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The Electrical and Optical Properties of Rapidly Exploded Wires

  • Francis H. WebbJr.
  • Henry H. Hilton
  • Paul H. Levine
  • Alvin V. Tollestrup

Abstract

A series of experiments has been performed on exploding small wires in times less than 10−7 sec with peak specific power levels between 5 · 1012 and 2 · 1014 w/mol. The processes occurring in the wire prior to and during the explosion process have been studied.

Keywords

Apparent Resistivity Main Sequence Magnetic Pressure Wire Resistance Vaporization Front 
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© Plenum Press New York 1962

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francis H. WebbJr.
    • 1
  • Henry H. Hilton
    • 1
  • Paul H. Levine
    • 2
  • Alvin V. Tollestrup
    • 2
  1. 1.Electro-Optical Systems, Inc.PasadenaUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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