Accession Number:

ADA263702

Title:

Response of Energetic Solids to Light, Heat and Shock Pulses

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Jan 1990-31 Dec 1992

Corporate Author:

ILLINOIS UNIV AT URBANA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-03-12

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

Despite wide ranging efforts, little is known about the molecular basis of initiation to detonation by shock waves of energetic solid materials. Ultrafast optical spectroscopy was used to study molecular energy transfer and shock wave induced chemistry in energetic materials and related systems. Theoretical models were developed to gain further understanding of these important processes.... Energetic materials, Initiation to detonation, Shock waves, Ultrafast optical spectroscopy.

Subject Categories:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE