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Title: Method and system for making integrated solid-state fire-sets and detonators

Abstract

A slapper detonator comprises a solid-state high-voltage capacitor, a low-jitter dielectric breakdown switch and trigger circuitry, a detonator transmission line, an exploding foil bridge, and a flier material. All these components are fabricated in a single solid-state device using thin film deposition techniques.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [1]
  1. Livermore, CA
  2. Union City, CA
  3. Fremont, CA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
871438
Patent Number(s):
US 5731538
Assignee:
Regents of University of California (Oakland, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; integrated; solid-state; fire-sets; detonators; slapper; detonator; comprises; high-voltage; capacitor; low-jitter; dielectric; breakdown; switch; trigger; circuitry; transmission; line; exploding; foil; bridge; flier; material; components; fabricated; single; device; film; deposition; techniques; trigger circuit; film deposition; slapper detonator; transmission line; deposition techniques; deposition technique; dielectric breakdown; voltage capacitor; detonator comprises; /102/

Citation Formats

O'Brien, Dennis W, Druce, Robert L, Johnson, Gary W, Vogtlin, George E, Barbee, Jr., Troy W., and Lee, Ronald S. Method and system for making integrated solid-state fire-sets and detonators. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
O'Brien, Dennis W, Druce, Robert L, Johnson, Gary W, Vogtlin, George E, Barbee, Jr., Troy W., & Lee, Ronald S. Method and system for making integrated solid-state fire-sets and detonators. United States.
O'Brien, Dennis W, Druce, Robert L, Johnson, Gary W, Vogtlin, George E, Barbee, Jr., Troy W., and Lee, Ronald S. 1998. "Method and system for making integrated solid-state fire-sets and detonators". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871438.
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abstractNote = {A slapper detonator comprises a solid-state high-voltage capacitor, a low-jitter dielectric breakdown switch and trigger circuitry, a detonator transmission line, an exploding foil bridge, and a flier material. All these components are fabricated in a single solid-state device using thin film deposition techniques.},
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