Sandia National Laboratories shock thermodynamics applied research (STAR) facility

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The Sandia National Laboratories Shock Thermodynamics Applied Research (STAR) Facility has recently consolidated three different guns and a variety of instrumentation capabilities into a single location. The guns available at the facility consist of a single-stage light gas gun, a single-stage propellant gun and a two-stage light gas gun, which cover a velocity range from 15 m/s to 8 km/s. Instrumentation available at the facility includes optical and microwave interferometry, time-resolved holography, fast x-radiography, framing and streak photography, fast multi-wavelength pyrometry, piezoelectric and piezoresistive gauges and computer data reduction. This report discusses the guns and instrumentation available at the facility ... continued below

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Pages: 93

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Asay, J.R. August 1, 1981.

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The Sandia National Laboratories Shock Thermodynamics Applied Research (STAR) Facility has recently consolidated three different guns and a variety of instrumentation capabilities into a single location. The guns available at the facility consist of a single-stage light gas gun, a single-stage propellant gun and a two-stage light gas gun, which cover a velocity range from 15 m/s to 8 km/s. Instrumentation available at the facility includes optical and microwave interferometry, time-resolved holography, fast x-radiography, framing and streak photography, fast multi-wavelength pyrometry, piezoelectric and piezoresistive gauges and computer data reduction. This report discusses the guns and instrumentation available at the facility and selected recent applications.

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NTIS, PC A05/MF A01.

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  • Other: DE82006876
  • Report No.: SAND-81-1901
  • Grant Number: AC04-76DP00789
  • DOI: 10.2172/5313682 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5313682
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1063998

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Asay, J.R. Sandia National Laboratories shock thermodynamics applied research (STAR) facility, report, August 1, 1981; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1063998/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.