Accession Number : ADA018091

Title :   The Effect of Ionization Energy Loss on the Calculation of Rigidity Transmittance Functions.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS HANSCOM AFB MASS

Personal Author(s) : Smart,D. F. ; Shea,M. A. ; Lezniak,J. A.

Report Date : 26 NOV 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The authors have used the detailed trajectory tracing method to calculate the rigidity transmittance function for a cosmic ray detector at balloon altitude at a mid-latitude location.

Descriptors :   *Cosmic rays, Transmittance, Ionization, Differential equations, Numerical analysis

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE