Close

Search

Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Vision Spectra Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook

Army Lab, Ludwig Maximilian Develop Environmentally Friendly Red Flare

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Comments
ADELPHI, Md., Jan. 23, 2018 — Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) and the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich have developed an environment friendly red-light flare for soldier-signaling devices in training and battlefield operations. The formula is a lithium-based red-light-emitting pyrotechnic composition of high purity and color quality that avoids a list of environmentally objectionable elements, namely strontium and chlorinated organic materials, both considered hazardous to humans. The new formulation is based on a nonhygroscopic dilithium nitrogen-rich salt that serves as both...Read full article

Related content from Photonics Media



    ARTICLES


    PRODUCTS


    PHOTONICS HANDBOOK ARTICLES


    WHITEPAPERS


    WEBINARS


    PHOTONICS DICTIONARY TERMS


    MEDIA


    PHOTONICS BUYERS' GUIDE CATEGORIES


    COMPANIES

    back to top
    Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
    ©2020 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA, [email protected]

    Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
    x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.
    We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.