1997 Index

 

1997-001: THE USAF ELECTRIC PROPULSION PROGRAM; Ronald A. Spores, Phillips Laboratory/RKES, Edwards AFB, CA 93524; Ronald B. Cohen, Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA 90009; and Mitat Birkan, AFOSR/NA, Bolling AFB, Washington, DC 20332

1997-002: ELECTRIC PROPULSION IN EUROPE: DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATIONS; Giorgio Saccoccia, Head of Electric Propulsion Unit, ESA Technical and Operational Support Directorate, ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2200 AG, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

1997-003: NASA’S ELECTRIC PROPULSION PROGRAM; Francis M. Curran and Timothy E. Tyburski, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Mail Stop 301-3, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 44135

1997-004: DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF ELECTRIC THRUSTERS AT EDB “FAKEL”; B. A. Arhipov, V. N. Vinogradov, K. N. Kozubsky, S. S. Kudriavtsev, N. A. Maslennikov, and V. M. Murashko, Experimental Design Bureau “Fakel”, Kaliningrad, Russia

1997-005: AN OVERVIEW OF ELECTRIC PROPULSION ACTIVITIES IN JAPAN; K. Toki, Associate Professor, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan; A. Sasoh, Associate Professor, Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagai, Japan

1997-006: AN OVERVIEW OF ELECTRIC POWER: A KEY TECHNOLOGY FOR ELECTRIC PROPULSION; Gary L. Bennett, Metaspace Enterprises; 5000 Butte Road, Emmett, Idaho 83617-9500, USA; Henry W. Brandhorst, Jr., Space Power Institute, 231 Leach Center, Auburn University, Alabama 36849-5320; C. P. Bankston, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, California 91109-8099, USA; and R. J. Sovie, Lewis Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44135-3191, USA

1997-007: 100 kW CLASS HYDROGEN ARCJET THRUSTER; Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Thomas Gölz, Harald Habiger, Frank Hammer, Helmut Kurtz, Martin Riehle, and Christian Sleziona; Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31, D-70550 Stuttgart, Federal Republic of Germany

1997-008: 1 kW HYDRAZINE ARCJET SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT; Martin Riehle, Helmut L. Kurtz, and Monika Auweter-Kurtz; Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31, D-70550 Stuttgart, Germany; and York E. Viertel, Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG, Space Infrastructure Division, Hünefeldstrabe 105, D-28361, Bremen, Germany

1997-010: TESTING OF A 1.8 kW, FLIGHT QUALIFIED HYDRAZINE ARCJET SYSTEM; Gaetano De Lorenzo and William D. Deininger, FiatAvio – Comprensorio BPD, 00034, Colleferro (Rm), Italy; Richard D. Smith, PRIMEX Aerospace Company, Redmond, WA 98076-9709, USA

1997-011: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF A LOW POWER ARCJET THRUSTER; Andrea Santovincenzo, William D. Deininger, and Gaetano De Lorenzo, FiatAvio – Comprensorio BPD, 00034, Colleferro (Rm), Italy; Vito Salvatore and Annamaria Russo Sorge, DISIS – Dipartimento di Scienza ed Ingegneria dello Spazio, Universita degli Studi “Federico II”, Napoli, Italy

1997-012: STABILITY OF ALKALI-SEEDED HYDROGEN ARCJETS; Folusho Oyerokun, Darrel Robertson, and Manuel Martinez-Sanchez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1997-013: MEASUREMENTS OF ANODE HEAT TRANSFER IN A 1 KW ARCJET; Nicholas T. Tiliakos, Rodney L. Burton, and Herman Krier, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801

1997-014: METHANE ARCJET DEVELOPMENT; V. Hruby and J. Kolencik, Busek Co. Inc., Natick, MA 01760-1023; M. Martinez-Sanchez, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139; D. Dvore, Consultant, Rowe, MA 01367; K. D. Annen and R. C. Brown, Aerodyne Research, Inc., Billerica, MA 01821-3976

1997-015: DEVELOPMENT OF AN EFFICIENT THREE-DIMENSIONAL OPTICS CODE; M. Nakano and Y. Arakawa, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, 113 Japan

1997-016: THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ESA-XX ION THRUSTER; Helmut Bassner, Space Infrastructure, Diamler-Benz Aerospace AG, Postfach 80 11 69, D-81663 München, Germany; Robert Bond and Vaughan Thompson, AEA Technology plc, Culham Science and Technology Centre, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 3 DB, United Kingdom; and Klaus Groh, University of GieBen, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 16, D. 35392 GieBen, Germany

1997-017: MAPPING THE MAGNETIC FIELD OF THE DERA T5 KAUFMAN-TYPE ION THRUSTER; S. N. Moore, Space Dept. Defence Evaluation & Research Agency, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0LX, United Kingdom

1997-018: COMMERCIALIZED ION PROPULSION FOR NORTH/SOUTH STATIONKEEPING OF COMMUNICATION SATELLITE; H. Bassner and K. Bohnhoff, Diamler-Benz Aerospace AG, Munich, Germany; A. Trivulzio, FIAR S.p.A., Space Division, Milano, Italy

1997-019: PROFILING THE BEAM OF THE T5 ION ENGINE; James E. Pollard, The Aerospace Corporation, P. O. Box 92957, M5-754, Los Angeles, CA 90009

1997-020: MONTE CARLO SIMULATION OF NEUTRAL XENON FLOWS OF ELECTRIC PROPULSION DEVICES; Iain D. Boyd, Douglas B. VanGilder, and Xiaoming Liu, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853

1997-021: ELECTRON TRANSPORT MECHANISM IN A HALL THRUSTER; Miharu Hirakawa, Tokai University, Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa, Japan

1997-022: SCALING LAWS FOR HALL THRUSTER PERFORMANCE; A. Fruchtman, Center for Technological Education Holon, 52 Golomb St., P.O. Box 305, Holon 58102, Israel; N. J. Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, P.O. Box 451, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA; J. Ashkenazy and Y. Raitses, Propulsion Physics Laboratory, Soreq NRC, Yavne 81800, Israel

1997-023: HIGH-VOLTAGE MODE OF THE TAL THRUSTER OPERATION; S. O. Tverdokhlebov and V. I. Garkusha, Central Research Institute of Machine Building, 14170, Korolev, Moscow Region, Russia

1997-024: SOME RESULTS OF THE SPT JET CHARACTERISTICS COMPARISON; Mikhail V. Zikeyev, Moscow State Aviation Institute, Department “Spacecraft Electric Propulsion and Powerplants”, Volokolamskoe shosse, d. 4, Moscow, 12571, Russia

1997-025: CALCULATION OF CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ELECTRIC PROPULSION PLUME INTRINSIC RADIATION; A. P. Plokhikh and G. G. Shishkin, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamcis of Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, Russia

1997-026: EFFECT OF THE PLASMA POTENTIAL OSCILLATIONS AT A THRUSTER OPERATION; A. V. Zharinov, State Researche of Energy Institute, Moscow, Russia; and V. I. Garkusha, Central Researce Institute of Machine Building, Moscow reg., Russia

1997-027: THE I.S.P. SOFTWARE: CALCULATION OF THE SPT JET INFLUENCE; D. Borie, Aérospatiale, Cannes, V. Perrin, Principia, S. Khartov, and A. Nadiradze, MAI Institute, Russia

1997-028: GEOMAGNETIC FIELD PERTURBATION BY A PLASMA PLUME; A. G. Korsun and E. M. Tverdokhlebova, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TsNIIMASH), Korolev, Moscow region, Russia

1997-031: OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF MICROWAVE DISCHARGE NEUTRALIZER; Shin Satori and Hitoshi Kuninaka, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan; Motoyuki Ohtaki and Yoshio Ishikawa, Nippon University, 7-24-1, Narashino dai, Funabashi, Chiba, Japan

1009-033: DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF AN ELECTRONIC PRESSURE REGULATOR FOR USE ON ION PROPULSION SYSTEMS; Dr. H. L. Gray, Matra Marconi Space UK, Ltd., Anchorage Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO3 5PU, England

1997-035: IEPC 97-035 ELECTROMAGNETIC ACCELRATION IN PLUSED PLASMA THRUSTERS; D. Keefer and R. Rhodes, University of Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388

1997-036: NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER PLUMES; Xuemin Yin and Nikos A. Gatsonis, Computational Gas & Plasma Dynamics Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA 01609

1997-037: THEORETICAL STUDIES OF A PULSED PLASMA MICROTHRUSTER; P. G. Mikelldes, P. J. Turchi, R. Leiweke, C. S. Schmahl, and I. G. Mikellides

1997-038: DIRECTIONS FOR IMPROVING PPT PERFORMANCE; P. J. Turchi, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA

1997-041: THEORECTICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER PLUMES; Nikos A. Gatsonis and Xuemin Yin, Computational Gas & Plasma Dynamics Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA 01609

1997-042: ELECTRICAL POTENTIALS IN THE NSTAR CHARGE EXCHANGE PLUME; Ira Katz and V. A. Davis, Maxwell Technologies Federal Division, 8888 Balboa Ave., San Diego, CA 92123; Joseph Wang and David Brinza, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove, Pasadena, CA 91109

1997-043: PREDICTIONS OF NSTAR CHARGE EXCHANGE IONS AND CONTAMINATION BACKFLOW; V. A. Davis, Barbara Gardner, and Ira Katz, Maxwell Technologies Federal Division, Inc. 8888 Balboa Ave., San Diego, CA 92123-1506; David Brinza, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, MS 125-177, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109

1997-044: NSTAR ION ENGINE XENON FEED SYSTEM: INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEM DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT; Edward D. Bushway III, Moog, Inc., East Aurora, NY; Carl S. Engelbrecht and Dr. Gani B. Ganapath, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

1997-047: IN SITU, TIME-RESOLVED ACCELERATOR GRID EROSION MEASUREMENTS IN THE NSTAR 8000 HOUR ION ENGINE WEAR TEST; J. E. Polk, J. R. Anderson, J. R. Brophy, V. K. Rawlin, M. J. Patterson and J. Sovey

1997-049: SERVICE LIFE ASSESSMENT FOR ION ENGINES; John R. Anderson, James E. Polk, and John R. Brophy, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

1997-051: THERMAL ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING OF NSTAR ENGINEERING MODEL ION THRUSTERS; Vincent K. Rawlin and Michael J. Patterson, NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH; and Raymond A. Becker, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

1997-052: DEVELOPMENT OF A STATIONARY PLASMA THRUSTER MATHEMATICAL MODEL ON THE BASE OF EXPERIMENTAL DATA; Olexandre N. Petrenko and Olexandre N. Yatcina; Dnepropetrovsk State University, Institute of Physics and Technology, Naukovy Line, 13, 320625 Dnepropetrovsk-10, Ukraine

1997-053: CHARACTERIZATION OF PLASMA INSIDE THE SPT-50 CHANNEL BY ELECTROSTATIC PROBES; G. Guerrini, C. Michaut, and M. Bacal, Laboratoire de Physique des Milieux Ionisés, Laboratoire du C.N.R.S., Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau Cedex, France; M. Dudeck, Laboratoire d’Aéothermique, Meudon and Université Paris 6, France; and A. N. Vesselovzorov, RCC Kurchatov Institute, Moscow, Russia

1997-054: SPATIALLY RESOLVED EMISSION SPECTROSCOPY ALONG A SPT CHANNEL INTERPRETATION OF DATA BY A COLLISIONAL-RADIATIVE MODEL; Philippe Leray, Jean Bonnet, and Daniel Pigache, ONERA (Office National d’Etudes et de Recherche Aérospatiale), BP n72 92322 Chátillon cedex, France; Tiberiu Minea, Jean Bretagne, and Michael Touzeau, Laboratoire de Physique des Gaz et des Plasmas, U. A. CNRS, Bat. 212, Université Paris-Sub, 91405 ORSAY Cedex, France

1997-055: EXTERNAL ANODE LAYER THRUSTER PARAMETERS AT A HIGH SPECIFIC IMPULSE REGIMES; A. Semenkin, Central Research Institute of Machine Building, Korolev, Russia

1997-056: EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECT OF CHANNEL MATERIAL ON HALL THRUSTER CHARACTERISTICS; Y. Raitses, J. Ashkenazy, and G. Appelbaum, Propulsion Physics Laboratory, Soreq, Yavne 81800, Israel; and M. Guelman, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion, IIT, Haifa

1997-058: A STUDY OF A LOW POWER HALL THRUSTER TRANSIENT BEHAVIOR; W. A. Hargus, Jr., N. B. Meezan, and M. A. Cappelli, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thermosciences Division, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305

1997-059: PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF THE SPT-140; David Manzella, NYMA, Inc., Engineering Services Division, Brook Park, Ohio 44142; Charles Sarmiento, John Sankovic, and Tom Haag, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44135

1997-060: ENERGY BALANCE AND ROLE OF WALLS IN ACDE; V. I. Baranov, Yu. S. Nazarenko, V. A. Petrosov, A. I. Vasin, and Yu. M. Yashnov, Keldysh Research Center, Moscow, Russia

1997-061: PLASMA DIAGNOSTICS INSIDE A MICROWAVE DISCHARGE ION THRUSTER; K. Nishiyama, The University of Tokyo, Japan; S. Satori, H. Kuninaka, and K. Kuriki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan; and Y. Arakawa, The University of Tokyo, Japan

1997-063: NONEQUILIBRIUM HYDROGEN/NITROGEN PLASMAS STUDIES USING A CASCADE ARC; Trevor Moeller, Dennis Keefer, and Robert Rhodes, University of Tennessee Space Institute, B. H. Goethert Parkway, Tullahoma, TN 37388

1997-064: PLUME DIAGNOSTICS OF AN APPLIED FIELD ACRJET BY USING A DIODE-LASER ABSORPTION TECHNIQUE; Kimiya Komurasaki, Teruhito Iida, Daisuke  Kusamoto, Feng Yuan Zhang, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-01, Japan; and Shin Satori, The Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara 229, Japan

1997-065: FLAT ORIENTED PROBE IN THE RAREFIELD PLASMA FLOW; Vladimir Kim, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics of Moscow State Aviation Institute (RIAME MAI), Moscow, Russia; Vadim A. Kotelnikov and Michael V. Kotelnikov, Moscow State Aviation Institute – Technical University (MAI), Moscow, Russia

1997-066: DEVELOPMENT OF A SINGLE-ORIFICE RETARDING POTENTIAL ANALYZER FOR HALL THRUSTER PLUME CHARACTERIZATION; Colleen M. Marrese, Neha Majumdar, James M. Haas, George Williams, Lyon B. King and Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory (PEPL) Dept. of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1997-067: OPTICAL DIAGNOSIS OF PLASMA IN A CHANNEL OF HALL THRUSTERS; Daisuke Kusamoto and Kimiya Komurasaki, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Nagoya University, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-01, Japan

1997-068: A REVIEW OF LOW ENERGY SPUTTERING THEORY AND EXPERIMENTS; Olivier B. Duchemin, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125; John R. Brophy and Charles E. Garner, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA 91109; Pradosh K. Ray and V. Shutthanandan, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088; and Maris A. Mantenieks, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135

1997-069: ON THE MEASUREMENT OF LOW-ENERGY SPUTTERING YIELD USING RUTHERFORD BACKSCATTERING SPECTROMETRY; V. Shutthanandan and Pradosh K. Ray, College of Engineering, Architecture and Physical Sciences, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088; N. R. Shivaparan and Richard J. Smith, Physics Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717; S. Thevuthasan, Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA 99352; and Maris A. Mantenieks, NASA-Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135

1997-070: BATCH-FABRICATED RESITOJETS: INITIAL RESULTS; Siegfried W. Janson, Technology Operations, Mechanics and Materials Technology Center, The Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, California

1997-071: MICRO-FABRICATED ACCELERATOR GRID SYSTEM FEASILITY ASSESSMENT FOR MICRO-ION ENGINES; Juergen Mueller, William C. Tang, Wen Li, and Andrew P. Wallace, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109

1997-072: DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR ION MICROTHRUSTERS; G. J. Yashko, G. B. Giffin, and D. E. Hastings, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1997-073: CHANNEL ION SOURCE; Graeme Aston and Martha B. Aston, Electric Propulsion Laboratory, Inc., Monument, CO 80132

1997-074: FULLERENE ION THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT; V. Hruby, J. Monheiser, and J. Kolencik

1997-075: AN INVESTIGATION OF FULLERENE PROPELLANT FOR RF ION THRUSTERS; J. Steven Snyder and Paul J. Wilbur, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523; John R. Anderson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109

1997-076: C60 APPLICATION TO ION THRUSTER – INSPECTION OF IONIZED AND EXTRACTED PARTICLE; Yoshinori Nakayama and Haruki Takegahara, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Asahigaoka 6-6, Hino, Tokyo 191, Japan

1997-077: PRELIMINARY EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF A MINIATURIZED HALL THRUSTER; Vadim Khayms and M. Martinez-Sanchez, Space Systems Laboratory, MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

1997-078: THE LOW POWER HELIUM PULSED ARCJET; Gary F. Willmes and Rodney L. Burton, Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801

1997-079: NEW GENERATION OF ELECTRIC THRUSTERS; Vladimir Grigorian, Konstantin Evdokimov, Avil Izmailov, Sergey Khartov, Leonid Latyshev, and Alexander Shtyrlin, Moscow State Aviation Institute (MAI), Department “Spacecraft Electric Propulsion and Powerplants”, Volokolamskoe shosse, d.4, Moscow, 125871, Russia

1997-081: FLIGHT QUALIFICATION OF THE 1.8 KW MR-509 HYDRAZINE ARCJET SYSTEM; R. D. Smith, C. R. Roberts, and R. S. Aadland, PRIMEX Aerospace Company, Redmond, WA, USA; D. A. Lichtin and K. Davies, Lockheed Martin Corporation

1997-082: FLIGHT QUALIFICATION OF THE 2.2 KW MR-510 HYDRAZINE ARCJET SYSTEM; R. D. Smith, R. S. Aadland, and C. R. Roberts, PRIMEZ Aerospace Company, Redmond, WA, USA; D. A. Lichtin, Lockheed Martin Corporation

1997-084: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF A NONEDQUILIBRIUM PLASMA FLOW IN A NITROGEN ARCJET THRUSTER USING A THREE-TEMPERATURE KINETIC MODEL; Shigeru Kuchi-ishi and Michio Nishida, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-81, Japan

1997-085: GRAPHITE NOZZLE PERFORMANCE INVESTIGATIONS WITH HIGH POWER ARCJETS; Martin Riehle, Helmut L. Kurtz, Frank Hammer and Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31, D-70550 Stuttgart, Germany

1997-087: SPECTROSCOPIC MEASUREMENT AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF MEDIUM-POWER HYDROGEN/NITROGEN-MIXTURE ARCJET FLOWFIELDS; H. Tahara, T. Yonezawa, Y. Andoh, K. Onoe and T. Yoshikawa, Faculty of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

1997-088: 500-WATT ARCJET SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND DEMONSTRATION; Paul G. Lichon, Dennis L. Tilley, and Ron Anderson, PRIMEX Aerospace Company, Redmond, WA 98073; John M. Sankovic, NASA-Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135

1997-089: LOW-POWER MICROWAVE ARCJET PERFORMANCE TESTING; D. Nordling and M. M. Micci, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Propulsion Engineering Research Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA

1997-090: INTEGRATED DESIGN ARCJETS FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE; G. Aston and M. B. Aston, Electric Propulsion Laboratory, Inc., Monument, CO 80132

1997-091: CENTRALIZED PULSED PLENUM GAS DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR HYDRAZINE ARCJETS; Mary M. Kriebel, Christopher H. McLean, and Ian F. Murray, TRW, Space and Technology Division, Redondo Beach, CA

1997-092: EFFECTS OF PROPELLANT FEED AND MAGNETIC FIELD ON ION THRUSTER PERFORMANCE; Haruki Takegahara, Yasushi Okawa, Takeru Ikeda, and Jun Takahashi, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Asahigaoka 6-6, Hino, Yokyo 181, Japan

1997-093: FABRICATION OF CARBON-CARBON COMPOSITE ION THRUSTER GRIDS – IMPROVEMENT OF STRUCTURAL STRENGTH; S. Kitamura and Y. Hayakawa, National Aerospace Laboratory, Chofu, Tokyo, Japan; Y. Kasai and T. Ozaki, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan

1997-095: FACTORS AFFECTING THE BEAM DIVERGENCE OF A T5 ION ENGINE; David H. Mundy, Space Department, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0LX, UK

1997-096: T5 ION ENGINE PLUME ANALYSIS USING A TIME OF FLIGHT MASS SPECTROMETER; David H. Munday, Space Department, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0LX, UK

1997-098: SCALING OF ION THRUSTERS TO LOW POWER; Michael J. Patterson and Stanley P. Grisnik, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio; George C. Soulas, NYMA, Inc., NASA Lewis Research Center Group, Brook Park, Ohio

1997-099: DEVELOPMENT OF POWER ELECTRONICS FOR A 0.2KW-CLASS ION THRUSTER; Luis R. Piñero and Michael J. Patterson, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio; Glen E. Bowers, Gilcrest Electric, Brook Park, Ohio

1997-100: ELECTRIC PROPULSION DEMONSTARTION MODULE (EPDM) FLIGHT HALL THRUSTER SYSTEM; Peter R. Lynn Jr. and Michael F. Osborn II, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.; John M. Sankovic, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio; and Leonard H. Caveny, Ballistic Missile Defence Organization, Washington, D.C.

1997-102: RHETT2/EPDM DEVELOPMENT TESTING; John M. Sankovic, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio; David H. Manzella, NYMA Engineering Services Co., Lewis Research Center Group, Brook Park, Ohio; and Michael F. Osborn II, Naval Research Laboratory, Naval Center for Space Technology, Washington, D.C.

1997-103: RHETT/EPDM FLIGHT HOLLOW CATHODE; David Manzella, NYMA, Inc., Engineering Services Division, Brook Park, Ohio 44142; Michael Patterson, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44135; and Michael Pastel, Gilcrest Electric and Supply Company, Brook Park, ,Ohio 44142

1997-104: RHETT/EPDM POWER PROCESSING UNIT; Peter T. Skelly and Robert J. Kay, PRIMEX Aerospace Company, Redmond, WA

1997-105: RHETT/EPDM FLIGHT XENON FLOW SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT; Michael F. Osborn II, Peter R. Lynn Jr., and Ronald L. Sutton, US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Washington, D.C. and Charles G. Sota, PRIMEX Aerospace Company, Redmond, WA

1997-106: RHETT/EPDM FLIGHT ANODE LAYER THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT; A. Semenkin, A. Kochergin, V. Garkusha, G. Chislov, and A. Rusakov, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TsNIIMASH), Russia; S. Tverdokhlebov, TsNIIMASH-EXPORT; C. Sota, Teledesic Corporation, Seattle Wash.

1997-107: RHETT/EPDM PERFORMANCE CHARACTERIZATION; T. Haag, NASA Lewis Research Center and M. Osborn, Naval Research Laboratory

1997-108: RHETT2/EPDM HALL THRUSTER PROPULSION SYSTEM ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY EVALUATION; Charles J. Sarmiento and John M. Sankovic, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio; Joseph Freitas and Peter R. Lynn, Naval Research laboratory, Naval Center for Space Technology, Washington, D.C.

1997-109: RHETT2/RPDM MAGNETIC FIELD INTEGRATION IMPACTS; John M. Sankovic and Eric J. Pencil, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio; and David T. Jacobson, NYMA Engineering Services Co., Lewis Research Center Group, Brook Park, Ohio

1997-111: EXPERIMENTAL AND ANALYTICAL STUDY OF QUASI-STEADY MPD CHANNEL FLOW; K. Mitsuo, H. Tahara, H. Okutani, Y. Kagaya, and T. Yoshikawa, Faculty of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

1997-112: NONEQUILIBRIUM FLOW ANALYSIS OF A TWO-DIMENSIONAL MPD ARCJET; I. Funaki, K. Toki, and K. Kuriki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Kanagawa, Japan

1997-113: EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF STEADY STATE MPD THRUSTERS; Michael Winter, Christian Boie, Monkia Auweter-Kurtz, and Helmut L. Kurtz, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31, D-70550 Stuttgart, Germany

1997-115: APPLICATION OF ADAPTIVE NUMERICAL SCHEMES FOR MPD THRUSTER SIMULATION; C Boie, H. J. Kaeppeler, P. C. Sleziona and M. Auweter-Kurtz, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany

1997-116: THE INVESTIGATION OF APPLIED-FIELD MPD THRUSTERS ON THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION; Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Gerd Krülle, and Helmut Kurtz, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31, D-70550 Stuttgart, Germany

1997-117: PERFORMANCE OF 130 KW MPD THRUSTER WITH AN EXTERNAL MAGNETIC FIELD AND LI AS A PROPELLANT; V. B. Tikhonov, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics of Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, Russia; S. A. Semenikhin, Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, Russia; J. R. Brophy, and J. E. Polk, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA

1997-118: PLASMA FEATURES NEAR QUASISTEADY MAGNETOPLASMADYNAMIC ARCJET CATHODES; H. Tahara, N. Yamasaki, K. Mitsuo, Y. Kagaya, and T. Yoshikawa, Faculty of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

1997-119: TEMPERATURE EFFECTS ON CURRENT EMISSION IN AN ARTIFICIALLY HEATED MPD CATHODE; F. Paganucci, P. Rossetti, and M. Andrenucci, Centrospazio, Via A. Gheradesca, 5-56014 Pisa, Italy

1997-120: ELECTRIC PROPULSION EXPERIMENT (EPEX) OF A REPETITIVELY PULSED MPD THRUSTER SYSTEM ONBOARD SPACE FLYER UNIT (SFU); K. Toki, Associate Professor, Y. Shimizu, Research Engineer and K. Kuriki, Professor, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229, Japan

1997-121: ON THE THRUST OF SELF-FIELD MPD THRUSTERS; Edgar Choueiri, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory (EPPDyL), Princeton University

1997-122: A COMPACT THRUST STAND FOR PULSED PLASMA THRUSTERS; Michael J. Wilson, Stewart S. Bushman, and Rodney L. Burton, Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois

1997-123: A SIMPLE MARX POWER SYSTEM FOR PULSED PLASMA THRUSTERS; Ivana Hrbud, M. Frank Rose, and Stephen A. Merryman, Space Power Institute, 231 Leach Center, Auburn University, AL

1997-124: DEVELOPMENT OF EQUATION-OF-STATE AND TRANSPORT PROPERTIES FOR MOLECULAR PLASMAS IN PULSED PLASMA THRUSTERS PART I: A TWO-TEMPERATURE EQUATION OF STATE FOR TEFLON; C. S. Schmahl and P. J. Turchi, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

1997-125: PPT THERMAL MANAGEMENT; H. Kamhawi and P. J. Turchi, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio USA

1997-126: EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE LES 8/9 PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER PLUME; Robert Eckman and Nikos A. Gatsonis, Mechanical Engineering Dept., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA 01609; Roger M. Myers, Primex Aerospace, Redmond, WA 98073; and Eric J. Pencil, NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135

1997-127: A PERFORMANCE COMPARISON OF PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER ELECTRODE CONFIGURATIONS; Lynn A. Arrington, NYMA, Inc., Tom W. Haag and Eric J. Pencil, NASA Lewis Research Center, and Nicole J. Meckel, Primex Aerospace, Inc.

1997-128: INVESTIGATION OF PULSED PLASMA THRUSTERS FOR SPACECRAFT ATTITUDE CONTOL; N. J. Meckel, R. J. Cassady, R. D. Osborne, W. A. Hoskins, R. M. Myers, PRIMEX Aerospace Company, Redmond, WA

1997-129: THE EXTREME CONTROL SYSTEM OF ELECTRICAL PROPULSION ENGINE MODULE ON THE BASIS OF SPT-100; Olexandre N. Petrenko and Olexandre N. Yatcina, Dnepropetrovsk State University, Institute of Physics and Technology, Naukovy Line, 13, 320625 Dnepropetrovsk-10, Ukraine

1997-130: MULTIPLE THRUSTER PROPULSION SYSTEMS INTEGRATION STUDY; A. V. Rusakov, A. V. Kochergin, A. V. Semenkin, S. O. Tverdokhlebov, and V. I. Garkusha, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TsMIIMASH), Korolev, Moscow Region, Russia

1997-131: INVESTIGATION OF TAL OPTICAL EMISSIONS; G. F. Karabadzhak and A. V. Semenkin, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TsNIIMASH), Korolev, Moscow Region, Russia; S. O. Tverdokhlebov, TsNIMMASH-EXPORT, Korolev, Moscow Region, Russia; and D. H. Manzella, NYMA Inc., NASA LeRC, OH, USA

1997-132: INVESTIGATION OF SPT-200 OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS AT POWER LEVELS UP TO 12 KW; B. Arhipov, L. Krochak, N. Maslennikov, and F. Scortecci, Experimental Design Bureau “Fakel”, Kaliningrad (regional), Russia, CENTROSPAZIO, Pisa, Italy

1997-133: COMPLETE COMPUTATIONAL MODEL OF A HALL THRUSTER FROM THE ACCELERATION CHANNEL THROUGH THE PLUME; Salma Qarnain and Daniel E. Hastings, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

1997-134: THE PPS 1350 PROGRAM; D. Valentian and N. Maslennikov, SEP, Groupe Petite Propulsion et Equipements, Melun Villaroche, France, Fakel, Kaliningrad, Russia

1997-135: DEVELOPMENT OF A HELIUM CRYOPUMPED FACILITY TO EVALUATE HALL EFFECT THRUSTERS; Christopher H. McLean and Olaf Lesky, TRW, Space and Technology Division, Redondo Beach, CA

1997-137: ENDURANCE TEST OF MICROWAVE DISCHARGE ION THRUSTER SYSTEM FOR ASTEROID SAMPLE RETURN MISSION MUSES-C; Hitoshi Kuninaka, Shin Satori, Ikko Funaki, Yukio Shimizu, and Kyoichiro Toki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229, Japan

1997-138: THE OPTIMISATION OF THE UK-10 ION THRUSTER EXTRACTION GRID SYSTEM; Robert A. Bond, AEA Technology plc, Culham Science and Technology Centre, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 3DB, United Kingdom; David G. Fearn, Neil C. Wallace and David H. Mundy, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency, Farnborough, Hants, GU14 0LX, United Kingdom

1997-140: THE FLOW MODELING OF CHARGE EXCHANGE IONS IN THE ION THRUSTER; Ivan V. Gavryushin and Vladimir G. Grigoryan, Department of Spacecraft Electric Propulsion and Powerplants, Moscow State Aviation Institute, Russia, 125871 Moscow, Voloklamskoe shosse, d.4

1997-142: EFFECTS OF DISCHARGE CHAMBER CONFIGURATION ON RF PLASMA PROPERTIES; Toshiaki Iwata and Haruki Takegahara, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, 6-6, Asahigaoka, Hino, Tokyo 191, Japan

1997-144: ELECTRIC PROPULSION OPTIONS FOR A MAGNETOSPHERIC MAPPING MISSION; Steven Oleson, NYMA Inc., NASA Lewis Research Center, Brookpark, OH 44142; Chris Russell, University of California, Los Angeles, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Los Angeles, CA 90095; Kurt Hack and John Riehl, NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135

1997-146: ANALYSIS OF PPT POTENTIALITIES IN SOLVING THE SATELLITE ORBIT CONTROL TASKS; V. Akimov, I. Nagel, and I. Ogloblina, Keldysh Research Center, Moscow; N. Antropov, A. Pokryshkin, G. Popov, and A. Rudikov, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics, Moscow

1997-147: POWER PLANT CONTROL SYSTEM OPERATION DURING CHANGING SPACECRAFT POSITION; Avil A. Ismailov, Leonid A. Latyshev, and Evgeniy E. Polovcev, Moscow State Aviation Institute (MAI), Department “Spacecraft Electric Propulsion and Powerplants”, Volokolamskoe shosse, d. 4, Moscow, 125871, Russia

1997-149: RESEARCH OF PERFORMANCE OF SMALL THRUST THRUSTERS WITH A CLOSED DRIFT OF ELECTRONS; Sergey N. Kulagin, Olexandre N. Petrenko, and Andrey V. Khitko, Dnepropetrovsk State University, Naukovy Line 13, 320625 Dnepropetrovsk-10, Ukraine

1997-150: THERMAL ANALYSIS OF THE ANODE LAYER THRUSTER OPERATION; V. Garkusha, S. Semenkin, and S. Tverdokhlebov, Central Researche Institute of Machine Building, Moscow reg., Russia

1997-151: SOME RESULTS OF THE SMALL POWER SPT MODELS CREATION; Aidar B. Jakupov, Sergey A. Khartov, and Achmet M. Yakubov, Moscow State Aviation Institute (MAI), Department “Spacecraft Electric Propulsion and Powerplants”, Volokolamskoe shosse, d. 4, Moscow, 125871, Russia

1997-152: SOME REMARKS ABOUT PUBLISHED DATA CONCERNING THE SPT-100 JET PARAMETERS DISTRIBUTION; Sergey A. Khartov, Andrey B. Nadiradze, Achmet M. Yakubov, and Yulia V. Zikeeva, Moscow State Aviation Institute (MAI), Department “Spacecraft Electric Propulsion and Powerplants”, Volokolamskoe shosse, d. 4, Moscow, 125871, Russia

1997-153: RESEARCH OF THE DYNAMIC PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION IN THE PLUME OF THE SPT; R. Y. Gnizdor, K. N. Kozubsky, A. I. Koryakin, Y. M. Lysikov, A. N. Nesterenko, and S. Y. Pridannikov, Experimental Design Bureau “Fakel”, Kaliningrad, Russia

1997-154: INVESTIGATION OF THE POSSIBILITY TO REDUCE SPT PLUME DIVERGENCE BY OPTIMIZATION OF THE MAGNETIC FIELD TOPOLOGY IN THE ACCELERATING CHANNEL; Michael Day, International Space Technology, Inc., Palo Alto, USA; Vladimir Kim, Vyacheslav Kozlov, Alexei Lazurenko, Garry Popov, and Alexander Skrylnikov, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics of Moscow Aviation Institute, (RIAME MAI), Moscow, Russia

1997-156: COMPLEX NUMERIC ANALYSIS OF GAS-DISCHARGE CHAMBER PARAPMETERS; S. V. Kanev, L. A. Latyshev, Moscow State Aviation Institute (MAI), Volokolamskoe sh. 4, MAI, Department 208, 125871, Moscow, Russia

1997-157: INVESTIGATION OF A FULLY INTEGRATED SOLAR STATIONARY PLAZMA PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR GEOSTATIONARY ORBIT INSERTION; M. Konstantinov, V. Kim, and F. Scortecci, Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia, Research Institute of the Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics, Russia, Centrospazio, Piza, Italy

1997-158: TRAJECTORY ANALYSIS OF ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM WITH THRUST MISALIGNMENT; M. Nakano and Y. Arakawa, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, 113, Japan

1997-159: LOW THRUST ION PROPULSION FOR ADVANCED APPLICATIONS ON SMALL SATELLITE CONSTELLATIONS; G. Matticari and G. Noci, LABEN Proel Tecnologie Division, Firenze, Italy; G. Perrotta, Alenia Aerospazio, Roma, Italy, and D. G. Fearn, DERA Space Department, Farnborough, UK

1997-160: SIMPLIFIED APPROACH FOR ASSESSMENT OF LOW-THRUST ELLIPTICAL ORBIT TRANSFERS; James E. Pollard, The Aerospace Corporation, P.O. Box 92958, M5-754, Los Angeles, CA 90009

1997-161: CONCEPT OF ELECTRODYNAMCI PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR STATION KEEPING OF LARGE SPACE STRUCTURES; V. A. Strashinksy, Central Research Institute of Machine Building, (TsNIIMASH), Korolev, Moscow Region, Russia

1997-163: PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF A SPACE PLASMA SIMULATOR USING AN ELECTRON CYCLOTRON RESONANCE PLASMA ACCELERATOR AND ITS APPLICATIONS TO MATERIAL AND PLASMA INTERACTION RESEARCH; H. Tahara, L. Zhang, T. Yasui, and T. Yoshikawa, Faculty of Engineering Science, Osaka, University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

1997-164: NON-PROPULSIVE APPLICATION OF THE TAL TECHNOLOGY; Alexander V. Semenkin, Sergey O. Tverdokhlebov, and Valerii I. Garcousha, Central Research Institute of Mashine Building (TSNIIMASH), 141070, Korolev, Moscow Region, Russia and Sergey D. Grishin, Moscow State Bauman Technical University

1997-165: HIGH POWER ABLATIVE PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER FOR TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS; Yu. A. Alexeev and M. N. Kazeev, RRC “Kurchatov Institute”, Institute of Nuclear Fusion, Kurchatov sq., 1, Moscow, 123182

1997-166: INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION CATHODE LIFE TESTING; George C. Soulas and Timothy R. Sarver-Verhey, NYMA, Inc., NASA Lewis Research Center Group, Brook Park, OH 44142

1997-167: SPACE STATION CATHODE IGNITION TEST STATUS AT 32,000 CYCLES; James S. Zakany, PE, NYMA, Inc., Brook Park, OH; Luis R. Pinero, PE, NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH

1997-168: 28,000 HOUR XENON HOLLOW CATHODE LIFE TEST RESULTS; Timothy R. Sarver-Verhey, NYMA, Inc., NASA Lewis Research Center Group, Brook Park, OH 44142

1997-170: SPACE STATION CATHODE DESIGN, PERFORMANCE, AND OPERATING SPECIFICATIONS; Michael J. Patterson, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio; Timothy R. Verhey, George Soulas, and James Zakany, NYMA, Inc., NASA Lewis Research Center Group, Brook Park, Ohio

1997-171: THE BEHAVIOR OF HOLLOW THERMO-EMISSION LANTHANUM HEXABORIDE ELEMENTS IN SPT CATHODES IN CONNECTION WITH THE MANUFACTURING METHOD; B. Arhipov, Experimental Design Bureau “Fakel”, Kaliningrad, Russia; V. Paderno, Y. Paderno, and V. Filippov, Institute for Problems of Materials of National Academy Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

1997-173: EFFECTS OF EXTERNAL FLOW NEAR HIGH-CURRENT HOLLOW CATHODES ON ION-ENERGY DISTRIBUTIONS; Ikuya Kameyama and Paul J. Wilbur, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523

1997-175: DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH OF HEATERLESS CATHODE-NEUTRALIZER FOR LINEAR HALL THRUSTERS (LHD) AND PLASMA ION THRUSTERS (PIT); B. A. Arkhipov, EDB “Fakel”, Kaliningrad, Russia

1997-176: MAKING FULLERENE ION ENGINES WORK; M. W. Crofton and B. B. Brady, Technology Operations, Mechanics & Materials Technology Center, The Aerospace Corporation, P.O. Box 92957, Los Angeles, California 90009

1997-178: EARTH’S MAGNETIC FIELD EFFECT UPON PLASMA PLUMES EXPANSION; A. G. Korsun, E. M. Tverdokhlebova, and F. F. Gabdullin, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TsNIIMASH), Korolev, Moscow region, Russia

1997-179:  COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF EXPANDING PLASMA PLUMES IN SPACE USING A PIC-DSMC ALGORITHM; David Y. Oh and Daniel E. Hastings, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

1997-180: A NUMERICAL MODEL OF THRUSTER-EXHAUST PLUMES; Ikuya Kameyama, Jeffrey M. Monheiser, and Paul J. Wilbur, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523

1997-181: ION THRUSTER PLUME PLASMA INTERACTIONS IN THE SOLAR WIND, Joseph Wang, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

1997-182: HYBRID MONTE CARLO – PARTICLE-IN-CELL SIMULATION OF AN ION THRUSTER PLUME; Douglas B. VanGilder, Gabriel I. Font, and Iain D. Boyd, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

1997-183: THE EXPRESS/T-160E SPACE FLIGHT TEST PROGRAM; J. K. Koester and C. E. Lazarovici, Space Power Incorporated, San Jose, CA; J. M. Sankovic, NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH; G. A. Herbert, Schafer Corporation, Arlington, VA; V. A. Petrosov and V. I. Baranov, Keldysh Research Center, Moscow, Russia; A. Romashko and V. Petrusevitch, NPO-PM, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

1997-184: CONSTRAINTS ON ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEM DESIGN FROM IPS OPERATION; L. Croci, P. Galantini, and A. Trivulzio, FIAR S.p.A. Space Division – a Finmeccanica Company, Via Montefeltro, 8-20126 Milano; H. Bassner, Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG, Space Infrastructure, Postfach 801168-81663 Munich, Germany

1997-185: NUMERICAL THERMAL MODEL OF A 30-CM NSTAR ION THRUSTER; Jon Van Noord and Alec Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2118; and Vincent K. Rawlin, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135

1997-186: FEEP THRUSTER PERFORMANCE AT HIGH BACKGROUND PRESSURE; Angelo Genovese, Salvo Marcuccio, Davide Dal Pozzo, and Mariano Andrenucci, Centrospazio, Via Gherardesca 5, 56014 Ospedaletto, Pisa, Italy

1997-189: AN EVALUATION OF HOLLOW CATHODE SCALING TO VERY LOW POWER AND FLOW RATE; Matthew T. Domonkos and Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory (PEPL), The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109; and Michael J. Patterson, NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135