Surface Ionization with Cesiated Converters for Space Applications

  1. Robert F. Pfaff,
  2. Josep E. Borovsky and
  3. David T. Young
  1. M. R. Aellig1,
  2. P. Wurz1,
  3. R. Schletti1,
  4. P. Bochsler1,
  5. A. G. Ghielmetti2,
  6. E. G. Shelley2,
  7. S. A. Fuselier2,
  8. J. M. Quinn3,
  9. F. Herrero4 and
  10. M. F. Smith4

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118664391.ch37

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

How to Cite

Aellig, M. R., Wurz, P., Schletti, R., Bochsler, P., Ghielmetti, A. G., Shelley, E. G., Fuselier, S. A., Quinn, J. M., Herrero, F. and Smith, M. F. (1998) Surface Ionization with Cesiated Converters for Space Applications, 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.ch37

Author Information

  1. 1

    Physikalisches Institut, University of Bern, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Lockheed Martin Palo Alto Research Lab, Palo Alto, CA

  3. 3

    Ssc Morse Hall, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

  4. 4

    Lab F.Extraterrestrial Physics, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

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

  • Surface Ionization

  • Experimental Setup

  • The Applicability of Surface Ionization in Space Instrumentation

  • Conclusions