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Cosmic Ray Source Abundances and the Acceleration of Cosmic Rays

George, J. S. and Wiedenbeck, M. E. and Barghouty, A. F. and Binns, W. R. and Christian, E. R. and Cummings, A. C. and Hink, P. L. and Klarmann, J. and Leske, R. A. and Lijowski, M. and Mewaldt, R. A. and Stone, E. C. and von Rosenvinge, T. T. and Yanasak, N. E. (2000) Cosmic Ray Source Abundances and the Acceleration of Cosmic Rays. In: ACE 2000 Symposium. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.528. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 437-440. ISBN 1-56396-951-3.

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The galactic cosmic ray elemental source abundances display a fractionation that is possibly based on first ionization potential (FIP) or volatility. A few elements break the general correlation of FIP and volatility and the abundances of these may help to distinguish between models for the origin of the cosmic ray source material. Data from the Cosmic Ray Isotope Spectrometer instrument on NASA’s Advanced Composition Explorer spacecraft were used to derive source abundances for several of these elements (Na, Cu, Zn, Ga, Ge). Three (Na, Cu, Ge) show depletions which could be consistent with a volatility-based source fractionation model.

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Additional Information:© 2000 American Institute of Physics. This work was supported by NASA at the California Institute of Technology (under grant NAG5-6912), the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Goddard Space Flight Center, and Washington University.
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Official Citation:Cosmic ray source abundances and the acceleration of cosmic rays J. S. George, M. E. Wiedenbeck, A. F. Barghouty, W. R. Binns, E. R. Christian, A. C. Cummings, P. L. Hink, J. Klarmann, R. A. Leske, M. Lijowski, R. A. Mewaldt, E. C. Stone, T. T. von Rosenvinge and N. E. Yanasak AIP Conf. Proc. 528, 437 (2000);
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