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Penetration scaling in atomistic simulations of hypervelocity impact

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We present atomistic molecular dynamics simulations of the impact of copper nano particles at 5 km s -1 on copper films ranging in thickness from from 0.5 to 4 times the projectile diameter. We access both penetration and cratering regimes with final cratering morphologies showing considerable similarity to experimental impacts on both micron and millimetre scales. Both craters and holes are formed from a molten region, with relatively low defect densities remaining af...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics
Bringa, EM More by this author
Taylor, EA More by this author
Journal:
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF IMPACT ENGINEERING
Volume:
38
Issue:
4
Pages:
247-251
Publication date:
2011-04-05
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ISSN:
0734-743X
URN:
uuid:3bf3c39e-e725-4bcb-8b26-88b3da71145c
Source identifiers:
151672
Local pid:
pubs:151672
Language:
English
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