Accession Number : AD0666755

Title :   TAPE RECORDING OF EARLY NUCLEAR WEAPON PHENOMENA,

Corporate Author : HARRY DIAMOND LABS WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Wicklund,John S.

Report Date : DEC 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : It is shown that high-speed phenomena associated with underground nuclear weapon tests can be recorded with fair accuracy using suitably modified commercially available high-frequency recording equipment. The fundamental problem is stated, and the distortion of the phenomena (assumed to be gaussian pulses) is determined quantitatively. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*RECORDING SYSTEMS, NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS), HIGH FREQUENCY, UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS, MAGNETIC TAPE, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, SHOCK(MECHANICS), DISTORTION, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, DAMAGE, RADIATION EFFECTS, ACCURACY

Subject Categories : Recording and Playback Devices
      Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE