Analysis of rail surfaces from a multishot railgun

  title={Analysis of rail surfaces from a multishot railgun},
  author={R. A. Meger and K. Cooper and H. N. Jones and J. M. Neri and Syed Faiz Qadri and I. L. Singer and Jeffrey Sprague and K J Wahl},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Magnetics},
The Naval Research Laboratory has initiated a program to study the effects of high power launch on railgun barrel materials. A rail used for 20 shots on the medium caliber launcher at the University of Texas at Austin Institute for Advanced Technology was analyzed using a variety of surface and bulk diagnostics. Initial results are presented. 
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