International Scholarly Research Notices / 2012 / Article / Fig 11

Research Article

The Self-Healing Capability of Carbon Fibre Composite Structures Subjected to Hypervelocity Impacts Simulating Orbital Space Debris

Figure 11

(a) Schematic of the launcher and the FBGs. Some FBGs were installed on the explosion tube (launcher), and some at the end of the tube within the CFRP sample. (b)Typical example of the CFRP samples containing FBG sensors after shooting under the hypervelocity impact.