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What does IMS stand for?

IMS stands for Ion Mass Spectrometer


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Physical Electronics, a division of Phymetrics, introduced the TRIFT III Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer.
An ion mass spectrometer includes a sensor especially calibrated to study the turbulent region where the outer coma interacts with the solar wind -- although the accuracy of such calibrations, like everything else about a comet that cannot be determined by remote sensing, has been a matter of educated guesswork.
Maehl's other satellite industry experience includes working on the Pioneer Venus program as instrument manager for the ion mass spectrometer for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.