Fast Electron Temperature Measurements with Langmuir Probes: Considerations for Space Flight and Initial Laboratory Tests

  1. Robert F. Pfaff,
  2. Joseph.E Borovsky and
  3. David T. Young
  1. Carl L. Siefring,
  2. William E. Amatucci and
  3. Paul Rodriguez

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM102p0055

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles

How to Cite

Siefring, C. L., Amatucci, W. E. and Rodriguez, P. (1998) Fast Electron Temperature Measurements with Langmuir Probes: Considerations for Space Flight and Initial Laboratory Tests, in Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles (eds R. F. Pfaff, Joseph.E. Borovsky and D. T. Young), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM102p0055

Author Information

  1. Charged Particle Physics Branch, Plasma Physics Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900858

Online ISBN: 9781118664384

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Keywords:

  • Space plasmas—Measurement;
  • Plasma diagnostics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theory

  • The Fast Temperature Probe (FTP)

  • The Space Physics Simulation Chamber (SPSC) Tests of the FTP

  • Summary and Conclusions