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Feasibility of MEMS hollow cathode devices for micro-spacecraft plasma propulsion

Feasibility of MEMS hollow cathode devices for micro-spacecraft plasma propulsion
Feasibility of MEMS hollow cathode devices for micro-spacecraft plasma propulsion
Micro-satellites in the 1-20kg range with limited onboard resources would benefit greatly from miniaturized, low power electric propulsion systems. This paper reports on a feasibility study into the scaling and application of MEMS manufacturing techniques to produce such a micro-hollow cathode thruster
MEMS, hollow cathode thruster plasma, propulsion
Grubisic, Angelo N.
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Cranny, Andy
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Gabriel, Stephen B.
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Grubisic, Angelo N.
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Cranny, Andy
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Gabriel, Stephen B.
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Grubisic, Angelo N., Cranny, Andy and Gabriel, Stephen B. (2008) Feasibility of MEMS hollow cathode devices for micro-spacecraft plasma propulsion. 14th International Congress on Plasma Physics, Fukuoka, Japan. 07 - 11 Sep 2008. 11 pp .

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Abstract

Micro-satellites in the 1-20kg range with limited onboard resources would benefit greatly from miniaturized, low power electric propulsion systems. This paper reports on a feasibility study into the scaling and application of MEMS manufacturing techniques to produce such a micro-hollow cathode thruster

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Published date: 7 September 2008
Venue - Dates: 14th International Congress on Plasma Physics, Fukuoka, Japan, 2008-09-07 - 2008-09-11
Keywords: MEMS, hollow cathode thruster plasma, propulsion
Organisations: Astronautics Group

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Local EPrints ID: 72467
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/72467
PURE UUID: 27d12709-99cb-48d1-82ab-a5788242f2d9

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Date deposited: 15 Feb 2010
Last modified: 29 Jan 2020 13:11

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