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The Testing Program at NIST on Fibers Used in Soft Body Armor Applications

Author(s)
Walter G. McDonough, Amanda L. Forster, Jae Hyun Kim, Nathanael A. Heckert, Joy P. Dunkers, Scott A. Wight, Gale A. Holmes
The goal of this paper and presentation is to give an update of the research effort to date being conducted at the National Institute of Standards and

Analyzing a Co-Polymer Aramid Fiber for Use in Soft Body Armor

Author(s)
Walter G. McDonough, Jae Hyun Kim, Nathanael A. Heckert, Amanda L. Forster, Scott A. Wight, Joy P. Dunkers, Gale A. Holmes
Since the well-publicized failure of body armor used by a police officer, it has become imperative that the long-term properties and performance of new fibers

OVERVIEW OF THE TESTING PROGRAM ON FIBERS USED IN BALLISTIC APPLICATIONS

Author(s)
Amanda L. Forster, Haruki Kobayashi, Jae Hyun Kim, Michael A. Riley, Joy P. Dunkers, Scott A. Wight, Kirk D. Rice, Gale A. Holmes
The goal of this paper and presentation is to give an overview of the research effort to date being conducted at the National Institute of Standards and

The Effects of Folding on High Strength Fibers Used in Soft Body Armor

Author(s)
Haruki Kobayashi, Walter G. McDonough, Joy P. Dunkers, Jae Hyun Kim, Hae-Jeong Lee, Scott A. Wight, Amanda L. Forster, Kirk D. Rice, Gale A. Holmes
Poly (p-phenylene benzobisoxazole) (PBO) fibers have been used in soft body armor (SBA) because of their high mechanical strength. However, there was an

Bevel Depth Profiling SIMS for Analysis of Layer Structures

Author(s)
John G. Gillen, Scott A. Wight, P Chi, Albert J. Fahey, Jennifer R. Verkouteren, Eric S. Windsor, D. B. Fenner
We are evaluating the use of bevel depth profiling Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (SIMS) for the characterization of layered semiconductor materials. In this

Copper Oxide Precipitates in NBS Standard Reference Material 482

Author(s)
Eric S. Windsor, R Carlton, John G. Gillen, Scott A. Wight, David S. Bright
Copper oxide has been detected in the copper containing alloys of Standard Reference Material (SRM) 482. This occurrence is significant because it represents

SRM 482 Revisited After 30 Years

Author(s)
Eric S. Windsor, R Carlton, Scott A. Wight, C Lyman
The National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Standard Reference Material (SRM) 482 was issued by The National Bureau of Standards (NBS) in 1969