magnetic spectrometer

magnetic spectrometer

[mag′ned·ik spek′träm·əd·ər]
(nucleonics)
A device for measuring the momentum of charged particles, or their distribution of intensity versus momentum, by passing the particles through a magnetic field which bends their paths in proportion to their momentum.
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Various high-powered telescopes and other astronomic equipment, like the alpha magnetic spectrometer module, are also available for visitors to examine during the educational event.
DAMPE is similar to the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station, but far more powerful.
DAMPE joins the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and the Calorimetric Electron Telescope, both aboard the International Space Station, in taking the dark matter hunt to space.
Installed on the International Space Station in 2011, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer collects and identifies cosmic rays, charged subatomic particles that permeate the galaxy (SN: 3/21/15, p.
The contract is for the acquisition of a magnetic spectrometer system for Avance 600.
Washington, Apr 4 ( ANI ): The first published results from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), a major physics experiment operating on the International Space Station, has been announced.
First results from the most costly experiments ever conducted in space, the PS1.32bn Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), have revealed tantalising evidence from fast moving particles.
While most ISS operating systems can be operated remotely from Earth, along with some of the experiments such as the large Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, many other experiments would be put on hold for an indefinite period until the Soyuz system can be corrected and a full crew could return to the ISS.
The shuttle delivered the station's premiere science experiment, the $2 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer particle detector, and spare parts.
The astronauts are currently installing a particle detector called the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer in the space station.
Discovery's sister ship Endeavour is due to take a $2billion (pounds 1.2billion) Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer particle detector to the station in April.
Cocoa Beach, FL, March 02, 2011 --(PR.com)-- STS-134 Description: Space shuttle Endeavour will deliver the Express Logistics Carrier-3 (ELC-3) and the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) to the International Space Station.