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