Accession Number : AD0736458

Title :   Breakdown in the Near Field of Re-Entry Vehicle Antennas.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Nov 68-31 Oct 71,

Corporate Author : AVCO SYSTEMS DIV WILMINGTON MASS

Personal Author(s) : Fante,Ronald L. ; Otazo,Joaquin J. ; Mayhan,Joseph T. ; Yos,Jerrold M.

Report Date : 15 NOV 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The research included: (a) a detailed study of the bounds on the near electric field of antennas, (b) calculation of the near electric field of specific antennas, (c) calculation of the breakdown power for various antenna configurations, (d) the effect of time-varying plasmas and non-linearites on microwave breakdown, (e) high temperature effects on breakdown, and (f) a study of miscellaneous reentry effects. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BLACKOUT(PROPAGATION), *ATMOSPHERE ENTRY), (*ANTENNAS, *PLASMA SHEATHS), (*ELECTRIC DISCHARGES, ANTENNAS), MICROWAVES, REENTRY VEHICLES, RADIO TRANSMISSION

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE