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Size Measurements Of High Velocity Particle Distributions
Author(s): Charles F McMillan
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Paper Abstract

We have developed a technique for measuring size distributions of particles in the 1 to l0μm range that are moving at speeds of up to 4mm/μsec transverse to the direction of observation. We do this by measuring intensity as a function of angle for light scattered from the particles using an electronic streaking camera to record variations in time. Initial experiments studying particles ejected from shocked lead surfaces indicate that there are two dominant size classes having diameters of approximately lμm and 6μm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1987
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0674, 17th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.975561
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Charles F McMillan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0674:
17th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
Donald Hollingworth; Maurice W. McDowell, Editor(s)

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