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Citation: Wei Chu, JianPing Huang, XuHui Shen, Ping Wang, XinQiao Li, ZhengHua An, YanBing Xu, XiaoHua Liang, 2018: Preliminary results of the High Energetic Particle Package on-board the China Seismo-Electromagnetic Satellite, Earth and Planetary Physics, 2, 489-498.

2018, 2(6): 489-498. doi: 10.26464/epp2018047


Preliminary results of the High Energetic Particle Package on-board the China Seismo-Electromagnetic Satellite


Institute of Crustal Dynamics, China Earthquake Administration, Beijing 100085, China


Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China

Corresponding author: Wei Chu,

Received Date: 2018-10-22
Web Publishing Date: 2018-11-16

The high energetic particle package (HEPP) on-board the China Seismo-Electromagnetic Satellite (CSES) was launched on February 2, 2018. This package includes three independent detectors: HEPP-H, HEPP-L, and HEPP-X. HEPP-H and HEPP-L can detect energetic electrons from 100 keV to approximately 50 MeV and protons from 2 MeV to approximately 200 MeV. HEPP-X can measure solar X-rays in the energy range from 1 keV to approximately 20 keV. The objective of the HEPP payload was to provide a survey of energetic particles with high energy, pitch angle, and time resolutions in order to gain new insight into the space radiation environments of the near-Earth system. Particularly, the HEPP can provide new measurements of the magnetic storm related precipitation of electrons in the slot region, and the dynamics of radiation belts. In this paper, the HEPP scientific data sets are described and initial results are provided. The scientific data can show variations in the flux of energetic particles during magnetic storms.

Key words: CSES, energetic particles, HEPP, data sets, data quality, preliminary results

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Wei Chu, JianPing Huang, XuHui Shen, Ping Wang, XinQiao Li, ZhengHua An, YanBing Xu, XiaoHua Liang