Limited Resource Plasma Analyzers: Miniaturization Concepts

  1. Robert F. Pfaff,
  2. Joseph.E Borovsky and
  3. David T. Young
  1. Herbert O. Funsten and
  2. David J. McComas

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM102p0157

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles

How to Cite

Funsten, H. O. and McComas, D. J. (1998) Limited Resource Plasma Analyzers: Miniaturization Concepts, 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/GM102p0157

Author Information

  1. Space and Atmospheric Sciences Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico

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

  • Historical Overview

  • Design Criteria and Fundamental Limitations

  • Miniaturization Concepts of Plasma Spectrometers

  • Miniature Plasma Energy Spectrometers

  • Miniaturization of Ion Mass Spectrometers

  • Discussion and Summary