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3-D Simulations of NSTAR Ion Thruster Plasma Interactions

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dc.contributor.author Wang, J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Brophy, J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Polk, J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Brinza, D. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-10-04T21:09:24Z
dc.date.available 2004-10-04T21:09:24Z
dc.date.issued 1996-07 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Lake Buena Vista, FL en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 95-1504 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/32142
dc.description.abstract Described is a Particle-in-Cell with Monte Carlo Collision code developed to perform detailed three-dimensional ion thruster simulations. To capture the full kinetic behavior of ion thruster plumes, both the electrons and ions are treated as test particles. Simulation results are given of the NSTAR ion thruster under ground test and in space conditions. Numerical results are compared. en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other NSTAR Ion Thruster Plasma Ionization Particles en_US
dc.title 3-D Simulations of NSTAR Ion Thruster Plasma Interactions en_US


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