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MULTI-PHASIC EXPLOSIVE FRACTURING SYSTEM

United States Patent Application

20170198560
A1
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Los Alamos National Laboratory - Visit the Technology Transfer Division Website
Disclosed herein are embodiments of precursor components (or compositions thereof) that can be combined with one or more additional components (or compositions thereof) to form an explosive composition. The disclosed precursor components (or compositions thereof) can be handled and transported safely to a particular location where they can be mixed with liquid fuel to form an explosive composition. In particular disclosed embodiments, the precursor components (or compositions thereof) can comprise, consist essentially of, or consist of an oxidizer component, a metal component, or combinations thereof.
Mace, Jonathan Lee (Los Alamos, NM), Tappan, Bryce C. (Santa Fe, NM), Bronisz, Lawrence E. (Los Alamos, NM), Morgan, Jonathan (Chimayo, NM), Bowden, Patrick (Los Alamos, NM), Preston, Daniel (Los Alamos, NM), Seitz, Gerald J. (El Rancho, NM), Morgan, Nathaniel (Los Alamos, NM)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos NM)
15/ 316,616
June 25, 2015
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT [0002] The claimed invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the claimed invention.