Accession Number:

AD0614681

Title:

CHARGED PARTICLE GRAVITOMETER RESEARCH.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. for 1 Jan-31 Dec 64,

Corporate Author:

MARTIN CO ORLANDO FLA

Report Date:

1965-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

116.0

Abstract:

Charged particle measurement to techniques have been investigated regarding their capabilities for absolute and relative gravity measurements. Force-balance particle techniques, particle pendulum approaches and freeparticle methods have been evaluated analytically and experimentally in relation to gravity measurement requirements. Free-particle bouncing and recapture methods were determined to be the most appropriate with experiments demonstrating general performance feasibility. Additional development is required in order to achieve suitable free-particle instrumentation techniques. Research could then be conducted to evaluate and minimize error sources. It is concluded that free-particle relative gravity measurement capabilities should be evaluated before absolute gravity techniques are developed. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE