Orientation-dependent shock response of explosive crystals

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Some orientations of PETN crystals have anomalously high shock initiation sensitivity around 4 to 5 GPa. Results of a series of laser interferometry experiments at 4.2 GPa show that this is associated with an elastic-plastic, two-wave structure with large elastic precursors. Implications for the initiation mechanism in single crystals is discussed. Initial work on beta phase, monoclinic HMX is also described.

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Dick, J.J. September 1, 1995.

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Some orientations of PETN crystals have anomalously high shock initiation sensitivity around 4 to 5 GPa. Results of a series of laser interferometry experiments at 4.2 GPa show that this is associated with an elastic-plastic, two-wave structure with large elastic precursors. Implications for the initiation mechanism in single crystals is discussed. Initial work on beta phase, monoclinic HMX is also described.

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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: DE95016986
  • Report No.: LA-UR--95-2636
  • Report No.: CONF-950846--21
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 97011
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc792977

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Dick, J.J. Orientation-dependent shock response of explosive crystals, article, September 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc792977/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.