E B energy-mass spectrograph for measurement of ions and neutral atoms

Funsten; McComas, D. d.; Scime, E. E.
January 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p292
Academic Journal
Describes a Thomson parabola spectrograph that utilizes an electric field parallel to a magnetic field and a two-dimensional imaging detector to uniquely identify the energy-per-charge and mass-per-charge distributions of plasma ions. Characteristics of the spectrograph; Removal of deviations of observed spectra; Applicability of the spectrograph for neutral atom identification.


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