Taylor, E. A.; Tsembelis, K.; Chapman, D.; Proud, W. G. and Cockell, C. S.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2263606|
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A series of plate impact experiments has been performed to assess the dynamic behaviour of dry Yorkshire sandstone up to 8 GPa. Standard manganin gauges were inserted between samples in order to determine the principal Hugoniot curve. A VISAR system was used to measure the free surface velocity of the target. This work is in part of a research programme to understand the survivability of microbial life under impact and the creation of new habitats for microbial life as a function of shock processing of sandstone.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Science > Physical Sciences
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)|
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|Date Deposited:||07 May 2009 10:19|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2016 11:16|
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