Investigation of the composition of solar and interstellar matter using solar wind and pickup ion measurements with SWICS and SWIMS on the ACE spacecraft

@article{Gloeckler1998InvestigationOT,
  title={Investigation of the composition of solar and interstellar matter using solar wind and pickup ion measurements with SWICS and SWIMS on the ACE spacecraft},
  author={George Gloeckler and J. C. Cain and Fred M. Ipavich and E. O. Tums and Peter D. Bedini and Lennard A. Fisk and Thomas H. Zurbuchen and Peter A. Bochsler and Jan Fischer and Robert F. Wimmer–Schweingruber and Johannes Geiss and Robert L. Kallenbach},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={1998},
  volume={86},
  pages={497-539}
}
The Solar Wind Ion Composition Spectrometer (SWICS) and the Solar Wind Ions Mass Spectrometer (SWIMS) on ACE are instruments optimized for measurements of the chemical and isotopic composition of solar and interstellar matter. SWICS determines uniquely the chemical and ionic-charge composition of the solar wind, the thermal and mean speeds of all major solar wind ions from H through Fe at all solar wind speeds above 300 km s−1 (protons) and 170 km s−1 (Fe+16), and resolves H and He isotopes of… 
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