Accession Number : AD0745132

Title :   An Interferometric Determination of the Specific Refractivities of the Nitrogen and Oxygen Atoms.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : TORONTO UNIV (ONTARIO) INST FOR AEROSPACE STUDIES

Personal Author(s) : Wettlaufer,Dale E.

Report Date : FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 58

Abstract : The specific refractivities (Gladstone-Dale constants) for nitrogen and oxygen atoms were determined experimentally using dual-frequency laser interferometry. The data were obtained in a hypersonic shock-tube facility using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer.

Descriptors :   (*OXYGEN, REFRACTIVE INDEX), (*NITROGEN, REFRACTIVE INDEX), ATOMS, SHOCK TUBES, INTERFEROMETERS, POLARIZATION, CANADA, ATMOSPHERE ENTRY

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE