OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 14, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1975
  • pp: 2542–2548

Plasma flow and fast particles in a hypervelocity accelerator: a color presentation

E. B. Igenbergs, B. Cour-Palais, E. Fisher, and O. Stehle  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 14, Issue 10, pp. 2542-2548 (1975)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.14.002542


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1006 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

A new concept for particle acceleration for micrometeoroid simulation was developed at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, using a high-density self-luminescent fast plasma flow to accelerate glass beads (with a diameter up to 1.0 mm) to velocities between 15–20 km/sec. After a short introduction to the operation of the hypervelocity range, the eight-converter-camera unit used for the photographs of the plasma flow and the accelerated particles is described. These photographs are obtained with an eight-segment reflecting pyramidal beam splitter. Wratten filters were mounted between the beam splitter and the converter tubes of the cameras. The photographs, which were recorded on black and white film, were used to make the matrices for the dye-color process, which produced the prints shown.

© 1975 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: September 7, 1974
Published: October 1, 1975

Citation
E. B. Igenbergs, B. Cour-Palais, E. Fisher, and O. Stehle, "Plasma flow and fast particles in a hypervelocity accelerator: a color presentation," Appl. Opt. 14, 2542-2548 (1975)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-14-10-2542


Sort:  Journal  |  Reset  

References

References are not available for this paper.

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited