An Introduction and Practical Guide to Using Glitter Mixes
In this seminar, Kurt will present an overview of basic glitter effect types, common formulations, and the role of the various components in glitter mixes. Practical considerations for using glitter mixes in stars and comets, as well as static and propulsive devices like fountains, drivers, saxons and tourbillions will be presented.
Copper(I) Bromide: An Alternative Emitter for Blue-Colored Flame Pyrotechnics
Dominykas will present his study done on CuBr, a candidate emitter for blue flames. Spectra, sensitivity, color properties will be discussed. Dr. Dominykas Juknelevicius is a chemist from Lithuania. He has spent 7 years doing research on illuminating pyrotechnics and last year he has defended his PhD on the same topic. Besides scientific work, he shoots firework displays and is also familiar with the craft of making fireworks.
|Mark Anticole, Ben Cusick, Bonnie Kosanke|