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Impactful Times: Memories of 60 Years of Shock Wave Research at Sandia National Laboratories (Shock Wave and High Pressure Phenomena) by James R. Asay,Lalit C. Chhabildas,R. Jeffery Lawrence,Mary Ann Sweeney