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The 38thInternational Pyrotechnics Seminar
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SEMINAR AGENDA
 


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  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7:00     Registration  
8:00 Invited Paper
Dr. Ernst-Christian Koch
Resonant Acoustic Mixing Invited Paper
Dr. Jason Baird
Safety
8:10 Invited Paper
Dr. Randall Cramer
8:30 Smokes - I High Explosives - III
8:40 Environmental - I
10:00 Break/Posters Break
10:30 Environmental - II Smokes - II High Explosives - II Combustion - I Combustion - II
11:45 Group Photo
12:00 Lunch Lunch Free Lunch Closing
12:15 Wine/Cheese
13:15 Modeling & Simulation Young Scientist Award Testing
13:35 Novel Energetics
14:00 End
14:45 Break/Posters  
15:00 Break/Posters
15:30 High Explosives - I Processing IPS Business
16:00 Registration* Announcement
of 39th IPS
16:15 End
17:10 End End  
18:00 Reception**    
18:30 Picnic
19:00 Banquet
20:00
* Registration: Please pick up IPS bag, 38th IPS Proceedings Book and CD, Agenda, badge, and other information. Confirmation of Spouse Tours will also take place. Click here to download the Hotel Reservation and Seminar Registration Form.

** Reception: IPSUSA will host a reception. Please take this time to meet and greet and get reacquainted with old friends and colleagues.


Invited Speakers
Green Energetic Materials: An Overview Dr. Randall Cramer Navy Ordnance Environmental Support Office, Indian Head, MD
Colorful Historical Overview on the Development of Metal-Fluorocarbon Pyrotechnics Dr. Ernst-Christian Koch NATO-MSIAC
Counter-IED Research at the Missouri University of Science and Technology Dr. Jason Baird Missouri University of Science and Technology
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Environmental - I
Session Co-Chairs: Todd Allen, NSWC Indian Head and Wim de Klerk, TNO Defence
Green Replacements for Lead-Based materials and Safe Synthesis and Characterization of Primary ExplosivesOyler, K.U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
The Novelty High-Nitrogen and Environmental Friendly Energetic AzideWu, B.Beijing Institute of Technology
Use of High-Nitrogen Compounds as a Perchlorate Replacement in a Green Light-Emitting Hand-Held Signal IlluminantSabatini, J.U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
Pyrotechnic Incendiary CompositionsVine, T.QinetiQ
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Environmental - II
Session Co-Chairs: Todd Allen, NSWC Indian Head and Wim de Klerk, TNO Defence
Polynitropyrazoles as New Environment-Friendly Energetic Materials: Experimental and Computer-Aided Study of Thermal DecompositionPivkina, A.Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Science
A New Energetic Formulation for Potential Replacement of Ammonium Perchlorate-Based Propellants in Cartridge Actuated DevicesBichay, M.Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head
Development of Environmentally Friendly Pyrotechnic DelaysHall, S.Nammotalley, Inc.
Service Life Determination of Munition during Expeditionary Missionsde Klerk, W.TNO Defence
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Modeling & Simulation
Session Co-Chairs: Eric Bixon, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC and Pierre Thebault, Etienne LACROIX Tous Artifices S.A.
The Development and Application of a Predictive Model for Determining the Critical Ink Film Thickness of Printed PyrotechnicsBeer, W.Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating, College of Engineering Swansea University
Modeling and Simulation of Taggant Loss in Sheet ExplosiveBixon, E.U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
Modeling the Influence of Concentration on the Burning Behavior of Granular Pyrotechnic CompositionsKnapp, S.Fraunhofer Institute fur Chemische Technologie ICT
Thermochemical Modeling of Low Temperature White Flames Using Classical Civilian Pyrotechnic Formulas Containing Arsenic and/or Antimony CompoundsRotz, C.Dunbar, WV
Auto-Syncronization of the Micro-Structures in the Reactionary ZonesLukin, A.AIAA Propellants & Combustion Technical Committee Western-Caucasus Research Center
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High Explosives - I
Session Co-Chairs: Eric Bixon, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC and Pierre Thebault, Etienne LACROIX Tous Artifices S.A.
Initiation and Detonation Physics on a Millimeter ScalePhillips, D.Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Explosive Response to Low Speed Spigot ImpactHughes, C.AWE Aldermaston
Study on Cook-off Test of HNS under Constant TemperaturesZhenhua, D.Shaanxi Applied Physics-Chemistry Research Institute
Experimental Research on Shock Initiation of Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate by Laser-Driven Copper Flyer PlatesWu, L.Nanjing University of Science & Technology
Powders Cooperated with ExplosivesXie, X.Anhui University of Science & Technology
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Smokes - I
Session Co-Chairs: Caroline Wilharm, NSWC Crane and Joost van Lingen , TNO Defence
Development of Low-Toxicity Obscurant MaterialWebb, R.TNO Defence
Pyrotechnic Smoke Compositions Containing Boron CarbideShaw, A.U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
Replacement of Barium Chromate into Smoke Grenade Igniter MixTheobald, I.General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems
Environmentally Sustainable Yellow Smoke Formulations for Use in the M194 Hand Held SignalMoretti, J.U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
Some Considerations about the Ageing of Color and Smoke CompositionsMedus, D.Etienne LACROIX Tous Artifices S.A.
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Smokes - II
Session Co-Chairs: Caroline Wilharm, NSWC Crane and Joost van Lingen , TNO Defence
Development of a Pyrotechnic Torch for Conventional Munitions DisposalVine, T.QinetiQ
Red Phosphorus Smoke in Combination with Fine Dust and its Effect on Human Healthvan Hulst, M.TNO Defence
Differential Scanning Calorimetry of Pyrotechnic Formulations with Leafing Aluminum and Indications of Ageing ReactionsSmit, K.Defence Science and Technology Organisation
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Young Scientist Award Presentation
Presentation by: Ernst-Christian Koch, Vice-President IPS
The 2012 IPS-Young Scientist Award Winner is Ms. Justine Corbel of TNO Defence.
"An Intriguing Oscillating Combustion Phenomenon" Corbel, J. (TNO Technical Sciences/ Utrecht University)
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Novel Energetics
Session Co-Chairs: Gary Chen, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC and Denis Dilhan, CNES Toulouse - DCT/TV/PR
Evaluation of Flare Compositions Based on Magnesium Boride (MgB2) and Magnesium Silicide (Mg2Si) / Polytetraflouroethylene / VitonTM as Payloads for Infrared Decoy FlaresKoch, E.NATO-MSIAC
Tunable Nanothermites in Pyrotechnic ApplicationsDoorenbos, Z.Innovative Materials and Processes, LLC
Nanosize Iron-Carbon Nanotube/Nanofiber Substrates with Tunable Pyrophoric ResponsesDoorenbos, Z.Innovative Materials and Processes, LLC
The Synthesis and Investigation of Nitrogen-rich and Boron-based Compounds as Coloring Agents in PyrotechnicsRusan, M.University of Munich
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Processing
Session Co-Chairs: Gary Chen, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC and Denis Dilhan, CNES Toulouse - DCT/TV/PR
Nanothermites at the ISLComet, M.French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (ISL)
Micro-chip Initiator Realized by Integrating AI/CuO Nanolaminates on Polymeric MembraneTaton, G. CNRS, LAAS
Tracer Development in a Non-Conventional Plastic Moulded Frangible ProjectileLahaie, N.General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems
Large-scale Production of Ultrafine Energetic Particles by the Flash-Evaporation TechniqueRisse, B.French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (ISL)
Illuminant Packet Development for a 40mm Projectile Designed for Temporary Human Incapacitation through Noise Impulse and Visual StressBlau, R.ATK Propulsion Systems
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Resonant Acoustic Mixing
Session Co-Chairs: Larry Farrar, Resodyn and Michael McPherson, Digistal Solid State Propulsion
Temperature Control for ResonantAcoustic Mixing ProcessesCoguill, S. Resodyn Corporation
Vessel Geometry and Fluid Properties Influencing Mix Behavior for ResonantAcoustic Mixing ProcessesCoguill, S.Resodyn Corporation
Electrostatic Generation and Methods to Mitigate Electrostatic Discharge while using the ResonantAcoustic® MixerLucon, P.Resodyn Corporation
Processing Benefits of Resonance Acoustic Mixing on High Performance Propellants and ExplosivesCross, T.Naval Air Warfare Center - Weapons Division, China Lake
Mixing of Nanothermite-Based Pyrotechnic Materials Using Resodyn LabRAMDoorenbos, Z.Innovative Materials and Processes, LLC
Process and Formulation Development of Castable Energetic FormulationsMcPherson, M.Digital Solid State Propulsion
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High Explosives - II
Session Co-Chairs: Larry Farrar, Resodyn and Michael McPherson, Digistal Solid State Propulsion
Ordnance Assessment of the BBU-60/B Fuze Booster by Using Heat Flow Calorimetry (HFMC) to Asses the Current Condition and Predict the Future Condition of the StockpileFarmer, H.Naval Surface Warfare Center - Crane
High-Velocity Projectile Initiation of Emulsion ExplosivesKresten, L.Orica Mining Services
Development of Delay Detonating System by Linear Explosive CordKo, H.Agency for Defense Development
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High Explosives - III
Session Co-Chairs: Jesse Sabatini, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC and Ernst-Christian Koch, NATO-MSIAC
Temperature of Benzotrifuraxan Detonation ProductsMonogarov, K.N. Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Science
Explodat - Database of Military and Civilian Explosives and Chemical Substances Usable as Improvised ExplosivesSoska, M.MEDTEC-VOP, Ltd.
Passivated Tetrazene for use in Small-Scale Impact-Sensitive Gas GeneratorsCollins, A.Fracture and Shock Physics, SMF Group
Thermal Decomposition Sensitivity of RDX Samples in Comparison to Other Sensitivity MeasuresBohn, M.Fraunhofer Institute fur Chemische Technologie ICT
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Combustion - I
Session Co-Chairs: Jesse Sabatini, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC and Ernst-Christian Koch, NATO-MSIAC
The Effect of Si-Bi2O3 on the Ignition of an Al-CuO ThermiteMuller, E.AEL Mining Services
Wire Explosions of Aluminum and Titanium in Different AtmospheresKnapp, S.Fraunhofer Institute fur Chemische Technologie ICT
Measuring Time Delay Burn Rates with an Infrared CameraFocke, W.University of Pretoria
Optical Techniques for Characterizing PyrotechnicsSutinen, TUniversity of Cambridge
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Testing
Session Co-Chairs: Jay Poret, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC and Alla Pivkina, Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Science
M1002 120mm TPMP-T Tracer Failure Modes and Proposed Design ImprovementsAdams, J.General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems
Determination of Explosive Weight for Cable Cutter through Impact TestChoi, C.Agency for Defense Development
Towards Quantifying the Friction Sensitivity of Energetic MaterialsTurcotte, R.Canadian Explosives Research Laboratory
Accuracy Validation of a Data Acquisition System used during Pyrotechnic Initiator Performance TestingRink, K.University of Idaho
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Safety
Session Co-Chairs: Alex Tappan, Sandia National Laboratories and Marc Comet, French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (ISL)
Assessing the Potential Environmental Consequences of a New Energetic Material: A Phased ApproachEck, W.US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
Effects of Carbon Nano-Materials on the Electrostatic Properties of Lead StyphnateZhang, T.Beijing Institute of Technology
A Model of Explosive Ignition Due to PinchCurtis, J.AWE Aldermaston
Knowledge Management Applied to Pyrotechnic ScienceHolley, D.Global Combat Systems Munitions
Categorization of Pyrotechnic Articles on the Basis of Their Hazard: A Challenge for the Future European Standards According to Directive 2007/23/ECThebault, P.Etienne LACROIX Tous Artifices S.A.
Critical Initiation Velocity of ExplosivesChan, S.Orica Canada
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Combustion - II
Session Co-Chairs: Alex Tappan, Sandia National Laboratories and Marc Comet, French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (ISL)
Inkjet Printing of Energetic Materials: Al/MoO3 and Al/Bi2O3 ThermiteTappan, A.Sandia National Laboratories
Combustion Characteristics of Condensed Phase Reactions in Sub-cm GeometriesGroven, L.Purdue University
Advanced Kinetic Elaboration of Ageing DataHartmann, M.AKTS
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Posters
Pollutants from Dinitrodiazophenol Manufacturing IndustryXie, X.Anhui University of Science & Technology
Rapid Blasting ExcavationXie, X.Anhui University of Science & Technology
A Screening Method to Evaluate the Performance of Decoy FlaresHihkio, M.Defence Forces Technical Research Centre
Porous Wall Borosilicate Microspheres Loaded with Nanostructured Alpha IronDoorenbos, Z.Innovative Materials and Processes, LLC
Shock Induced Ignition of Pyrotechnic MaterialsBarak, S.Israel Military Industries (IMI), Ltd.
Determination and Correlation of HMX Solubility by FBRMQinhua, L.Nanjing University of Science & Technology
Parameters Influencing Correct Prediction of Autocatalytic Reactions CourseHartmann, M.AKTS
The Sensitivity to Friction of Improvised Primary Explosives and Method of Their DesensitizationSelesovsky, J.University of Pardubice
Features of Initiation and Development of Explosive Transformation Process in Pyrotechnic Compositions at Weak Shock-Wave ImpactBatalov, S.Russian Federal Nuclear Center - Zababachin All-Russian Research Institute of Technical Physics
Energetic Applications of Porous Silicon CompositesOyler, K.U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
Characterization of Densified Basic Magnesium Carbonate (DBMC) for Smoke GenerationLuan, Z.U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
Mechanistic Approach to Understand the Reaction of PTFE and MagnesiumChin, A.Naval Surface Warfare Center - Crane
Production Capabilities and Performance of Lead Azide Produced by Chemring Energetic DevicesBulian, C.Chemring Energetic Devices
Processing of Energetic Materials using the LabRAM Resonant Acoustic MixerBulian, C.Chemring Energetic Devices
Environmentally Benign Pyrotechnic DelaysPoret, J.U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
A New Green Primary Explosive: Zinc 5,5'-azotetrazoleShunguan, Z.Nanjing University of Science & Technology
Analysis on Storage Invalidation Energetic Composite and MaterialZhang, R.Shaanxi Applied Physics-Chemistry Research Institute
Elimination of Perchlorate Oxidizers from Red and Green Pyrotechnic Flare CompositionsYamamoto, C.Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane
Perchlorate Elimination Strategies for Colored Signal FlaresDye, D.Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
Laser Initiation as Qualification Test Protocol for Ignition Composition Wilharm, C.Naval Surface Warfare Center - Crane
Recovery of High-Value Magnesium from Illuminating FlaresNemiroff, S.U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC
Effect of Porous Copper on Thermal Decomposition of Ammonium PerchlorateYe, Y.Nanjing University of Science & Technology
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