Quartz gauge response in ion radiation

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This paper describes recent work to make high quality quartz gauge (temporal and spatial) shock wave measurements in a pulsed ion beam environment. Intense ion beam radiation, nominally 1 MeV protons, was deposited into material samples instrumented with shunted quartz gauges adjacent to the ion deposition zone. Fluence levels were chosen to excite three fundamentally different material response modes (1) strong vapor, (2) combined vapor and melt phase and (3) thermoelastic material response. A unique quartz gauge design was utilized that employed printed circuit board (PCB) technology to facilitate electrical shielding, ruggedness, and fabrication @e meeting the essential one dimensional ... continued below

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Taylor, P.E.; Gilbert, P.H.; Kernthaler, C.; Lee, L.M.; Smith, E.A.; Reeder, S.T. et al. December 31, 1995.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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This paper describes recent work to make high quality quartz gauge (temporal and spatial) shock wave measurements in a pulsed ion beam environment. Intense ion beam radiation, nominally 1 MeV protons, was deposited into material samples instrumented with shunted quartz gauges adjacent to the ion deposition zone. Fluence levels were chosen to excite three fundamentally different material response modes (1) strong vapor, (2) combined vapor and melt phase and (3) thermoelastic material response. A unique quartz gauge design was utilized that employed printed circuit board (PCB) technology to facilitate electrical shielding, ruggedness, and fabrication @e meeting the essential one dimensional requirements of the characterized Sandia shunted quartz gauge. Shock loading and unloading experiments were conducted to evaluate the piezoelectric response of the coupled quartz gauge/PCB transducer. High fidelity shock wave profiles were recorded at the three ion fluence levels providing dynamic material response data for vapor, melt and solid material phases.

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  • American Physical Society biennial conference on shock compression of condensed matter, Seattle, WA (United States), 13-18 Aug 1995

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  • Other: DE96003700
  • Report No.: SAND--95-2850C
  • Report No.: CONF-950846--71
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 172135
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666120

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Taylor, P.E.; Gilbert, P.H.; Kernthaler, C.; Lee, L.M.; Smith, E.A.; Reeder, S.T. et al. Quartz gauge response in ion radiation, article, December 31, 1995; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666120/: accessed January 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.