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Justine M. L. Corbel, Dr. Joost N. J. van Lingen, Dr. John F. Zevenbergen, Dr. Onno L. J. Gijzeman and Prof. Dr. Andries Meijerink Strobes: Pyrotechnic Compositions That Show a Curious Oscillatory Combustion Angewandte Chemie International Edition 52

Article first published online: 19 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/anie.201207398

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Flash dance: Strobes are pyrotechnic compositions which burn in an oscillatory manner: a dark and a flash phase alternate periodically (see scheme). They have various applications in the fireworks industry and also as flares. However, their mechanism is not well understood. A few better understood oscillatory systems (Belousov–Zhabotinsky reactions, cool flames, self-propagating high-temperature synthesis) are compared to observations made on strobe mixtures.

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