Ejected particle size measurement using Mie scattering in high explosive driven shockwave experiments
In this paper, we report on the development of a diagnostic to provide constraints on the size of particles ejected from shocked metallic surfaces. The diagnostic is based on measurements of the intensity of laser light transmitted through a cloud of ejected particles as well as the angular distribution of scattered light, and the analysis of the resulting data is done using the Mie solution. Finally, we describe static experiments to test our experimental apparatus and present initial results of dynamic experiments on Sn targets. Improvements for future experiments are briefly discussed.
- Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
- National Securities Technology, Los Alamos, NM (United States)
- National Securities Technology, Santa Barbara, CA (United States). Special Technologies Lab.
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Journal ID: ISSN 0021-8979
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- Accepted Manuscript
- Journal Name:
- Journal of Applied Physics
- Additional Journal Information:
- Journal Volume: 117; Journal Issue: 22; Journal ID: ISSN 0021-8979
- American Institute of Physics (AIP)
- Research Org:
- Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); National Securities Technology, Los Alamos, NM (United States); National Securities Technology, Santa Barbara, CA (United States)
- Sponsoring Org:
- USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS Fiber optics; ejecta; particle size; tin; particle scattering; light scattering; scattering measurements; mie scattering
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