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Title: Hybrid armature projectile

Abstract

A projectile for a railgun that uses a hybrid armature and provides a seed block around part of the outer surface of the projectile to seed the hybrid plasma brush. In addition, the hybrid armature is continuously vaporized to replenish plasma in a plasma armature to provide a tandem armature and provides a unique ridge and groove to reduce plasma blowby.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6252120
Patent Number(s):
5191164
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-678430
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48; AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1 Apr 1991
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; RAILGUN ACCELERATORS; ARMATURES; EVAPORATION; MILITARY EQUIPMENT; PLASMA; PLASMA PRODUCTION; PROJECTILES; ACCELERATORS; EQUIPMENT; PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS; 450000* - Military Technology, Weaponry, & National Defense

Citation Formats

Hawke, R S, Asay, J R, Hall, C A, Konrad, C H, Sauve, G L, Shahinpoor, M, and Susoeff, A R. Hybrid armature projectile. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Hawke, R S, Asay, J R, Hall, C A, Konrad, C H, Sauve, G L, Shahinpoor, M, & Susoeff, A R. Hybrid armature projectile. United States.
Hawke, R S, Asay, J R, Hall, C A, Konrad, C H, Sauve, G L, Shahinpoor, M, and Susoeff, A R. Tue . "Hybrid armature projectile". United States.
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abstractNote = {A projectile for a railgun that uses a hybrid armature and provides a seed block around part of the outer surface of the projectile to seed the hybrid plasma brush. In addition, the hybrid armature is continuously vaporized to replenish plasma in a plasma armature to provide a tandem armature and provides a unique ridge and groove to reduce plasma blowby.},
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