Welcome to the web page of the AMS-02 experiment. Click on the links below to learn more!

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS)

A particle physics experiment in space

  1. What is AMS?
  2. Mission overview
  3. Science goals
  4. The AMS detector
      Detector Components
    1. (introduction)
    2. silicon tracker
    3. transition radiation detector
    4. time-of-flight counters
    5. ring-imaging Cerenkov detector
    6. electromagnetic calorimeter
    7. anti-coincidence veto counter
      Support Components
    1. superconducting magnet
    2. unique support structure
    3. electronics
    4. thermal control
    5. detector gas system
    6. star tracker camera
  5. Getting into space
  6. Photo album
  7. Publications and Links

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