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Proposal of an Italian experiment for the mission SAC-B--ISENA: imaging particle spectrometer for energetic neutral atoms
Author(s): Stefano Orsini; M. Candidi; Marta Maggi; Ke Chiang Hsieh; Charles C. Curtis; A. M. Hudor; S. Livi; B. Wilken; I. A. Daglis; Enrico Flamini; Barbara Negri; Brian A. Tinsley; Michael A. Gruntman
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Paper Abstract

We propose to perform in situ measurements of precipitating and escaping energetic neutral atoms (ENA) of energies between approximately 5 and 200 keV. The interface characteristics of this new type of instrument, named ISENA (Imaging particle Spectrometer for Energetic Neutral Atoms), are consistent with the SAC-B spacecraft specifications, so that it could be included in its scientific payload. The main technical properties of this experiment are here briefly described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1992
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1744, Instrumentation for Magnetospheric Imagery, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60583
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Stefano Orsini, Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario/CNR (Italy)
M. Candidi, Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario/CNR (Italy)
Marta Maggi, Istituto di Fisica dello Spazio Interplanetario/CNR (Italy)
Ke Chiang Hsieh, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Charles C. Curtis, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
A. M. Hudor, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
S. Livi, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Aeronomie (Germany)
B. Wilken, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Aeronomie (Germany)
I. A. Daglis, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Aeronomie (Germany)
Enrico Flamini, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (Italy)
Barbara Negri, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (Italy)
Brian A. Tinsley, Univ. of Texas/Dallas (United States)
Michael A. Gruntman, Univ. of Southern California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1744:
Instrumentation for Magnetospheric Imagery
Supriya Chakrabarti, Editor(s)

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