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Explosive initiation using radiation from a shock wave-pumped solid state laser
Author(s): Anatoly S. Boreisho; Alexander F. Leonov; Leonid Yu Frolov-Bagreev
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Paper Abstract

Results of theoretical simulation and field tests of a shock wave pumped solid state laser are presented. The laser has demonstrated real capabilities to initiate explosives. Operating without external sources of electrical power, the laser is pumped with the radiation from converging axially symmetric shock waves in argon.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 September 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3343, High-Power Laser Ablation, (14 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321523
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Anatoly S. Boreisho, Baltic State Technical Univ. (Russia)
Alexander F. Leonov, Baltic State Technical Univ. (Russia)
Leonid Yu Frolov-Bagreev, Baltic State Technical Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3343:
High-Power Laser Ablation
Claude R. Phipps, Editor(s)

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