DID YOU KNOW? DTIC has over 3.5 million final reports on DoD funded research, development, test, and evaluation activities available to our registered users. Click HERE
to register or log in.
INVESTIGATION OF GAS IONIZATION PHENOMENON AT OPTICAL AND IR FREQUENCIES.
WESTINGHOUSE DEFENSE AND SPACE CENTER BALTIMORE MD
Results of the first half of the program are summarized and the status at that point is given. The experimental laser system is described and the calibration and monitoring procedures discussed. Breakdown time statistics and charge measurements obtained during this time are presented. The theoretical study results obtained to date in the areas of the non-linear ionization initiation mechanisms and the extension of the microwave break-down theory are discussed. A preliminary description of the breakdown process is given. Author
Interim rept. for 11 Feb-11 Aug 64,
AF30 602 3332