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Title: Electrofracturing test system and method of determining material characteristics of electrofractured material samples

A device for electrofracturing a material sample and analyzing the material sample is disclosed. The device simulates an in situ electrofracturing environment so as to obtain electrofractured material characteristics representative of field applications while allowing permeability testing of the fractured sample under in situ conditions.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1373741
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation SNL-A
Patent Number(s):
9,719,908
Application Number:
14/625,287
Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Feb 18
Research Org:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION

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