Education and promotion of space research
Experiment Kulonovskiy Kristall
Study of dynamic and structural characteristics of the coulomb systems formed by the charged dispersed diamagnetic macroparticles in the magnetic trap; investigation of the following processes onboard the ISS RS: the condensed dust media - coulomb crystals and coulomb liquids formation by the charged macroparticles.
Video imaging of dynamics of the assembly of the charged diamagnetic macroparticles 100, 200, 300 and 400 m in size in antiprobkotron magnetic field with Bmax ~ 0.14 Tesla in microgravity.
Science Equipment Used:
- Power supply and control unit;
- Electromagnet unit;
- Replaceable containers;
- Fuse set;
- Cable set.
Magnetic video cassettes returned to the ground with video data and session protocols filled in by operators.
- SE results can be used during the development of the advanced current sources for spacecraft based on photovoltaic cells.
- Study of the dispersed material control features using a magnetic field in microgravity.
- Evaluation of a capability of contactless retention of different media (solid, liquid and dispersion) by means of nonuniform magnetic field when performing different technological operations in microgravity.