Highlights of the Observations in the Polar 5 Electron Accelerator Rocket Experiment

  • Bjørn Grandal
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 79)


The POLAR 5 experiment consisted of a sounding rocket, carrying an electron accelerator, launched into the high latitude upper atmosphere in order to study the interaction between the artificially injected electron beam, the auroral electron precipitation, the ionospheric plasma and the ambient neutral atmosphere.


Electron Accelerator Beam Injection Auroral Region Auroral Electron Beam Plasma Discharge 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bjørn Grandal
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  1. 1.Norwegian Defence Research EstablishmentKjellerNorway

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