This data set contains the calibrated Saturn tour data collected by the CHEMS sensor of the MIMI instrument aboard the Cassini spacecraft for the Cassini mission. CHEMS stands for CHarge Energy Mass Spectrometer.

Citation Vandegriff J., Kusterer M.B., Mafi J., CO-S-MIMI-4-CHEMS-CALIB-V1.0, CASSINI S MIMI CHEMS SENSOR CALIBRATED DATA V1.0, NASA Planetary Data System, 2018.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.17189/1519606
Data Set Abstract The Cassini Magnetospheric Imaging Instrument(MIMI) Charge Energy Mass Spectrometer (CHEMS) contains a deflection system and an overall field of view of 159 x 4 deg. that is comprised of three distinct energetic particle telescopes each having a field of view of 53 x 4. All telescopes share the same deflection mechanism, but each has its own start and stop microchannel plate (MCP) and its own solid-state detector (SSD). Much of the data returned by CHEMS is separated by telescope. The deflection plate power supply (DPPS) has 32 different voltages that can be applied across the deflection plates. For any single DPPS step, the electrostatic analyzer only transmits incoming ions within a narrow range of energy per charge (a 3% pass band). The CHEMS calibrated data set includes the Pulse Height Analysis (PHA) data collected during the Saturn tour. CHEMS PHA provides a list of individually detected particles, with specific detection parameters for each event, including TOF, energy deposited in the SSD, and telescope number. The energy per charge data for six ion species (H+, He+, H2+, He++, O++, W+) are presented in two forms. (The W+ water ion group includes O+, OH+, H20+ and H30+). One form is a set of tables which are of variable length and use a comma to separate various fields, and the other is a PDF file containing the energy per charge spectrograms and are based on CHEMS PHA data. The original data has been decommutated and decoded by software at the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and calibrated and further processed by software at the University of Maryland. This data set should be among the first used by a user of any of the MIMI CHEMS archive as it will lead one to information required to search for more detailed or highly specialized features in the original data.
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    Mission Information CASSINI-HUYGENS
    Data Set Information CO-S-MIMI-4-CHEMS-CALIB-V1.0
    Instrument Host Information CO
    Instrument Information MIMI
    Target Information SATURN