Pyrotechnics in Fireworks
Keywords:Auxiliary substances, Berthold schwarz, Compositions, Fireworks, Firework items
AbstractThe paths artificial fireworks took from China to Europe and the subsequent development of such fireworks from religious miracles to exciting entertainment for spectators is shown. Some basic information about fireworks is presented. By using auxiliary substances, it is possible to produce differently colored light or smoke. The procedure to prepare a commercial firework display is described. Some of the most important articles and items used in firework displays are listed.
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H. Ineichen, B. Berger, Chimia 2004, 58, 369, DOI: 10.2533/000942904777677687.
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