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Title: Detonation wave detection probe including parallel electrodes on a flexible backing strip

A device for sensing the occurrence of destructive events and events involving mechanical shock in a non-intrusive manner. A pair of electrodes is disposed in a parallel configuration on a backing strip of flexible film. Electrical circuitry is used to sense the time at which an event causes electrical continuity between the electrodes or, with a sensor configuration where the electrodes are shorted together, to sense the time at which electrical continuity is lost.
  1. (Los Alamos, NM)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Regents of University of California (Alameda, CA) LANL
Patent Number(s):
US 5477156
Contract Number:
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM
Country of Publication:
United States
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