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Title: Bidirectional slapper detonator

Abstract

The disclosure is directed to a bidirectional slapper detonator. One embodiment utilizes a single bridge circuit to detonate a pair of opposing initiating pellets. A line generator embodiment uses a plurality of bridges in electrical series to generate opposing cylindrical wavefronts.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Los Alamos, NM)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM
OSTI Identifier:
865163
Patent Number(s):
4471697
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) LANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
bidirectional; slapper; detonator; disclosure; directed; embodiment; utilizes; single; bridge; circuit; detonate; pair; opposing; initiating; pellets; line; generator; plurality; bridges; electrical; series; generate; cylindrical; wavefronts; embodiment utilizes; slapper detonator; bridge circuit; electrical series; bidirectional slapper; /102/

Citation Formats

McCormick, Robert N., and Boyd, Melissa D. Bidirectional slapper detonator. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
McCormick, Robert N., & Boyd, Melissa D. Bidirectional slapper detonator. United States.
McCormick, Robert N., and Boyd, Melissa D. Sun . "Bidirectional slapper detonator". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865163.
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title = {Bidirectional slapper detonator},
author = {McCormick, Robert N. and Boyd, Melissa D.},
abstractNote = {The disclosure is directed to a bidirectional slapper detonator. One embodiment utilizes a single bridge circuit to detonate a pair of opposing initiating pellets. A line generator embodiment uses a plurality of bridges in electrical series to generate opposing cylindrical wavefronts.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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