PHYSThursday, 14 September 2006

8:00 AM-12:00 PM Grand Hyatt San Francisco -- Butron, Oral
Chemistry in Extreme Environments
Detonation and Combustion
Organizers:Timothy K. Minton
Michael R. Berman
Presiding:Russell Hemley
8:00 AMHypergolic fuel research
Ghanshyam L. Vaghjiani, J. D. Mills
8:20 AMProgress towards a Benchtop Energetics capability
Mario E. Fajardo, William K. Lewis
9:00 AMTime-resolved emission spectroscopy of aluminized explosives
Joel R. Carney, John Wilkinson
9:20 AMTime-resolved absorption measurements of detonation and combustion products
John Wilkinson, Joel R. Carney
9:40 AMInnovative methodology for performing molecular dynamic studies of systems with high chemical reactivity
Michael R. Salazar
10:00 AMIntermission
10:20 AMAnatomy of an accident: The August 2005 truck detonation in Spanish Fork, Utah
Charles A. Wight
11:00 AMUnderstanding the detonation chemistry of octahydro-1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazocine (HMX)
Bryan F. Henson, Laura B. Smilowitz, Blaine W Asay, Peter M. Dickson
11:40 AMProton radiography of a thermal explosion
Laura B. Smilowitz, Bryan F. Henson, Mary Sandstrom, Jerry Romero, Blaine W Asay

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The 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006