The Energetic Particles: Acceleration, Composition, and Transport (EPACT) investigation on the WIND spacecraft

  title={The Energetic Particles: Acceleration, Composition, and Transport (EPACT) investigation on the WIND spacecraft},
  author={Tycho T. von Rosenvinge and Louis M. Barbier and Jan Karsch and R. Liberman and M. P. Madden and T. Nolan and Donald V. Reames and L. Ryan and S. Singh and H. Trexel and George E. Winkert and Glenn M. Mason and Douglas C. Hamilton and Peter H. Walpole},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
The Energetic Particles: Acceleration, Composition, and Transport (EPACT) investigation is designed to make comprehensive observations of solar, interplanetary, and galactic particles over wide ranges of charge, mass, energy, and intensity using a combination of 8 different particle telescopes. This paper summarizes the scientific goals of EPACT and provides a detailed description of the instrument design and capabilities.Electrons are measured from 0.2 to 10 MeV, primarily providing time… 
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Two CMOS gate arrays for the EPACT experiment
  • G. Winkert
  • Computer Science
    Conference Record of the 1991 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference
  • 1991
Two semicustom CMOS signal gate arrays are described which have been developed for the Energetic Particles: Acceleration, Composition, and Transport (EPACT) experiment and the architecture of each chip is presented, and the benefits to the experiment are summarized.