Accession Number : AD0739495

Title :   Transient Structure of an Artificial Radiation Belt.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Jul-Dec 71,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Schulz,M.

Report Date : 31 MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : Estimates are derived for the maximum flux (vs. azimuth) as a function of time following the detonation of a single source of radiation-belt electrons. All results are expressed in terms of the azimuthally averaged flux ultimately injected by the one event. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, NUCLEAR RADIATION), (*NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, MAGNETOSPHERE), (*VAN ALLEN RADIATION BELT, AIRBURST), MATHEMATICAL MODELS, ELECTRON DENSITY, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE