Shock compression synthesis of hard materials

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The purpose of this research was to adapt the high explosives technology that was developed in conjunction with nuclear weapons programs to subjecting materials to ultra-high pressures and to explore the utility of this technique for the synthesis of hard materials. The research was conducted in collaboration with researchers at the University of Texas, Texas Tech University and Pantex (Mason and Hanger Corp.). The group designed, modeled, built, and tested a new device that allows quantitative recovery of grams of material that have been subjected to unprecedented pressures. The modeling work was done at Texas Tech and Pantex. The metal ... continued below

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Willson, C.G. March 1, 1999.

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  • Willson, C.G. Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX (United States). Dept. of Chemistry

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The purpose of this research was to adapt the high explosives technology that was developed in conjunction with nuclear weapons programs to subjecting materials to ultra-high pressures and to explore the utility of this technique for the synthesis of hard materials. The research was conducted in collaboration with researchers at the University of Texas, Texas Tech University and Pantex (Mason and Hanger Corp.). The group designed, modeled, built, and tested a new device that allows quantitative recovery of grams of material that have been subjected to unprecedented pressures. The modeling work was done at Texas Tech and Pantex. The metal parts and material samples were made at the University of Texas, and Pantex machined the explosives, assembled the devices and conducted the detonations. Sample characterization was carried out at the University of Texas and Texas Tech.

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OSTI as DE99002189

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  • Other Information: PBD: Mar 1999

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  • Other: DE99002189
  • Report No.: ANRCP--1999-13
  • Grant Number: FC04-95AL85832
  • DOI: 10.2172/334297 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 334297
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc674288

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Willson, C.G. Shock compression synthesis of hard materials, report, March 1, 1999; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc674288/: accessed December 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.