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Title: A laminated energetic electrostatic analyzer for 0–5 keV charged particles

Abstract

A compact electrostatic energy bandpass filter based on a laminated analyzer design has been developed to measure charged particle fluxes at energies ranging from 0 to 5 keV. The sensor head has been successfully tested against a low energy magnetically filtered plasma source and an ion beam source capable of producing energetic ions in the range of 100–1250 eV. Additionally, the instrument has demonstrated the ability to accurately measure negative spacecraft frame charging using a low Earth orbit plasma simulator. The effects of the spacecraft frame charging on the measured energy distribution measurements and the impact regarding the derived charged particle density and temperature parameters are also examined.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [2];  [2]; ORCiD logo [2];  [2]; ORCiD logo [2];  [2]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States). Space Science and Applications Group
  2. United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO (United States) Dept. of Physics
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
OSTI Identifier:
1601626
Report Number(s):
[LA-UR-19-30372]
[Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748]
Grant/Contract Number:  
[89233218CNA000001]
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
[ Journal Volume: 91; Journal Issue: 1]; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; Elelctrostatic analyzer; plasma; sensor

Citation Formats

Maldonado, C. A., Eyler, Z., Pierce, B., Matson, L., Neal, P., Richards, H., Balthazor, R. L., Harley, J., and McHarg, M. G. A laminated energetic electrostatic analyzer for 0–5 keV charged particles. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1063/1.5123395.
Maldonado, C. A., Eyler, Z., Pierce, B., Matson, L., Neal, P., Richards, H., Balthazor, R. L., Harley, J., & McHarg, M. G. A laminated energetic electrostatic analyzer for 0–5 keV charged particles. United States. doi:10.1063/1.5123395.
Maldonado, C. A., Eyler, Z., Pierce, B., Matson, L., Neal, P., Richards, H., Balthazor, R. L., Harley, J., and McHarg, M. G. Mon . "A laminated energetic electrostatic analyzer for 0–5 keV charged particles". United States. doi:10.1063/1.5123395.
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title = {A laminated energetic electrostatic analyzer for 0–5 keV charged particles},
author = {Maldonado, C. A. and Eyler, Z. and Pierce, B. and Matson, L. and Neal, P. and Richards, H. and Balthazor, R. L. and Harley, J. and McHarg, M. G.},
abstractNote = {A compact electrostatic energy bandpass filter based on a laminated analyzer design has been developed to measure charged particle fluxes at energies ranging from 0 to 5 keV. The sensor head has been successfully tested against a low energy magnetically filtered plasma source and an ion beam source capable of producing energetic ions in the range of 100–1250 eV. Additionally, the instrument has demonstrated the ability to accurately measure negative spacecraft frame charging using a low Earth orbit plasma simulator. The effects of the spacecraft frame charging on the measured energy distribution measurements and the impact regarding the derived charged particle density and temperature parameters are also examined.},
doi = {10.1063/1.5123395},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = [1],
volume = [91],
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {1}
}

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