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Numerical simulations of ion thruster accelerator grid erosion

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dc.contributor.author Brophy, J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Katz, I. en_US
dc.contributor.author Polk, J. E. en_US
dc.contributor.author Anderson, J. R. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-17T06:46:57Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-17T06:46:57Z
dc.date.issued 2002-07-11 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Joint Propulsion Conference en_US
dc.identifier.citation Indianapolis, IN, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 02-1647 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/9428
dc.description.abstract The highly successful demonstration of ion propulsion on Deep Space 1 has stimulated the study of more demanding applications of ion propulsion. These future applications require ion thrusters capable of providing significantly greater specific impulses and total impulses than the current state-of-the-art Higher specific impulses aggravate the known wear out mechanisms of the ion accelerator system. en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other ion thruster SEP electric propulsion ion propulsion en_US
dc.title Numerical simulations of ion thruster accelerator grid erosion en_US


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