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The Isotopic Composition of Low Energy Cosmic Rays

Mewaldt, R. A. and Spalding, J. D. and Stone, E. C. and Vogt, R. E. (1981) The Isotopic Composition of Low Energy Cosmic Rays. In: Proceedings of the 17th International Cosmic Ray Conference. Vol.2. CEN Saclay , Gif-sur-Yvette, France, pp. 68-71.

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We report new high-resolution isotope measurements of B, C, N, 0, and Ne nuclei with ~ 5 to ~140 MeV/nuc. These observations extend the study of cosmic ray isotopes to lower energies than before, and provide new information on the isotopic composition of the anomalous cosmic ray component.

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Additional Information:© IUPAP. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System. We thank Dr. M.E. Wiedenbeck for the use of his GCR propagation calculations. This work was supported in part by NASA under contracts NASS-11066 and NASS-20721 and grant NGR 05-002-160. Space Radiation Laboratory SRL ID #: 1981-10
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Subject Keywords:Abundance, Cosmic Rays, Heavy Nuclei, Isotopes, Boron Isotopes, Carbon Isotopes, Galactic Radiation, High Resolution, Neon Isotopes, Nitrogen Isotopes, Oxygen Isotopes
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