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Title: Initiation devices, initiation systems including initiation devices and related methods

Abstract

Initiation devices may include at least one substrate, an initiation element positioned on a first side of the at least one substrate, and a spark gap electrically coupled to the initiation element and positioned on a second side of the at least one substrate. Initiation devices may include a plurality of substrates where at least one substrate of the plurality of substrates is electrically connected to at least one adjacent substrate of the plurality of substrates with at least one via extending through the at least one substrate. Initiation systems may include such initiation devices. Methods of igniting energetic materials include passing a current through a spark gap formed on at least one substrate of the initiation device, passing the current through at least one via formed through the at least one substrate, and passing the current through an explosive bridge wire of the initiation device.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1434515
Patent Number(s):
9,939,235
Application Number:
14/049,614
Assignee:
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID) INL
DOE Contract Number:
AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Oct 09
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Daniels, Michael A., Condit, Reston A., Rasmussen, Nikki, and Wallace, Ronald S.. Initiation devices, initiation systems including initiation devices and related methods. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Daniels, Michael A., Condit, Reston A., Rasmussen, Nikki, & Wallace, Ronald S.. Initiation devices, initiation systems including initiation devices and related methods. United States.
Daniels, Michael A., Condit, Reston A., Rasmussen, Nikki, and Wallace, Ronald S.. Tue . "Initiation devices, initiation systems including initiation devices and related methods". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1434515.
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abstractNote = {Initiation devices may include at least one substrate, an initiation element positioned on a first side of the at least one substrate, and a spark gap electrically coupled to the initiation element and positioned on a second side of the at least one substrate. Initiation devices may include a plurality of substrates where at least one substrate of the plurality of substrates is electrically connected to at least one adjacent substrate of the plurality of substrates with at least one via extending through the at least one substrate. Initiation systems may include such initiation devices. Methods of igniting energetic materials include passing a current through a spark gap formed on at least one substrate of the initiation device, passing the current through at least one via formed through the at least one substrate, and passing the current through an explosive bridge wire of the initiation device.},
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year = {Tue Apr 10 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
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