The Electron Drift Technique for Measuring Electric and Magnetic Fields

  1. Robert F. Pfaff,
  2. Josep E. Borovsky and
  3. David T. Young
  1. G. Paschmann1,
  2. C. E. Mcilwain2,
  3. J. M. Quinn4,
  4. R. B. Torbert4 and
  5. E. C. Whipple5

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118664391.ch3

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

How to Cite

Paschmann, G., Mcilwain, C. E., Quinn, J. M., Torbert, R. B. and Whipple, E. C. (1998) The Electron Drift Technique for Measuring Electric and Magnetic Fields, in Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields (eds R. F. Pfaff, J. E. Borovsky and D. T. Young), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118664391.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Max-Planck-Institut füt Extraterrestrische Physik, 85740 Garching, Germany

  2. 2

    University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 94304, USA

  3. 4

    University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824, USA

  4. 5

    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900865

Online ISBN: 9781118664391

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Keywords:

  • Space plasmas—measurement;
  • Electric fields—Measurement;
  • Cosmic magnetic fields—measurement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Principle of Operation

  • Conceptual Design Criteria

  • Capabilities and Limitations of Tile Technique