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