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Cometary and Interstellar Dust Analyzer for comet Wild 2

Kissel, J. and Glasmachers, A. and Grün, E. and Henkel, H. and Höfner, H. and Haerendel, G. and von Hoerner, H. and Hornung, K. and Jessberger, E. K. and Krueger, F. R. and Möhlmann, D. and Greenberg, J. M. and Langevin, Y. and Silén, J. and Brownlee, D. and Clark, B. C. and Hanner, M. S. and Hoerz, F. and Sandford, S. and Sekanina, Z. and Tsou, P. and Utterback, N. G. and Zolensky, M. E. and Heiss, C. (2003) Cometary and Interstellar Dust Analyzer for comet Wild 2. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108 (E10), p. 8114. American Geophysical Union. doi: 10.1029/2003JE002091. ISSN 0148-0227.

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Abstract

The Cometary and Interstellar Dust Analyzer (CIDA) instrument analyzes the composition of individual grains in the cometary coma. As each particle impacts a silver plate, the high-impact energy due to the relative velocity of the spacecraft as it flies through the coma causes the elements and molecular compounds in the particle to become ionized. Using a fast time-of-flight mass spectrometer, a complete set of ions are detected for each impact, from a mass range of 1 (atomic hydrogen) up to a few thousand atomic mass units, encompassing all elements in the periodic table and many molecules, such as organic compounds. This experimental technique has already been applied with excellent success at Halley's comet, and the CIDA derivative instrument is flying on the Stardust mission, which will encounter comet Wild 2 in January of 2004. The data returned will give clues to the elemental and chemical composition of the dust component of this comet.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/43686/
Document Type:Article
Title:Cometary and Interstellar Dust Analyzer for comet Wild 2
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Kissel, J.Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, GermanyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Glasmachers, A.Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, University Wuppertal, Wuppertal, GermanyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Grün, E.Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg, GermanyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Henkel, H.von Hoerner & Sulger GmbH, Schwetzingen, GermanyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Höfner, H.Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, GermanyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Haerendel, G.International University Bremen, Bremen, GermanyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
von Hoerner, H.von Hoerner & Sulger GmbH, Schwetzingen, GermanyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Hornung, K.Universität Neubiberg, Neubiberg, GermanyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Jessberger, E. K.Institut für Planetologie der Universität Münster, Muenster, GermanyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Krueger, F. R.Ingenieurbuero Krueger, Darmstadt, GermanyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Möhlmann, D.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Greenberg, J. M.Deceased Nov. 2001UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Langevin, Y.Institut d'Astrophysique, Orsay, FranceUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Silén, J.Department of Geophysics, Finnish Meterological Institute, Helsinki, FinlandUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Brownlee, D.Department of Astronomy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Clark, B. C.Lockheed Martin Aerospace, Denver, Colorado, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Hanner, M. S.Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Hoerz, F.NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Sandford, S.NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Sekanina, Z.Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Tsou, P.Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Utterback, N. G.Consultant, Santa Barbara, California, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Zolensky, M. E.NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, USAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Heiss, C.Merck AG, Darmstadt, GermanyUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:2003
Journal or Publication Title:Journal of Geophysical Research
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:108
DOI:10.1029/2003JE002091
Page Range:p. 8114
Publisher:American Geophysical Union
ISSN:0148-0227
Status:Published
Keywords:Interplanetary Physics, Interplanetary dust, Instruments and techniques
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Vorhaben Asteroiden und Kometen (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research
Deposited By: Pieth, Susanne
Deposited On:11 May 2006
Last Modified:27 Apr 2009 12:53

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