Accession Number:

ADA508254

Title:

Advanced Energetic Materials for Agent Defeat: Impact-Driven Reactions in Biocidal Reactive Materials for Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Applications

Descriptive Note:

Annual progress rept. 2008-2009

Corporate Author:

TEXAS UNIV AT AUSTIN INST FOR ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

Dynamic thermite reactions can produce hot iodine gas, which can destroy spore-forming bacteria. Initial experiments have demonstrated kill ratios of up to 0.9999.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE