IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Electrostatic discharge induced degradation of solar arrays

Author(s): Bogorad, A. ; Bowman, C. ; Papula, P. ; Mucciacciaro, S.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1991
Conference Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA
Conference Date: 7 October 1991
ISBN (Paper): 0-87942-636-5
DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.1991.169460
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On-orbit data indicates 2.5%-a-year degradation in solar array power output for spacecraft in half-synchronous orbit. This unexplained degradation is sometimes attributed to contamination. Testing... View More

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