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High-Nitrogen-Based Pyrotechnics: Development of Perchlorate-Free Green-Light Illuminants for Military and Civilian Applications.
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PMID:  22488721     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The development of perchlorate-free hand-held signal illuminants for the US Army's M195 green star parachute is described. Compared with the perchlorate-containing control, the optimized perchlorate-free illuminants were less sensitive toward various ignition stimuli while offering comparable burn times and visible-light outputs. The results were also important from the perspective of civilian fireworks because the development of perchlorate-free illuminants remains an important objective of the commercial fireworks industry.
Authors:
Jesse J Sabatini; James M Raab; Ronald K Hann; Reddy Damavarapu; Thomas M Klapötke
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chemistry, an Asian journal     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1861-471X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101294643     Medline TA:  Chem Asian J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Affiliation:
US Army RDECOM-ARDEC, Pyrotechnics Technology and Prototyping Division, Building 1515, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806 (USA), Fax: (+1) 973-724-7535. jesse.sabatini@us.army.mil.
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