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The Energetic Trans-Iron Composition Experiment (ENTICE) on the Heavy Nuclei Explorer (HNX) Mission

Israel, M. H. and Adams, J. H., Jr. and Barbier, L. M. and Binns, W. R. and Christian, E. R. and Craig, N. and Cummings, A. C. and Cummings, J. R. and Doke, T. and Hasebe, N. and Hayashi, T. and Lee, D. and Leske, R. A. and Mark, D. and Mewaldt, R. A. and Mitchell, J. W. and Ogura, K. and Schindler, S. M. and Stone, E. C. and Tarl, G. and Tawara, H. and Waddington, C. J. and Westphal, A .J. and Wiedenbeck, M. E. and Yasuda, N. (2001) The Energetic Trans-Iron Composition Experiment (ENTICE) on the Heavy Nuclei Explorer (HNX) Mission. In: Proceedings of the 27th International Cosmic Ray Conference. Vol.6. Copernicus Systems and Technology GmbH , Berlin, Germany, pp. 33-36. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150302-133152754

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Abstract

The HNX mission is composed of the ENTICE and ECCO experiments. The experimental goal of ENTICE is to measure with high precision the elemental abundances of all nuclei with 10≤Z≤82. This will enable us to determine if the injection mechanism for the cosmic ray accelerator is controlled by FIP or Volatility and to study the mix of nucleosynthetic processes that contribute to the galactic cosmic ray source. The ENTICE experiment utilizes the dE/dx-C method of charge determination and consists of silicon dE/dx detectors, Cherenkov detectors with two different refractive indices, and a fiber hodoscope. We will describe the instrument and its performance based on beam tests of a prototype instrument.


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Mewaldt, R. A.0000-0003-2178-9111
Additional Information:© Copernicus GmbH. Provided by the NASA Astrophysics Data System This research was supported in part by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration under grant NAG5- I 0802 and by the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University.
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