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Open Access item 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
Citation:Lunar Planet. Sci. XL. Abstract 2507
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
Publisher version (URL):http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2009/pdf/2507.pdf
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