Accession Number : AD0616418

Title :   MAXIMUM TOTAL ENERGY OF THE VAN ALLEN RADIATION BELT,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Dessler,A. J. ; Vestine,E. H.

Report Date : 17 DEC 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : It is shown that the results of the spherical harmonic analysis of the geomagnetic field place an upper limit on the energy stored in the Van Allen radiation belt.

Descriptors :   (*VAN ALLEN RADIATION BELT, ENERGY), HARMONIC ANALYSIS, GEOMAGNETISM

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE