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ENergetic Trans-Iron Composition Explorer (ENTICE): A mission concept

Binns, W. R. and Hink, P. L. and Israel, M. H. and Garrard, T. L. and Leske, R. A. and Mewaldt, R. A. and Schindler, S. M. and Barbier, L. M. and Christian, E. R. and Mitchell, J. W. and Ormes, J. R. and Streitmatter, R. E. and Wiedenbeck, M. E. and Waddington, C. J. (1996) ENergetic Trans-Iron Composition Explorer (ENTICE): A mission concept. In: Gamma-Ray and Cosmic-Ray Detectors, Techniques and Missions. Proceedings of SPIE. Vol.2806. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 90-101. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140703-222609991

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Abstract

We describe a mission concept which has as its primary objective the measurement of the elemental abundances of galactic and solar energetic nuclei over the charge range of 14 less than or equal to Z less than or equal to 92. The instruments would have sufficient collecting power to improve the number of particles collected over that of previous measurements by more than an order of magnitude and, more important, will have the capability to clearly distinguish individual elements. These measurements are of fundamental importance to an understanding of the origin, nucleosynthesis, and acceleration of energetic galactic and solar particles.


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http://proceedings.spiedigitallibrary.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=1020926PublisherAbstract
http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.253969DOIAbstract
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Mewaldt, R. A.0000-0003-2178-9111
Additional Information:© (1996) COPYRIGHT SPIE.
Group:Space Radiation Laboratory
Non-Subject Keywords:Equipment and services, Iron, Particles
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Space Radiation Laboratory1996-35
Series Name:Proceedings of SPIE
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