Accession Number : ADD000487

Title :   An Improved Wind Driven Electric Field Mill.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Freier,George D

Report Date : 05 Aug 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : It is an object of the patent application to provide an improved field mill for measuring atmospheric potential. The field mill is wind driven to rotate a series of plates at ground potential between a series of plates insulated from ground to alternately expose and insulate the insulated plates to develop an alternate current thereon that is a measure of earth potential.

Descriptors :   *Meteorological instruments, *Detectors, *Atmospheric electricity, Patents, Electric fields, Airborne, Voltage

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE