Accession Number : AD0694485

Title :   INTENSITIES IN NITROGEN DISCHARGES AND AFTERGLOWS.

Descriptive Note : Physical sciences research papers no. 390,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Personal Author(s) : Oldenberg,O.

Report Date : JUL 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The 'auroral afterglow' or short-duration afterglow of nitrogen is studied with particular attention to relative intensities in the emission spectrum. It is assumed that in an intense discharge through pure nitrogen, excitation in steps via metastable states occurs. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AURORAE, NITROGEN), (*NITROGEN, *AFTERGLOWS), GAS DISCHARGES, MOLECULAR ENERGY LEVELS, EXCITATION, DISCHARGE TUBES, ELECTRON TRANSITIONS, SELECTION RULES(PHYSICS), MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE