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Holographic Measurement Of Ejecta From Shocked Metal Surfaces
Author(s): Charles McMillan; Richard Whipkey
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Paper Abstract

We describe a holographic system that measures the size distribution of particles ejected from a shocked lead surface at speeds up to 2.8 mm/µs. Observed diameters range from 3μm to 50 μm. The three-dimensional distribution of the particles permits inferences about the uniformity of their distribution and velocity. Comparison of the holographic results for the mass with those obtained using a momentum transfer technique show general agreement but indicate that further refinement of both techniques may be necessary.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 June 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1032, 18th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (7 June 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.969162
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Charles McMillan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)
Richard Whipkey, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1032:
18th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
DaHeng Wang, Editor(s)

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