Accession Number : ADA261399


Title :   IR and FIR Laser Diagnostics for Plasma Thrusters Using a CW CO2 Radiation Source.


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : OHIO STATE UNIV RESEARCH FOUNDATION COLUMBUS


Personal Author(s) : York, Thomas M


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a261399.pdf


Report Date : Nov 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 52


Abstract : This research involves diagnostic studies of plasma thrusters. This effort will use the new, high resolution diagnostic techniques that will determine electron densities, local magnetic fields, and density fluctuations indicating anomalous transport.


Descriptors :   *PLASMAS(PHYSICS) , *ELECTRON DENSITY , *THRUSTERS , MAGNETIC FIELDS , CONTINUOUS WAVES , GASES , FAR INFRARED RADIATION , PENETRATION , NOZZLES , CARBON DIOXIDE , THRUST CHAMBERS , MOMENTUM , CARBON DIOXIDE LASERS , DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT , TRANSPORT , INFRARED LASERS , PROPELLANTS , HIGH RESOLUTION , ACCELERATION , FLUX(RATE)


Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Electricity and Magnetism
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE