Accession Number : AD0699939
Title : FINAL SCIENTIFIC REPORT FOR PERIOD AUGUST 1, 1967 - SEPTEMBER 30, 1969,
Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DEPT OF PHYSICS
Personal Author(s) : Loeb,Leonard B.
Report Date : 31 DEC 1969
Pagination or Media Count : 7
Abstract : The paper reviews research being conducted on electric discharges in gases. The research includes the following topics: kinetic emission by alkali ions from a clean tungsten or aluminum surface, a technique for amplifying residual ionization in spark and other channels after a time lapse, secondary streamers in lightning, and the breakdown of dielectric oils by streamer pulses.
Descriptors : (*ELECTRIC DISCHARGES, REVIEWS), ION BOMBARDMENT, METAL FILMS, GAS IONIZATION, SPARKS, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), LIGHTNING, GAS DISCHARGES, OILS
Subject Categories : Electricity and Magnetism
Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE