Accession Number : AD0469822


Title :   THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF A LANGMUIR PROBE.


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,


Corporate Author : ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (UNITED KINGDOM)


Personal Author(s) : Frayne, P G ; Wills, T G


Report Date : Mar 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 49


Abstract : This paper considers the practical design of a Langmuir probe finally intended for use in a thermally ionised potassium plasma. Preliminary results obtained in the positive column of a glow discharge in argon are described, with particular emphasis on the method of reduction of the experimental data. (Author)


Descriptors :   *ELECTROMAGNETIC PROBES , PLASMAS(PHYSICS) , SPACE CHARGE , MEASUREMENT , INSTRUMENTATION , ELECTRODES , GAS DISCHARGES , CONTAMINATION , MOLYBDENUM , ARGON , ELECTRIC CURRENT


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE