Radiation dynamics of a nuclear explosion

  title={Radiation dynamics of a nuclear explosion},
  author={Andreas Pritzker and Walter H{\"a}lg},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r angewandte Mathematik und Physik ZAMP},
  • A. Pritzker, W. Hälg
  • Published 1981
  • Physics
  • Zeitschrift für angewandte Mathematik und Physik ZAMP
In order to provide for possible protection against nuclear weapons, it is necessary to estimate the presumable effects of the explosion on its environment. For this purpose, the source terms from the burst have to be investigated. This requires a physical model of the dynamics of the exploding system during the nuclear excursion phase, but no information about weapon design and construction. Based on such a model, computer calculations have been performed for a typical example. A quantitative… 
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