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Solar Wind and Suprathermal Ion Composition Studies (SWICS)

ResourceID
spase://SMWG/Instrument/Wind/SMS/SWICS

Description

The Solar Wind Ion Composition Spectrometer (SWICS) determines mass, charge, and energy for ions in
the energy range of 0.5 to 30 keV/e. The SWICS "stop" MCP experienced a failure resulting in reduced capabilities for this instrument.

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Instrument

ResourceID
spase://SMWG/Instrument/Wind/SMS/SWICS
ResourceHeader
ResourceName
Solar Wind and Suprathermal Ion Composition Studies (SWICS)
ReleaseDate
2019-05-05 12:34:56Z
Description

The Solar Wind Ion Composition Spectrometer (SWICS) determines mass, charge, and energy for ions in
the energy range of 0.5 to 30 keV/e. The SWICS "stop" MCP experienced a failure resulting in reduced capabilities for this instrument.

Contacts
RolePerson
1.PrincipalInvestigatorspase://SMWG/Person/George.Gloeckler
InformationURL
Name
Wind spacecraft SMS Documentation
URL
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF00751327
Description

The Space Science Reviews paper describing the Wind SMS instrument suite.

PriorIDs
spase://SMWG/Instrument/Wind/SWICS
InstrumentType
EnergeticParticleInstrument
InvestigationName
Solar Wind and Suprathermal Ion Composition Studies (SWICS)
ObservatoryID
spase://SMWG/Observatory/Wind