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Shock Wave Studies In Optically Transparent Materials
Author(s): M. Hayek; D. Segal; G. Luttwak; A. Birnbom; Y. Carmel
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Paper Abstract

Shock wave propagation in plexiglas, generated by an oblique detonation is monitored using a shadowgraph framing camera technique. The transparent material loses its transparency upon arrival of the shock wave and then regains it behind the shock front where the pressure drops. The experimental dataare compared to a semianalytic calculation and to a two dimenstional numerical simulation. Good agreement is obtained with both calculations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1985
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0491, 16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.967988
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M. Hayek, Government of Israel (Israel)
D. Segal, Government of Israel (Israel)
G. Luttwak, Government of Israel (Israel)
A. Birnbom, Government of Israel (Israel)
Y. Carmel, Government of Israel (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0491:
16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
Michel L. Andre; Manfred Hugenschmidt, Editor(s)

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