Accession Number:

AD0604339

Title:

MEASUREMENT OF DROP SIZE DISTRIBUTION AND LIQUID WATER CONTENT IN NATURAL CLOUDS.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE

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Report Date:

1964-02-15

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

Clouds drops striking a charged metal target are shown to produce an electric pulse whose shape indicates that the electrical contact process is a succession of events probably but not certainly including corona, arcing, and conduction. Nevertheless, the pulse amplitude is closely proportional to the droplet surface area. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE