Accession Number : AD0433245


Title :   NON-RELATIVISTIC COLLISION THEORY ELEMENTARY COLLISION PROCESSES IN THE HIGH ATMOSPHERE,


Corporate Author : PLESSET (E H) ASSOCIATES INC SANTA MONICA CALIF


Personal Author(s) : Gerjuoy,Edward


Report Date : 01 Nov 1961


Pagination or Media Count : 45


Abstract : Many high-atmosphere phenomena - for example, the collision electron density in the E layer depend on collision rates which are not readily measurable in the laboratory. A number of such collision processes are listed and the presently available theoretical procedures for estimating their rates are briefly reviewed. (Author)


Descriptors :   *SOLAR DISTURBANCES , *UPPER ATMOSPHERE , *QUANTUM THEORY , ELASTIC SCATTERING , CHARGED PARTICLES , RELATIVITY THEORY , PROTONS , IONIZATION , HYDROGEN , AURORAE , MAGNETIC STORMS , ELECTRON CAPTURE , ELECTRON IRRADIATION , ENERGY , ELECTRONS , IONS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE