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Title: Triboluminescent indicator system

Abstract

There is provided a light emitting device comprising a plurality of triboluminescent particles dispersed throughout a low density, frangible body and activated by rapidly crushing the body in order to transfer mechanical energy to some portion of the particles. The light emitted by these mechanically excited particles is collected and directed into a light conduit and transmitted to a detector/indicator means.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Livermore, CA
  2. Sunol, CA
  3. (Danville, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL-CA), Livermore, CA
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
958130
Patent Number(s):
6581474
Application Number:
09/792,670
Assignee:
Sandia National Laboratories (Livermore, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01N - INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01P - MEASURING LINEAR OR ANGULAR SPEED, ACCELERATION, DECELERATION, OR SHOCK
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Goods, Steven H, Dentinger, Paul M, and Whinnery, Jr., Leroy L. Triboluminescent indicator system. United States: N. p., 2003. Web.
Goods, Steven H, Dentinger, Paul M, & Whinnery, Jr., Leroy L. Triboluminescent indicator system. United States.
Goods, Steven H, Dentinger, Paul M, and Whinnery, Jr., Leroy L. Tue . "Triboluminescent indicator system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/958130.
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abstractNote = {There is provided a light emitting device comprising a plurality of triboluminescent particles dispersed throughout a low density, frangible body and activated by rapidly crushing the body in order to transfer mechanical energy to some portion of the particles. The light emitted by these mechanically excited particles is collected and directed into a light conduit and transmitted to a detector/indicator means.},
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year = {2003},
month = {6}
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