New PDF release: Exploding Wires: Volume 2 Proceedings of the Second

By William G. Chace (auth.), William G. Chace, Howard K. Moore (eds.)

This quantity includes the complaints of the second one convention at the Exploding twine Phenomenon. as well as the overall concept of exploding wires, this convention thought of exploding cord surprise waves; the new release by way of exploding wires of maximum tem­ peratures, X-rays, and extremely excessive pressures; instrumentationprob­ lems in twine explosions; and, for the 1st time, exploding foils. backed by means of the Geophysics examine Directorate ofthe Air strength Cambridge examine Laboratories, this symposium used to be held in Boston, Massachusetts, on November thirteen and 14, 1961. To fill a distinct desire for prepared entry to info, quantity of Exploding Wires includes a entire index which should still facilitate using either volumes at the exploding twine phenomenon. it's not attainable to specific complete appreciation to all these whose beneficiant suggestions made the second one convention and this quantity attainable. it truly is sure, although, that with no the cooperation of Dr. John N. Howard, Laboratory leader, and Mr. Morton A. Levine, department leader, there might have been no convention. certain ac­ knowledgment is going to the workers of the Hydromagnetics Laboratory for its helpful relief: to Mrs. William Watson for unparalleled secretarial paintings; to Mr. E. H. Cullington for technical guidance; to Mr. C. V. Fish for drawings, graphs, and artwork; and to Mr. okay. R. Saari for images. specific gratitude is because of Mr.

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12 and 13 the apparent resistivity as a function of time following the onset of vaporization for silver wires is plotted. These I N Il. Sil wer 1~88 Wi,. ,. E 300 E 300 t 0 ~ 200 200 ( 1An9th Q.. o ·290 , >- .... :; a o. 55 in 10_. z 10 70 10 50 ~ 40 in ~ .... : ... 290 on lon, 10_. ao 13 _. , 15_. • 18h 30 20 20 o o TIME FOLLOWING ONSET OF VAPORIZATION IN NANOSECONDS, (II Fig. 12. Apparent resistivity as a function of time following the onset of vaporization for silver wires. Webb et al. 55 1 000 r-~'--r~--r-~'--r-'--r-~-r~-'--r-~-r~-'-' 800 600 E 400 u 200 E )0- f- > - f- 100 80 (,() (/) w 60 cr: fZ 40 W .

S. meeting in Pasadena. California, December, 1959. 4. E. M. Dewan. "Generalizations of the Saha Equations. " Phys. Fluids Vol. 4, p. 759, 1961. THE ELECTRICAL AND OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF RAPIDLY EXPLODED WIRES * Francis H. , and Henry H. Hilton Electro-Optical Systems, Inc. Pasadena, California and Paul H. Levine and Alvin V. Tollestrup Department of Physics California Institute of Technology Pasadena, California A series of experiments has been performed on exploding small wires in times less than 10- 7 sec with peak specific power levels between S· 10 12 and 2· 1014 w/mol.

241. 5. P. G. McMillan, Phys. Fluids Vol. 4. p. 911,1961. 6. john H. Park, j. Research Natl. Bur. Standards Vol. 39, p. 191. 1947. 7. j. Tucker. j. Appl. Phys. Vol. 32. p. 1894. 1961. LOWER- UPPER BOUNDS OF TEMPERATURES FOR WIRES EXPLODED IN A VACUUM Carl A. Rouse Lawrence Radiation Laboratory University of California Livermore, California Preliminary results of attempts to establish lower-upper bounds on exploding wire temperatures have been completed. The numerical code used allows for hydrodynamic motion, radiation, ionization, and a time-dependent energy dump.

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