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Secondary Electron-Capture Clock Isotopes as a Probe of Reacceleration

Mahan, S. E. and Binns, W. R. and Christian, E. R. and George, J. S. 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 Wiedenbeck, M. E. and Yanasak, N. E. (1999) Secondary Electron-Capture Clock Isotopes as a Probe of Reacceleration. In: Proceedings of the 26th International Cosmic Ray Conference. Vol.3. International Union of Pure and Applied Physics , pp. 17-20. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150218-154217768

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Abstract

Cosmic rays that are produced by nuclear interactions during propagation and decay only by electroncapture can be used to determine the level of cosmic ray reacceleration that has occurred. The high resolution, large statistical sample of cosmic rays collected by the Cosmic Ray Isotope Spectrometer (CRIS) aboard the Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE) spacecraft provides a data set that allows precision measurements of these isotopic abundances. We discuss electron capture decay, the signatures of reacceleration, and the sensitivity with which reacceleration models can be tested.


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Additional Information:© University of Utah. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System. This research 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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