Accession Number:

AD0641387

Title:

INDEX OF REFRACTION OF EXCITED MONATOMIC GASES.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

The average polarizability per particle is formulated for an excited monatomic gas. In contrast to the usual procedure of neglecting excited state contributions, a lower bound is obtained considering only atomic excited states. The result shows that for an equilibrium argon plasma previous values of the effective polarizability may be too small by at least a factor of two. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE