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RPC-LAP: The Rosetta Langmuir probe instrument
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala Division.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala Division.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Swedish Institute of Space Physics, Uppsala Division.
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2007 (English)In: Space Science Reviews, ISSN 0038-6308, E-ISSN 1572-9672, Vol. 128, no 1-4, 729-744 p.Article, review/survey (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The Rosetta dual Langmuir probe instrument, LAP, utilizes the multiple powers of a pair of spherical Langmuir probes for measurements of basic plasma parameters with the aim of providing detailed knowledge of the outgassing, ionization, and subsequent plasma processes around the Rosetta target comet. The fundamental plasma properties to be studied are the plasma density, the electron temperature, and the plasma flow velocity. However, study of electric fields up to 8 kHz, plasma density fluctuations, spacecraft potential, integrated UV flux, and dust impacts is also possible. LAP is fully integrated in the Rosetta Plasma Consortium (RPC), the instruments of which together provide a comprehensive characterization of the cometary plasma.

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2007. Vol. 128, no 1-4, 729-744 p.
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Rosetta, Langnmir probes, space instrumentation, cometary plasma, plasma density measurements
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-150944DOI: 10.1007/s11214-006-9003-3ISI: 000247728500030OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-150944DiVA: diva2:409416
Available from: 2011-04-08 Created: 2011-04-08 Last updated: 2017-12-11Bibliographically approved

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