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ROSINA's double focusing mass spectrometer (DFMS)

Date: 09 May 2014
Satellite: Rosetta
Copyright: ESA/Rosetta/ROSINA/UBern/BIRA/LATMOS/LMM/IRAP/MPS/SwRI/TUB/UMich

The Rosetta Orbiter Spectrometer for Ion and Neutral Analysis (ROSINA) is a combination of two mass spectrometers and a pressure sensor:

  • the Double Focusing Mass Spectrometer (DFMS)
  • the Reflectron Time-of-Flight (RTOF) mass spectrometer
  • the Comet Pressure Sensor (COPS)

This photo shows the DFMS mass spectrometer.


Last Update: 10 December 2014

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