Examining Copper Structures (image) Georgia Institute of Technology Research News Caption Georgia Tech researcher Jason Nadler examines copper structures that are precursors to explosives. The copper structures can be formed on a chip, then converted to explosive compounds for use in US Navy detonators. Credit Gary Meek Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.