Observations

JUICE / PEP / JENI

laplace

Credit: ESA/NASA, Artist: M. Carroll

JUICE (JUpiter ICy moon Explorer) is the 1st Large Mission of the Cosmic Vision programme of the European Space Agency. Launched in 2022. Arrival 2029. End of mission 2033.

Objective: Exploration of the Jupiter magnetosphere and the ionized environments of the Galilean moons

Research Group : PEPS

  • Scientific Responsible : Nicolas ANDRE
  • Technical Manager : Olivier CHASSELA

Technical Involvement

Supply and characterization of Micro-channel wafer (MCP) type detectors for the JENI instrument (Co-PI: Pontus Brandt, APL, USA) for the PEP consortium (PI: Stas Barabash, IRF Kiruna, Sweden).

Objectives and Planning

15 MCP EM detectors

  • Order MCP detectors for JENI EM models 10/2015-03/2016 from Photonis France
  • Monitoring with Photonis France of the manufacture of MCP detectors for JENI EM models 03/2016-06/2017
  • IRAP characterization of MCP detectors for JENI EM models 05/2017-07/2017
  • Delivery of MCP detectors for EM models from JENI to APL 06/2017-07/2017

10 model MCP FM

  • Order from Photonis France MCP detectors for JENI FM models 09/2017-10/2017
  • Monitoring with Photonis of the manufacture of MCP detectors for JENI FM models 10/2017-02/2019
  • Delivery of MCP detectors for FM models from JENI to APL 06/2018-02/2019
  • IRAP characterization of MCP detectors for JENI FM models 02/2019-12/2019

Further Resources

Afficher le pied de page