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2014 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2014 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 30-December 5, 2014 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Husam N. Alshareef, Amit Goyal, Gerardo Morell, José A. Varela, In Kyeong Yoo

Symposium VV : Recent Advances in Reactive Materials

2014-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

David Adams, Sandia National Laboratories
Edward Dreizin, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Huey Hoon Hng, Nanyang Technological University
Kyle Sullivan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Symposium Support

Army Research Office
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
VV2: Processing and Characterization of Intermetallics I
Session Chairs
David Adams
Chris Morris
Monday PM, December 01, 2014
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Gardner A/B

2:45 AM - *VV2.01
Applications of the ReaxFF Force Field for Identifying Reactive Properties for Complex Materials and Interfaces - Including Battery Anode Surface Chemistry and Catalytic Combustion

Adri Van Duin 1 Yun Kyung Shin 1 Mahbub Islam 1 Murali Raju 1 Alireza Ostadhossein 1

1Pennsylvania State University State College USA

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3:15 AM - VV2.02
Shock Induced Chemistry in Granular Ni/Al Nanocomposites

Mathew Joseph Cherukara 1 Timothy Germann 2 Edward Kober 2 Alejandro Strachan 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA2Los Alamos National Lab Los Alamos USA

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3:30 AM - VV2.03
Modeling the Initial Phase Transformations during Thermal Ignition of Reactive Multilayers

Karsten Woll 1 Christian Brandl 1 Mike Grapes 2 Leen Alawieh 3 Timothy Weihs 2

1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany2Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA3Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA

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3:45 AM - VV2.04
Reaction Model for Characterizing Inter-Diffusion in Metallic Multilayers: Zr-Al System

Manav Vohra 1 Omar Knio 1

1Duke University Durham USA

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4:30 AM - VV2.05
Role of Dynamic Shear in Initiation of Exothermic Solid-Solid Reactions

Andrew Higgins 1 Matthew Serge 1 Jason Loiseau 1 Po-Hsun Chiu 2 Vitali Nesterenko 2 3

1McGill University Montreal Canada2University of California, San Diego La Jolla USA3University of California, San Diego La Jolla USA

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5:00 AM - VV2.06
Ignition Behavior of Sputter-Deposited Ru/Al Reactive Multilayers

Christoph Pauly 1 Benjamin Bax 1 Karsten Woll 2 Frank Muecklich 1

1Universitamp;#228;t des Saarlandes Saarbramp;#252;cken Germany2Karlsruher Institut famp;#252;r Technologie Karlsruhe Germany

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5:15 AM - VV2.07
Influence of Accelerated Ion Beams on the Microstructure and Ignition Characteristic of Multilayer Reactive Foils

Khachatur Manukyan 1 Wanpeng Tan 1 Richard deBoer 1 Edward Stech 1 Kyle Overdeep 2 Timothy Weihs 2 Sergei Rouvimov 3 Alexander Mukasyan 4 Ani Aprahamian 1 Michael Wiescher 1

1University of Notre Dame Notre Dame USA2Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA3University of Notre Dame Notre Dame USA4University of Notre Dame Notre Dame USA

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VV1: Characterization and Integration of Reactive Materials
Session Chairs
Kyle Sullivan
Timothy Weihs
Monday AM, December 01, 2014
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Gardner A/B

10:00 AM - *VV1.01
The Future of Reactive Materials

Jennifer L. Jordan 1

1Air Force Office of Scientific Research Arlington USA

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10:30 AM - VV1.02
Self-Defending Anti-Vandalism Surface: A Bio-Inspired System Activated by Mechanical Trigger

Jonas Georg Halter 1 Nicholas Heinrich Cohrs 1 Nora Hild 1 Daniela Paunescu 1 Robert Niklaus Grass 1 Wendelin Jan Stark 1

1ETH Zurich Zurich Switzerland

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10:45 AM - VV1.03
Assembly of DNA Architectured Al/CuO Nanocomposites and Deposition on a Chip

Theo Calais 1 2 Fabien Mesnilgrente 1 2 Veronique Conedera 1 2 Aurelien Bancaud 1 2 Carole Rossi 1 2

1LAAS-CNRS Toulouse France2Universitamp;#233; de Toulouse Toulouse France

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *VV1.04
Integration of Nanomaterials into Reactive Systems

Richard A Yetter 1

1Penn State University Park USA

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12:00 PM - VV1.05
Quantification of Oxidizer Systems for Porous Silicon

Ani Abraham 1 2 Nicholas Piekiel 2 Christopher J Morris 2 Wayne A Churaman 2 Edward Dreizin 1

1New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark USA2U.S. Army Research Laboratory Adelphi USA

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12:15 PM - VV1.07
Exploring the Length Scale Limits of Porous Silicon Combustion

Nicholas Piekiel 1 Christopher Morris 1 Wayne Churaman 1 David Lunking 1

1US Army Research Laboratory Adelphi USA

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2014-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

David Adams, Sandia National Laboratories
Edward Dreizin, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Huey Hoon Hng, Nanyang Technological University
Kyle Sullivan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Symposium Support

Army Research Office
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
VV4: Processing and Characterization of Reactive Materials I
Session Chairs
Edward Dreizin
Jon-Paul Maria
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2014
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Gardner A/B

2:45 AM - *VV4.01
Production and Characterization of Al-Cu and Al-Ni Nanoparticles

Alexander Vorozhtsov 1

1Tomsk State University Tomsk Russian Federation

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3:15 AM - VV4.02
Reactive Milling to Synthetize Aluminum Nanopowders

Marie-Vanessa Coulet 1 Berangere Andre 2 Pierre-Henry Esposito 1 Christine Leroux 3 Vamp;#233;ronique Madigou 3 Renaud Denoyel 1

1Aix Marseille Universitamp;#233; and CNRS Marseille France2Aix Marseille Universitamp;#233; and CNRS Marseille France3Universitamp;#233; de Toulon and CNRS Marseille France

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3:30 AM - *VV4.03
Chemical Gas Generators Based on Mechanically Alloyed Al/Mg Powder

Marco Machado 1 Daniel Rodriguez 1 Edward Dreizin 2 Evgeny Shafirovich 1

1The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso USA2New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark USA

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4:00 AM -
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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - VV4.05
An Extended Burn Tube Test for Quantifying the Reactivity of Rapidly Deflagrating Thermites

Kyle Sullivan 1 Octavio Cervantes 1 J. M. Densmore 1 A. E. Gash 1 J. D. Kuntz 1 J. D. Molitoris 1

1Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA

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4:45 AM - VV4.06
Metal-Based Iodine Bearing Materials Prepared by Mechanical Milling

Song Wang 1 Victoria Leybova 1 Edward L Dreizin 1

1New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark USA

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5:00 AM - VV4.07
Characterization of Structural Reactives Involving Aluminum and Aluminum-Silicon Eutectic Alloy with Mechanically Activated Polymer Inclusions

Brandon Courtney Terry 1 Michael D. Clemenson 2 Lori J. Groven 3 Nick G. Glumac 2 Steven F. Son 4

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA2University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana USA3South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City USA4Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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5:15 AM - *VV4.08
Use of Reactive Materials in Aerospace and Military Applications: A Snapshot from a Components Manufacturerrsquo;s Point of View

Hobin S Lee 2 1

1Chemring North America Falls Church USA2Chemring Energetic Devices Downers Grove USA

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VV5: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Kyle Sullivan
David Adams
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2014
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B

9:00 AM - VV5.01
Oxidation and Combustion of Mechanically Alloyed Nanocomposite Al-Mg Powders in Water

Danielle A Quijano 1 Amy Corcoran 1 Hongqi Nie 1 Mirko Schoenitz 1 Edward L Dreizin 1

1NJ Institute of Technology Newark USA

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9:00 AM - VV5.02
The Use of Printing Techniques for the Patterning of Energetic Nanothermite Inks

Garth C Egan 1 Michael R Zachariah 2

1University of Maryland College Park USA2University of Maryland College Park USA

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9:00 AM - VV5.03
Chemistry of Interface Formation in Al/Cuo Nanolaminate Synthesis from First Principles Calculations

Mathilde Guiltat 1 2 Anne Hemeryck 1 3 Alain Esteve 1 3 Carole Rossi 1 3 Mehdi Djafari Rouhani 1 2

1LAAS - CNRS Toulouse France2Univ de Toulouse Toulouse France3Univ de Toulouse Toulouse France

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9:00 AM - VV5.04
Synthesis and Evaluation of Bimetallic Au Nano-Catalyst with Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation

Shun Nishimura 1 Takamasa Takahashi 1 Yusuke Yakita 1 Kohki Ebitani 1

1Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Nomi Japan

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9:00 AM - VV5.05
Electrospray Methods for Control of Nano-Energetic Material Synthesis and Assembly

Michael Zachariah 1 Xiangyu Li 1

1University of Maryland College Park USA

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9:00 AM - VV5.06
Characterizing Nanothermite Reaction Products as Probe of Reaction Mechanism

Michael Zachariah 1 Rohit Jacob 1 Diana Ortiz-Montalvo 2

1University of Maryland College Park USA2NIST Gaithersburg USA

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9:00 AM - VV5.07
Analysis of Nanosized Tantalum Based Nano-Thermites

Jeffery Brandon DeLisio 1 Michael R. Zachariah 1 2

1University of Maryland College Park USA2University of Maryland College Park USA

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VV3: Mechanistic Investigations of Reactive Materials I
Session Chairs
Alex Gash
Robert Reeves
Tuesday AM, December 02, 2014
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Gardner A/B

10:00 AM - *VV3.01
Thermal Accommodation in Nanoenergetic Systems

Nick Glumac 1 David Allen 1

1UIUC Urbana USA

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10:30 AM - VV3.02
Expansion Behaviour and Temperature Mapping of Thermites in Burn Tubes

John Densmore 1 Kyle Sullivan 1 Alex Gash 1 Joshua Kuntz 1

1Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA

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10:45 AM - VV3.03
Reactive Molecular Dynamics Study of Oxidation of Aggregated Aluminum Nanoparticles

Ying Li 2 1 Rajiv K. Kalia 1 Aiichiro Nakano 1 Priya Vashishta 1

1University of Southern California Los Angeles USA2Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - VV3.04
Simultaneous Time Resolved Speciation and Calorimetry at High Heating Rates

Jeffery Brandon DeLisio 1 Feng Yi 2 David LaVan 2 Michael R. Zachariah 1 3

1University of Maryland College Park USA2National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA3University of Maryland College Park USA

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11:45 AM - VV3.05
Understanding the Effects of Nanoscale Mechanisms on Bulk Reactivity in Aluminum Based Nanothermites

Garth C Egan 2 Michael R Zachariah 1 Thomas LaGrange 3

1University of Maryland College Park USA2University of Maryland College Park USA3Integrated Dynamic Electron Solutions Pleasanton USA

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12:00 PM - VV3.06
Flash Ignition of Mechanically Activated Al with Dielectric Inclusions

Ibrahim Emre Gunduz 1 Steven F Son 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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12:15 PM - VV3.07
Improving Micron-Scale Aluminum Combustion by Pre-Treating Particles

Jena McCollum 2 Michelle L Pantoya 2 Louisa Hope-Weeks 1 Valery Levitas 3

1Texas Tech University Lubbock USA2Texas Tech University Lubbock USA3Iowa State University Ames USA

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12:30 PM - VV3.08
Superadiabaticity in Reaction Waves as a Mechanism for Energy Concentration

Sayalee G. Mahajan 1 Joel T. Abrahamson 1 Stephanie Birkhimer 1 Eric Friedman 2 Qing Hua Wang 1 Margaret Beck 3 Michael S. Strano 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Roxboury Community College Boston USA3Boston University Boston USA

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2014-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

David Adams, Sandia National Laboratories
Edward Dreizin, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Huey Hoon Hng, Nanyang Technological University
Kyle Sullivan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Symposium Support

Army Research Office
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
VV7: Processing and Characterization of Intermetallics II
Session Chairs
Steve Son
Mike Wismiller
Wednesday PM, December 03, 2014
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Gardner A/B

2:30 AM - *VV7.01
Engineering of Reactive Nanolaminates for Tunable Power Release

Carole Rossi 1 Stephane Pinon 1 Yingzhen Lu 2 Taton Guillaume 1 Esteve Alain 1 Yves J Chabal 2

1LAAS, CNRS Toulouse France2University of Texas Dallas Richardson USA

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3:00 AM - VV7.02
How Mg Content and Foil Geometry Influence Heat Production in Sputtered Multilayer Foils

Kyle R Overdeep 1 Kenneth J.T. Livi 2 Travis A Schmauss 1 Atman Panigrahi 1 Timothy P Weihs 1

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA2Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA

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3:15 AM - VV7.03
Systematic Assessment of Reaction Behavior in Al/Ni Bilayers over the Heating Rate Range 1000 K/s to 100,000 K/S

Michael D. Grapes 1 2 Melissa K. Santala 3 Geoffrey H. Campbell 3 David A. LaVan 2 Timothy P. Weihs 1

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA2National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA3Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA

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3:30 AM -
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4:30 AM - *VV7.04
Exploring the Sources of Unsteady Propagation and Material Ejection during Self-Propagating Formation Reactions in Multilayer Foils

Timothy P Weihs 1 Leen Alawieh 2 Adam K Stover 1 Omar M Knio 3

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA2Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA3Duke University Durham USA

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5:00 AM - VV7.05
Mechanically Processed Thermite Foils for Bonding Metals

Alex Hand Kinsey 1 Angela Ku 1 Kyle Alexander Slusarski 1 John David Gibbins 1 Karsten Woll 2 Timothy P Weihs 1

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA2Karlsruh Institute of Technology Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany

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5:15 AM - VV7.06
Scanning Nanocalorimetry Studies of Reactive Multilayers for Synthesis of Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics

Dongwoo Lee 1 Gi-Dong Sim 1 Kechao Xiao 1 Joost J. Vlassak 1

1Harvard University Cambridge USA

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5:30 AM - *VV7.07
Reaction Instabilities in Sputtered Deposited Nanolaminates and Their Effects on Kinetics at the Scale of Reactant Periodicity

Robert V Reeves 1 Joseph R Michael 1 Paul G Kotula 1 David P Adams 1

1Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque USA

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VV6: Mechanistic Investigations of Reactive Materials II
Session Chairs
Huey Hoon Hng
Michael Zachariah
Wednesday AM, December 03, 2014
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Gardner A/B

10:00 AM - *VV6.01
Custom Additive Manufacturing Methods and Application to Reactive Materials

Joshua D Kuntz 1 Kyle T. Sullivan 1 Alexander E Gash 1 Andrew J Pascall 1 Marcus A Worsley 1 Cheng Zhu 1 Eric B Duoss 1 Christopher M Spadaccini 1

1Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA

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10:30 AM - VV6.02
Characterizing Thermite Combustion Products across Different Size Regimes as a Probe of the Underlying Mechanism

Rohit Jiji Jacob 1 Diana Ortiz-Montalvo 2 Michael R Zachariah 1

1University of Maryland College Park USA2NIST Gaithersburg USA

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10:45 AM - VV6.03
Combustion of Single Particles of Mechanically Activated Materials

Ibrahim Emre Gunduz 1 Mario Rubio 1 Steven F Son 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - VV6.04
Using Material Architecture to Tailor the Reactivity of Thermites

Alexander Gash 1 K.T. Sullivan 1 C. Zhu 2 J.D. Kuntz 2 E.B. Duoss 2 C.M. Spadaccini 2

1Lawrence Livermore National Lab Livermore USA2Lawrence Livermore National Lab Livermore USA

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11:45 AM - *VV6.05
Enhanced Reactivity in Tungsten-Based Metallic Composites

Noor H Aly 1 Mirko Schoenitz 1 Edward L Dreizin 1

1NJIT West Windsor USA

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2014-12-04   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

David Adams, Sandia National Laboratories
Edward Dreizin, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Huey Hoon Hng, Nanyang Technological University
Kyle Sullivan, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Symposium Support

Army Research Office
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
VV9: Mechanistic Investigations of Reactive Materials III
Session Chairs
Carole Rossi
Andrew Higgins
Thursday PM, December 04, 2014
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Gardner A/B

2:30 AM - VV9.01
Thermite Nanolaminate Structures: A Basic Science Investigation of Material Property Dependent Behaviors

Jon-Paul Maria 1 Ed John Mily 1 Donald William Brenner 1 Zlatko Sitar 1

1North Carolina State University Raleigh USA

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2:45 AM - VV9.02
Layered Nano Thermite Reaction Progression

Edward Joseph Mily 2 1 Garth Egan 1 William Shaw 3 Dana D Dlott 3 Michael Zachariah 1 Jon-Paul Maria 2

1University of Maryland College Park USA2N.C. State University Raleigh USA3University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana-Champaign USA

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3:00 AM - VV9.03
Dislocations and Point Defects in Molecular Crystal RDX and Their Role in Initiation

Anirban Pal 1 Catalin Picu 1

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA

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3:15 AM - VV9.04
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Shock Initiation of Energetic Materials

Mitchell Anthony Wood 1 Mathew Cherkara 1 Alejandro Strachan 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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3:30 AM - *VV9.05
Miniature Thermal Matches: From Nanoheaters to Reactive Fractals

Claus Georg Rebholz 1 Ibrahim Emre Gunduz 2 Teiichi Ando 3 Charalabos C. Doumanidis 4

1University of Cyprus Nicosia Cyprus2Purdue University West Lafayatte USA3Northeastern University Boston USA4University of Nevada Reno Reno USA

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - VV9.06
Milligram Scale Ignition Characterization of Energetic Materials

Andrew McBain 1 Luciano Mozzone 2 Chris Mills 1 Ibrahim Gunduz 1 Steve Son 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA2Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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4:45 AM - VV9.07
Temperature, Velocity, and Mass Ejection Measurements in Thermite Composite Foils

Kyle Slusarski 1 Evan Krumheuer 1 Alex Kinsey 1 Timothy Weihs 1

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA

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5:00 AM - VV9.08
The Influence of Carbon Based Susceptors on Microwave Heating Of TNT

Evan Vargas 3 Ryan Steelman 3 Michelle L Pantoya 3 Brandon Weeks 2 Mohammad Saed 1

1Texas Tech University Lubbock USA2Texas Tech University Lubbock USA3Texas Tech University Lubbock USA

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5:15 AM - VV9.09
Characterization and Thermal Stability of Oxidized Sn/Pt(100) Alloy Surfaces

Laura Kraya 1 Peng Zhao 1 Bruce Koel 1

1Princeton University Princeton USA

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5:30 AM - VV9.10
Spark Ignition of Nanocomposite Thermites

Ian Monk 1 Rayon Williams 1 Edward Dreizin 1

1New Jersey Institute of Technology York USA

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VV8: Processing and Characterization of Reactive Materials II
Session Chairs
Claus Rebholz
Nicholas Piekiel
Thursday AM, December 04, 2014
Sheraton, 3rd Floor, Gardner A/B

10:00 AM - *VV8.01
Nanoscale Energetic Cluster Matter Films by Helium Droplet Mediated Deposition

Samuel Emery 1 Claron Ridge 2 Brian Little 1 C. Michael Lindsay 3

1University of Dayton Research Institute Eglin AFB USA2Air Force Research Laboratory Eglin AFB USA3Air Force Research Laboratory Eglin AFB USA

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10:30 AM - VV8.02
Air-Stable Nanopowders of Mixed Reactive Metals as Fuel Additives

Michael Raymond Weismiller 1 Zachary Huba 1 Emily Maling 1 Albert Epshteyn 1 Bradley Williams 1

1Naval Research Laboratory Washington USA

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10:45 AM - VV8.03
Tuning Amorphous Ti-Al-B-H Nanopowders as a Practical High-Energy Density Fuel

Albert Epshteyn 1 Michael R Weismiller 1 Bradley A Williams 1

1Naval Research Laboratory Washington USA

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11:30 AM - VV8.04
Sonochemical Synthesis of Reactive Boron Nanomaterials and Their Combustion Properties

Andrew Purdy 1 Albert Epshteyn 1 Michael Weismiller 2

1Naval Research Laboratory Washington USA2NRC Postdoctoral Research Associate Washington USA

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11:45 AM - VV8.05
Combustion Synthesis of Hexagonal Boron Nitride Using Mechanical Activated Boron and Titanium Nitride Precursors

Matthew T Beason 1 Ibrahim E Gunduz 1 Alexander S Mukasyan 2 Steven F Son 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA2Notre Dame Notre Dame USA

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12:00 PM - VV8.06
Synthesis and Combustion Characterization of Free Standing Thin Film Thermites: Influence of Potassium Perchlorate on Propagation

Michelle L Pantoya 1 Billy Clark 1 Ron Heaps 2 Michael A Daniels 2

1Texas Tech University Lubbock USA2Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls USA

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12:15 PM - VV8.07
Compression Behavior and Characterization of Explosively Launched Fe-Based Reactive Materials

Octavio Cervantes 1 J.D. Molitoris 1

1Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA

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