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Title: Energetic composite and system with enhanced mechanical sensitivity to initiation of self-sustained reaction

Abstract

An energetic composition and system using amassed energetic multilayer pieces which are formed from the division, such as for example by cutting, scoring, breaking, crushing, shearing, etc., of a mechanically activatable monolithic energetic multilayer(s) (e.g. macro-scale sheets of multilayer films), for enhancing the sensitivity of the energetic composite and system to mechanical initiation of self-sustained reaction. In particular, mechanical initiation of the energetic composition may be achieved with significantly lower mechanical energy inputs than that typically required for initiating the monolithic energetic multilayers from which it is derived.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Brentwood, CA
  2. (Palo Alto, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1041258
Patent Number(s):
8187398
Application Number:
11/804,454
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C06 - EXPLOSIVES C06B - EXPLOSIVES OR THERMIC COMPOSITIONS
C - CHEMISTRY C06 - EXPLOSIVES C06C - DETONATING OR PRIMING DEVICES
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Gash, Alexander E, and Barbee, Jr., Troy W. Energetic composite and system with enhanced mechanical sensitivity to initiation of self-sustained reaction. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Gash, Alexander E, & Barbee, Jr., Troy W. Energetic composite and system with enhanced mechanical sensitivity to initiation of self-sustained reaction. United States.
Gash, Alexander E, and Barbee, Jr., Troy W. Tue . "Energetic composite and system with enhanced mechanical sensitivity to initiation of self-sustained reaction". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1041258.
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