What are the implications of filling a warhead with ALIMX-101 vs. PBXN-109? DSIAC staff provided information for better understanding of the implications filling a large warhead with ALIMX-101 vs. PBXN-109.  A DSIAC energetics subject matter expert (SME) provided a short description of the rationale for DoD transition from cast-cure PBXN to the maturing technology of a…

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Maciej Noras, Ph.D

I am an associate professor at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte. My research focuses on detection and applications of electric fields, high voltage engineering, development of instrumentation and sensor devices, power electronics, energy harvesting, electric power monitoring, dielectric studies, and finite element analysis modeling of multiphysics processes. My most recent DoD projects involve collaboration with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory on electric field-based projectile detection and a Small Business Innovation Research grant on topology optimization for lightweight 3D printed laser mirrors. My current work focuses on control of combustion processes using electric and magnetic fields, refinement of the electric field sensor technology invented at the UNC Charlotte Laboratory for Instrumentation, Sensors and Power Electronics, and development of new micro-PMU systems for microgrids.