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Georgia Institute of Technology Research News

Copper Precursor Material

Caption: Copper structure shown here is a precursor material for explosive compounds used in military detonators. The copper structure can be formed on chips, then converted to an explosive compound. The compound is being used to improve US Navy detonator devices.

Credit: Gary Meek

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