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Accession Number ADA462726
Title Apparatus for Study of Ion-Thruster Propellant Ionization.
Publication Date Dec 2006
Media Count 71p
Personal Author F. H. Perry
Abstract Electric propulsion thrusters are considered to be candidates for microsatellites; ion engines are among the most scalable. Miniaturizing the ion engine will require novel concepts for the ionizer. MEMS, nanotechnology and other new technologies are expec ...
Keywords Argon
Ion engines
Ion propulsion
Mse(Microstructured electrode array)
Paschen curve

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 81B - Electric & Ion Propulsion
81H - Rocket Propellants
Corporate Author Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. Dept. of Mechanical and Astronautical Engineering.
Document Type Thesis
Title Note Master's Thesis.
NTIS Issue Number 0713
Contract Number N/A

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