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Conference Proceedings

Space (plasma) Physics

Plasma contactor for the ISTP/polar spacecraft
Robson, R. R., W. S. Williamson, R.C. Olsen, and T. E. Moore,
AIDAAAIAA/DGLR/JSASS 22nd International Electric Propulsion Conference,
Oct. 14-17, 1991, Viareggio, Italy, IEPC-91-065.

SPEAR-1 charging behavior, in the Proceedings of The ESA Space Environment Analysis Workshop
Olsen, R. C., T. Van Horn, R. B. Torbert, and W. J. Raitt,
section 4.7, held in Noordwijk, the Netherlands,
9-12 October 1990, publication WPP-23.

Current limiting mechanisms in electron and ion beam experiments, in Current Collection from Space Plasmas
Olsen, R. C.NASA Conference Publication 3089, pages 276-304,
1990.

Tethers in Space - Towards Flight, AIAA
Olsen, R. C. and G. C. Thompson, VLF space transmitter,
17-19 May 1989, Washington, DC., pp. 274–279, 1989.

Hollow cathode rocket experiment
Olsen, R. C., Presented at the Piano Spaziale Nazionale (PSN)/AIAA conference,
Space Tethers for Science in the Space Station Era, Venice, Italy, 4-8 October 1987, Societa Italiana di Fisica
Conference Proceedings, Volume 14, Edited by Luciano Guerriero and Ivan Bekey, Published in Bologna, Italy, 1988

Plasma observations at the earth's magnetic equator, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Space Physics
Olsen, R. C., C. R. Chappell, and S. D. Shawhan
Beijing, China, November 10-14, 1986, page 4-023, 1986.

Electron beam experiments at high altitudes, COSPAR (1986)
Olsen, R. C. and H. A. Cohen; Active experiments: Proceedings of Symposium 1 of COSPAR twenty-sixth Plenary Meeting held in Toulouse, France,  30th June - 11th July 1986,  


Electron beam experiments at high altitudes, presented to the NATO/AGARD meeting of the Electromagnetic Wave Propagation Panel, and the symposium on "The aerospace environment at high altitudes and its implication for spacecraft charging and communications"
Olsen, R. C.
The Hague, The Netherlands, 2-6 June 1986. AGARD-CP-406, pages 10-1 to 10-8, 1987.

High spacecraft potentials on ISEE-1, presented to the NATO/AGARD meeting of the electromagnetic wave propagation panel, and the symposium on "The aerospace environment at high altitudes and its implication for spacecraft charging and communications"
Whipple, E. C., and R. C. Olsen,
The Hague, The Netherlands, 2-6 June 1986, AGARD-CP-406, pages 8-1 to 8-10, 1987.

Anomalously high potentials observed on ISEE-1 in sunlight, Proceedings of the 17th ESLAB Symposium on Spacecraft-Plasma Interactions and their Influence on Field and Particle Measurements
Whipple, E. C., R. C. Olsen, I. Krinsky, and R. Torbert
Noordwijk, The Netherlands, September 13-16, 1983, edited by A. Pedersen, ESA SP-198, p. 35–40, December, 1983.

Methods for keeping a conductive spacecraft near the plasma potential, Proceedings of the 17th ESLAB Symposium on Spacecraft-Plasma Interactions and their Influence on Field and Particle Measurements
Pedersen, A., C. R. Chappell, K. Knott, and R. C. Olsen,
Noordwijk, The Netherlands, September 13-16, 1983, edited by A. Pedersen, ESA SP-198, p. 185–190, December, 1983.

Comparison of thermal plasma observations on SCATHA and GEOS, Proceedings of the 17th ESLAB Symposium on Spacecraft-Plasma Interactions and their Influence on Field and Particle Measurements
Olsen, R. C., P. M. E. Decreau, J. F. E. Johnson, G. L. Wrenn, A. Pedersen, and K. Knott,
Noordwijk, The Netherlands, September 13-16, 1983, edited by A. Pedersen, ESA SP-198, p. 57–61, December, 1983.

A potential control method for thermal plasma measurements on the DE-1 spacecraft, Proceedings of the 17th ESLAB Symposium on Spacecraft-Plasma Interactions and their Influence on Field and Particle Measurements
Olsen, R. C., D. L. Gallagher, C. R. Chappell, J. L. Green, and S. D. Shawhan,
Noordwijk, The Netherlands, September 13-16, 1983, edited by A. Pedersen, ESA SP-198, p. 177–184, December, 1983.

Operations of the ATS-6 ion engine, in Spacecraft Charging Technology
Olsen, R. C., and E. C. Whipple
1978, edited by Robert C. Finke and Charles P. Pike, NASA Conference Publication 2071, AFGL-TR-79-0082, 1979.

Active modification of ATS-5 and ATS-6 spacecraft potentials, Effects of the Ionosphere on Space and Terrestrial Systems
Olsen, R. C., E. C. Whipple, and C. K. Purvis, ed. John Goodman
NRL and ONR, 1978.