A Directed Energy System for Defeat of Improvised Explosive Devices and Landmines

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We describe a laser system, built in our laboratory at LLNL, that has near-term, effective applications in exposing and neutralizing improvised explosive devices and landmines. We discuss experiments with this laser, demonstrating excavation capabilities and relevant material interactions. Model results are also described.

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Boley, C; Fochs, S; Parker, J; Rotter, M; Rubenchik, A & Yamamoto, R March 20, 2006.

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We describe a laser system, built in our laboratory at LLNL, that has near-term, effective applications in exposing and neutralizing improvised explosive devices and landmines. We discuss experiments with this laser, demonstrating excavation capabilities and relevant material interactions. Model results are also described.

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  • Presented at: Seventh International Symposium on Technology and the Mine Problem, Monterey, CA, United States, May 02 - May 05, 2006

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  • Report No.: UCRL-PROC-220154
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 889443
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Boley, C; Fochs, S; Parker, J; Rotter, M; Rubenchik, A & Yamamoto, R. A Directed Energy System for Defeat of Improvised Explosive Devices and Landmines, article, March 20, 2006; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc876353/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.