Joint Actinide Shock Physics Experimental Research ( JASPER ) Facility Overview

  • Braddy R
  • Homes N
  • Konrad C
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The JASPER Facility will utilize a Two-Stage Light Gas Gun (see Figure 1) to conduct equation-of-state (EOS) experiments of plutonium and other special nuclear materials. The overall facility will be discussed with emphasis on the Two-Stage Light Gas Gun characteristics and mission. The primary and secondary containment systems that were developed for this project will be presented. Primary gun diagnostics and timing will also be discussed.

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  • Robert W Braddy

  • Neil Homes

  • Carl H. Konrad

  • Mark Martinez

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