Accession Number : ADD010852

Title :   A Microwave System for Particle and Shock Velocity Measurement in a Geological Type Material.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Nagumo,G ; Lieberman,P ; Miller,D ; Knox,R

Report Date : 05 Nov 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The microwave system described in this document uses a high dielectric constant waveguide embedded in a low dielectric constant sheath with mechanical properties matched to those of the surrounding geological material with an end microwave reflecting surface 5 to create a standing wave to permit measurement of particle and shock velocities resulting from an explosion. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Microwave equipment, *Dielectric waveguides, *Underground explosions, Measurement, Standing waves, Embedding, Geology, Particles, Shock waves, Velocity, Mechanical properties

Subject Categories : Explosions
      Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE