The Cassini CAPS Electron Spectrometer

  1. Robert F. Pfaff,
  2. Joseph.E Borovsky and
  3. David T. Young
  1. D. R. Linder1,
  2. A. J. Coates1,
  3. R. D. Woodliffe1,
  4. C. Alsop1,
  5. A. D. Johnstone1,
  6. M. Grande2,
  7. A. Preece2,
  8. B. Narheim3 and
  9. D. T. Young4

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM102p0257

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles

How to Cite

Linder, D. R., Coates, A. J., Woodliffe, R. D., Alsop, C., Johnstone, A. D., Grande, M., Preece, A., Narheim, B. and Young, D. T. (1998) The Cassini CAPS Electron Spectrometer, 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/GM102p0257

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London, Dorking, England

  2. 2

    Space Science Department, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, England

  3. 3

    Electronics Division, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, Kjeller, Norway

  4. 4

    Instrumentation and Space Research Division, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900858

Online ISBN: 9781118664384



  • Space plasmas—Measurement;
  • Plasma diagnostics


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Analyser

  • Principle of Operation

  • Electrostatic Modeling

  • Mechanical Design

  • Sensor Electronics

  • Testing

  • Data Processing

  • Conclusion