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Published by Space Physics Division, Air Force Geophysics Laboratory in Hanscom AFB, MA .
Written in English


  • Space vehicles -- Electrostatic charging,
  • Dielectrics

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Edition Notes

Other titlesDeep dielectric charging -- a review
StatementW.F. Denig, A.R. Frederickson
SeriesAFGL-TR -- 85-0123, Environmental research papers -- no. 919, Environmental research papers (Hanscom AFB, Mass.) -- no. 919
ContributionsFrederickson, A. R, U.S. Air Force Geophysics Laboratory. Space Physics Division
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14860989M

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