Japan Explosives Society 2021

The 7th International Symposium on
Energetic Materials and their Applications

16-18 November, 2021, Virtual Symposium, Tokyo, JAPAN


Oral sessions will be held in on-demand presentations via Zoom Meeting (or Zoom Webinar).

The participants of the 7th ISEM can see all presentation movies between November 15 and 26.


Schedule with presentation numbers (last updated: 04 November, 2021) (PDF)


ISEM2021 Schedule

Nov. 16, 2021
Nov. 17, 2021
Nov. 18, 2021
Room A Room B Room A Room B Room A Room B
9:00   Opening   Invited Lecture
Denes V. Agoston
  Invited Lecture
Kaiwen Xia
Explosion Safety 1
Shock Compression of Condenced Matter 1
Explosion Safety 2
Gas Detonation
Thermal Behavior 1
13:00   Invited Lecture
Alexander Vorozhtsov
  Invited Lecture
Mitsuru Arai
Propellant and
Pyrolant 2
Explosion Safety 3
14:00   A2
HEMs 1
Propellant and Pyrolant 1
Propellant and Pyrolant 4
  Invited Lecture
Thomas M. Klapötke
Thermal Behavior 2
Shock Compression of Condenced Matter 2
HEMs 2
Pyrotechnics and Analysis and Detection of Explosives
Propellant, Pyrolant 3 and Pyrotechnics



Nov. 16 (Tue)

9:00-9:30 Openning
  A1 Explosion Safety 1
Chair: Kunihiko Wakabayashi
B1 Shock Compression of Condenced Matter 1
Chair: Kazuyuki Hokamoto
9:30-9:50 A1-1 Effect of porous MgO when used as a stabilizer for nitrocellulose
Katsumi Katoh, Japan
B1-1 A study of reaction growth-rate and burn-front velocity in PBXs through interface-resolved reactive simulations and experiments
Shobhan Roy, USA
9:50-10:10 A1-2 Integrated safety system design for a detonation physics laboratory
Michael Meadows, USA
B1-2 A novel framework for modeling the effects of single crystal plasticity in cyclotetramethylene tetranitramine (HMX) under shocks
Oishik Sen, USA
10:10-10:30 A1-3 Laser ignition of GO/Al/KClO4 ternary nanothermites for micro thruster applications
Ahmed Fahd, Canada
B1-3 Canonical detonation phenomena and novel tools for characterization
Eric Welle, USA
10:30-10:50 A1-4 New energetic molecule research at purdue university
Davin G. Piercey, USA
10:50-11:10 A1-5 Kinetic modeling for autoxidation of methyl acrylate containing radical inhibitor
Michiya Fujita, Japan
11:10-13:00 LUNCH
13:00-14:00 L1 Invited Lecture 1
Chair: Keiichi Hori
Decision of antibacterial and antiviral problems based on the experience of nanotechnologies application for HEMs
Alexander Vorozhtsov Tomsk State University, Russia
  A2 HEMs 1
Chair: Alexander Vorozhtsov, Keiichi Hori
B2 Propellant and Pyrolant 1
Chair: Oleg Glotov, Masafumi Tanaka
14:00-14:20 A2-1 Investigation of the mechanical properties of the A359 aluminum alloy reinforced with basalt fibers
Vladimir Valihov, Russia
B2-1 Agglomeration and combustion characteristics of aluminum particles in ammonium perchlorate based composite propellants
Kotaro Matsumoto, Japan
14:20-14:40 A2-2 Investigation of the effect of erbium particles on the structure and mechanical properties of the AA5056 alloy
B2-2 Integrationoffuelregression measurement function into hybrid rocket solid fuels with multi-material additive manufacturing
Kohei Ozawa, Japan
14:40-15:00 A2-3 Structure and phase composition of AlMgB14-TiB2 obtained by SHS
Dmitrii Tkachev, Russia
B2-3 Numerical analysis of hybrid rocket engine combustion with Al powder added to solid fuel
Kanami Aoki, Japan
15:00-15:20 A2-4 Investigation of structure and mechanical properties of the AA5056 alloy reinforced with tungsten nanoparticles
Anton Khrustalev, Russia
B2-4 Temperature measurements of boundary layer diffusion flames in hybrid rockets using fine thermocouple and spectroscopy techniques
Ayana Banno, Japan
15:20-15:40 A2-5 The next generation of CAMES™ sensors stress sensitive microcapsules for sheer and contact stress detection
Bernard M. Kosowski, USA
15:40-15:50 BREAK
  A3 HEMs 2
Chair: Sebastian Knapp, Keiichi Hori
B3 Pyrotechnics and Analysis and Detection of Explosives
Chair: Masafumi Tanaka
15:50-16:10 A3-1 Consortia as a new format for the formation of a world-class competitive Russian research and educational space
Elena. A. Danilova, Russia
B3-1 Effect of mechanically activated powder for use in high energetic materials
Sergei D. Sokolov, Russia
16:10-16:30 A3-2 Influence of preparation methods on burning rate of pyrotechnic mixtures
Sebastian Knapp, Germany
B3-2 Obtaining and studying the properties of mechanically activated powders
Sergei D. Sokolov, Russia
16:30-16:50 A3-3 Evaporation dynamics of trinitrotoluene microparticles from the glass surface
V. M. Gruznov, Russia
B3-3 Combustion of large porous titanium particles in air as individual and as component of composite propellant
O. G. Glotov, Russia
16:50-17:10   B3-4 Development and characterization of f luorescent sensory materials based on polystyrene for detection of nitroaromatic compouds
Roman Chuvashov, Russia


Nov. 17 (Wed)

9:00-10:00 L2 Invited Lecture 2
Chair: Shunichi Sato
When physics meets biology; explosive blast induced traumatic brain injury
Denes V. Agoston Uniformed Services University, USA
10:00-10:10 BREAK
  A4 Explosion Safety 2
Chair: Kiyonobu Ohtani, Tomotaka Homae
B4 Gas Detonation
Chair: Kazuhiro Ishii, Shinichi Maeda
10:10-10:30 A4-1 Effects of targeted application of a shock wave(s) to the brain and/or lungs in rats
Satoko Kawauchi, Japan
B4-1 Generation of planar blast waves using a gaseous detonation-driven blast simulator
Tomoki Takehara, Japan
10:30-10:50 A4-2 Scale effect on blast wave mitigation by interaction with water droplets
Takahiro Tamba, Japan
B4-2 Experimental study on deflagration-to- detonation transition in a channel with densely-arranged roughness elements on the wall
Shinichi Maeda, Japan
10:50-11:10 A4-3 Study on shock wave pressure attenuation by shock wave interaction with water droplets layer
Kiyonobu Ohtani, Japan
B4-3 Flame propagation behavior in a swirling flow induced in a rotating tube
Riku Hayashi, Japan
11:10-11:30 A4-4 Numerical analysis of the effect of water droplets layer location on the blast mitigation
Kakeru Shibue, Japan
B4-4 Propagation characteristics of deflagration in swirling flow
Hajime Takahara, Japan
11:30-11:50 A4-5 Blast- wave mitigation by periodic obstacles in a straight tube
Tomotaka Homae, Japan
B4-5 Effects of bubble gas composition on bubble collapse by an underwater shock wave
Masaki Yamada, Japan
11:50-12:10 A4-6 Numerical simulations on the blast wave mitigation during propagation inside an inner-grooved straight tube
Yuta Sugiyama, Japan
12:10-13:20 LUNCH
  A5 Propellant and Pyrolant 2
Chair: Yutaka Wada
B5 Explosion Safety 3
Chair: Toshiharu Mizukaki
13:20-13:40 A5-1 Combustion-mode transition of a solid propellant rocket motor by nitrogen gas injection
Masafumi Tanaka, Japan
B5-1 Development of energetic material fast cook-off testing for the new nato standard (AOP-4240)
Chong-Wei Ho, Taiwan
13:40-14:00 A5-2 Performance evaluation of WAX-based hybrid-rocket solid fuel with added Mg- Al powder
Takayuki Fujita, Japan
B5-2 Thermal decomposition behaviour in dry and humid conditions of single base propellants having different methyl violet test stabilities
Ayane Haba, Japan
14:00-14:20 A5-3 Experimental investigation of combustion of ethanol-methylcellulose gel droplets with Al powder
Junyu Zhu, Japan
B5-3 Stability of NC- based explosives, relation between bergman-junk-siebert test and methyl violet paper test
Ken Okada, Japan
14:20-14:40   B5-4 Thermal safety evaluation in nitration of toluene with ionic liquid
Hiroaki Ono, Japan
14:40-14:50 BREAK
14:50-15:50 L3 Invited Lecture 3
Chair: Shingo Date
TKX-50: A new high explosive developed at LMU Munich
Thomas M. Klapötke Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
  A6 Propellant, Pyrolant 3 and Pyrotechnics
Chair: Robert Matyáš, Yuichiro Izato
15:50-16:10 A6-1 Detailed kinetic modeling for liquid- phase reactions of hydrazine nitrate based on quantum chemistry calculations
Yu-ichiro Izato, Japan
16:10-16:30 A6-2

Characterization of periodate binary pyrotechnic mixtures

Robert Matyáš, Czech Republic

16:30-16:50 A6-3 Exothermic reaction of fine and coarse magnesium powders with water
Yosuke Nishiwaki, Japan
16:50-17:10 A6-4 Synthesis of dinitramide salts with small continuous reactor
Hiroki Matsunaga, Japan
16:50-17:30 A6-5 Characterization of pyrotechnic Igniter based on heat flux and propellant ignition delay
Sumit Sarma, India


Nov. 18 (Thu)

9:00-10:00 L4 Invited Lecture 4
Chair: Shiro Kubota
Quantification of dynamic fracture properties of rocks subjected to confinements
Kaiwen Xia University of Toronto, Canada
10:00-10:10 BREAK
  A7 Blasting
Chair: Yuji Ogata
B7 Thermal Behavior 1
Chair: Satoru Yoshino
10:10-10:30 A7-1 Evaluation of dynamic tensile fracture behavior of rocks by digital image correlation method
Tei Saburi, Japan
B7-1 Analysis of thermal destabilization mechanism of ammonium nitrate/ ammonium chloride mixtures
Kota Watanabe, Japan
10:30-10:50 A7-2 Influence of partially dense regions near the free surface on stress wave interference and crack propagation in laboratory blasting tests
Yoshiaki Takahashi, Japan
B7-2 Hazard evaluation of chlorosilanes based on thermodynamic data
Masaya Sato, Japan
10:50-11:10 A7-3 Study on improvement of washing effect using underwater explosion phenomenon
Hayate Ueda, Japan
B7-3 Thermal behaviour of potassium periodate and mixtures thereof containing fuels and metal oxides
Yuka Sakae, Japan
11:10-11:30 A7-4 Unsteady interaction between underwater explosion and the concave curved wall
Yoshiteru Anshi, Japan
B7-4 Detailed reaction simulation incorporating evaporation model of ammonium dinitramide
Yuto Kubota, Japan
11:30-11:50 A7-5 Study of the controlled blasting method for concrete using GANSIZER®
Kenji Murata, Japan
B7-5 Evolved gas analysis of ammonium dinitramide and hydroxyethylhydrazinium nitrate mixture
Kento Shiota, Japan
11:50-13:00 LUNCH
13:00-14:00 L5 Invited Lecture 5
Chair: Katsumi Katoh
Recent topics in scientific study on fireworks
Mitsuru Arai The University of Tokyo, Japan
14:00-14:10 BREAK
  A8 Fireworks
Chair: Mieko Kumasaki
B8 Propellant and Pyrolant 4
Chair: Hiroki Matsunaga
14:10-14:30 A8-1 Quantitative analysis of KClO4 reduction by Ti in fireworks composition
Kouta Odagiri, Japan
B8-1 Electrolysis and ignition characteristics of HAN-based monopropellant
Toshiyuki Katsumi, Japan
14:30-14:50 A8-2 Influence of charcoal properties on the burning rate of black powder
Kenta Yuminaga, Japan
B8-2 Thermal analytical screening of effective catalysts for the ignition of high energy ionic liquid propellants
Noboru Itouyama, Japan
14:50-15:10 A8-3 Thermal and evolved gas analysis for oxidation of carbon in senko-hanabi
Yukino Watanabe, Japan
B8-3 Visualized image analysis of electrolysis- Ignition of ammonium dinitramide based ionic liquid propellants using a high- speed camera
Kiichiro Iguchi, Japan
15:10-15:30 A8-4 Analysis on bursting mechanism of carbon steel sparks
Taro Kimura, Japan
B8-4 “Tandem-action” ferrocenyl iodocuprates promoting low temperature hypergolic ignitions of “green” EIL–H2O2 bipropellants
Michael Gozin, Israel
15:30-15:40 BREAK
  A9 Thermal Behavior 2
Chair: Shogo Tomiyama
B9 Shock Compression of Condenced Matter 2
Chair: Kazutaka Kitagawa
15:40-16:00 A9-1 Stability of explosives under continued laser pulse exposure
Thomas de Prinse, Australia
B9-1 Numerical investigation of reaction zone for steady state detonation of solid explosives
Shiro Kubota, Japan
16:00-16:20 A9-2 Thermal runaway propagation mechanism analysis of multiple lithium-ion batteries
Tomoya Suzuki, Japan
B9-2 Basic study on the processing of thick magnesium alloy plate by impact forming method
Masatoshi Nishi, Japan
16:20-16:40 A9-3 Effect of ozone on the thermal decomposition behavior of guanidine nitrate
Kyohei Amano, Japan
B9-3 Metal oxides as a sensitizer in laser initiation of energetic materials
Anton S. Zverev, Russia
16:40-17:00 A9-4 Energetic cocrystal of 1H-tetrazole/sodium perchlorate
Kazuki Inoue, Japan
17:00-17:20 A9-5 Effect of mixing condition of ammonium nitrate aqueous solution on cyclic thermal behavior of some phase-stabilized ammonium nitrates
Shingo Date, Japan
17:20-17:40 BREAK
17:40-18:00 Closing


Oral sessions will be held in on-demand presentations via Zoom Meeting (or Zoom Webinar).

The participants of the 7th ISEM can see all presentation movies between November 15 and 26.


Schedule with presentation numbers (last updated: 04 November, 2021) (PDF)