TITLE

Thin foil acceleration method for measuring the unloading isentropes of shock-compressed matter

AUTHOR(S)
Kanel, G. I.; Fortov, V. E.; Khishchenko, K. V.; Utkin, A. V.; Razorenov, S. V.; Lomonosov, I. V.; Mehlhorn, T.; Asay, J. R.; Chhabildas, L. C.
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 505 Issue 1, p1179
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The thin foil acceleration method was tested in explosively-driven experiments with shock compressed PMMA and polyethylene at shock pressures up to 35 GPa. A transition was observed from the behavior expected for condensed matter to the gas-like response of the PMMA samples. Measurements of the PMMA unloading isentrope have been completed by modification of the equation of state in the vaporization region.
ACCESSION #
5985603

 

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