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Title: Modular gradient-free shaped charge

Abstract

A shaped charge produces a constant velocity jet. The shaped charge is comprised of individual modules which can be assembled to produce a constant velocity jet of arbitrary length. The resulting jet speed is approximately twice the detonation velocity and independent of the liner material. The modular design also allows different liner materials to be used sequentially in the same jet.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1735103
Patent Number(s):
10731955
Application Number:
15/685,486
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F42 - AMMUNITION F42B - EXPLOSIVE CHARGES, e.g. FOR BLASTING, FIREWORKS, AMMUNITION
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E21 - EARTH DRILLING E21B - EARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 08/24/2017
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Baum, Dennis Willard. Modular gradient-free shaped charge. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Baum, Dennis Willard. Modular gradient-free shaped charge. United States.
Baum, Dennis Willard. Tue . "Modular gradient-free shaped charge". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1735103.
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