Accession Number : AD0649448

Title :   DISSOCIATION AND IONIZATION OF AIR,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Kibardin,Yu.

Report Date : MAY 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A popularized account is given of the phenomena of air dissociation and ionization in the vicinity of a body moving at hypersonic speeds.

Descriptors :   (*ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, *GAS IONIZATION), (*HYPERSONIC FLIGHT, GAS IONIZATION), (*AIR, DISSOCIATION), DIATOMIC MOLECULES, EXCITATION, PLASMA SHEATHS, OXYGEN, NITROGEN, USSR

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Fluid Mechanics
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE