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United States Patent Application

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A slapper detonator includes a ceramic substrate, a silver bridge element attached on the substrate, electrical leads attached to the silver bridge element and the substrate, a flyer material covering the silver bridge, a spacer element attached to the ceramic substrate, an explosive pellet attached to the spacer element, electrical conductors attached to the electrical leads and a high voltage fireset attached to the electrical conductors.
Davis, Ronald Wesley (Ripon, CA)
13/ 457,187
April 26, 2012
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0001] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.