Flash X-Ray FeatureSpecification
System300 kV L3 Flash X-Ray System
Channels3 single or dual output pulsers
Peak Voltage on Anodes300 kV Single or 150 kV Dual
X-Ray Pulse Durations25-30 ns

3 mm stainless steel projectile impacting a dry sand sample at 1.2 km/s. 2 mm lead particles are placed within the sand sample and the displacement of particles are tracked in-situ to measure 3D flow fields (image credit: Brett Kuwik and Ryan Hurley)
Flash X-ray tube heads mounted to terminal tank
Armored X-ray imaging plates mounted opposite chamber from X-ray tube source. Granular sample mounted at the centerline.