high-energy particle detector

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An instrument on board a spacecraft that measures the energy spectra and composition of trapped energetic electrons and of atomic nuclei. It may use several solid-state detector telescopes. High-energy particle detectors have been flown on space probes including Galileo and the two Voyager probes.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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