, vol. 96, pp. 17 - 28

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

Manoharan R; Boyson TK; O'Byrne S, 2016, 'Time-resolved temperature and number density measurements in a repetitively pulsed nanosecond-duration discharge', Physics of Plasmas, vol. 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4972876

Mudford NR; O'Byrne S; Neely A; Buttsworth D; Balage S, 2015, 'Hypersonic wind-tunnel free-flying experiments with onboard instrumentation', Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 52, pp. 231 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.A32887

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.B35187

Goldberg BM; Shkurenkov I; O'Byrne S; Adamovich IV; Lempert WR, 2015, 'Electric field measurements in a dielectric barrier nanosecond pulse discharge with sub-nanosecond time resolution', Plasma Sources Science and Technology, vol. 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0963-0252/24/3/035010

Santoso J; Manoharan R; O'Byrne S; Corr CS, 2015, 'Negative hydrogen ion production in a helicon plasma source', Physics of Plasmas, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4931469

Gao P; O'Byrne S; Fletcher JE, 2015, 'A power-electronics-based modular nanosecond pulse generation system for plasma-assisted ignition', IEEJ Journal of Industry Applications, vol. 4, pp. 227 - 234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1541/ieejjia.4.227

Brieschenk S; O'Byrne S; Kleine H, 2014, 'Ignition characteristics of laser-ionized fuel injected into a hypersonic crossflow', Combustion and Flame, vol. 161, pp. 1015 - 1025, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.combustflame.2013.09.024

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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.53.004128

Brieschenk S; Kleine H; O'Byrne S, 2013, 'Laser ignition of hypersonic air-hydrogen flow', Shock Waves, vol. 23, pp. 439 - 452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00193-013-0447-6

Brieschenk S; O'Byrne S; Kleine H, 2013, 'Visualization of jet development in laser-induced plasmas', Optics Letters, vol. 38, pp. 664 - 666, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.000664

Brieschenk S; Kleine H; O'Byrne S, 2013, 'On the measurement of laser-induced plasma breakdown thresholds', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4819806

Brieschenk S; Gehre RM; Wheatley V; Boyce RR; Kleine H; O'Byrne S, 2012, 'Jet interaction in a hypersonic flow: A comparison between PLIF thermometry and computational simulation', 28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences 2012, ICAS 2012, vol. 3, pp. 2523 - 2533

Hruschka R; O'Byrne S; Kleine H, 2011, 'Comparison of velocity and temperature measurements with simulations in a hypersonic wake flow', Experiments in Fluids, vol. 51, pp. 407 - 421, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00348-011-1039-9

Hruschka R; O'Byrne S; Kleine H, 2010, 'Two-component Doppler-shift fluorescence velocimetry applied to a generic planetary entry probe model', Experiments in Fluids, vol. 48, pp. 1109 - 1120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00348-009-0794-3

Jeong E; O'Byrne S; Jeung IS; Houwing AFP, 2008, 'Supersonic combustion on hydrogen fuel injection locations in a cavity-based combustor', 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit

Jeong E; O'Byrne S; Jeung IS; Houwing AFP, 2008, 'Investigation of supersonic combustion with angled injection in a cavity-based combustor', Journal of Propulsion and Power, vol. 24, pp. 1258 - 1268, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.36519

Hruschka R; O'Byrne S; Kleine H, 2008, 'Diode-laser-based near-resonantly enhanced flow visualization in shock tunnels', Applied Optics, vol. 47, pp. 4352 - 4360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.004352

O'Byrne S; Danehy PM; Tedder SA; Cutler AD, 2007, 'Dual-pump coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering measurements in a supersonic combustor', AIAA Journal, vol. 45, pp. 922 - 933, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.26768

Jeong E; O'Byrne S; Jeung IS; Houwing AFP, 2006, 'Cavity flame-holder experiments in a model scramjet engine', A Collection of Technical Papers - 14th AIAA/AHI International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, vol. 1, pp. 165 - 175

O'Byrne S; Danehy PM; Houwing AFP, 2006, 'Investigation of hypersonic nozzle flow uniformity using NO fluorescence', Shock Waves, vol. 15, pp. 81 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00193-006-0013-6

Tedder SA; O'Byrne S; Danehy PM; Cutler AD, 2005, 'CARS temperature and species concentration measurements in a supersonic combustor with normal injection', 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit - Meeting Papers, pp. 2775 - 2790

O'Byrne S; Danehy PM; Cutler AD, 2004, 'Dual-pump CARS thermometry and species concentration measurements in a supersonic combustor', AIAA Paper, pp. 8227 - 8242

Cutler A; Danehy PM; Springer RR; O Byrne SB; Capriotti DP; de Loach R, 2003, 'CARS thermometry in a supersonic combustor', AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, vol. 41, pp. 2451 - 2459

Danehy PM; O'Byrne S; Houwing AFP; Fox JS; Smith DR, 2003, 'Flow-tagging velocimetry for hypersonic flows using fluorescence of nitric oxide', AIAA Journal, vol. 41, pp. 263 - 271, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/2.1939

Cutler AD; Danehy PM; Springer RR; O'Byrne S; Capriotti DP; DeLoach R, 2003, 'Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Spectroscopic Thermometry in a Supersonic Combustor', AIAA Journal, vol. 41, pp. 2451 - 2459, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/2.6844

Fox JS; O’Byrne S; Houwing AFP; Papinniemi A; Danehy PM; Mudford NR, 2001, 'Fluorescence visualization of hypersonic flow establishment over a blunt fin', AIAA Journal, vol. 39, pp. 1329 - 1337, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/2.1451

Danehy PM; Mere P; Gaston MJ; O’Byrne S; Palma PC; Houwing AF, 2001, 'Fluorescence velocimetry of the hypersonic, separated flow over a cone', AIAA Journal, vol. 39, pp. 1320 - 1328, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/2.1450

Palma PC; Mallinson SG; O'Byrne SB; Danehy PM; Hillier R, 2000, 'Temperature measurements in a hypersonic boundary layer using planar laser-induced fluorescence', AIAA journal, vol. 38, pp. 1769 - 1772, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/2.1172

O'Byrne S; Doolan M; Olsen SR; Houwing AFP, 2000, 'Analysis of transient thermal choking processes in a model scramjet engine', Journal of Propulsion and Power, vol. 16, pp. 808 - 814

O'Byrne S; Doolan M; Olsen SR; Houwing AFP, 1999, 'Measurement and imaging of supersonic combustion in a model scramjet engine', Shock Waves, vol. 9, pp. 221 - 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s001930050159

Conference Papers

Le Page LM; Barrett M; O'Byrne S; Gai SL, 2019, 'Rotational temperature imaging of a leading-edge separation in hypervelocity flow', in AIP Conference Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5119611

Gai SL; Prakash R; Khraibut A; Le Page L; O'Byrne S, 2019, 'Large scale hypersonic separated flows at moderate Reynolds numbers and moderate density', in AIP Conference Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5119600

Ong EES; O'Byrne S; Liow JL, 2018, 'Molecular dynamics study on the structural and dynamic properties of xanthan gum in a dilute solution under the effect of temperature', in AIP Conference Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5033388

Manoharan R; Boyson TK; O’Byrne S, 2017, 'A parametric investigation of repetitively pulsed nanosecond duration discharges in argon', in AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-1810

Kaseman T; Le Page LM; O’Byrne S; Gai SL, 2017, 'Visualization and thermometry in hypersonic wedge and leading-edge separated flows', in AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-0443

Prakash R; Gai SL; O'byrne S, 2017, 'DSMC computations of separation over a ‘Tick’ model in hypersonic high enthalpy transitional flows', in AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-1844

Dogariu A; Goldberg BM; O'Byrne S; Miles RB, 2017, 'Femtosecond localized electric field measurement in gases via second harmonic generation', in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/CLEO_QELS.2017.FM4F.4

Gao R; O’Byrne S, 2017, 'An optical absorption method to deduce the temperature dependence of gas viscosity', in 11th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, ASPACC 2017, presented at

Goldberg BM; Dogariu A; O’Byrne S; Miles RB, 2017, 'Imaging of DC induced second harmonic generation for species independent electric field measurements', in AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-1809

Prakash R; Gai SL; O'Byrne S; Brown M, 2016, 'DSMC computations of hypersonic flow separation and re-attachment in the transition to continuum regime', in AIP Conference Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4967562

Kaseman T; Le Page L; O'Byrne S; Kleine H; Gai S, 2016, 'Comparison of density-sensitive and fluorescence visualization in low-density separated flow', in AIP Conference Proceedings, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4967573

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

Krishna Y; O'Byrne S; Aizengendler M, (ed.), 2015, 'Diode-laser-based driver gas detector for hypersonic shock tunnels', in , 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves, presented at 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves, 14 - 19 July 2013

Moss JN; O'Byrne S; Gai SL, (ed.), 2015, 'Hypersonic separated flows about "tick" configurations with sensitivity to model design', in Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, AIP Publishing, Xi'An, China, presented at 29th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Xi'An, China, 13 - 18 July 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4902588

O'Byrne S; Brieschenk S; Kleine H, 2015, 'Laser ignition in hypersonic combusting flows', in Laser Ignition Conference, LIC 2015, presented at

Oberst SM; Do Q; Timmers H; O'Byrne S, 2015, 'Towards the understanding of UHMWPE wear in total knee replacements using surface roughness and vibration measurements', in , Canberra Health Annual Research Meeting, Canberra, presented at Canberra Health Annual Research Meeting, Canberra, 11 - 14 August 2015

Kennell C; Neely A; O’Byrne S; Buttsworth D, 2015, 'Measurement of vehicle stability coefficients in hypersonic wind tunnels', in 20th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, 2015, presented at

Do Q; O'Byrne S; Perriman D; Smith P, 2015, 'Piezoresistive nanocomposite as an embedded stress sensor in instrumented knee prosthesis', in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, pp. 2677 - 2680, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2015.7318943

Manoharan R; O'Byrne S; Boyson T, (eds.), 2015, 'Time-resolved temperature measurements in a repetitively pulsed nanosecond discharge using tuneable diode laser absorption spectroscopy', in Proceedings of the 7th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, Melbourne, pp. 147 - 153, presented at 7th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, Melbourne, 09 - 11 December 2015, http://aldc.eng.monash.edu/files/7ACLDFMC_Proceedings_2015.pdf

Foerster F; O'Byrne S; Kleine HH; Weigand B, (eds.), 2015, 'Characterization of a High Temporal Resolution TDLAS System for Measurements in a Shock Tube Facility', in Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Springer, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, pp. 1343 - 1348, presented at 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, 14 - 19 July 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16838-8_89

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

Krishna Y; Sheehe SL; O’Byrne S, 2015, 'A time-resolved temperature measurement system for free-piston shock tunnels', in 31st AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, presented at

Manoharan R; Boyson T; Webb J; O'Byrne S, 2015, 'Time-resolved Temperature and Number Density Measurements in a Repetitively Pulsed Nanosecond Discharge', in , Light, Energy and the Environment 2015, Suzhou China, presented at Light, Energy and the Environment 2015, Suzhou China, 02 - 05 November 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/EE.2015.ETu2A.1

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 , http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2015-0110

Goldberg BM; Shkurenkov I; O’Byrne S; Adamovich IV; Lempert WR, 2015, 'Electric field measurements in a dielectric barrier nanosecond pulse discharge with sub-nanosecond time resolution', in 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2015-0935

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

Manoharan R; Varghese PL; O'Byrne S, 2014, 'Plasma diagnostics of a DC glow discharge using tuneable diode laser absorption spectroscopy', in Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2014, presented at

Gao P; Fletcher J; O'Byrne S, 2014, 'A modular nanosecond pulse generation system for plasma-assisted ignition', in 2014 International Power Electronics Conference, IPEC-Hiroshima - ECCE Asia 2014, pp. 2926 - 2931, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IPEC.2014.6870098

Gao P; Fletcher J; O'Byrne S, 2014, 'Development of a single switch cell for modular nanosecond pulse generation systems', in 2014 International Power Electronics Conference, IPEC-Hiroshima - ECCE Asia 2014, pp. 2932 - 2938, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IPEC.2014.6870099

Schuck DJ; O'Byrne S, 2013, 'Fiber-based emission spectroscopy on a cylindrical body in the T-ADFA hypersonic shock tunnel', in 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition 2013, presented at

Kaseman T; Obyrne S; Yan W; Fletcher JE, 2013, 'Time resolved spectra of pulsed nanosecond discharges in argon', in 44th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2013-2496

Chong A; Mudford NR; Balage S; Buttsworth D; Jokic M; O Byrne SB, 2012, 'Photogrammetric application at USQ Ludwieg Tunnel Facility', in Proceedings of the 11th Australian Space Science Conference, NSSA, Australian National University, Canberra, pp. 301 - 312, presented at 11th Australian Space Science Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, 26 - 29 September 2011, http://www.nssa.com.au/ocs/index.php?cf=13

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

Brieschenk S; Gehre RM; Wheatley V; Boyce RR; Kleine HH; O’Byrne SB, (eds.), 2012, 'Jet interaction in a hypersonic flow: A comparison between PLIF thermometry and computational simulation', in ICAS 2012 CD-ROM PROCEEDINGS, Optimage Ltd. on behalf of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, Brisbane, pp. 1 - 11, presented at 28th Int. Congress Aeronautical Sciences, Brisbane, 23 - 28 September 2012

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

Moss JN; O'Byrne S; Deepak NR; Gai SL, 2012, 'Simulations of hypersonic, high-enthalpy separated flow over a 'tick' configuration', in AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 1453 - 1460, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4769710

Brieschenk S; Lorrain P; Capra BR; Boyce RR; McIntyre TJ; Kleine H; O'Byrne S, 2012, 'Chemiluminescence imaging in supersonic combustors operating in radical-farming mode', in 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference 2012, presented at

Brieschenk S; O Byrne SB; Kleine HH, 2011, 'PLIF Rotational Thermometry on a Scramjet Inlet with Fuel Injection', in Proceedings of the 6th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, University of New South Wales Canberra, Canberra, Australia, pp. 7-4-1 - 7-4-4, presented at 6th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, Canberra, Australia, 05 - 07 December 2011, http://www.acldfmc.org/

O Byrne SB, 2011, 'Adaptive Sampling Algorithm for Precise Peak location Based Upon Previous Measurements', in Proceedings of the 6th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, University of New South Wales Canberra, Canberra, Australia, pp. 87 - 90, presented at 6th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, Canberra, Australia, 05 - 07 December 2011, http://www.acldfmc.org/

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

Huynh L; O'Byrne S, 2010, 'Water vapour absorption spectroscopy in a simulated helicopter exhaust using vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers', in 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, presented at

O Byrne SB; Huynh L; Wittig S; Smith NSA, 2009, 'Non-intrusive water vapour absorption measurements in a simulated helicopter exhaust', in Proceedings of the Australian Combustion Symposium, 2009, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, presented at Australian Combustion Symposium, Brisbane, QLD, 02 - 04 December 2009

Hruschka RB; Park GS; Deepak NR; O'Byrne SB; Kleine HH, 2009, 'Experimental and numerical investigation of a hypersonic shock tunnel flow past a blunted cone', in Book of Proceedings 27th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Ioffe Institute, Russian Academy of Science, St. Petersburg, presented at ISSW 27, St. Petersburg, 19 July - 01 January 2009

O Byrne SB; Wittig S, 2009, 'Measurement of Hypersonic Inlet flow using Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy', in Proceedings of the 8th Australian Space Science Conference, National Space Society of Australia, Canberra, Australia, presented at 8th Australian Space Science Conference, Canberra, Australia, 29 September - 01 October 2008

O Byrne SB; Long J; Neely AJ, 2009, 'Two-dimensional Heat Transfer Analysis of a Generic Scramjet Inlet', in Proceedings of the 8th Australian Space Science Conference, National Space Society of Australia, Canberra, Australia, presented at 8th Australian Space Science Conference, Canberra, Australia, 29 September - 01 October 2008

Hohmann A; O Byrne SB, 2009, 'Oxygen linestrength Measurements in a High-Temperature Gas Cell', in Proceedings of the 5th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, University of Western Australia, Perth, Asutralia, presented at 5th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, Perth, Asutralia, 02 - 04 December 2008

Hruschka RB; Park G; O'Byrne S; Kleine H, 2009, 'PLIF- Velocity-measurements and computations of a hypersonic wake flow field', in 16th AIAA/DLR/DGLR International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, presented at

Brown LM; Boyce RR; Mudford N; O'Byrne S, 2009, 'Intrinsic three-dimensionality of laminar hypersonic shock wave/boundary layer interactions', in 16th AIAA/DLR/DGLR International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, presented at

Balage S; Boyce R; Mudford N; O'Byrne S, 2009, 'The energy distribution mechanisms of the near wakes of planetary entry probes', in European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP, presented at

Brieschenk S; Hruschka R; O'Byrne S; Kleine H, 2009, 'High-speed time-resolved visualisation of laser-induced plasma explosions', in Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.823821

Hruschka R; Park G; Kleine H; O'Byrne S, 2009, 'Optical investigation of transient phenomena in hypersonic shock tunnels', in Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.823722

Mcphail YM; Barber TJ; Leonardi E; Neely AJ; Kleine HH; O Byrne SB; Mudford NR, 2008, 'Schlieren visualisation of rocket nozzle exhaust flow', in CD-ROM, XXIInd Intl. Congr. Theor. & Appl. Mech. (ICTAM2008), Adelaide, Sth Aust, presented at XXIInd Intl. Congr. Theor. & Appl. Mech. (ICTAM2008), Adelaide, Sth Aust, 25 - 29 August 2008

Hruschka RB; Park GS; Deepak NR; O'Byrne SB; Kleine HH; Gai SL, 2008, 'Laser-induced-fluorescence-based Doppler velocimetry of a hypersonic shock tunnel flow around a model of a planetary entry configuration', in Proceedings of the 5th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, University of Western Australia, Perth, Asutralia, presented at 5th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, Perth, Asutralia, 02 - 04 December 2008

O'Byrne S; Altenhöfer P; Hohmann A, 2007, 'Time-resolved temperature measurements in a shock tube facility', in Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 16AFMC, pp. 1171 - 1176, presented at

Hruschka R; O'Byrne S; Kleine H, 2007, 'Near resonantly enhanced schlieren for wake flow visualisation in shock tunnels', in Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 16AFMC, pp. 456 - 460, presented at

Jeong E; O Byrne SB; Jeung I; Houwing AF, 2006, 'Cavity Flame-holder experiments in a model scramjet engine', in 14th AISS/AHI space planes and hypersonic systems and technologies conference, 14th AISS/AHI space planes and hypersonic systems and technologies conference, Canberra, pp. 1 - 19, presented at 14th AISS/AHI space planes and hypersonic systems and technologies conference, Canberra, 06 - 09 November 2006

Sacco A; O'Byrne S; Neely AJ; Boyce RR; Mudford NR, 2006, 'Comparison of computation and measurements in a supersonic cavity combustor', in A Collection of Technical Papers - 14th AIAA/AHI International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, pp. 148 - 158, presented at

Tedder S; O Byrne SB; Danehy PM; Cutler A, 2005, 'CARS Temperature and Species Concentration Measurements in a Dual-Mode Supersonic Combustor', in , AIAA 2005–616, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, presented at AIAA 2005–616, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, 05 - 08 January 2005

Webster LC; O Byrne SB; Houwing AF, 2005, 'Determination of Temperature Distributions in Air using a Scanning Vertical Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser', in Proceedings of the 4th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, University of Adelaide, School of Mechanical Engineering, McLaren Vale, presented at 4th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, McLaren Vale, 07 - 09 December 2005

O Byrne SB; Stotz I; Neely AJ; Boyce RR; Mudford NR; Houwing AF, 2005, 'OH PLIF Imaging of Supersonic Combustion using Cavity Injection', in AIAA/CIRA 13th International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems and Technologies, AIAA/CIRA 13th International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems and Technologies, Capua, Italy, pp. 1 - 12, presented at AIAA/CIRA 13th International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems and Technologies, Capua, Italy, 16 - 20 May 2005

Neely AJ; Stotz I; O Byrne SB; Boyce RR; Mudford NR; Houwing AF, 2005, 'Flow studies on a Hydrogen-fueled cavity Flame-Holder Scramjet', in AIAA/CIRA 13th International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems and Technologies, AIAA/CIRA 13th International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems and Technologies, Capua, Italy, pp. 1 - 16, presented at AIAA/CIRA 13th International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems and Technologies, Capua, Italy, 16 - 20 May 2005

Neely AJ; Stotz I; O'Byrne S; Boyce RR; Mudford NR; Houwing AFP, 2005, 'Flow studies on a hydrogen-fueled cavity flame-holder scramjet', in A Collection of Technical Papers - 13th AIAA/CIRA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, pp. 1478 - 1485, presented at

O'Byrne S; Stotz I; Neely AJ; Boyce RR; Mudford NR; Houwing AFP, 2005, 'OH PLIF imaging of supersonic combustion using cavity injection', in A Collection of Technical Papers - 13th AIAA/CIRA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, pp. 1466 - 1477, presented at

Cutler AD; Danehy PM; O'Byrne S; Rodriguez CG; Drummond JP, 2004, 'Supersonic combustion experiments for CFD model development and validation (invited)', in AIAA Paper, pp. 2704 - 2716, presented at

Danehy PM; O Byrne SB; Cutler A; Rodriguez CG, 2003, 'Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) as a probe for hydrogen-fuel/air mixing', in , JANNAF APS/CS/PSHS/MSS Joint meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, presented at JANNAF APS/CS/PSHS/MSS Joint meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, 01 - 05 December 2003

O Byrne SB; Danehy PM; Cutler A, 2003, 'N2/O2/H2 Dual-pump CARS: validation experiments', in Proceedings of the 20th international congress on instrumentation in aerospace simulation facilities, 20th international congress on instrumentation in aerospace simulation facilities, DLR Gottingen, Germany, presented at 20th international congress on instrumentation in aerospace simulation facilities, DLR Gottingen, Germany, 25 - 29 August 2003

O'Byrne S; Danehy PM; Houwingt AFP, 2003, 'Plif temperature and velocity distributions in laminar hypersonic flat-plate flow', in ICIASF Record, International Congress on Instrumentation in Aerospace Simulation Facilities, pp. 136 - 147, presented at

O'Byrne S; Danehy PM; Cutler AD, 2003, 'N2/O2/H2 dual-pump cars: Validation experiments', in ICIASF Record, International Congress on Instrumentation in Aerospace Simulation Facilities, pp. 287 - 295, presented at

O'Byrne S; Danehy PM; Houwing AFP, 2002, 'Nonintrusive temperature and velocity measurements in a hypersonic nozzle flow', in 22nd AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, presented at

Danehy PM; O'Byrne S; Houwing AFP, 2001, 'Flow-tagging velocimetry for hypersonic flows using fluorescence of nitric oxide', in 39th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, presented at

Danehy PM; Hill CD; O'Byrne S; Fox JS; Houwing AFP, 2000, 'Instantaneous temperature imaging in hypersonic flows using laser-induced fluorescence of high rotational-quantum-number transitions', in 21st Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, presented at

O'Byrne S; Danehy PM; Cooper MJ, 1999, 'Computational modelling as an aid to shock tunnel planar laser-induced fluorescence visualisation', in CLEO/Pacific Rim 1999 - Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, pp. 338 - 339, presented at , http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CLEOPR.1999.811442

Danehy PM; O’Byrne S, 1999, 'Measurement of NO density in a free-piston shock tunnel using PLIF', in 37th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, presented at

O’Byrne S; Doolan M; Olsen SR; Houwing AFP, 1998, 'Analysis of transient thermal choking processes in a model scramjet engine', in 36th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, presented at

Conference Proceedings (Editor of)

O Byrne SB, (ed.), 2011, 'Proceedings of the 6th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion', in , University of New South Wales Canberra, Canberra, Australia, presented at 6th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, Canberra, Australia, 05 - 07 December 2011

Reports

O'Byrne S; Gai SL; Kaseman; Krishna; Kleine; Neely A, 2014, Leading-Edge Separation in Thermal Nonequilibrium Hypersonic Flow, US Air Force Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development, AOARD-134013

O'Byrne SB; Stotz I; Neely AJ; Boyce RR; Mudford NR; Houwing AF, 2005, Hydrocarbon-Fueled Scramjet Research at Hypersonic Mach Numbers, US Air Force Office of Space Research Report AOARD-02-4001, A981934

Patents

O'Byrne S; Wittig S, 2018, Method and a system for determining a velocity of a relative movement between an object and a fluidal medium, Patent No. 9874580, Patent Agent:, http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect2=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=/netahtml/PTO/search-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&d=PALL&RefSrch=yes&Query=US-9874580-B2