Measuring Energetic Electrons — What Works and What Doesn't

  1. Robert F. Pfaff,
  2. Joseph.E Borovsky and
  3. David T. Young
  1. A. L. Vampola

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM102p0339

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles

How to Cite

Vampola, A. L. (1998) Measuring Energetic Electrons — What Works and What Doesn't, 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/GM102p0339

Author Information

  1. Space Environmental Effects, Vista, CA

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

  • Interactions of Electrons with Matter

  • Interaction of Photons with Matter

  • Behavior of Electrons Incident on Surfaces

  • Electron Spectrometer Design

  • Electron Collimation

  • Transmission Detectors

  • Electron Energy Determination

  • Spectrometer Types-Direct Energy Measurement

  • Spectrometer Types-Indirect Energy Measurement

  • Calibration

  • Shielding and Background Response

  • Flight Instruments

  • Summary