Accession Number:

ADA143317

Title:

A Gerdien Condenser System for Measuring Stratospheric Charged Particle Densities.

Descriptive Note:

Instrumentation papers Oct 79-Oct 83,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE GEOPHYSICS LAB HANSCOM AFB MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-02-03

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

A Gerdien condenser system for measuring stratospheric charged particles densities is described. The system makes use of commercially available blowers to obtain the bulk gas flow through the condenser and a time of charge method for measuring collected currents. System modifications made over several balloon flights are described and the results of one flight are presented in some detail. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE