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Electrohydrodynamic self-boosted propeller for in-atmosphere propulsion

  title={Electrohydrodynamic self-boosted propeller for in-atmosphere propulsion},
  author={A. Ieta and Marius Chirita},
  journal={arXiv: Plasma Physics},
  • A. IetaM. Chirita
  • Published 19 January 2019
  • Physics, Engineering
  • arXiv: Plasma Physics
Attempts to use Electrohydrodynamic (EHD) flow for propulsion have been made since the last century [1]. Limited success has been registered particularly due to the inhomogeneous generation of the thrust, and also the very light weight and frail nature of the devices versus the power supply weight needed hover the craft [2]. However, EHD propulsion can offer a greater thrust to power ratio than any of the current propulsion technologies [3]. Rotary EHD devices have been employed as demo units… 

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