Mysteries of combustion

by Владимир

Senior Researcher

Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

The photo shows the combustion moment of a model composition of a high-energy material, which contains aluminium powder. The combustion process of different metals in high-energy materials provides a wide variety of beautiful pictures fascinating for researchers as well as common viewers. This particular picture was taken with a fast shutter speed in order to “freeze” the moment and to examine the processes of agglomeration, ignition and combustion of the metal. So my hobby has become a very use

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