Accession Number:

ADA222530

Title:

Underground Test Sensor Development. Volume 2. Electric Field Sensor Development

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

PACIFIC-SIERRA RESEARCH CORP LOS ANGELES CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

127.0

Abstract:

A concept for the nonperturbative measurement of electric fields in a plasma is described. The concept is based on laser-induced fluorescence from Stark-mixed states. This work reviews the electric field measurement concept, the choices of an active medium, and the laser and detector characteristics. A proof-of-principle experiment was set up and executed. The experimental results which demonstrate the feasibility of this technique for source region electro-magnetic pulse measurements are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Magnetic and Electric Field Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE