Accession Number : AD0327945
Title : Basic Characteristics of Thermal Radiation from an Atomic Detonation
Descriptive Note : Technical analysis rept.
Corporate Author : DEFENSE ATOMIC SUPPORT AGENCY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Streets, Lucille B.
PDF Url : AD0327945
Report Date : NOV 1953
Pagination or Media Count : 33
Abstract : The results of a review and analysis of all test data on the basic characteristics of thermal radiation from atomic detonations through Operation Tumbler-Snapper are presented. Total thermal energy release, time-intensity, and spectral distribution are given for 2 types of burst: air and surface.
Descriptors : *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, *THERMAL RADIATION, SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION, INFRARED RADIATION, BLACKBODY RADIATION.
Subject Categories : Nuclear Weapons
Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE