Electric Field Instrument Using Radiated Electrons (E-FIRE): An Innovative Approach to the Measurement of Electric Fields in the Earth's Magnetosphere

  1. Robert F. Pfaff,
  2. Josep E. Borovsky and
  3. David T. Young
  1. A. M. Jorgensen,
  2. K. L. Hirsch,
  3. M. J. Alothman,
  4. S. Braginsky and
  5. T. A. Fritz

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118664391.ch7

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

How to Cite

Jorgensen, A. M., Hirsch, K. L., Alothman, M. J., Braginsky, S. and Fritz, T. A. (1998) Electric Field Instrument Using Radiated Electrons (E-FIRE): An Innovative Approach to the Measurement of Electric Fields in the Earth's Magnetosphere, 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.ch7

Author Information

  1. Center for Space Physics, Boston University

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

  • Theory of Operation

  • Implementation

  • Electronics

  • Conclusions