Accession Number:

AD0647690

Title:

A SUBSONIC D-REGION PROBE EXPERIMENT USING AN ULTRAVIOLET SOURCE TO PRODUCE IONS AND FREE ELECTRONS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK IONOSPHERE RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-12-20

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

An ultraviolet source for use in a Lower D-region probe experiment has been constructed. The use of this source with an ion collector probe designed by Hale and Hoult is described. It is felt that a lower limit on the order of 107 NO molecules per cm3 could be detected with this experiment. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Optics
  • Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE