Accession Number : AD0258430

Title :   INVESTIGATION OF PLASMA ACCELERATION.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. for 10 Sep 60-15 May 61,

Corporate Author : STEVENS INST OF TECH HOBOKEN NJ

Personal Author(s) : Rogers, K. C. ; Schmidt, G.

Report Date : 15 MAY 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : Construction of an air-core plasma betatron is described. A method of shaping the magnetic field by eddy currents is described and field measurements are presented. Methods of obtaining low density plasmas suitable for plasma betatrons are described. In addition, work on plasma betatron theory and particle capture into betatron orbits is presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *MAGNETIC FIELDS, *PLASMAS(PHYSICS), ACCELERATION, BETATRONS, ELECTRON BEAMS, ELECTRONS, PARTICLES.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE