Accession Number : AD0785842

Title :   Filter and Film Method of Measuring the Temperature of a Hot, Dense, Low-Z Plasma from Its Quantum Bremsstrahlung.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Gerber,Kent A. ; Logan,B. Grant

Report Date : 23 JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : Results of calculations of the total integrated x-ray quantum bremsstrahlung emission transmitted through absorbers of aluminum, copper and carbon (polyethylene) are presented for a range of plasma temperatures and absorber thickness for both ideal detectors and for film. Such information is useful in obtaining values for the electron temperature in a plasma from measurements of the x-ray continuum emission. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Plasmas(Physics), *Electron energy, Quantum theory, Bremsstrahlung, Thin films, Solid state physics

Subject Categories : Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE