Bromoform (CHBr sub 3 ) -- A very high-pressure shock-wave analyzer

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Bromoform, CHBr{sub 3}, appears to radiate like a black body. This means that the amount of radiation emitted from the shock front is extremely sensitive to temperature and hence even more sensitive to pressure. This feature has been exploited to locate overtake waves in impact experiments. Heretofore, Bromoform was used only for making timing measurements. However, if its P, V, E, and T EOS are known it could be used as high-pressure analyzer. Measurements to determine the Hugoniot, the Grueneisen parameter, {gamma}, and its optical radiation characterization are described, and preliminary data are presented. 8 refs., 7 figs., 1 tab.

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McQueen, R.G. & Isaak, D.G. January 1, 1989.

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Bromoform, CHBr{sub 3}, appears to radiate like a black body. This means that the amount of radiation emitted from the shock front is extremely sensitive to temperature and hence even more sensitive to pressure. This feature has been exploited to locate overtake waves in impact experiments. Heretofore, Bromoform was used only for making timing measurements. However, if its P, V, E, and T EOS are known it could be used as high-pressure analyzer. Measurements to determine the Hugoniot, the Grueneisen parameter, {gamma}, and its optical radiation characterization are described, and preliminary data are presented. 8 refs., 7 figs., 1 tab.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01 - OSTI; GPO Dep.

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  • American Physical Society topical conference on shock compression of condensed matter, Albuquerque, NM (USA), 14-17 Aug 1989

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  • Other: DE90006485
  • Report No.: LA-UR-90-126
  • Report No.: CONF-890812--65
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5056123
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1055969

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McQueen, R.G. & Isaak, D.G. Bromoform (CHBr sub 3 ) -- A very high-pressure shock-wave analyzer, article, January 1, 1989; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1055969/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.