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Numerical Calculation of Three-Dimensional Electron and Proton Trajectories in the Galileo EPD LEMMS Sensor Assembly

Yue Wu, Colleen McKee, and Thomas P. Armstrong
University of Kansas, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Galileo EPD Technical Report 86-01, December 1986

Contents

I. Introduction
II. Principles of EPD Instrumental Response Study
III. Discussion of the Calculation
IV. Results of the Simulation
V. Conclusion
Appendix A. Geometric Structure of Modelled Sensor and Detectors
Appendix B. The Magnetic Field Model
Appendix C. The Computer Program

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