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Limited aperture light source streak photography

Vassiliou, M. S. and Ahrens, Thomas J. (1982) Limited aperture light source streak photography. Review of Scientific Instruments, 53 (1). pp. 108-109. ISSN 0034-6748. doi:10.1063/1.1136807.

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In shock wave equation‐of‐state experiments employing inclined mirror techniques, limited aperture light sources such as the xenon flash lamp are generally more convenient to use than extended light sources employing explosives, but can create alignment problems when mirror inclination angles are large. These problems can be solved by employing a wedge‐shaped inclined mirror in place of a flat one.

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Additional Information:© 1982 American Institute of Physics. Received 18 June 1981; accepted for publication 16 September 1981. This work was supported by the Earth Sciences Section, National Science Foundation, Grant #EAR 79-06766. (Contribution #3595, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology).
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NSF Earth SciencesEAR 79- 06766
Subject Keywords:streak photography; light sources; apertures; data; shock waves; equations of state; xenon;, mirrors; flash tubes; explosives; alignment; inclination; configuration; mathematical models
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Caltech Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences3595
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Classification Code:PACS: 07.68.+m; 46.40.Cd; 46.40.Jj; 43.40.+s
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Official Citation:Limited aperture light source streak photography M. S. Vassiliou and Thomas J. Ahrens, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 53, 108 (1982), DOI:10.1063/1.1136807
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