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Accession Number ADA462425
Title Study of a Novel Ionizer Configuration for the Ion Thruster.
Publication Date Dec 2006
Media Count 81p
Personal Author J. T. Cooper
Abstract Micro-satellites often require the adaptation of existing propulsion systems. Electric propulsion thrusters are perhaps the best candidates to meet these needs and ion engines are among the most scalable. Miniaturizing the ion engine will require novel co ...
Keywords Argon
Arrays
Configurations
Electrodes
Ion engines
Ion propulsion
Ionization
Ionizers
Ions
Mse(Micro-structured electrodes)
Paschen curves
Propulsion systems
Theses
Thrusters

 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 81B - Electric & Ion Propulsion
84G - Unmanned Spacecraft
Corporate Author Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA.
Document Type Thesis
Title Note Master's thesis.
NTIS Issue Number 0713
Contract Number N/A

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