Accession Number:

AD0699939

Title:

FINAL SCIENTIFIC REPORT FOR PERIOD AUGUST 1, 1967 - SEPTEMBER 30, 1969,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-12-31

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The paper reviews research being conducted on electric discharges in gases. The research includes the following topics kinetic emission by alkali ions from a clean tungsten or aluminum surface, a technique for amplifying residual ionization in spark and other channels after a time lapse, secondary streamers in lightning, and the breakdown of dielectric oils by streamer pulses.

Subject Categories:

  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE