Accession Number:

AD0614285

Title:

PLASMA KINETIC ENERGY - RF CONVERSION.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ADVANCED KINETICS INC COSTA MESA CALIF

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Report Date:

1965-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

128.0

Abstract:

The effort was an extension of an experimental and theoretical investigation of microwave energy produced by cyclotron radiation from a plasma medium. Power densities several orders of magnitude higher than had been obtained previously by any investigator were experimentally measured. Power densities of hundreds of watts per cubic centimeter of X-band power were produced in the form of 100-500 nanosecond pulses. These high power densities indicate some ordering or coherency mechanism in this interaction. If this coherency can be enhanced and if this proves to be a true volume instead of surface interaction, this effort could result in microwave generators which are capable of producing power outputs far beyond any of those available from present generators. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE