A New Approach to Space Communications During Re-entry Based on the Propagation Characteristics of Electromagnetic Waves in Ionized Media

  • H. Hodara
  • H. R. Raemer
  • G. I. Cohn
Conference paper


This paper analyses the propagation characteristics of electromagnetic waves in ionized media with a view towards the elimination of the communication blackout which occurs when a missile re-enters the earth’s atmosphere.


Magnetic Field Critical Frequency Versus Versus Versus Versus Constant Magnetic Field Conductivity Tensor 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Hodara
    • 1
  • H. R. Raemer
    • 2
  • G. I. Cohn
    • 3
  1. 1.The Hallicrafters Co.ChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Sylvania Applied Research Lab.WalthamUSA
  3. 3.Illinois Institute of TechnologyChicagoUSA

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