Accession Number : AD0282881

Title :   MEGATRON ACCELERATOR PROGRESS REPORT

Corporate Author : STEVENS INST OF TECH HOBOKEN N J

Personal Author(s) : ROGERS,K.C. ; PAK,W.

Report Date : 15 MAY 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : The status of the Megatron (plasma betatron) project is reviewed. Reports are presented on plasma formation by R.F. breakdown of a low pressure (1/100,000 Torr) gas, electron capture in the air core magnet, diagnostic technique studies, switch development, and theoretical studies of beam stability. (Author)

Descriptors :   *BETATRONS, *ELECTRIC DISCHARGES, *ELECTRON BEAMS, *PARTICLE ACCELERATORS, *PLASMAS(PHYSICS), CESIUM, GAS IONIZATION, GENERATORS, VACUUM APPARATUS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE