Egami lab. Department of Mechancal Engineering, Aichi Institute of Technology


Fluid Engineering lab. (Egami lab.)

Department of Mechancal Engineering

Aichi Institute of Technology

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Pressure measurement by means of Pressure-Sensitive Paint
Pressure measurement by means of Pressure-Sensitive Paint


  • January 2023
    A paper on PtTFPP-based fast-responding pressure-sensitive paint (PSP) has been published in Sensors and Actuators A: Physical.
    • M. Kasai, A. Suzuki, Y. Egami, T. Nonomura, K. Asai, "A platinum-based fast-response pressure-sensitive paint containing hydrophobic titanium dioxide," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 350, (2023), 114140,
  • September 2022
    A paper on differential measurement of micro-pressure using PMT has been published in AIAA J.
    • Y. Egami, M. Takizawa, S. Watanabe, Y. Matsuda, "Development of Differential Pressure-Sensitive Paint Technique for Detecting Small Pressure Fluctuations", AIAA Journal, Vol. 60(11) (2022), pp. 6478-6482.

nolink,around,left,Sensprs Special Issue

Pressure and Temperature Sensitive Paints (2nd ed.)

  • September 2021
    This paper discusses the factors causing the nonuniformity of luminescence lifetime of PSP.
    • Y. Egami, Y. Yamazaki, N. Hori, Y. Sugioka, K. Nakakita, "Investigation of Factors Causing Nonuniformity in Luminescence Lifetime of Fast-Responding Pressure-Sensitive Paints," Sensors Vol.21(18), (2021), 6076
  • August 2021
    An artificial neural network (ANN) was constructed and trained for predicting pressure sensitivity using an experimental dataset consisting of luminophore content and paint thickness as chemical and physical inputs.
    • M. Hasegawa, D. Kurita, Y. Egami, H. Sakaue, A. Jemcov," Predicting Pressure Sensitivity to Luminophore Content and Paint Thickness of Pressure-Sensitive Paint Using Artificial Neural Network," Sensors, 21(15),(2021), 5188;
  • July 2021
    A new approach to reduce noise from PSP resulting images.
    • T. Inoue, Y. Matsuda, T. Ikami,T. Nonomura, Y. Egami, and H. Nagai, "Data-driven approach for noise reduction in pressure-sensitive paint data based on modal expansion and time-series data at optimally placed points," Physics of Fluids, Vol.33(7),(2021), 077105
  • March 2021
    • D.Kurihara, Y. Egami, and H.Sakaue, "Luminescent intensity enhancement of pressure-sensitive paint by optimization of mole fraction of oxygen", Aerospace Science and Technology
      Vol.112, (2021), 106627
  • November 2020
    This is a paper on the fast-responding pressure-sensitive paint with a response time less than 10 microseconds.
    • Y. Egami, A. Hasegawa, Y. Matsuda, T. Ikami, H. Nagai, "Ruthenium-based fast-responding pressure-sensitive paint for measuring small pressure fluctuation in low-speed flow field", Measurement Science and Technology, Vol.32, No.2,(2021), 024003 (12pp).
  • March 2020
    This is a paper on the simultaneous measurement of temperature distribution and bubble motion in gas-liquid two-phase flows.
    (Open access)
    • Y. Matsuda, O. Kawanam, R. Orimoa, K. Uete, A. Watanabe, Y. Egami, H. Yamaguchi, T. Niimi, "Simultaneous measurement of gas-liquid interface motion and temperature distribution on heated surface using temperature-sensitive paint", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.153, (2020), 119567
  • Feb. 2020
    This is a paper on copolymerized polymers for fast-responding PSP.
    • M. Obata, K. Yamai, M. Takahashi, S. Ueno, H. Ogura, Y. Egami, "Synthesis of an oxygen-permeable block copolymer with catechol groups and its application in polymer-ceramic pressure-sensitive paint", Polymer, Vol.191, (2020), 122281.
  • Jan 2019
    This is a paper on discussing the effect of solvents on fast-PSP properties.
    • Y. Egami, S. Konishi, Y.Sato, Y. Matsuda, "Effects of solvents for luminophore on dynamic and static characteristics of sprayable polymer/ceramic pressure-sensitive paint", Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol.286, (2019.01), P.188-194.
  • Jan 2019
    This is a paper on sprayable fast-responding PSP with a response time of less than 10  µs.
    • Y. Egami, Y. Sato, and S. Konishi, "Development of Sprayable Pressure-Sensitive Paint with a Response Time of Less Than 10  µs", AIAA Journal, Vol.57(5), (2019.05), P.2198–2203.
  • May 2016:
    Our paper was selected to the Highlights 2015 of Measurement Science and Technology
    • Y. Egami, J. Ueyama, S. Furukawa, T. Kameya, Y. Matsuda, H. Yamaguchi, T. Niimi, "Development of fast response bi-luminophore pressure-sensitive paint by means of inkjet printing technique", Measurement Science and Technology, Vol.26 (2015) 064004 (8pp). doi:10.1088/0957-0233/26/6/064004

MST Highlights of 2015

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