Accession Number : ADA955668

Title :   Electron Generation Resulting from the Ablation of Various Metals into Wakes of Subscale Vehicles - An Assessment.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 15 Aug 77-15 Jul 78,

Corporate Author : GENERAL MOTORS CORP GOLETA CA DELCO ELECTRONICS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Schofield, K.

Report Date : JUL 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 100

Abstract : A detailed analysis of the thermal,chemi-ionization and neutral wake chemistries of 26 metallic elements has been considered to assess their relative potential for enhancing or sustaining the electron wakes behind reentry vehicles. (RRH)

Descriptors :   *REENTRY VEHICLES, WAKE.

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE