Accession Number : AD0680000

Title :   RADIATION PATTERNS OF A SLOT ANTENNA IN THE PRESENCE OF A BREAKDOWN SHEATH,

Corporate Author : SYLVANIA ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS-EAST WALTHAM MASS APPLIED RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Mentzoni,Michael H. ; Donohoe,James

Report Date : 07 NOV 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : The plasma sheath which characterizes aperture breakdown causes severe attenuation and phase distortion of the transmitted signal in the broadside direction. The experimental radiation pattern and the effects of the breakdown sheath are investigated for a wide range of pressures and breakdown power levels. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SLOT ANTENNAS, PLASMA SHEATHS), ANTENNA RADIATION PATTERNS, ANTENNA APERTURES, ELECTRIC DISCHARGES, ATTENUATION, PHASE DISTORTION, RADIO TRANSMISSION, MICROWAVES

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE