Suppression of a detonation

I´m wondering if it´s possible to suppress a detonation by the use of a big vacuum chamber that "opens" as the detonation starts.
I mean, if the vacuum will disturb the expansion of the shock waves by "absorbing" the waves or something like this.
 

mathman

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If the detonation takes place inside a vacuum there will not be any shock waves, only flying debris and heat.
 

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