Accession Number:

ADA277468

Title:

Recent Advances in Spacecraft Charging

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PHILLIPS LAB HANSCOM AFB MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-03-08

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

This is an overview on advances achieved in the past decade on spacecraft charging. The topics discussed are the failures of SC2, the bootstrap, asymmetric potential, critical temperature, triple-root potentials, sheath engulfment, charging in wakes, supercharging, sheath ionization, beam emission for mitigation of charging, and anomalies.

Subject Categories:

  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Astronautics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE