Remote Sensing of Planetary Magnetospheres: Mass and Energy Analysis of Energetic Neutral Atoms

  1. J. H. Waite Jr.,
  2. J. L. Burch and
  3. R. L. Moore
  1. K. C. Hsieh and
  2. C. C. Curtis

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM054p0159

Solar System Plasma Physics

Solar System Plasma Physics

How to Cite

Hsieh, K. C. and Curtis, C. C. (1989) Remote Sensing of Planetary Magnetospheres: Mass and Energy Analysis of Energetic Neutral Atoms, in Solar System Plasma Physics (eds J. H. Waite, J. L. Burch and R. L. Moore), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM054p0159

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900742

Online ISBN: 9781118664315

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Keywords:

  • Space plasmas;
  • Sun;
  • Magnetosphere;
  • Astrophysics

Summary

Remote sampling of magnetospheric ions by the detection of energetic neutral atoms (ENAs) can provide a global view of the composition and dynamics of the ions. We describe a tandem time-of-flight analyzer In terms of its application to Earth and Saturn.