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Instruments

Summary

Overview of the nine instruments and additional experiments, the type of measurements and the Principal Investigators.

Instrument Principal Investigator
VHM/FGM Vector Helium Magnetometer / Flux Gate Magnetometer A. Balogh, Imperial College, London (UK)
Spatial and temporal variations of the heliospheric magnetic field: 0.01 to 44 000 nT
SWOOPS Solar Wind Observations Over the Poles of the Sun D.J. McComas, South West Research Institute (USA)
Solar wind ions: 260 eVq-1 to 35 keVq-1; solar wind electrons: 0.8 to 860 eV
SWICS Solar Wind Ion Composition Spectrometer J. Geiss, Univ. of Bern (CH)
G. Gloeckler, Univ. of Maryland (USA)
Elemental & ionic-charge composition, temperature and mean speed of solar wind ions: 145 kms-1 (H+) to 1350 kms-1 (Fe8+)
URAP Unified Radio & Plasma Wave Investigation R.J. MacDowall, NASA/GSFC (USA)
Plasma waves, solar radio bursts, electron density, electric field plasma waves: 0-60 kHz; radio: 1-940 kHz; magnetic: 10-500 Hz
EPAC and
GAS
Energetic PArticles Composition;
Interstellar Neutral Gas
N. Krupp, MPAe, Lindau (D)
Energetic ion composition: 80 keV - 15 MeV/n;
Interstellar neutral helium atoms that penetrate the inner solar system
HI-SCALE Heliosphere Instrument for Spectra, Composition & Anisotropy at Low Energies L.J. Lanzerotti, AT&T Bell Labs., New Jersey (USA)
Low-energy ions (50 keV - 5 MeV) and electrons (30 - 300 keV)
COSPIN COsmic Ray and Solar Particle INvestigation R.B. McKibben, Univ. of New Hampshire (USA)
Cosmic rays and energetic particles ions: 0.3 - 600 MeV/n; electrons: 4 - 2000 MeV
GRB Gamma Ray Burst K. Hurley, UC Berkeley (USA)
Solar flare X-rays and cosmic gamma-ray bursts: 15 - 150 keV
DUST Cosmic Dust H. Krüger, MPK, Heidelberg (D)
Dust paricles: 10-16 to 10-7 g
Radio Science
SCE Solar Corona Experiment M.K. Bird, Univ. of Bonn (D)
Coronal sounding: density, velocity and turbulence spectra in the solar corona and solar wind
GWE Gravitational Wave Experiment B. Bertotti, Univ. of Pavia (I)
Doppler shifts in S/C radio signal due to gravitational waves
Interdisciplinary Studies
Directional discontinuities M. Roth, IASB (B)
Mass loss and ion composition G. Noci, Univ. of Florence (I)


Last Update: 08 December 2006

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