Accession Number:

AD0258979

Title:

THE PLASMA CORE REACTOR

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Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF

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Report Date:

1961-05-10

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

Two types of plasma core reactor, considered as a space propulsion system of thrust-to-weight ratio exceeding unity, are investigated vi , he simple magnetic bottle and the homopolar configurations. The principal system variables are indicated, and some upper- and lower-bounds for theseARE DERIVED. The major problem areas and difficulties affecting feasibility are discussed. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE