Shock Wave and High Pressure Phenomena High-Pressure Shock Compression

High-Pressure Shock Compression of Solids V

Shock Chemistry with Applications to Meteorite Impacts

Editors: Davison, Lee, Horie, Yasuyuki, Sekine, Toshimori (Eds.)

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Shock waves produce a wide variety of physical, chemical, mineralogical, and other effects in materials through which they pass. Since the beginning of civili­ zation, shock phenomena have been subjects of continuing interest, speculation, and enquiry. The interdisciplinary aspects of investigations of shock phenomena are especially noteworthy, and these investigations have been pursued by scien­ tists and engineers from a broad range of disciplines. Among the more novel and interesting investigations are those motivated by problems that arise in the Earth and planetary sciences. Such events as meteorite impacts produce the obvious cratering effects seen on the planets and their sat­ ellites. More subtle effects become apparent upon chemical and petrographic examination of the shock-compressed solid material. Shock waves are also prevalent in the larger universe, and have played a prominent role in shaping the solar system as we know it. The material in interstellar gas and dust clouds, comets, etc. , is processed by shock waves, producing important chemical effects, including formation of complex organic molecules. The process of accretion of planets involves impacts of dust particles at relative velocities ranging from a fraction of a millimeter per second to impacts of larger bodies at velocities as great as several tens of kilometers per second. The resulting shock waves cause both chemical and physical changes that are manifest in the bodies involved.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Experimental Techniques for the Simulation of Shock Metamorphism: A Case Study on Calcite

    Pages 1-27

    Langenhorst, F. (et al.)

  • Shock Experiments on a Preheated Basaltic Eucrite

    Pages 29-45

    Yamaguchi, Akira (et al.)

  • Structural Evolution of Quartz and Feldspar Crystals and their Glasses by Shock Compression

    Pages 47-74

    Okuno, Masayuki

  • Shock Reactions of Carbon-Bearing Materials and Their Cosmochemical Significance

    Pages 75-116

    Mimura, Koichi (et al.)

  • Shock-Induced Phase Transitions in Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite

    Pages 117-138

    Yamada, K.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
High-Pressure Shock Compression of Solids V
Book Subtitle
Shock Chemistry with Applications to Meteorite Impacts
Editors
  • Lee Davison
  • Yasuyuki Horie
  • Toshimori Sekine
Series Title
Shock Wave and High Pressure Phenomena
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4613-0011-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4613-0011-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-95494-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4612-6552-8
Series ISSN
2197-9529
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 248
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