Accession Number:

AD0827106

Title:

INDUCTIVE PLASMA ACCELERATOR DEVELOPMENT

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 1 Jul 1966-31 Jul 1967

Corporate Author:

LITTON SYSTEMS INC BEVERLY HILLS CA SPACE SCIENCES LABS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

137.0

Abstract:

The work described in the report comprises a Theoretical studies of the performance of an electromagnetic induction plasma accelerator for radiation-cooled applications, and for pulsed operation. b The improvement of pre-existing instrumentation for the measurement of developed thrust and input electric power. c The development of suitable materials and techniques for the construction of thrustors. d The experimental testing of thrustors for the purpose of measuring performance and life times.

Subject Categories:

  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
  • Electric and Ion Propulsion

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE