Accession Number : AD0678193

Title :   RADIO PULSES FROM COSMIC RAY SHOWERS.

Descriptive Note : Final scientific rept.,

Corporate Author : MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Barker,P. R. ; Hazen,W. E. ; Hendel,A. Z. ; Smith,Howard ; Shah,N. J.

Report Date : 31 AUG 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : Exploratory observations of radio pulses generated by cosmic ray showers were made at the Chacaltaya Laboratory of the Laboratorio de Fisica Cosmica of the Universidad Mayor de San Andres, near La Paz, Bolivia. The experiments during the grant period were designed primarily to investigate mechanisms of production of the radio pulses, (a) because of interest in the mechanism as such, and (b) because the results would lead to ideas for use of the radio-pulse method alone for detection of large air showers. The results are given in the appended copy of a manuscript submitted for publication in Physical Review Letters. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COSMIC RAYS, RADIOFREQUENCY PULSES), GEOMAGNETISM, POLARIZATION, LOG PERIODIC ANTENNAS, CHARGED PARTICLES, VERY HIGH FREQUENCY, SOUTH AMERICA

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE