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High Energy Concentration by Spherical Converging Shocks in a Shock Tube with Conically Shaped Test Section

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Converging shock waves have been extensively investigated during the past several decades. Continuing interest in this research is motivated by the ability to obtain extreme conditions in gas in the focal region. In a pioneering work, Guderley [1], (1942) published a self-similar solution of the amplification of strong converging spherical and cylindrical shock waves close to the center of convergence. Another solution to the problem was presented by Stanyukovich [2], and since then a large number of analytical and numerical studies have been conducted, see e.g. Refs. [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8].

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Apazidis, N., Kjellander, M., Tillmark, N. (2015). High Energy Concentration by Spherical Converging Shocks in a Shock Tube with Conically Shaped Test Section. In: Bonazza, R., Ranjan, D. (eds) 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves 1. ISSW 2013. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16835-7_19

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