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Title: Time resolved small angle X-ray scattering experiments performed on detonating explosives at the advanced photon source: Calculation of the time and distance between the detonation front and the x-ray beam

Time resolved Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS) experiments on detonating explosives have been conducted at Argonne National Laboratory's Advanced Photon Source Dynamic Compression Sector. The purpose of the experiments is to measure the SAXS patterns at tens of ns to a few μs behind the detonation front. Corresponding positions behind the detonation front are of order 0.1–10 mm. From the scattering patterns, properties of the explosive products relative to the time behind the detonation front can be inferred. Lastly, this report describes how the time and distance from the x-ray probe location to the detonation front is calculated, as well as the uncertainties and sources of uncertainty associated with the calculated times and distances.
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  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
  3. Washington State Univ., Argonne, IL (United States)
  4. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 0021-8979; TRN: US1700621
Grant/Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396; AC52-07NA27344; NA0002442; AC02-06CH11357
Published Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Applied Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 121; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 0021-8979
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA (United States). Inst. for Shock Physics
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Washington State University; Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRL); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22), Scientific User Facilities Division; USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Defense Programs (DP) (NA-10)
Country of Publication:
United States
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; Lead zirconate titanate; X-ray scattering; Carbon; Cameras; Blast waves; carbon clustering; carbon coagulation; detonation; x-ray scattering
OSTI Identifier:
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1349376; OSTI ID: 1351987; OSTI ID: 1373568; OSTI ID: 1400274