1 January 1991 Uses of Fabry-Perot velocimeters in studies of high explosives detonation
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Abstract
The Fabry Perot has become an important and valuable tool by which explosive performance information can be obtained relatively easily and inexpensively. Principle uses of the Fabry Perot have been free surface, and particle velocity measurements in one dimensional studies of explosive performance. In the cylinder test, it has been very useful to resolve early wall motions. We have refined methods of characterizing new explosives i.e. equation of state, C-J pressure, via the cylinder shot, flat plate, and particle velocity techniques. All of these use Fabry Perot as one of the principle diagnostics. Each of these experimental techniques are discussed briefly and some of the results obtained. Modeling developed to fit Fabry-Perot results are described along with future testing.
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R. Don Breithaupt, R. Don Breithaupt, Craig M. Tarver, Craig M. Tarver, } "Uses of Fabry-Perot velocimeters in studies of high explosives detonation", Proc. SPIE 1346, Ultrahigh- and High-Speed Photography, Videography, Photonics, and Velocimetry '90, (1 January 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.23338; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.23338
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