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SOURCE OF GAS DISCHARGE PLASMA,
FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO
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The object of the invention is a source of gas-discharge plasma of continuous action consisting of a hermetically closed ceramic tube located in a nonuniform magnetic field inside of which there is placed a discharge chamber which contains an anode and a cathode of direct incandescence and a system of auxiliary electrodes. For the purpose of increasing the degree of ionization of the gas and the speed of the plasma stream of the source in it on the output, there is located an ionization chamber the housing of which brought a throw-over switch is connected up to the anode and in which there is an inlet opening for the operative gas. Author
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE