Accession Number:

AD0645618

Title:

EXPERIMENTAL OBSERVATIONS OF THE STRUCTURE OF SHOCK WAVES IN A COLLISION-FREE PLASMA.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept., 1 Nov 61-31 Oct 66,

Corporate Author:

MARYLAND UNIV COLLEGE PARK DEPT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

91.0

Abstract:

Contents The laminar one fluid approach The laminar two fluid approach The piston problem Summary of the laminar approach Turbulence Vacuum and gas filling systems Trigatron spark gap switches Production of the initial plasma and magnetic field Generation of the shock wave Grounding and shielding Coil voltage measurements Magnetic field measurements Emission spectroscopy Magnetic structure measurements Electron temperature measurements.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE