Numerical predictions of oscillatory combustion in reactive multilayers

S. Jayaraman*, Omar Knio, A. B. Mann, T. P. Weihs

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The oscillations in reactive multilayer foils were studied using a numerical model. The model takes into account the effects of ambient temperature, layer roughness in the as-deposited films, and the local compositional inhomogeneities in the as-deposited multilayers on the properties of the self-propagating reactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)800-809
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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