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Title: High Resolution Diagnostics of a Linear Shaped Charge Jet

Abstract

The linear shaped charge is designed to produce a knife blade-like flat jet, which will perforate and sever one side of a modestly hard target from the other. This charge is approximately plane wave initiated and used a water pipe quality circular copper liner. To establish the quality of this jet we report about an experiment using several of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory high-resolution diagnostics previously published in this meeting [1]. Image converter tube camera stereo image pairs were obtained early in the jet formation process. Individual IC images were taken just after the perforation of a thin steel plate. These pictures are augmented with 70 mm format rotating mirror framing images, orthogonal 450 KeV flash radiograph pairs, and arrival time switches (velocity traps) positioned along the length of the jet edge. We have confirmed that linear shaped charges are subject to the same need for high quality copper as any other metal jetting device.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab., Livermore, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Defense Programs (DP) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
792343
Report Number(s):
UCRL-JC-133098
TRN: US200223%%567
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-Eng-48
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 18th International Symposium and Exhibition on Ballistics, San Antonio, TX (US), 11/15/1999--11/19/1999; Other Information: PBD: 10 Aug 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; CAMERAS; CHEMICAL EXPLOSIVES; COPPER; IMAGE CONVERTERS; IMAGES; MIRRORS; RESOLUTION; STEELS; SWITCHES; TARGETS; VELOCITY; WATER

Citation Formats

Chase, J B, Kuklo, R M, Shaw, L L, Carter, D L, and Baum, D W. High Resolution Diagnostics of a Linear Shaped Charge Jet. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Chase, J B, Kuklo, R M, Shaw, L L, Carter, D L, & Baum, D W. High Resolution Diagnostics of a Linear Shaped Charge Jet. United States.
Chase, J B, Kuklo, R M, Shaw, L L, Carter, D L, and Baum, D W. Tue . "High Resolution Diagnostics of a Linear Shaped Charge Jet". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/792343.
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abstractNote = {The linear shaped charge is designed to produce a knife blade-like flat jet, which will perforate and sever one side of a modestly hard target from the other. This charge is approximately plane wave initiated and used a water pipe quality circular copper liner. To establish the quality of this jet we report about an experiment using several of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory high-resolution diagnostics previously published in this meeting [1]. Image converter tube camera stereo image pairs were obtained early in the jet formation process. Individual IC images were taken just after the perforation of a thin steel plate. These pictures are augmented with 70 mm format rotating mirror framing images, orthogonal 450 KeV flash radiograph pairs, and arrival time switches (velocity traps) positioned along the length of the jet edge. We have confirmed that linear shaped charges are subject to the same need for high quality copper as any other metal jetting device.},
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