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A model of hollow cathode plasma chemistry

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dc.contributor.author Katz, I. en_US
dc.contributor.author Anderson, J. R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Polk, J. E. en_US
dc.contributor.author Brophy, J. R. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-17T06:45:20Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-17T06:45:20Z
dc.date.issued 2002-07-08 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Joint Propulsion Conference en_US
dc.identifier.citation Indianapolis, Indiana en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 02-1601 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/9392
dc.description.abstract We have developed a new model of hollow cathode plasma chemistry based on the observation that xenon ion mobility is diffusion limited due to resonant charge exchange reactions. The model shows that vapor phase barium atoms are ionized almost immediately and electric fields accelerate the ions upstream from the emission zone. We have also applied the model to the orifice region, where the resultant ion generation profile correlates with previously reported orifice erosion. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other hollow cathode en_US
dc.title A model of hollow cathode plasma chemistry en_US


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