7. Advances in Ballistic Performance of Commercially Available Saint-Gobain Sapphire Transparent Armor Composites

  1. Lisa Prokurat Franks
  1. Christopher D. Jones1,
  2. Jeffrey B. Rioux1,
  3. John W. Locher1,
  4. Vincent Pluen2 and
  5. Matthias Mandelartz2

Published Online: 1 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470456286.ch7

Advances in Ceramic Armor IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 29, Issue 6

Advances in Ceramic Armor IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 29, Issue 6

How to Cite

Jones, C. D., Rioux, J. B., Locher, J. W., Pluen, V. and Mandelartz, M. (2008) Advances in Ballistic Performance of Commercially Available Saint-Gobain Sapphire Transparent Armor Composites, in Advances in Ceramic Armor IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 29, Issue 6 (ed L. P. Franks), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470456286.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Saint-Gobain Crystals, 33 Powers Street, Milford, NH, 03055

  2. 2

    Saint-Gobain Sully, 16 route d'Isdes, Sully sur Loire, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 DEC 2008

Book Series:

  1. Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings

Book Series Editors:

  1. Tatsuki Ohji and
  2. Andrew Wereszczak

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470344972

Online ISBN: 9780470456286

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Keywords:

  • Saint-Gobain sapphire transparent armor;
  • edge-defined film-fed growth;
  • sapphire crystals;
  • aluminum oxynitride;
  • spinel

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Ballistic Testing

  • Conclusion

  • References