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Title: SCB initiator

Abstract

A detonator for high explosives initiated by mechanical impact includes a cylindrical barrel, a layer of flyer material mechanically covering the barrel at one end, and a semiconductor bridge ignitor including a pair of electrically conductive pads connected by a semiconductor bridge. The bridge is in operational contact with the layer, whereby ignition of said bridge forces a portion of the layer through the barrel to detonate the explosive. Input means are provided for igniting the semiconductor bridge ignitor.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [2]
  1. (Albuquerque, NM)
  2. Albuquerque, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
AT&T
OSTI Identifier:
875166
Patent Number(s):
H1366
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
scb; initiator; detonator; explosives; initiated; mechanical; impact; cylindrical; barrel; layer; flyer; material; mechanically; covering; semiconductor; bridge; ignitor; including; pair; electrically; conductive; pads; connected; operational; contact; whereby; ignition; forces; portion; detonate; explosive; input; means; provided; igniting; electrically conductive; semiconductor bridge; input means; mechanical impact; flyer material; cylindrical barrel; /102/

Citation Formats

Bickes, Jr., Robert W., Renlund, Anita M, and Stanton, Philip L. SCB initiator. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Bickes, Jr., Robert W., Renlund, Anita M, & Stanton, Philip L. SCB initiator. United States.
Bickes, Jr., Robert W., Renlund, Anita M, and Stanton, Philip L. Sat . "SCB initiator". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/875166.
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author = {Bickes, Jr., Robert W. and Renlund, Anita M and Stanton, Philip L},
abstractNote = {A detonator for high explosives initiated by mechanical impact includes a cylindrical barrel, a layer of flyer material mechanically covering the barrel at one end, and a semiconductor bridge ignitor including a pair of electrically conductive pads connected by a semiconductor bridge. The bridge is in operational contact with the layer, whereby ignition of said bridge forces a portion of the layer through the barrel to detonate the explosive. Input means are provided for igniting the semiconductor bridge ignitor.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {1}
}

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