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Title: Electrically charged targets

Abstract

Electrically chargeable laser targets and method for forming such charged targets in order to improve their guidance along a predetermined desired trajectory. This is accomplished by the incorporation of a small amount of an additive to the target material which will increase the electrical conductivity thereof, and thereby enhance the charge placed upon the target material for guidance thereof by electrostatic or magnetic steering mechanisms, without adversely affecting the target when illuminated by laser energy.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Livermore, CA
  2. Alamo, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865058
Patent Number(s):
4455276
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
electrically; charged; targets; chargeable; laser; method; forming; improve; guidance; predetermined; desired; trajectory; accomplished; incorporation; amount; additive; target; material; increase; electrical; conductivity; enhance; charge; placed; electrostatic; magnetic; steering; mechanisms; adversely; affecting; illuminated; energy; electrical conductivity; laser energy; target material; electrically charged; laser targets; adversely affect; charge placed; charged targets; steering mechanisms; adversely affecting; laser target; predetermined desired; chargeable laser; target mater; desired trajectory; electrically chargeable; /376/

Citation Formats

Goodman, Ronald K, and Hunt, Angus L. Electrically charged targets. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Goodman, Ronald K, & Hunt, Angus L. Electrically charged targets. United States.
Goodman, Ronald K, and Hunt, Angus L. Sun . "Electrically charged targets". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865058.
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abstractNote = {Electrically chargeable laser targets and method for forming such charged targets in order to improve their guidance along a predetermined desired trajectory. This is accomplished by the incorporation of a small amount of an additive to the target material which will increase the electrical conductivity thereof, and thereby enhance the charge placed upon the target material for guidance thereof by electrostatic or magnetic steering mechanisms, without adversely affecting the target when illuminated by laser energy.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
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