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Author Starr, W. L.
Sponsorship USDOE
Source United States Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Content type Text
Language English
Subject Keyword PHYSICS AND MATHEMATICS ♦ ACCELERATORS ♦ CAPACITORS ♦ CHEMICAL REACTIONS ♦ ELECTRIC DISCHARGES ♦ EXPLOSIONS ♦ PLASMA ♦ PULSES ♦ WIRES
Abstract An exploding wire plasma accelerator is described. Specific impulses considerably in excess of those possible with chemical systems were obtained. The acceleration is obtained by means of a condenser discharge. (A.C.)
ISSN 00218979
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1959-04-01
Publisher Department Lockheed Missile Systems Div., Palo Alto, Calif.
Journal Journal of Applied Physics
Volume Number 30
Organization Lockheed Missile Systems Div., Palo Alto, Calif.


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