Research Interests

Journal Publications

  1. S.L. Sheehe and S.I. Jackson.
    “Spatial Distribution of Spectrally Emitting Species in a Nitromethane-Air Diffusion Flame and Comparison with Kinetic Models,
    In Press with Combustion and Flame, October 2019. 
    Preprint

  2. S.L. Sheehe and S.I. Jackson.
    “Identification of Species from Visible and Near-Infrared Spectral Emission of a Nitromethane-Air Diffusion Flame.”
    Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy, Vol. 364, pp. 111185, 2019. 
    DOI Link   Preprint

  3. E.K. Anderson and S.I. Jackson.
    “The Dependence of Ammonal Detonation Performance on Cylinder Test Scale.”
    Combustion and Flame, Vol. 208, pp. 369-375, 2019. 
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  4. S.I. Jackson, C. Chiquete, and M. Short.
    “An Intrinsic Velocity-Curvature-Acceleration Relationship for Weakly Unstable Gaseous Detonations.”
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Vol. 37, pp. 3601-3607, 2019. 
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  5. S.I. Jackson, E.K. Anderson, and L.G. Hill.
    “Direct Measurement of Energy Loss Due to Aging Effects in the Condensed Phase Explosive PBX 9404.”
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Vol. 37, pp. 3645-3652, 2019. 
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  6. S.I. Jackson.
    “Scaling of the Detonation Product State with Reactant Kinetic Energy.”
    Combustion and Flame, Vol. 190, pp. 240-251, 2018. 
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  7. S.I. Jackson.
    “The Dependence of Ammonium-Nitrate Fuel-Oil (ANFO) Detonation on Confinement.”
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Vol.  36, Iss. 2,  pp. 2791-2798, 2017. 
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  8. S.I. Jackson, B.J. Lee and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Detonation Mode and Frequency Analysis Under High Loss Conditions for Stoichiometric Propane-Oxygen.”
    Combustion and Flame, volume 167, pp. 24–38, 2016. 
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  9. S.I. Jackson and M. Short.
    “Scaling of Detonation Velocity in Cylinder and Slab Geometries for Ideal, Insensitive and Non-Ideal Explosives.”
    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, volume 773, pp. 224-266, 2015.
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  10. S. Gilbertson, S.I. Jackson, S.W. Vincent, and G. Rodriguez.
    “Detection of High Explosive Detonation across Material Interfaces with Chirped Fiber Bragg Gratings.”
    Applied Optics, volume 54, issue 13, pp. 3849–3854, 2015.
    DOI Link

  11. M. Short and S.I. Jackson.
    “Dynamics of High Sound-Speed Metal Confiners Driven By Non-Ideal High-Explosive Detonation.”
    Combustion and Flame, volume 162, issue 5, pp. 1857–1867, 2015. 
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  12. S.I. Jackson.
    “An Analytic Method for Two-Dimensional Wall Motion and Product Isentrope from the Detonation Cylinder Test.”
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, volume 35, issue 2, pp. 1997–2004, 2015. 
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  13. E.K. Anderson, T.D.  Aslam, and S.I. Jackson.
    “The Effect of Transverse Shock Propagation on the Shock-to-Detonation Transition Process for an Insensitive Explosive.”
    Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, volume 35, issue 2, pp. 2033–2040, 2015. 
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  14. E.K. Anderson, T.D.  Aslam, and S.I. Jackson.
    “Transverse Initiation of an Insensitive Explosive in a Layered Slab Geometry: Front Shapes and Post-Shock Flow Measurements.”
    Combustion and Flame, volume 161, issue 7, pp. 1944–1954, 2014. 
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  15. S.I. Jackson and M. Short.
    “The Influence of the Cellular Instability on Lead Shock Evolution in Weakly Unstable Detonation.”
    Combustion and Flame, volume 160, issue 10, pp. 2260–2274, 2013. 
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  16. G. Rodriguez, R. Sandberg, Q. McCulloch, S. Jackson, S. Vincent, and E. Udd.
    “Chirped Fiber Bragg Grating Detonation Velocity Sensing.”
    Review of Scientific Instruments, volume 84, 015003, 2013.
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  17. S.I. Jackson, C.B. Kiyanda, and M. Short.
    “Experimental Observations of Detonation in Ammonium-Nitrate-Fuel-Oil (ANFO) Surrounded by a High-Sound Speed, Shockless, Aluminum Confiner.”
    In Proceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Combustion, pp. 2219–2226 (Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, 2010)
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  18. S.I. Jackson and L.G. Hill.
    “Runaway Reaction in Solid Explosive Containing a Single Crack due to Gas- Dynamic Choking.”
    In Proceedings of the 32nd International Symposium on Combustion, volume 32, pp. 2307–2313 (Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, 2008).
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  19. L.G. Hill, J.S. Morris, and S.I. Jackson.
    “Peel-Off Case Failure in Thermal Explosions Observed by the Deflagration Cylinder Test.”
    In Proceedings of the 32nd International Symposium on Combustion, volume 32, pp. 2379–2386 (Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, 2008).
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  20. S.I. Jackson and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Detonation Initiation in a Tube via Imploding Toroidal Shock Waves.”
    AIAA Journal 46, 2357–2367 (2008).
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  21. S.I. Jackson and J.E. Shepherd.
    “A Toroidal Imploding Detonation Wave Initiator for Pulse Detonation Engines.”
    AIAA Journal 45, 257–270 (2007).
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  22. S.I. Jackson, J.M. Austin, and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Planar Detonation Wave Initiation in Large-Aspect-Ratio Channels.”
    AIAA Journal 44, 2422–2425 (2006).
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  23. E. Wintenberger, J. Austin, M. Cooper, S. Jackson, and J.E. Shepherd.
        “An Analytical Model for the Impulse of a Single-Cycle Pulse Detonation Engine.”
    Journal of Propulsion and Power 19, 22–38 (2003).
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  24. E. Wintenberger, J. Austin, M. Cooper, S. Jackson, and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Reply to ‘Comment on an Analytical Model for the Impulse of a Single-Cycle Pulse Detonation Tube’ by W.H. Heiser and D.T. Pratt.”
    Journal of Propulsion and Power 20, 198–191 (2004).
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  25. E. Wintenberger, J. Austin, M. Cooper, S. Jackson, and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Erratum to ‘An Analytical Model for the Impulse of a Single-Cycle Pulse Detonation Engine’.”
    Journal of Propulsion and Power 20, 765–767 (2004).
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  26. M. Cooper, S. Jackson, J. Austin, E. Wintenberger, and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Direct Experimental Impulse Measurements for Detonations and Deflagrations.”
    Journal of Propulsion and Power 18, 1033–1041 (2002).
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Refereed Symposium Articles
  1. S.A. Andrews, A.M. Fraiser, S.I. Jackson, and E.K. Anderson.
    “Understanding the Uncertainty in an Equation of State Model for a High Explosive Obtained from Heterogenous Data.”
    Submitted to the Proceedings of the V&V Verification and Validation Symposium, pp. VVS2019-5124 (ASME, 2019).

  2. E.K. Anderson and S.I. Jackson.
    “Cyclotol Detonation Performance as a Function of Scale and Geometry.”
    In Proceedings of the 16th International Detonation Symposium (Office of Naval Research, 2019).
    Paper

  3. M.A. Zocher, T.D. Aslam, S.I. Jackson, and E.K. Anderson.
    “Numerical Modeling Comparing Slab to Cylinder Test Expansion Geometries for PBX 9501.”
    In Proceedings of the 16th International Detonation Symposium (Office of Naval Research, 2019).
    Paper

  4. E.K. Anderson, M. Short, and S.I. Jackson.
    “Cylinder Test Wall Velocity Profiles and Product Energy for an Ammonium Nitrate and Aluminum Explosive.”
    In AIP Conference Proceedings, volume 1793, p. 030018 (AIP Publishing, 2017).
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  5. S.I. Jackson.
    “The Detonation Cylinder Test: Determination of Full Wall Velocity and Shape from a Single Velocimetry Probe with an Arbitrary Angle.”
    In AIP Conference Proceedings, volume 1793, p. 050017 (AIP Publishing, 2017).
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  6. T.A. Kuiper, E.K. Anderson, M. Short, and S.I. Jackson.
    “Detonation Performance Measurements of Cyclotol 80/20.”
    In AIP Conference Proceedings, volume 1793, p. 030003 (AIP Publishing, 2017).
    DOI Link  Preprint

  7. S.I. Jackson, B.J. Lee, and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Detonation Mode and Frequency Variation under High Loss Conditions.”
    In Proceedings of the 25th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, paper 134, (Leeds, UK, 2015).
    Paper

  8. C. Chiquete, M. Short, S. Jackson, and J.B. Bdzil.
    “Higher Order DSD Calibration of Ammonium Nitrate/Fuel Oil.”
    In Proceedings of the 25th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, paper 123, (Leeds, UK, 2015).
    Paper

  9. M. Short, S. Jackson, and C. Chiquete.
    “High Explosive Detonation Propagation in Slab and Rate-Stick Geometries Near the Chapman-Jouguet Velocity.”
    In Proceedings of the 25th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, paper 128, (Leeds, UK, 2015).
    Paper

  10. S.I. Jackson.
    “Scaled Cylinder Test Experiments with Insensitive PBX 9502 Explosive.”
    In Proceedings of the 15th International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, pp. 171-180 (Office of Naval Research, 2015).
    Paper

  11. D.L. Robbins, E.K. Anderson, M.U. Anderson, S.I. Jackson and M. Short.
    “Cylinder Test Characterization of an Ammonium Nitrate and Aluminum Powder Explosive.”
    In Proceedings of the 15th International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, pp. 797-803 (Office of Naval Research, 2015).
    Paper

  12. E.K. Anderson, T.D. Aslam, S.I. Jackson.
    “Analysis of Adjacent Detonating Explosive Slabs.”
    In Proceedings of the 15th International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, pp. 693-702 (Office of Naval Research, 2015).
    Paper

  13. S.W. Vincent, S.I. Jackson, C. Chiquete, M. Short.
    “The Geometric Scaling of IMX-104 Explosive: Detonation Velocity versus Charge Size for Cylindrical Rate Sticks and Slab Tests.”
    In Proceedings of the 15th International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, pp. 534-543 (Office of Naval Research, 2015).
    Paper

  14. C. Chiquete, S.I. Jackson and M. Short.
    “DSD calibration of PBX 9501 via slab geometry experiments.”
    In Proceedings of the 15th International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, pp. 494-503 (Office of Naval Research, 2015).
    Paper

  15. J.D. Yeager, S.I. Jackson, M. Short.
    “Effect of Temperature on Detonation Propagation in Composition B.”
    In Proceedings of the 14th International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, pp. 769–778 (Office of Naval Research, 2015).
    Paper

  16. G. Rodriguez, S. Gilbertson, S.W. Vincent, and S.I. Jackson.
    “Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors and Their Sensitivity to Changes in Detonation Velocity Across Interfaces.”
    In Proceedings of the 14th International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, pp. 264–265 (Office of Naval Research, 2015).
    Paper

  17. S.I. Jackson and M. Short.
    “Lead Shock Velocity Curvature Variation across the Cellular Detonation Instability.”
    In Proceedings of the 24th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (Taipei, Taiwan, 2013).
    Paper

  18. S.I. Jackson and M. Short.
    “The Scaling of the Diameter- and Thickness-Effect Curves for Ideal, Insensitive, and Non-Ideal Explosives.”
    In Proceedings of the 24th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (Taipei, Taiwan, 2013).
    Paper

  19. S.I. Jackson and M. Short.
    “Experimental Measurement of the Scaling of the Diameter- and Thickness-Effect Curves for Ideal, Insensitive, and Non-Ideal Explosives.”
    In 18th APS-SCCM and 24th AIRAPT, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 500, Part 14. (Seattle, WA, 2014).
    DOI Link 

  20. G. Rodriguez, R. Sandberg, S.I. Jackson, S. Vincent, Q. McCulloch, and E. Udd.
    “Fiber Bragg Sensing of High Explosive Detonation Experiments at Los Alamos National Laboratory.”
    In 18th APS-SCCM and 24th AIRAPT, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 500, Part 14. (Seattle, WA, 2014).
    DOI Link 

  21. E.K. Anderson, T.D.  Aslam, and S.I. Jackson.
    “Transverse initiation of an insensitive explosive in a layered slab geometry: initiation modes.”
    In 18th APS-SCCM and 24th AIRAPT, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 500, Part 14. (Seattle, WA, 2014).
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  22. G. Rodriguez, R. L. Sandberg, S. I. Jackson, D. M. Dattelbaum, S.W. Vincent, Q. McCulloch, R. M. Martinez, S. M. Gilbertson, and E. Udd.
    “Fiber Bragg grating sensing of detonation and shock experiments at Los Alamos National Laboratory.” (Invited paper.)
    In Proc. SPIE 8722, Fiber Optic Sensors and Applications X, 872204 (May 29, 2013).
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  23. S.I. Jackson and M. Short.
    “Geometry-Specific Scaling of Detonation Parameters from Front Curvature.”
    In Proceedings of the 23rd International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (Irvine, CA, 2011).
    Paper

  24. S.I. Jackson.
    “Planar Blast Scaling with Condensed-Phase Explosives in a Shock Tube.”
    In Proceedings of the 23rd International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (Irvine, CA, 2011).
    Paper

  25. S.I. Jackson and M. Short.
    “Determination of the Velocity-Curvature Relationship for Unknown Front Shapes.”
    In Shock Compression of Condensed Matter - 2011, Volume 1426 of AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 347–350 (American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, 2012).
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  26. M. Cooper, W. Trott, R. Schmitt, M. Short, and S.I. Jackson.
    “ANFO Response to Low-Stress Planar Impacts.”
    In Shock Compression of Condensed Matter - 2011, Volume 1426 of AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 595–598 (American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, 2012).
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  27. S.I. Jackson, C. B. Kiyanda, and M. Short.
    “Precursor Detonation Wave Development in ANFO due to Aluminum Confinement.”
    In Proceedings of the 14th International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, pp. 740–749 (Office of Naval Research, 2010).
    Paper

  28. M. Short, J.J. Quirk, C.B. Kiyanda, S.I. Jackson, M.E. Briggs, and M.A. Shinas.
    “Simulation of Detonation of Ammonium Nitrate Fuel Oil Mixture Confined by Aluminum: Edge Angles for DSD.”
    In Proceedings of the 14th International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, pp. 769–778 (Office of Naval Research, 2010).
    Paper

  29. S.I. Jackson, B.J. Lee, W. Huang, F. Pintgen, J. Karnesky, Z. Liang, and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Experimental Detonation Propagation Under High Loss Conditions.”
    In Proceedings of the 22nd International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (Minsk, Belarus, 2009).
    Paper

  30. T. Aslam, S.I. Jackson, and J.S. Morris.
    “Proton Radiography of PBX 9502 Detonation Shock Dynamics Confinement Sandwich Test.”
    In Shock Compression of Condensed Matter - 2009, volume 1195 of AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 241–244 (American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, 2009).
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  31. J.S. Morris, S.I. Jackson, and L.G. Hill.
    “A Simple Line Wave Generator Using Commercial Explosives.”
    In Shock Compression of Condensed Matter - 2009, volume 1195 of AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 408–411 (American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, 2009).
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  32. S.I. Jackson, J.S. Morris, and L.G. Hill.
    “Determination of Explosive Blast Loading Equivalencies with an Explosively Driven Shock Tube.”
    In Shock Compression of Condensed Matter - 2009, volume 1195 of AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 323–326 (American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, 2009).
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  33. S.I. Jackson and L.G. Hill.
    “Predicting Runaway Reaction in a Solid Explosive Containing a Single Crack.”
    In Shock Compression of Condensed Matter - 2007, volume 955 of AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 927–930 (American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, 2007).
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  34. S.I. Jackson and L.G. Hill.
    “Predicting Runaway Reaction in a Solid Explosive Containing a Single Crack.”
    In Proceedings of the 21st International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (Poitiers, France, 2007).
    Paper

  35. S.I. Jackson and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Detonation Initiation via Imploding Shock Waves in a Tube.”
    In Proceedings of the 21st International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (Poitiers, France, 2007).
    Paper

  36. S.I. Jackson, L.G. Hill, H.L. Berghout, S.F. Son, and B.W. Asay.
    “Runaway Reaction in a Solid Explosive Containing a Single Crack.”
    In Proceedings of the 13th International Detonation Symposium, pp. 646–655 (Office of Naval Research, 2006).
    Paper

  37. W.C. Davis, T.R. Salyer, S.I. Jackson, and T.D. Aslam.
    “Explosive-Driven Shock Waves in Argon.”
    In Proceedings of the 13th International Detonation Symposium, pp. 1035–1044 (Office of Naval Research, 2006).
    Paper

  38. P.M. Buraczewski S.I. Jackson and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Initiation of Detonations and Deflagrations by Shock Reflection and Focusing.”
    In Proceedings of the 20th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (Montreal, Canada, 2005).
    Paper

  39. S.I. Jackson, J.M. Austin, M. Grunthaner, and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Planar Detonation Initiation.”
    In Proceedings of the 19th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (Hakone, Japan, 2003).
    Paper

  40. S.I. Jackson, J.M. Austin, M. Cooper, E. Wintenberger, and J.E. Shepherd.
    “Initiation for Pulse Detonation Engines (Originally submitted as ‘A Planar Detonation Initiator’ by S.I. Jackson and J.E. Shepherd).”
    In Proceedings of the 18th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (Seattle, Washington, 2001).
    Paper

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