Measurements of temperature and velocity distribution of thermal electrons by the Akebono (EXOS-D) satellite - experimental setup and preliminary results

T. Abe, K. Oyama, H. Amemiya, S. Watanabe, T. Okuzawa, K. Schlegel

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Abstract

An instrument for measuring the velocity distribution of thermal electrons (TED) is installed in the Akebono (EXOS-D) satellite. The instrument was basically designed to reveal global characteristics of the thermal electrons in the energy range of 0 to a few eV. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)537-554
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Geomagnetism & Geoelectricity
Volume42
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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