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Title: Joint Actinide Shock Physics Experimental Research - JASPER

Commonly known as JASPER the Joint Actinide Shock Physics Experimental Research facility is a two stage light gas gun used to study the behavior of plutonium and other materials under high pressures, temperatures, and strain rates.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1167086
Resource Type:
Other
Research Org:
NNSA (National Nuclear Security Administration)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
38 RADIATION CHEMISTRY, RADIOCHEMISTRY, AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY JASPER; LIGHT GAS GUN; PLUTONIUM; TESTING; SHOCK WAVES