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Title: Light gas gun with reduced timing jitter

Abstract

Gas gun with reduced timing jitter. A gas gun having a prepressurized projectile held in place with a glass rod in compression is described. The glass rod is destroyed with an explosive at a precise time which allows a restraining pin to be moved and free the projectile.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Los Alamos, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
871602
Patent Number(s):
5762057
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F41 - WEAPONS F41B - WEAPONS FOR PROJECTING MISSILES WITHOUT USE OF EXPLOSIVE OR COMBUSTIBLE PROPELLANT CHARGE
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
light; gas; gun; reduced; timing; jitter; prepressurized; projectile; held; glass; rod; compression; described; destroyed; explosive; precise; time; allows; restraining; moved; free; gas gun; light gas; reduced timing; timing jitter; glass rod; precise time; /124/

Citation Formats

Laabs, Gary W, Funk, David J, and Asay, Blaine W. Light gas gun with reduced timing jitter. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Laabs, Gary W, Funk, David J, & Asay, Blaine W. Light gas gun with reduced timing jitter. United States.
Laabs, Gary W, Funk, David J, and Asay, Blaine W. Thu . "Light gas gun with reduced timing jitter". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871602.
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abstractNote = {Gas gun with reduced timing jitter. A gas gun having a prepressurized projectile held in place with a glass rod in compression is described. The glass rod is destroyed with an explosive at a precise time which allows a restraining pin to be moved and free the projectile.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {1}
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