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An Exploration of CubeSat Propulsion

  title={An Exploration of CubeSat Propulsion},
  author={Andrew Hine},



Simple Performance Modeling of a Radio-Frequency Ion Thruster

A simple performance model is developed for an inductively-coupled plasma (ICP) discharge, radio-frequency (RF) ion thruster. Methods of particle and energy balance are utilized for modeling the ICP

Two-dimensional numerical modeling of Radio-Frequency ion engine discharge

Thesis (Ph. D.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2010.

Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion Volume 1: Plasma Physics, Second Edition

introduction to plasma physics and controlled fusion volume 1 plasma physics by is just one of the most effective vendor publications on the planet? Have you had it? Never? Silly of you. Currently,

Principles of Plasma Diagnostics: Second Edition

Although diagnostics are the essential tools of the experimental plasma physicist, there are surprisingly few up-to-date books in this field. Several excellent volumes appeared in the early days of

Micro Radio-Frequency Ion Propulsion System

The originally planned Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) mission employs three formationflying spacecraft for the study of cosmic gravitational waves. In order to detect the minute changes in

Low-Power Magnetically Shielded Hall Thrusters

Author(s): Conversano, Ryan | Advisor(s): Wirz, Richard E; Goebel, Dan M | Abstract: This dissertation presents an investigation of the applicability of magnetic shielding to low-power Hall thrusters


OF THESIS PASSIVE ATTITUDE STABILIZATION FOR SMALL SATELLITES This thesis addresses the problem of designing and evaluating passive satellite attitude control systems for small satellites. Passive

Fundamentals of Electric Propulsion: Ion and Hall Thrusters

Note from the Series Editor. Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. Chapter 1: Introduction. 1.1 Electric Propulsion Background. 1.2 Electric Thruster Types. 1.3 Ion Thruster Geometry. 1.4 Hall Thruster

Finite element methods for Maxwell's equations

  • R. Hoppe
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
    Math. Comput.
  • 2005

Ion Thruster Development Trends and Status in the United States

The current interest in ion thrusters for near-Earth and deep-space missions has occurred because of long-term development efforts yielding an understanding of the physical phenomena involved in