Accession Number : AD0738331

Title :   Effect of an Alleviated Plasma Boundary Layer on the Transmission of High Power Microwave Signals.

Descriptive Note : Final scientific rept. 1 Nov 70-31 Oct 71,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE AEROPHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Haldeman,Charles W. ; Holmes,D. Graham

Report Date : DEC 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 98

Abstract : Research extending earlier studies of chemical alleviation of the reentry plasma sheath is reported in the areas of plasma sheath chemical composition, the effect of hydrogen on additive effectiveness, and the effect of additives on high power pulse transmission through the plasma sheath. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, *BLACKOUT(PROPAGATION)), (*RADIO TRANSMISSION, *PLASMA SHEATHS), MICROWAVES, BOUNDARY LAYER, LANGMUIR PROBES, ELECTRON DENSITY

Subject Categories : Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE