Accession Number : ADA131148

Title :   Ion-Ion Recombination Rate in the EMP Source Region.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : MISSION RESEARCH CORP SANTA BARBARA CA

Personal Author(s) : Chervenak,J G ; van Lint,V A J

PDF Url : ADA131148

Report Date : 10 Feb 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : The ion-ion recombination coefficient in air was measured to be 7.0 + or - 0.4 x 10 to the 7th power cu cm/s using an ion chamber at HIFX. The difference between this and previously measured values may be due to air purity or a dose dependence.

Descriptors :   *Electromagnetic pulse simulators, *Ion ion interactions, *Nuclear explosion simulation, Ion sources, Ion density, Recombination reactions, Air, Ionization chambers, Switching circuits

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE