Accession Number : AD0163779

Title :   Sensor for Detecting Radio Frequency Currents in Carbon Bridge Detonator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Grinoch,Abraham

Report Date : 30 MAY 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The invention relates to an improved apparatus for monitoring induced electromagnetic current in carbon bridge detonators. A heat detecting means is held in close proximity to a chip bridge resistor, which simulates the carbon bridge in a carbon bridge detonator, to measure the heat radiated therefrom.

Descriptors :   (*DETECTORS, *PATENTS), (*DETONATORS, ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSES), ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS, RADIOFREQUENCY PULSES, CARBON RESISTORS, THERMOCOUPLES

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE