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Title: Experimental simulation of chemistry induced by hypervelocity impacts on icy moons surfaces: laser-induced shocks in ices
Authors: Nna Mvondo, Delphine, Khare, Bishun N., McKay, Christopher P.
Keywords: Icy moons
Meteoritic impact
Laboratory simulation
Chemical effects
Issue Date: Mar-2009
Publisher: Lunar and Planetary Institute
Series/Report no.: Abstract LPSC 2009 ; 2507
Abstract: We have conducted laboratory experiments to study the possible chemical production induced by meteoritic impact shocks on planetary ices. A pulsed Nd-YAG laser was used to reproduce the shock phenomena during hypervelocity impacts into the ice.
Description: 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, (Lunar and Planetary Science XL), held March 23-27, 2009 in The Woodlands, Texas, id.2507
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Citation: Lunar Planet. Sci. XL. Abstract 2507
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