2003 Index

2003-003: OPTIMIZATION OF GEOGYNCHRONOUS SATELLITE SYSTEM USING ELECTRIC PROPULSION BASED ON GENETIC ALGORITHM; Han Xianwei, He Hongqing, Tang Jinlan Mao, Genwang, and Yang Juan, College of Astronautics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, P. R. Chine, 710072

2003-005: COMBINING ELECTRIC AND SAIL PROPULSION FOR INTERPLANETARY SAMPLE RETURN; Robert J. Noble, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University, 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 USA

2003-007: ABOUT MODEL OF JET PROPULSION; Kolgotin O. V., Engineer, Postgraduate Student Moscow aviation institute, Russia, Pensa, ul.Stavskogo 12-125 440008

2003-008: SPACE TRANSPORTER; Kolgotin O., The Moscow aviation institute (Technical University)

2003-011: NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF A HALL THRUSTER PLASMA INCLUDING SPUTTER YIELD, Subrata Roy and B. P. Pandey, Computational Plasma Dynamics Laboratory, Kettering University, 1700 West Third Avenue, Flint, MI 48504

2003-014: MULTI-FLUID SHEATH MODEL FOR ELECTRIC PROPULSION DEVICES; Subrata Roy and B. P. Pandey, Computational Plasma Dynamics Laboratory, Kettering University, 1700 West Third Avenue, Flint, MI 48504

2003-015: OPTIMIZATION ON MAGNETIC FIELD AND ACCELERATION CHANNEL FOR LOW POWER HALL THRUSTERS; Hirokazu Tahara, Takashi Fujioka, Takahisa Kitano, Atsushi Shirasaki, and Takao Yoshikawa, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, 1-3, Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan; Kenji Fuchigami and Fumihiro Ueno, Fujio Iinoya, and,

2003-016: SIMPLE ONE-DIMENSIONAL CALCULATIONS OF HALL THRUSTER FLOWFIELDS; Hirokazu Tahara, Takashi Fujioka, Atsushi Shirasaki and Takao Yoshikawa, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, 1-3, Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan; Kenji Fuchigami and Fumihiro Ueno, Technical Research Laboratory, Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., 1, Shinnakahara Ishogo, Yokohoma, Kanagawa 235-8501, Japan; Fujio Iinoya, Technologies Development Department, IHI Aerospace Co., Ltd., 1, Shinnakahara, Ishogo, Yokohama, Kanagawa 235-8501, Japan

2003-017: PLASMA CHARACTERISTICS OF QUASI-STEADY MPD ARCJETS FOR MATERIAL PROCESSING; Hirokazu Tahara, Tetsuji Shibata, Kazunori Mitsuo, Atsushi Shirasaki, Yoichi Kagaya, and Takao Yoshikawa, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, 1-3, Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan

2003-019: TRACEABLE, HIGH-ACCURACY THRUST MEASUREMENT FOR ELECTRIC PROPULSION; E. B. Hughes and S. Oldfield, National Physical Laboratory, Queens Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 0LW, UK

2003-021: THERMAL MODELING AND MEASUREMENTS OF AN ENGINEERING MODEL HALL THRUSTER; A. Warshavsky, Manor Division, Rafael, Haifa 31021, Israel; I. Zur, Mechanical CAD Division, Rafael, Haifa 31021, Israel; J. Ashkenazy and G. Appelbaum, Propulsion Physics Laboratory, Soreq NRC, Yavne 81800, Israel

2003-022: COMPARISON OF ORBIT TRANSFER VEHICLE CONCEPTS UTILIZING MID-TERM POWER AND PROPULSION OPTIONS; Frank S. Gulczinski III, AFRL Propulsion Directorate (AFRL/PRSS), 1 Ara Road, Edwards AFB, CA 93524-7013; John H. Schilling, W. E. Research, 4360 San Juan Ct., Rosamond, CA 93560

2003-024: THE GEAR OF A WORKING GAS FLOW IN THE SPT DISCHARGE CHAMBER; Sergey A. Oghienko and Anatoliy I. Oranskiy, Scientific and Technological Center of Space Power and Engines at Kharkov Aviation Institute, 17, Chkalova St., Kharkov, 61070, Ukraine

2003-027: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF THE HOLLOW CATHODE PLASMA USING A PIC-DCMC CODE; Francis T. Crawford and Stephen B. Gabriel, School of Engineering Sciences, University of Southampton, UK

2003-028: MOMENTUM AND HEAT FLUX MEASUREMENTS IN THE EXHAUST OF VASIMR USING HELIUM PROPELLANT; D. Gregory Chavers, Research Scientist, Propulsion Research Center, MSFC/NASA, Huntsville, AL; Franklin R. Chang-Díaz, NASA Astronaut, ASPL Director, JSC/NASA, Houston, TX; Claude Irvine, Research Scientist, Propulsion Research Center, MSFC/NASA, Huntsville, AL; Jared P. Squire, Research Scientist, Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory, Muniz Engineering, Houston, TX

2003-030: INTERACTIONS WITHIN A CLUSTER OF LOW POWER HALL THRUSTERS; W. A. Hargus, Jr., AFRL/PRSS, 1 Ara Road, Edwards AFB, CA, USA

2003-031: EFFECT OF APPLIED MAGNETIC NOZZLE IN A QUASI-STEADY MPD THRUSTER; Yoichi Kagaya, Hirokazu Tahara, and Takao Yoshikawa, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, 1-3, Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan

2003-032: DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING FOR A HIGH-POWER HALL THRUSTER; Olivier Duchemin and Pierre  Dumazert, SNECMA Moteurs, Space Propulsion Division, Spacecraft Propulsion and Equipment, Villaroche Nord, 77550 Moissy-Cramayel, France; S. D. Clark and D. H. Mundy, Space Propulsion, QinetiQ, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0LX, The United Kingdom

2003-033: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF THE ARTUER-2 ARCJET; J. Heiermann and M. Auweter-Kurtz, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31, 70550 Stuttgart, Germany

2003-034: ANALYSIS OF HALL-EFFECT THRUSTERS AND ION ENGINES FOR EARTH-TO-MOON TRANSFER; A. Bober and M. Guelman, Asher Space Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 32000 Haifa, Israel

2003-035: ENERGY ANALYSIS OF A HALL THRUSTER CLUSTER; Brian E. Beal and Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, Department of Aerospace Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

2003-036: END TO END OPTIMIZATION OF THREE DIMENSIONAL CHEMICAL-ELECTRIC ORBIT RAISING MISSIONS; David Y. Oh and Scott Kimbrel, Space Systems/Loral, 3825 Fabian Way M/S G-80, Palo Alto, CA 94303-4604; Manuel Martinez-Sanchez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

2003-037: RECENT RESULTS FROM INTERNAL AND VERY-NEAR-FIELD PLASMA DIAGNOSTICS OF A HIGH SPECIFIC IMPULSE HALL THRUSTER; Richard R. Hofer, QSS Group, Inc., Cleveland, OH 44135, USA; Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

2003-038: SENSITIVITY OF THE BEHAVIOR OF BACKFLOW CEX IONS TO ION ENGINE PLUME CHARACTERISTICS; M. Matsushiro and M. Nishida, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan; H. Kuninaka and K. Toki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan

2003-039: PROPELLANT ENERGY FLUX MEASUREMENTS IN PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER; Y. A. Alexeev, N. N. Kazeev, and V. F. Kozlov, Russian Research Centre “Kurchatov Institute”, 1, Kurchatov sq., Moscow, 123182, Russia

2003-040: PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY FOR SMALL SATELLITE; Garry A. Popov and Nikolay N. Antropov, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics, 4, Volokolamskoye shosse, Moscow, 125810, Russia; Michael N. Kazeev, Russian Research Centre Kurchatov Institute, 1, Kurchatov sq., Moscow, 123182, Russia; Vladimir P. Khodnenko and Yakov V. Dubrovinskyi, All-Russian Research Institute of Electromechanics, 101000, P.O. Box 496, Moscow, Russia

2003-041: FUNCTIONALLY GRADED THERMAL BARRIER COMPOSITE COATINGS FORMED BY GAS TUNNEL TYPE PLASMA SPRAYING; Akira Kobayashi, JWRI, Osaka University, 11-1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-0047, Japan

2003-043: PULSED PLASMA THRUSTERS FOR SPACE PROPULSION AND INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING; Henri P. Wagner and Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart

2003-048: STENTOR PLASMA PROPULSION SYSTEM EXPERIENCE; Pascal Garnero and Thierry Grassin, ALCATEL SPACE, 100 Bd du Midi, 06159 Cannes, France; F rank Darnon and Luc Petitjean, CNES, Centre Spatial de Toulouse, 18 av. E. Belin, 31401 Toulouse, France

2003-050: TRAJECTORY SIMULATION FOR THRUST-VECTORED ELECTRIC PROPULSION MISSIONS; N. Leveque, C. Welch, A. Ellery, and A. Curley, Kingston University, Astronautics and Space Systems Group, School of Engineering, Friars Avenue, London SW 15 3DW, UK

2003-051: OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTERS; Atsushi Shirasaki, Hirokazu Tahara, and Takao Yoshikawa, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, 1-3, Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan

2003-052: ANGULAR DISTRIBUTION OF CERAMIC ISOLATOR SPUTTERED MATERIAL IN THE SPT JET; S. A. Khartov, A. B. Nadiradze, and Yu V. Zikeeva, Moscow Aviation Institute (State Technical University) MAI, Electric Propulsion and Space Power Plants Department, 4, Volokolamskoe sh., Moscow, 125971, Russia; V. K. Egorov, IPMT RAS, Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russia

2003-053: INTERACTION BETWEEN HIGH VOLTAGE SOLAR ARRAY AND ION THRUSTER PLASMA; Mengu Cho, Akiyo Saionji, and Kazuhiro Toyoda, Kyushu Institute of Technology; Yukishige Nozaki, NEC Toshiba Space Systems, Ltd., Tetsuo Sato, National Space Development Agency of Japan

2003-056: NOZZLE SHAPE EFFECTS ON VELOCITY DISTRIBUTION IN AN MPD ARCJET; Kiyoshi Kinefuchi and Kyoichiro Toki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Kanagawa, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Institute of Engineering Mechanics and Systems, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

2003-057: MICROWAVE HALL THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT; Pedro Molina-Morales, Hitoshi Kuninaka, and Kyoichiro Toki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Yoshihiro Arakawa, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

2003-058: INVESTIGATION OF DIFFERENT SCHEMES OF GAS DISTRIBUTION IN SPT CHANNEL; Sergey A. Khartov and Alexander B. Perfiliev, Moscow Aviation Institute (State Technical University) MAI, Electric Propulsion and Space Power Plants Department, 4, Volokolamskoe sh., Moscow, 125971, Russia

2003-059: SPT CERAMIC ISOLATOR SURFACED LAYER COMPOSITION CHANGE WITH LIFETIME; Sergey Khartov and Andrey Nadiradze, Moscow Aviation Institute (State Technical University) MAI, Electric Propulsion and Space Power Plants Department, 4, Volokolamskoe sh., Moscow, 125971, Russia; Olivier Duchemin and Snecma Moteurs, Villaroche Nord Plant, Arodrome de Melun-Villaroche 77550, Moissy-Cramayel-France

2003-060: THE RELIABILITY OF THE ELECTRIC PROPULSION PARAMETERS MEASUREMENT INCREASING; S. A. Khartov, L. A. Latyshev, and D. U. Silantiev, Moscow Aviation Institute (technical university) MAI, Electric Propulsion and Space Power Plants Department, 4, Volokolamskoe sh., Moscow, 125971, Russia

2003-061: DEVELOPMENT AND REFINEMENT OF HIGHLY EFFICIENT 150 J APPT; N. Antropov, G. Diakonov, M. Orlov, G. Popov, V. Tyutin, and V. Yakovlev, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics of Moscow Aviation Institute (RIAME MAI), 5, Leningradskoye shosse, post box 43, Moscow, 125080, Russia

2003-062: 30MN-CLASS MICROWAVE DISCHARGE ION THRUSTER; Kazutaka Nishiyama, Hitoshi Kuninaka, Yukio Shimizu, and Kyoichiro Toki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan

2003-063: ANALYSIS OF THE PLUME DIVERSION IN THE HALL THRUSTER IN THE NEAR AND FAR FIELDS; Avi Cohen-Zur and Alon Gany, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel; Amnon Fruchtman, Holon Academic Institute of Technology, P. O. Box 305, Holon 58102, Israel

2003-064: A SIMILARITY PARAMETER FOR CAPILLARY FLOWS OF RELEVANCE TO MICROPROPULSION; Kurt A. Polzin and Edgar Y. Choueiri, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory (EPPDyL), Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544

2003-065: EFFECTS OF ION COLLISIONS ON ION ACCELERATION BY BEATING ELECTROSTATIC WAVES; R. Spektor and E. Y. Choueiri, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory (EPPDyL), Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544

2003-067: HIGH POWER PROCESSING UNIT FOR STATIONARY PLASMA THRUSTER; E. Bourguignon and T. Scalais, Alcatel ETCA s.a., BP 4008, B-6000, Charleroi (Belgium)

2003-069: DISCHARGE PLASMA PARAMETERS OF A 30-cm ION THRUSTER MEASURED WITHOUT BEAM EXTRACTION USING A HIGH-SPEED PROBE POSITIONING SYSTEM; Daniel A. Herman, Daniel S. McFarlane, and Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA

2003-070: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF TWO-DIMENSIONAL, NON-STEADY IDEAL MAGNETOGASDYNAMICS EQUATIONS; Livio S. Maglione, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto; Sergio A. Elaskar, Department de Aeronáutica, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Av. Velez Sarfield 1601, Córdoba (5000), Argentina, Centro de Investigaciones Aplicadas, Instituto Universitario Aeronáutico, Ruta 20, km. 5.5, Córdoba (5022), Argentina; Héctor H. Brito, Centro de Investigaciones Aplicadas, Instituto Universitario Aeronáutico, Ruta 20, km. 5.5, Córdoba (5022), Argentina

2003-071: COMPUTATIONAL MODEL OF AN SPT-100 THRUSTER; Justin W. Koo and Iain D. Boyd, Nonequilibrium Gas and Plasmadynamics Group, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

2003-072: CHARACTERISTICS OF ENERGETIC IONS EMITTED FROM HOLLOW CATHODES; Casey C. Farnell, John D. Williams, and Paul J. Wilbur, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523

2003-073: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF ION THRUSTER OPTICS; Cody C. Farnell, John D. Williams, and Paul J. Wilbur, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523

2003-075: DISCHARGE CHARACTERISITICS OF A LASER-ASSISTED PLASMA THRUSTER; Hideyuki Horisawa, Masatoshi Kawakami, Wun-Wei Lin, and Akira Igari, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Tokai University, 1117 Kitakaname, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan; Itsuro Kimura, Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8856, Japan

2003-077: HOT FLOW PRESSURE MAP OF A VACUUM FACILITY AS A FUNCTION OF FLOW RATE TO STUDY FACILITY EFFECTS; Mitchell L. R. Walker and Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, College of Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

2003-078: DISCHARGE CHARACTERISTICS OF A VERY LOW-POWER ARCJET; Hideyuki Horisawa and Hotaka Ashiya, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Tokai University, 1117 Kitakaname, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan; Itsuro Kimura, Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8856, Japan

2003-079: HIGH ACCURACY MULTI-COLOR PYROMETRY FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE SURFACES; L. D. Cassady and E. Y. Choueiri, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory (EPPDyL), Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 08544

2003-082: CHARACTERIZATION OF A HIGH SPECIFIC IMPULSE HALL THRUSTER USING ELECTROSTATIC PROBES; Noah Z. Warner and Manuel Martinez-Sanchez, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139, USA; James J. Szabo, Busek Co. Inc., 11 Tech Circle, Natick, MA 01760, USA

2003-083: ION THRUSTER THRUST VECTORING BY GRID TRANSLATION; Yasushi Okawa, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Yukío Hayakawa, Katsuhiro Miyazaki, and Shoji Kitamura, National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan

2003-084: ULTRA-LIGHT CONCENTRATORS FOR SOLAR THERMAL PROPULSION; Hironori Sahara, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), 7-44-1, Jindaiji-Higashi-Machi, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8522, Japan; Shinsuke Ezaki, Yasuhiro Matsui, and Yoshihiro Nakamura, Hosei University; Morio Shimizu, National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan (NAL)

2003-085: SOLAR THERMAL PROPULSION FOR MICROSATELLITES END-OF-LIFE DE-ORBITING; Hironori Sahara, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), NAL, 7-44-1, Jindaiji-Higashi-Machi, Chofu, Tokyo, 182-8522, Japan; Morio Shimizu, National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan (NAL); 7-44-1, Jindaiji-higashimachi, Chofu, Tokyo, 182-8584, Japan; Keitaro Osa, Kai Watanabe, and Yoshihiro Nakamura, Hosei University, 3-7-2, Kajino-Cho, Koganei, Tokyo, 184-8584, Japan

2003-086: CONDITION OF STABLE OPERATION IN A HALL THRUSTER; Naoji Yamamoto, Kimiya Komurasaki, and Yoshihiro Arakawa, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan

2003-087: LIQUID PROPELLANT PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER; H. Koizumi, A. Kakami, Y. Furuta, K. Komurasaki, and Y . Arakawa, The University of Tokyo, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

2003-088: EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE THRUST PERFORMANCE OF ATTILA; Stefan Laure, Dr. Laure Plasmatechnologie GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany; Jörg Heiermann, Monika Auweter-Kurtz and Helmut Kurtz, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme (IRS), Universität Stuttgart, Germany

2003-089: STUDY OF A PLASMA SAIL FOR FUTURE DEEP SPACE MISSIONS; I. Funaki, Institute of Engineering Mechanics and Systems, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8573, Japan; H. Yamakawa, K. Fujita, H. Ogawa, S. Nonaka, S. Sawai, and H. Kuninaka, The Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan; H. Otsu, Faculty of Engineering, Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, 432-8561, Japan

2003-092: FEASIBILITY STUDY OF A LOW-POWER APPLIED-FIELD MPD ARCJET; Tetsuaki Nakano and Atsushi Ishiyama, Waseda University, 3-4-1 Ohkubo, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan; Yukio Shimizu and Kyoichiro Toki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan

2003-093: SINGLE IMPULSE MEASUREMENT OF A COAXIAL PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER; Masahiko Kameoka and Haruki Takegahara, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Dept. of Aerospace Eng., 6-6, Asahigaoka, Hino, Tokyo 191-0065, Japan; Yukio Shimizu and Kyoichiro Toki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan

2003-095: AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF THE THRUST IN MPD THRUSTERS; Luigi Petrucci, Space Propulsion Laboratory, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Rome, Italy

2003-096: ARTEMIS ORBIT RAISING IN-FLIGHT EXPERIENCE WITH ION PROPULSION; Rainer Killinger and Ralk Kukies, Astrium GmbH, 74215 Lampoldshausen, Germany; Michael Surauer, Astrium GmbH, 81663 München, Germany; Howard Gray and Ray Dunster, Astrium Ltd., Portsmouth, United Kingdom; Giorgio Saccoccia, European Space Agency – ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands; Angelo Tomasetto, Alenia Spazio, Roma, Italy

2003-097: EVALUATIOIN OF NEW CARBON-CARBON COMPOSITE MATERIAL FOR A 20 CM ION ENGINE; Y. Shimizu, H. Kuninaka, K. Nishiyama, and K. Toki, The Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan

2003-098: FLIGHT READINESS OF THE MICROWAVE ION ENGINE SYSTEM FOR MUSES-C MISSION; Kyoichiro Toki, Hitoshi Kuninaka, Kazutaka Nishiyama, and Yukio Shimizu, The Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan

2003-100: ELECTRON INSTABILITIES IN HALL THRUSTERS: MODELING AND APPLICATION TO ELECTRIC FIELD DIAGNOSTICS; A. Kapulkin, A. Kogan, D. Alkalay, and M. Guelman, Asher Space Research Institute, Technion, I.I.T., Haifa, 32000, Israel; J. Ashkenazy and G. Appelbaum, Propulsion Physics Laboratory, Soreq, NRC, Yavne 81800, Israel

2003-103: STUDY OF THE HALL THRUSTER DISCHARGE WITH AN INTERMEDIATE ELECTRODE; B. Navazo and E. Ahedo, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

2003-104: SCALING DOWN HALL THRUSTERS; E. Ahedo and J. M. Gallardo, E.T.S.I. Aeronáuticos, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

2003-107: PLASMA PARAMETER DISTRIBUTION DETERMINATION IN SPT-70 PLUME; Vladimir Kim, Vyacheslav Kozlov, Garry Popov, and Alexander Skyrlnikov, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics of Moscow Aviation Institute (RIAME MAI), 5, Leningradskoye shosse, p.b. 43, Moscow, 125080, Russia

2003-110: NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF NEXT ION THRUSTER OPTICS; Jerold W. Emhoff, Graduate Student Research Assistant; Iain D. Boyd, Professor; Steven P. Shepard, Undergraduate Student, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

2003-112: INVESTIGATION OF A PPT UTILIZING WATER AS A COMPONENT PROPELLANT; Carsten A. Scharlemann and Thomas M. York, The Ohio State University, Aero/Astro Laboratory, 2300 West Case, Columbus, OH 43235; Peter J. Turchi, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mail Stop D410. Los Alamos, NM 87545

2003-114: OPTIONS AND RISK FOR QUALIFICATION OF ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEMS; Michelle Bailey, NASA/MSFC, Mail Code ED20, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812, USA; Charles Daniel, 3418 Wildwood Drive, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA

2003-115: DEVELOPMENT AND PERFORMANCE OF THE ADVANCED RADIO FREQUENCY ION THRUSTER RIT-XT; Hans J. Leiter, Rainer Killinger, Helmut Bassner, Johann Müller, Ralf Kukies, and Thomas Fröhlich, Astrium GmbH, Space Infrastructure, Post Box 11 19, D-74215 Möckmühl, Germany

2003-116: PLASMA MODELING OF A HOLLOW ANODE FOR AN ANODE LAYER TYPE HALL THRUSTER; Ken Kumakura and Kimiya Komurasaki, Department of Advanced Energy, The University of Toyko; Shinsuke Yasui and Yoshihiro  Arakawa, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

2003-118: PROPELLANTS BEYOND XENON FOR RADIO FREQUENCY ION THRUSTER OPERATION; Hans J. Leiter, Astrium GmbH, IP 47, 81663 Munich, Germany

2003-120: PROBE MEASUREMENTS IN DISCHARGE CHAMBER OF LOW-POWER ION THRUSTER; M. V. Zikeyev and A. A. Shagayda, Keldysh Research Center, 125438, Russia, Moscow, Onezhskaya, 8/10

2003-121: OPERATION PRECULIARITIES OF HALL THRUSTER WITH POWER 1.5-2.0 KW AT HIGH DISCHARGE VOLTAGES; M. B. Belikov, N. V. Blinov, O. A. Gorshkov, R. N. Rizakhanov, and A. A. Shagayda, Keldysh Research Center, 125438, Moscow, Onezhskaya 8

2003-122: TWO KILOWATT BIPROPELLANT ARCJET DEVELOPMENTS; Kurt Hohman, Thomas Brogan, and Vladimir Hruby, Busek Company, Inc, 11 Tech Circle, Natick, MA 01760, USA; Kurt Annen and Robert Brown, Aerodyne Research Inc., 45 Manning Road, Billerica, MA 01821

2003-123: EXPENDING PLASMA JET FROM THE NOZZLE OF THE RF-PLASMA THRUSTER; Leonid A. Bazyma, National Aerospace University, “Kharkov Aviation Institute” 17 Chkalov Street, Kharkov, 61070, Ukraine; Vasyl M. Rashkovan, Instituto Politecnico Nacional de Mexico, ESIME-Culhuacan, Av. Santa Ana 1000

2003-124: INDUCTIVE PULSED THRUSTER WITH SUPERCONDUCTING ACCELRATING ELEMENTS; Vasyl Rashkovan, Iryna Ponomaryova and Omar J. Ramirez, Instituto Politécnico Nacional de México, ESIME-CULHUACAN, Av. Santa Ana, 1000, C.P.04430, México; Andrey Dashkov, National Aerospace University of Ukraine (KhAI), 17 Chkalov Street, Kharkov, 61070, Ukraine

2003-125: DEVELOPING SPACE STATION-BASED DEMONSTRATION FOR THE VASIMR PLASMA ROCKET; Andrew Petro, Franklin Change Díaz, Jared P. Squire, and Andrew Ilin, Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, USA

2003-126: FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AN ACTIVE PLASMA EXPERIMENTAL PLATFORM IN JAPANESE EXPERIMENTAL MODULE ONBOARD THE ISS; Ikkoh Funaki, Institute of Engineering Mechanics and Systems, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8573, Japan; Hideyuki Usui and Hayato Tashima, Radio Science Center for Space and Atmosphere, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto, 611-0011, Japan; Hitoshi Kuninaka, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Masaki Okada, National Institute of Polar Research, 1-9-10 Kaga, Itabashi, Tokyo, 173-8512, Japan; and Yoshinori Nakayama, National Defense Academy, Yokoshuka, Kanagawa, 239-8686, Japan

2003-128: EXPERIMENTAL PERFORMANCE LIMITS ON HIGH SPECIFIC IMPULSE ION OPTICS; John D. Williams, D. Mark Laufer, and Paul J. Wilbur, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523

2003-129: ELECTROMAGNETIC EMISSIONS TO 60 GHZ FROM A BPT-4000 EDM HALL THRUSTER; Edward j. Beiting and James E. Pollard, The Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, California; Vadim Khayms and Lance Werthman, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, Caifornia

2003-130: XENON SPUTTER YIELD MEASUREMENTS FOR ION THRUSTER MATERIALS; John D. Williams, Michael M. Gardner, Mark L. Johnson, and Paul J. Wilbur, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523

2003-131: ALCATEL SPACE PLASMA PROPULSION SUBSYSTEM QUALIFICATION STATUS; Pascal Garnero and Olivier Dulau, ALCATEL SPACE, 100, Bd. Du Midi, BP 99, 06156 CANNES LA BOCCA Cedex, France

2003-132: FLIGHT TESTING OF VOLUME-IONIZATION ION THRUSTERS ON METEOR SATELLITE; Vladimir P. Khodnenko, NPP Russian Scientific and Research Institute of Electromechanics, Moscow 101000, P.O. Box 496, Russia

2003-133: EROISION ACTION OF THE SPT JET ONTON SOLAR BATTERIES OF METEOR-PRIDODA SPACECRAFT; Vladimir P. Khodnenko, NPP Russian Scientific and Research Institute of Electromechanics, Moscow 101000, P.O. Box 496, Moscow, Russia

2003-134: HYBRID-PIC SIMULATION OF HALL THRUSTERPLUME ON AN UNSTRUCTURED GRID WITH DSMC COLLISIOINS; Murat Celik, Mark Santi, Manuel Martinez-Sanchez, and Jamie Peraire, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States of America

2003-135: PULSED INDUCTIVE THRUSTER (PIT); MODELING AND VALIDATION USING THE MACH2 CODE; Pavlos G. Mikellides, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-6106

2003-136: 3-D COMPUTATION OF SURFACE SPUTTERING AND REDEPOSITION DUE TO HALL THRUSTER PLUMES; J. M. Fife, M. R. Gibbons, and W. A. Hargus, U.S. Air Force Research laboratory, Edwards AFB, CA; D. B. VanGilder and D. E. Kirley, ERC, Inc., Edwards AFB, CA; L. K. Johnson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

2003-137: RADIOISOTOPE ELECTRIC PROPULSION FOR NEW FRONTIERS CLASS MISSIONS; Steven Oleson, Scott Benson, Michael Patterson, Jeffrey Schreiber, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Glenn Research Center, MS 500-103, 21000 Brookpark Rd, Cleveland, Ohio 4413; Douglas Fiehler, QSS Group, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio

2003-138: DEVELOPMENT OF A MICRO-FABRICATED COLLOID THRUSTER ARRAY; Luis Fernando Velásquez García, PhD Candidate, Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT; Manuel Martínez-Sánchez, Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT; Akintunde I. Akinwande, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

2003-139: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF PLASMA FLOW MEASUREMENTS IN A 2 KW SEGMENTED HALL THRUSTER; Y. Raitses, D. Staack, A. Dunaevsky, L. Dorf, and N. J. Fisch, Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 08543

2003-140: INSTRUMENT DESIGN AND ANALYSIS FOR DIAGNOSIS OF A HALL THRUSTER PLUME FOR THE ETEEV SHUTTLE EXPERIMENT; Yassir Azziz and Manaul Martinez-Sanchez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

2003-142: THE INFLUENCE OF CURRENT DENSITY AND MAGNETIC FIELD TOPOGRAPHY IN OPTIMIZING THE PERFORMANCE, DIVERGAENCE, AND PLASMA OSCILLATIONS OF HIGH SPECIFIC IMPULSE HALL THRUSTERS; Richard R. Hofer, QSS Group, Inc., Cleveland, OH 44135, USA; Robert S. Jankovsky, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135, USA

2003-146: HIGH POWER MPD THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT AT THE NASA GLENN RESEARCH CENTER; Michael R. LaPointe, Ohio Aerospace Institute, 22800 Cedar Point Road, Cleveland, OH 44142

2003-150: HELICON WAVE PHYSICS IMPACTS ON ELECTRODELESS THRUSTER DESIGN; James Gilland, OAI, 22800 Cedar Point Rd., Brookpark, OH 44142

2003-154: THRUST MEASUREMENTS OF A MESO-SCALE HOLLOW CATHODE DISCHARGE; Andrew J. Jamison, Joseph Landon, Joshua A. Cripps, University of Southern California, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1191; Andrew D. Ketsdever, Air Force Research Laboratory, Propulsion Directorate, Edwards AFB, CA 93524; Joseph Wang, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Dept. Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0203

2003-156: ENHANCED IONIZATION IN THE CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTER; A. Smirnov, Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch, Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, P.O. Box 451, Princeton, New Jersey 08543

2003-157: DIAGNOSTIC SETUP FOR CHARACTERIZATION OF NEAR-ANODE PROCESSES IN HALL THRUSTERS; L. Dorf and Y. Raitses, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), Princeton, NJ, 08543

2003-158: NASA’S ELECTRIC PROPULSION PROGRAM; John W. Dunning Jr., Scott Benson, and Steven Oleson, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 44135

2003-159: NUMERICAL FEASIBILITY DESIGN CODE OF ION THRUSTER; Yoshinori Nakayama, Department of Aerospace Engineering, National Defense Academy, 1-10-20, Hashirimizu, Yokosuka, 239-8686, Japan

2003-160: STUDY ON PLUME CHARACTERISTICS OF PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER; Kentaro Kawahara, Naoki Kumagai, Kensuke Sato, Kohji Tamura, Takahiro Koide, Kenji Harima, Tadanori Fukushima, and Haruki Takegahara, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Asahigaoka 6-6, Hino, Tokyo, 191-0065, Japan

2003-161: THREE-DIMENSIONAL IN-FEEP PLASMADIAGNOSTICS, M. Tajmar, K. Marhold, and S. Kropatschek, Space Propulsion, ARC Seibersdorf Reseach A-2444 Seibersdorf, Austria

2003-162: KINETIC MODEL OF THE ELECTRON AND ION TRANSPORT IN HALL THRUSTERS; I. Levchenko, National Aerospace University, Kharkov, Ukraine; M. Keidar, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

2003-163: ENGINE DEVELOPMENT STATUS FOR NEXT: NASA’S EVOLUTIONARY XENON THRUSTER; Michael J. Patterson, John E. Foster, Thomas Haag, Vincent K. Rawlin, and George Soulas, NASA Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Rd. Cleveland, Ohio 44135; Robert F. Roman, QSS Group, Inc.

2003-164: YIELD OF SECONDARY ELECTRON EMISSION FROM CERAMIC MATERIALS OF HALL THRUSTER WITH SEGMENTED ELCTRODES; A. Dunaevsky, Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch, Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, P.O. Box 451, Princeton, NJ 09543, US

2003-165: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF 150-MN XENON ION THRUSTER; Shoji Kitamura, Yukio Hayakawa, Katsuhiro Miyazaki, and Hideki Yoshida, National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8522, Japan; Kenichi Kajiwara, National Space Development Agency of Japan, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8505, Japan; Kouseki Akai, NEC Toshiba Space Systems, Yokohoma, Kanagawa 224-8555, Japan

2003-166: THE AZIMUTHAL BEAM-PLASMA INSTABILITIES IN STATIONARY PLASMA THRUSTERS; K. Makowski and S. Barral, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research – IPPT-PAN, Swietokrzyska 11/21, 00-049 Warsaw, Poland; Z. Peradzynski, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research – IPPT-PAN, Swietokrzyska 11/21, 00-049 Warsaw, Poland, Institute of Applied Mathematics & Mechanics, Warsaw University, Banacha 2, 02-697 Warsaw, Poland; M. Dudeck, Laboratoire d’ Aérothermique du CNRS, 1C av. de la Recherches Scientifiques, 45000 Orléans, France

2003-167: SOLUTIONS WITH SHOCKS FOR FLUID MODEL OF STATIONARY PLASMA THRUSTER; Zbigniew Peradzynski, Serge Barral, and Karol Makowski, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research – PAS, Swietokrzyska 21, 00-049 Warsaw, Poland, Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Warsaw University, Banacha 2, 02-097 Warsaw, Poland; Michael Dudeck, CNRS Laboratoire d’ Aérothermique, 45071 Orléans, France

2003-168: PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF HELICON PLASMA SOURCE FOR ELECTRIC PROPULSION APPLICATIONS; Kyoichiro Toki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan; Shunjiro Shinohara, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-Koen, Kausga, Fukuoka 816-8580, japan; Takao Tanikawa, Research Institute of Science and Technology, Tokai University, 2-28-4 Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0064, Japan; Ikkho Funaki, Institute of Engineering Mechanics and Systems, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1, Ten-nodai, Tsukuba, Ibraki 305-8577, Japan; Konstantin P. Shamrai, Scientific Center Institute for Nuclear Research, National Academy of Sciences, 47 Prospeckt Nauki, Kiev 28, 03680 MSP, Ukraine

2003-169: AN OVERVIEW OF THE CNES ELECTRIC PROPULSION PROGRAM; Anne Cadiou, Franck Darnon, and Laurent Jolivet, CNES, 18 Avenue Edouard Belin, 31401 Toulouse Cedex 4

2003-170: ELECTRIC PROPULSION ON @BUS PLATFORM; Michel Lyszyk, @Bus Alcatel-Astrium JPT, Alcatel Space 100 Boulevard du Midi 06156, Cannes la Bocca Cedex, France; Vincent Jacod, @Bus Alcatel-Astrium JPT, Astrium Space 31 Rue des Cosmonautes 31402 Toulouse Cedex 4, France

2003-171: A COMPARISON OF SPUTTERING MODELS FOR PLASMA-SURFACE INTERACTIONS; D. B. VanGilder and D. E. Kirtley, ERC, Inc., Edwards AFB, CA; J. M. Fife and M. R. Gibbons, U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards AFB, CA

2003-172: IMPROVED XENON LOADING EQUIPMENT WITH LOADING CAPACITY UP TO 1200 KG FOR ALPHABUS; Patrick Bravais, AIR LIQUIDE DTA; Roland Salome and Cécile Gelas, CNES Toulouse

2003-174: EFFECT OF PLASMA-WALL RECOMBINATION AND TURBULENT RESISTIVITY ON THE CONDUCTIVITY IN HALL THRUSTERS; A. A. Ivanov, RRC Kurhatov Institute, Kurchatov Square 1, 123182 Moscow, Russia; A. A. Ivanov Jr. and M. Bacal, Laboratoire de Physique et Technologie des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique, UMR 7648 du CNRS, 91128 Palaiseau, France

2003-176: STUDY OF EXTRACTION GRID EROSION IN A LONG-TIME ION THRUSTER OPERATIONAL TEST; M. Tartz, E. Harmann, and H. Neumann, Institut für Oberflächenmodifizierung e. V., Permoserstr. 15, D-04318 Leipzig, Germany; R. Deltschew, Solarion GmbH Leipzig

2003-180: A COLLOID ENGINE ACCELERATOR CONCEPT UPDATE; D. Kirtley, ERC, Inc., Edwards AFB, CA; J. M. Fife, U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards AFB, CA

2003-181: MW-CLASS INDUCTIVE MPD THRUSTER USING NON-UNIFORM GAS-PLASMA FLOW; V. S. Slavin and A. A. Gavrilov, Krasnoyarsk State Technical University, 26 Kirensky Str, Krasnoyarsk, 660074, Russia

2003-183: PARAMETRIC STUDY OF HALL THRUSTER OPERATION BASED ON A 2D HYBRID MODEL: INFLUENCE OF THE MAGNETIC FIELD ON THE THRUSTER PERFORMANCE AND LIFETIME; L. Garrigues, C. Boniface, J. Bareilles, G. J. M. Hagelaar, and J. P. Boeuf, Centre de Physique des Plasmas et Applications, Université Paul Sabatier, 118 Route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse cedex, France

2003-184: CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF A 2D MODEL OF HALL THRUSTERS-COMPARISONS WITH EXPERIMENTS; J. Bareilles, G. J. M. Hagelaar, L. Garrigues, C. Boniface, and J. P. Boeuf, Centre de Physique des Plasmas et Applications, Université Paul Sabatier 118 Route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse cedex, France; N. Gascon, Laboratoire d’ Aérothermique, 1C Avenue de la Recherche Scientifique, 45071 Orléans cedex 2, France

2003-185: MODELING OF ION CYCLOTRON WAVES ABSORPTION IN VASIMR; Andrew V. Ilin, Muñiz Engineering, Inc., Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, 77059, USA; Franklin R. Chang Díaz, Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, USA; Boris N. Breizman, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA; Mark D. Carter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA

2003-186: ACCELERATOR SYSTEMS FOR LONG-LIFE ION THRUSTER OPERATION AT SPECIFIC IMPULSES GREATER THAN 4000 S; John Brophy, Ira Katz, and James Polk, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, MS 125-109, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109

2003-187: MODELING A MESO-SCALE HOLLOW CATHODE THRUSTER; Joseph J. Wang, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Dept. Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0203; Andrew D. Ketsdever, Air Force Research Laboratory, Propulsion Directorate, Edwards, AFB, CA 93524; and Andrew J. Jamison, University of Southern California, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1191

2003-188: CHARGED PARTICLES TRANSPORT IN THE HALL EFFECT THRUSTER; Oleg Batishchev and Manuel Martinez-Sanchez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT NW 16-232, 167 Albany St. Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

2003-191: VASIMR THRUSTER OPERATION WITH HYDROGEN AND HELIUM GAS PROPELLANTS; Oleg Batishchev and Kim Molvig, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT NW 16-232, 167 Albany St. Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

2003-192: THE DEVELOPMENT OF ION PROPULSION IN THE UK: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE; David G. Fearn, EP Solutions, 23 Bowenhurst Road, Church Crookham, Fleet, Hants, GU52 6HS, UK

2003-193: THE POTENTIAL APPLICATION OF SMALL ELECTRICALLY-PROPELLED SPACECRAFT TO LOW-COST INTERPLANETARY MISSIONA; David G. Fearn, EP Solutions, 23 Bowenhurst Road, Church Crookham, Fleet, Hants, GU52 6HS, UK; Stephen D. Clark, Space Department, Y72 Building, QinetiQ, Farnborough, Hants GU14 OLX, UK

2003-198: STUDY OF ENERGY CONVERSION PROCESS IN CW LASER PROPULSION; Satoshi Hosoda, Kimiya Komurasaki, and Yoshihiro Arakawa, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

2003-202: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT STATUS OF LOW POWER PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER SYSTEM FOR µ-LAB SAT II; Naoki Kumagai, Kensuke Sato, Kohji Tamura, Kentaro Kawahara, Takahiro Koide, and Haruki Takegahara, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Dept. of Aerospace Eng., Asahigaoka 6-6, Hino, Tokyo 191-0065, Japan; Mitsuteru Sugiki, Astro Research Corporation, Kugenuma Tachibana, 1-1-4, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, 251-0024, Japan; Takashi Wakizono, HI-SERVE Corporation, Totohara 780-7, Akiruno, Tokyo, 190-0152, Japan; Hidekazu Hashimoto, National Space Development Agency of Japan, Advanced Mission Research Center, Micro Space Systems Laboratory, Sengen, 2-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047, Japan

2003-204: STUDY OF DISCHARGE CHANNEL EROSION IN MULTI MODE ANODE LAYER THRUSTER; A. E. Solodukhin and A. V. Semenkin, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TSNIIMASH(, Pionerskaya 4, Korolev, Moscow region, Russia 141070

2003-205: SMART-1 PRIMARY ELECTRIC PROPULSION SUB-SYSTEM THE FLIGHT MODEL; Christophe R. Koppel, Snecma Moteurs, Division Moteurs-Spatiaux, Site de Villaroche Nord, Direction Propulsion et Equipements Satellites, Aérodrome de Melun Villaroche; Denis Estublier, ESA/ESTEC, Keplerlaan, 1, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2003-206: COMPARISON OF MATHEMATICAL MODEL OF A PLASMA PLUME WITH OUTCOMES OF SPACE EXPERIMENTS; A. G. Korsun, F. F. Gabdullin, E. M. Tverdokhlebova, and V. I. Garkusha, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TSNIIMASH), 141070 Korolev, Moscow region, Russia; V. P. Khodnenko, NPP All-Russian Research Institute of Electromechanics, 101000, P. O. Box 496, Moscow, Russia

2003-207: EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL COMPARISON OF HIGH POWER STEADY STATE MPD-THRUSTERS WITH RADIATION-AND-WATER-COOLED ANODES; Michael W. Winter, Jörg Heiermann, and Monika Auweter-Kurtz; Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme (IRS), Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31, D-70550 Stuttgart, Germany

2003-210: A SUMMARY THE QINETIQ HOLLOW CATHODE PROGRAMME IN SUPPORT OF THE ARTEMIS MISSION; N. C. Wallace and H. B. Simpson, Electric Propulsion, Space Department, QinetiQ, Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom, GU14 0LX

2003-211: INVESTIGATION OF THE SPT OPERATION UNDER HIGH DISCHARGE VOLTAGES; Andre Bouchoule, Alexey Lazurenko and Vanessa Vial, GREMI Laboratory, Orleans University, 45067, Orléans cedex 2, France; Vladimir Kim, Vyacheslav Kozlov, and Alexander Skrylnikov, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics of Moscow Aviation Institute, 5 Leningradskoye shosse, p/b 43, Moscow, 125080, Russia

2003-212: FIRST TEST RESULTS OF THE HEMP THRUSTER CONCEPT; Günter Kornfeld, Norbert Koch, and Grégory Coustou, Thales Electron Devices GmbH, Söflinger Straße 100, D-89077 Ulm, Germany

2003-213: A DESCRIPTION OF THE NEW 3.8M DIAMETER HIGH POWER ELECTRIC PROPULSION TEST FACILITY AT QINETIQ FARNBOROUGH, UK, H. B. Simpson, N. C. Wallace, S. D. Clark, and D. H. Mundy, QinetiQ, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0LX, The United Kingdom

2003-214: A SUMMARY OF THE QINETIQ HOLLOW CATHODE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME IN SUPPORT OF EUROPEAN HIGH POWER HALL EFFECT AND GRIDDED THRUSTERS; H. B. Simpson, N. C. Wallace, D. G. Fearn, and M. K. Kelly, QinetiQ, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0LX, The United Kingdom

2003-216: A STUDY INTO THE TECHNIQUES FOR MINIATURISED ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEMS, AND MISSION CATEGORIES, FOR SMALL SPACECRAFT; Stephen D. Clark, Space Department, Y72 Building, QinetiQ, Farnborough, Hants, GU14 0LX, UK; David G. Fearn, EP Solutions, 23 Bowenhurst Road, Church Crookham, Fleet, Hants, GU52 6HS, UK; Frederic Marchandise, Rocket Engine Division, Satellites Propulsion & Equipment, Aerodrome de Melun, Villaroche, 77550 Moissy-Cramayel, France

2003-218: CHARACTERIZATION OF MICROINST ABILITIES IN HALL THRUSTER PLASMA: EXPERIMENTAL AND PIC CODE SIMULATION RESULTS, PHYSICAL INTERPRETATION AND IMPACT ON TRANSVERSE ELECTRON TRANSPORT; A. Lazurenko, V. Vial, and A. Bouchoule, GREMI, Université d’Orléans, BP 6744, 45067 Orléans, France; M. Prioul, SNECMA, Villaroche Nord, B.P. n°93, F-77552 Moissy-Cramayel Cédex; J. C. Adam, A. Heron, and G. Laval, CPHT, Ecole Polytechnique, route de Saclay, 91128 Palaiseau, France

2003-219: OPTICAL PROBE MEASUREMENTS ON THE INTERNAL PLASMA OF A T6 TYPE HOLLOW CATHODE; S. J. Pottinger and S. B. Gabriel, Astronautics Research Group, University of Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom

2003-220: PHYSICAL INSIGHTS ON SPT THRUSTERS THROUGH ULTA-FAST, EXTERNALLY DRIVEN CURRENT INTERRUPTIONS; Vanessa Vial, Alexey Lazurenko, and André Bouchoule, GREMI Laboratory, Orléans university, 45067 Orléans Cedex 2; Mathieu Prioul, SNECMA, Direction Propulsion et Equipements Satellites, 77-550, Moissy Cramayel

2003-221: XENON GAS INJECTION IN SPT THRUSTERS; Vanessa  Vial, Alexey Lazurenko, Claude Laure, and André Bouchoule, GREMI, Orléans University, 45067 Orléans Cedex 2, France; Daniel Pagnon, LPGP, Orsay University, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France

2003-222: AUTOMATIC INTERPLANETARY MISSIONS. OPTIMISATION OF A MISSION WITH LOW THRUST STRATEGY; Nicolas Pillet, Sophie Geffroy, and Régis Bertrand, CNES Toulouse, Space Technic’s Directory, Denis Moura, CNES Toulouse, Orbital System Directory; Christophe Talbot, CNES Evry, Launcher Directory; Mikhail  Stepanov, ENSMA, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Méchanique et d’Aérotechnique

2003-225: PROPULSION INSTRUMENT ELECTRONICS AND SENSOR PACKAGE; Paul B. Adkison, Sverdrup Inc., Edwards AFB, CA 93524; Michael J. Dulligan, ERC, Inc., Edwards AFB, CA 93524; Greg Spanjers and Daron Bromaghim, USAF, Edwards AFB, CA 93524; Rick Harrison and Dale McGehee, Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, CA 93940; Dave White, W.E. Research, Rosamond, CA 93560; David Conroy and Lee Johnson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA 91109

2003-226: MICRO NEWTON COLLOID THRUSTER SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT FOR ST7; Manuel Gamero-Castaño, Vlad Hruby, Douglas Spence, Charles Gasdaska, and Bill Connolly, Busek Co. Inc., 11 Tech Circle, Natick, MA 01760-1023

2003-227: LOW POWER HALL THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT FOR TECHSAT 21; B. Pote, V. Hruby, M. Gamero-Castaño, G. Kolencik, L. Byrne, R. Tedrake, and W. Connolly, Buseck Co. Inc., 11 Tech Circle, Natick, MA 01760-1023; D. Bromaghim and G. Spanjers, Air Force Research Laboratory, Propulsion Directorate, 1 Ara Road, Edwards AFB, CA 93524-7013

2003-228: DESIGN AND PRELIMINARY CHARACTERIZATION OF A 5 KW HALL THRUSTER PROTOTYPE; L. Biagioni, M. Saverdi, M. Berti, and M. Andrenucci, Centrospazio-CPR, Pisa (Italy); U. Cesari, Alta S.p.A., Via A. della Gherardesca 5, I-56121, Pisa (Italy)

2003-229: THE NEW EP TEST FACILITIES AT CENTROSPAZIO AND ALTA; M. Andrenucci, M. Berti, Centrospazio-CPR, Pisa (Italy); L. Biagioni, U. Cesari, R. Falorni, L. Milaneschi, and M. Saverdi, Alta S.p.a., 56121 Ospedaletto, Pisa (Italy)

2003-230: BASIC ISSUES IN ELECTRIC PROPULSION TESTING AND THE NEED FOR INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS; L. Biagioni, Alta S.p.A. Pisa (Italy); V. Kim, Moscow Aviation Institute, RIAME, Moscow (Russia); D. Nicolini, European Space Agency, ESTEC, TOS-MPE, Noordwijk (The Netherlands); A. V. Semenkin, Central Institute of Machine Building (TsNIIMash), Korolev (Russia; N. C. Wallace, Qinetiq Ltd., Space Dept., Farnborough (United Kingdom)

2003-231: ONE AND TWO DIMENSIONAL MODELING OF THE BHT-1000; James J. Szabo, Peter S. Rostler, Seth A. McElhinney, and Noah Z. Warner; Busek Co. Inc., 11 Tech Circle, Natick, MA 01760, The United States of America

2003-234: EXPERIMENTAL PERFORMANCE OF 1 MN-CLASS FEEP THRUSTERS; Salvo Marcuccio, Marco Saviozzi, Leonardo Priami, and Mariano Andrenucci, Alta S.r.l., Via Gherardesca 5, 56121 Ospedaletto, Pisa, Italy

2003-236: ELECTRIC PROPULSION IN ITALY: STATUS AND PERSPECTIVES; Mariano Andrenucci, Alta S.p.A. / Centrospazio, Via A. Gherardesca 5, 56121 Ospedaletto, Pisa, Italy; Giovanni Matticari, LABEN – Proel Tecnologie Division, Viale Machiavelli 31, 50125 Firenze, Italy

2003-237: PERFORMANCE CHARACTERIZATION OF THE VAPORIZING LIQUID MICRO THRUSTER (VLM); Juergen Mueller, John Ziemer, Amanda Green, and David Bame, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109

2003-240: PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM A PERMANENT MAGNET HALL THRUSTER EVALUATION; José Leonardo Ferreira and Ivan Soares Ferreira, Plasma Laboratory of Institute of Physics at University of Brasilia (UnB), ICC- Centro, Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro – Asa Norte, 70910-900 Brasília – DF, Brasil

2003-241: THE DESIGN OF MICRONEWTON FEEP THRUSTERS FOR DISTURBANCE REDUCTION SYSTEMS; Salvo Marcuccio, Alta / Centrospazio, Via Gherardesca 5, 56121 Ospedaletto, Pisa, Italy

2003-242: ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR A MANEUVERABLE ORBITAL VEHICLE; Fabio Ceccanti and Salva Marcuccio, Alta S.p.A / Centrospazio, Via A. Gherardesca 5, 56121 Ospedaletto, Pisa, Italy

2003-243: MODEL OF HOLLOW CATHODE OPERATION AND LIFE LIMITING MECHANISMA; Ira Katz, John R. Anderson, James E. Polk, and Dan M. Goebel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA

2003-244: END-OF-MISSION CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ION THRUSTER ON DS1; John Brophy, Dave Brinza, James Polk, and Mike Henry, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

2003-245: 3-DIMENSIONAL ION OPTICS SIMULATIONS USING AN IFE-PIC CODE; J. Wang, R. Kafafy, and T. Lin, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0203

2003-246: APPLICATIONS OF MICROTHRUST SYSTEMS FOR MICROSPACECRAFT, DRAG-FREE, AND PRECISION CONSTELLATION STATIONKEEPING MISSIONS; John K. Ziemer, Juergen Mueller, Colleen M. Marrese, James E. Polk, and Robert F. Shotwell, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, M/S 125-109, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109

2003-247: A NEW ULTA-HIGH VACUUM FACILITY FOR PLUME CHARACTERIZATION AND NEUTRALIZATION STUDIES OF FEEP AND COLLOID THRUSTERS; John K. Ziemer, Colleen M. Marrese, Juergen Mueller and James E. Polk, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, M/S 125-109, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109

2003-250: CONDENSABLE PROPELLANTS AS AN OPTION FOR MULTI KILOWATT SPACE PROPULSION; S. O. Tverdokhlebov, A. V. Semenkin, B. S. Borisov, and F. F. Gabdullin, Central Research Insitute of Machine Building (TsNIIMASH), Russia; C. M. Marrese and J. E. Polk, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA

2003-251: DEVELOPMENT OF MICROWAVE ENGINE; S-W. Kim, Y. Aoki, A. Nagata, and T. Kizaki, Advanced Technology Institute, Sapporo, Hokkaido 006-0814, Japan; S. Satori, Hokkaido Institute of Technology, Sapporo, Hokkaido 006-8585, Japan; Y. Itoh, H. Okamoto, and T. M. Sugiki, Astro Research Corporation, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 251-0024, Japan

2003-253: HOLLOW CATHODE THRUST MEASUREMENTS USING A TARGET: INITIAL RESULTS AND SOME ISSUES; Paolo Gessini and Stephen B. Gabriel, Astronautics Research Group, School of Engineering Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hants, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom; David G. Fearn, EP Solutions, Fleet, Hants, GU14 0LX, United Kingdom

2003-257: EROSION OF MATERIALS USED ON A SATELLITE EXTERNAL SKIN BY ELECTRIC PROPULSION; T. Tondu and V. Viel-Inguimbert, ONERA/DESP 2, Avenue Edouard Belin, 31 055 Toulouse Cédex, France; F. Darnon, CNES 18, Avenue Edouard Belin 31 401 Toulouse Cédex, France

2003-258: SECONDARY ELECTRON EMISSION OF CERAMICS USED IN THE CHANNEL OF SPT; V. Viel-Inguimbert, ONERA/DESP 2, Avenue Edouard Belin, 31 055 Toulouse Cédex France

2003-259: FUNDAMENTAL SCALING LAWS FOR ELECTRIC PROPULSION CONCEPTS; PART 1: HALL EFFECT THRUSTERS; Mariano Andrenucci, Leonardo Biagioni, Salvo Marcuccio, and Fabrizio Paganucci, Alta S.p.A/Centrospazio, Via A. Gherardesca 5, 56121 Ospedaletto, Pisa, Italy

2003-262: DEVELOPMENT OF A CLUSTER OF LOW POWER HALL THRUSTERS; Lawrence Byrne, Bruce Pote, George Kolencik, Rachel Tedrake, and Vlad Hruby, Busek Co. Inc. 11 Tech Circle, Natick, MA 01760-1023

2003-263: AN IMPROVED SMALL CLOSED DRIFT THRUSTER WITH BOTH CONDUCTING AND DIELECT RIC CHANNELS; A. I. Burgrova, A. D. Desiatskov, and V. K. Kharchevnikov, Moscow Institute of Radioelectronics, Moscow, Russia; H. R. Kaufman, Kaufman & Robinson Inc., Fort Collins, CO, U.S.A.; A. I. Morozov, Kurchatov_s Russian Research Center, Moscow, Russia; V. V. Zhurin, Front Range Fakel Inc., Fort Collins, CO, U.S.A.

2003-265: MODELING DEVELOPMENTS ON COLLOID THRUSTERS; Jorge A. Carretero, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139; Francisco J. Higuera, E.T.S. Ingenieros Aeronautics, Madrid Spain; Manuel Martinez-Sanchez, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139

2003-266: OVERVIEW OF ASTRIUM EROSION / CONTAMINATION MODELLING TOOL AND VALIDATION ON ONERA EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS; S. Provost, C. Theroude, and P. Chéoux-Damas, ASTRIUM SAS, 31 avenue des Cosmonautes, 31402 Toulouse Cedex 4 (France)

2003-267: OVERVIEW OF ASTRIUM MODELLING TOOL FOR PLASMIC THRUSTER FLOW FIELD SIMULATION; C. Theroude, S. Provost, and P. Chéoux-Damas, Astrium SASM 31 avenue des Cosmonautes, 31402 Toulouse Cedex 4 (France)

2003-270: PPS -1350-G QUALIFICATION STATUS MARCH 2003; Pierre Dumazert, Sophie Eagardére-Verdier, Frédéric Marchandise, and Christophe R. Koppel, Snecma Moteurs, Division Moteurs-Spatiaux; Pascal Garnero and Francois Balme, Alcatel Space Industries

2003-272: MAGNETIC NOZZLE PLASMA EXHAUST SIMULATION FOR THE VASIMR ADVANCED PROPULSION CONCEPT; A. G. Tarditi and J. V. Shebalin, Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX (USA)

2003-273: CONTROL OF THE ACCELERATION REGION IN HALL THRUSTERS; David Staack, Yevgeny Raitses and Nathaniel J. Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 08543

2003-276: VACUUM ARC THRUSTER FOR CUBESAT PROPULSION; Jochen Schein, Andrew Gerhan, and Mahadevan Krishnan, Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation, San Leandro, CA, USA; Filip Rysanek, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA

2003-277: MEDIUM AND HIGH CURRENT CATHODES FOR ELECTRIC PROPULSION: REVIEW OF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AT LABEN/PROEL; J. Bussotti, M. Capacci, G. Matticari, G. E. Noci, A. Severi, and P, Siciliano, LABEN Proel Tecnologie Division, Viale Machiavelli, 31-50125 Firenze (Italy); R. Grill, PLANSEE AG A-6600, Reutte, Tyrol – Austria; D. Estublier, ESA/ESTEC Keplerlaan 1, 2200 AG Noordwijk – The Netherlands

2003-278: A COMPUTATIONAL STUDY OF SINGLE AND DOUBLE STAGE HALL THRUSTERS; Kay  Sullivan, Manuel Martínez-Sánchez, Oleg Batishchev, and James Szabo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

2003-279:  FEEP SYSTEM FOR THE MICROSCOPE MISSION; Salvo Marcuccio and Lorenzo Serafini, Alta S.p.A. / Centrospazio, Via Gherardesca 5, 56121 Ospedaletto, Pisa, Italy; David Nicolini, ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands; Laurent Jolivet and Olivier Vandermarcq, CNES, Toulouse, France; Pierre Touboul, ONERA, Chatillon, France

2003-284: MAGNETIC CIRCUITS FOR HALL THRUSTERS; USE OF PERMANENT MAGNETS; P. Renaudin, V. Cagan, and M. Guyot, Laboratoire de Magnétisme et d’Opitque de Versailes, 45 avenue des Etats-Unis, 78035 Versailles, France; A. Cadiou, CNES, 18 avenue Edouard Belin, 31401 Toulouse cedex 4, France; P. Lasgorceix and M. Dudeck; Laboratoire d’ Aéothermique, 1C avenue de la Recherche Scientifique, 45071 Orléans cedex, France; V. Vial, Groupe de Recherche sur l’Energétique des Milieux Ionisés, 12 rue de Blois, 45067 Orléans cedex 2, France; P. Dumazert, SNECMA, Aérodrome de Melun-Villaroche, 77550 Moissy-Cramayel, France

2003-285: CORONAL TYPE AND COLLISIONAL-RADIATIVE MODELLING OF RARE GASES PLASMA; K. Katsonis, A. Siskos, and M. Touzeau, Laboratoire de Physique des Gaz et des Plasmas, UMR 8578, Université Paris-sud 91405 Orsay, France

2003-286: EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH PROGRESS TOWARD THE VASIMR ENGINE; Jared P. Squire and Verlin T. Jacobson, Muñiz Engineering, Inc., Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, 77059, USA; Franklin R. Chang Díaz, Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, USA; Tim W. Glover, Rice University, Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory, Houston, Texas, USA; F. Wally, and Richard H. Goulding, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA; Roger Bentson, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA; Edgar A. Bering III, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA; Kristy A. Stokke, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

2003-287: FLOW CHARACTERISTICS OF SUPERSONIC LASER-SPIKE ENGINE; In-Seuck Jeung and Sung-Don Kim, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-744, Korea; Jeong-Yeol Choi, Pusan National University, Pusan 609-735, Korea

2003-288: DEVELOPMENT STATUS OF NEXT: NASA’S EVOLUTIONARY XENON THRUSTER; Scott W. Benson and Michael J. Patterson, NASA Glenn Research Center

2003-289: RADIOFREQUENCY WITH MAGNETIC FIELD ION THRUSTER (RMT): REVIEW OF THE ENGINEERING PHASE ACCOMPLISHED UNDER ASI CONTRACT; M. Capacci, G. Matticari, G. E. Noci, and A. Severi, LABEN Proel Tecnologie Division, Viale Machiavelli, 31-50125, Firenze (Italy); A. Ricciardi and F. Svelto, Italian Space Agency (ASI), Viale Liegi 26-00198 Roma (Italy)

2003-290: RESEARCH ON TWO-STAGE ENGINE SPT-MAG; A. I. Morozov, Kurchatov’s Russia Research Center, Moscow, Russia 123098; A. I. Bugrova, A. D. Desiatskov, and V. K. Kharchevnikov, Moscow Institute of Radioelectronics, Moscow Russia 129110; M. Prioul, SNECMA MOTEURS, Site de Villaroche Nord, BP N°93, 77552 Moissy-Cramayel Cedex, France; L. Jolivet, CNES, 18 avenue Edouard Belin, 31401 Toulouse Cedex 4, France

2003-291: FIELD EMISSION ELECTRIC PROPULSION PLUME EFFECTS ON MICROSCOPE SATELLITE; L. Jolivet and B. Debray, CNES, 18-avenue Edouard Belin, 31401 Toulouse Cedex 4 (France)

2003-292: TIME-RESOLVED SURFACE TEMPERATURE MEASURMENT FOR PULSED ABLATIVE THRUSTERS; Erik L. Antonsen and Rodney L. Burton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL 61801; Gregory G. Spanjers and Ronald A. Spores, AFRL Propulsion Directorate, Edwards AFB CA 93524

2003-293: PHENOMENOLOGICAL MODEL OF CURRENT SHEET CANTING IN PULSED ELECTROMAGNETIC ACCELERATORS; T. E. Markusic, Propulsion Research Center, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812; E. Y. Choueiri, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory (EPPDyL), Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544

2003-294: THEME: ELECTRICAL PROPULSION ON SPACE VEHICLES: ELECTRICAL MOOVING

2003-295: THE DEVELOPMENT AND QUALIFICATION OF A 4.5 KW HALL THRUSTER PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR GEO SATELLITE APPLICATIONS-STATUS UPDATE; J. Fisher, A. Wilson, D. King, S. Meyer, and K. de Grys, Aerojet, P. O. Box 97009, Redmond, VA 98073-9709; L. Werthman, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, 1111 Lockheed Martin Way, Sunnyvale, CA 94089

2003-296: CONVERGENCE AND DEFLECTION OF A HALL THRUSTER PLUME; I. Viera, L. Gargaté and J. T. Mendonca, GoLP – Centro de Fisica de Plasmas, Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001, Lisboa-Portugal

2003-297: LOW POWER HALL THRUSTER FOR THE ESEO SATELLITE; L. Gargaté and I. Vieira, Instituto Superior Técnico, 1049-001 Lisbon, Protugal; N. Adams, University of Strathclyde – Glasgow, United Kingdom

2003-298: RESONANT OPERATION OF A MICRO-NEWTON THRUST STAND; Capt. James P. Lake, Lt. Greg Cavallaro and Greg Spanjers, AFRL Propulsion Directorate, Edwards AFB, CA 93524; Paul B. Adkison, Sverdrup Inc., Edwards AFB, CA 93524; Michael J. Dulligan, ERC, Inc., Edwards AFB, CA 93524

2003-299: PLASMA FLUCTUATIONS IN A MPD THRUSTER WITH AND WITHOUT THE APPLICATION OF AN EXTERNAL MAGNETIC FIELD; M. Zuin, V. Antoni, G. Regnoli, N. Vianello and M. Bagatin, Consorzio RFX, Associazione Euratom-Enea sulla Fusione, Corso Stati Uniti, 4, I-35127 Padova (Italy), INFM, Unitá di Padova, sez. A, (Italy); F. Paganucci, P. Rossetti, and M. Andrenucci, Centrospazio, Via A. Gherardesca 5, 56014 Pisa (Italy); R. Cavazzana, G. Serianni, and M. Spolaore, Consorzio RFX, Associazione Euratom-Enea sulla Fusione, Corso Stati Uniti, 4, I-35127 Padova (Italy)

2003-301: DIAGNOSTICS OF AN APPLIED FIELD MPD THRUSTER; M. Andrenucci, F. Paganucci, and P. Rossetti, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Univ. of Pisa / Centrospazio, Via A. Gherardesca 5, 56014 Pisa; V. Antoni, M. Bagatin, R. Cavazzana, G. Serianni, and M. Zuin, RFX Consortium, Association Euratom-ENEA on Fusion, Corso Stati Uniti 4, 35127 Padova; M. R. Carraro, A. Cristofolini, and R. Ghidini, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Bologna, Viale Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna

2003-302: PERFORMANCE OF AN APPLIED FIELD MPD THRUSTER WITH A PRE-IONIZATION CHAMBER; Fabrizio Paganucci, Paola Rossetti, and Mariano Andrenucci, CENTROSPAZIO, Via Gherardesca, 5, 56121, Pisa, Italy; Victor B. Tikhonov and Vladimir A. Obukhov, RIAME MAI, 125080 Moscow, PB 43, Russia

2003-303: SMART-1 EPS END-TO-END TEST: FINAL RESULTS & LESSONS LEARNT; Denis Estublier, ESA/ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, Postbus 299, 2200 AG Noordwijk ZH, The Netherlands; Christophe Koppel, SNECMA Mouteurs, Division Moteurs-Spatiaux, DPES, Propulsion et Equipements Satellites, Aérodrome de Melun-Villaroche

2003-304: EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES RELATED TO FIELD EMISSION THRUSTER OPERATION: EMISSION IMPACT ON SOLAR CELL PERFORMANCES AND NEUTRALIZATION ELECTRON BACKSTREMING PHENOMENA; E. Chesta, D. Nicolini, D. Robertson, and G. Saccoccia, European Space Agency, Electric and Advanced Propulsion Section, ESTEC, TOS-MPE, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2003-305: XENON RESISTOJETS AS SECONDARY PROPULSION ON EP SPACECRAFTS AND PERFORMANCE RESULTS OF RESISTOJETS USING XENON; D. Nicolini, D. Robertson, E. Chesta, and G. Saccoccia, European Space Agency, ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands; D. Gibbon and A. Baker, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd., University of Surrey, Guildford, England

2003-306: COUPLED ELECTRODYNAMIC TETHER/ELECTROSTATIC PROPULSION SYSTEM; D. Nicolini, European Space Agency, ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2003-307: CHARACTERIZATION OF CURRENT SHEET EVOLUTION IN A PULSED ELECTROMAGNETIC ACCELERATOR; J. W. Berkery and E. Y. Choueiri, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

2003-308: ADVANCES IN THE PULSED INDUCTIVE THRUSTER DRIVE SYSTEM; M. Franklin Rose, Radiance Technologies, Inc., 500 Wynn Dr. Suite 504, Huntsville, AL 35816; Henry W. Brandhorst Jr., Space Research Institute, 231 Leach Center, Auburn University, AL 36849-5320

2003-311: STUDY OF MULTI THRUSTER ASSEMBLY OPERATION; L. E. Zakharenkov, A. V. Semenkin, A. V. Rusakov, N. A. Urchenko, S. O. Tverdokhlebov, and V. I. Garkusha, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TSNIIMASH), Pionerskaya 4, Korolev, Moscow region, Russia 141070; U. V. Lebedev and S. N. Podkolsin, Institute of Space Research, Moscow, Russia; J. M. Five, U.S. Air Force Laboratory Edwards, AFB, CA

2003-312: ANALYSIS OF PROSEDS BARE-TETHER PERFORMANCE; J. R. Sanmartín, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain; E. C. Lorenzini and M. L. Cosmo, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, USA; R. D. Estes, OnScreen Science, Inc. Cambridge, MA, USA

2003-313: NEXT GENERATION ION ENGINES: MISSION PERFORMANCES; Muriel Noca, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, MS 301-180, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109

2003-316: ELECTRON CURRENTS IN HALL THRUSTER; Igor Levchenko, National Aerospace University, Kharkov, Ukraine; Michael Keidar, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

2003-319: ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEMS WITH FAST NON-INCANDESCENT START; Mykola V. Bilan, Volodymyr I. Bilokon, Mykola M. Koshelev, Andriy V. Loyan, Sergiy Yu. Nesterenko, Anatoliy I. Oranskiy, and Mykola P. Stepanushkin, Scientific & Technological Center of Space Power & Engines at National Aerospace University, “Kharkov Aviation Institute”, 17, Chkalov St., Kharkov, 61070, Ukraine

2003-320: THE INFLUENCE OF STATIONARY PLASMA THRUSTER FACTORS ON FUNCTIONAL PARAMETERS OF NEUTRALIZER CATHODE; Mykola V. Bilan, Volodymyr I. Bilokon, Sergey V. Veryutin, Volodymyr D. Olendarev, and Anatoliy I. Oranskiy, Scientific & Technological Center of Space Power & Engines at National Aerospace University “Kharkov Aviation Institute”, 17, Chkalov St. Kharkov, 61070, Ukraine

2003-321: TWO DIMENSION EFFECTS IN ION FLOW INSIDE INTER-ELECTRODE GAP OF PLASMA-ION THRUSTER ION OPTICAL SYSTEM; Sergey Yu. Nesterenko and Anatoily I. Oranskiy, Scientific & Technological Center of Space Power & Engines at National Aerospace University “Kharkov Aviation Institute”, 17, Chkalov St. Kharkov, 61070, Ukraine

2003-327: FURTHER INVESTIGATIONS OF AN OPEN DRIFT HALL THRUSTER WITH BORON NITRIDE AND DIAMOND WALL; N. Gascon, C. Thomas, W. Hermann, and M. A. Cappelli, Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thermosciences Division, Stanford, CA 94305-3032

2003-328: WALL EFFECTS ON THE EXCITATION AND PROPAGATION OF INSTABILITIES IN HALL THRUSTERS; N. Gascon and M. A. Cappelli, Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering Department, Thermosciences Division, Stanford, CA 94305-3032

2003-329: A NEW LARGE VACUUM TEST FACILITY FOR HIGH POWER ELECTRIC PROPULSION TESTING; Fabrizo Scortecci, AEROSPAZIO Tecnologie s.r.l., I-53040 Rapolano Terme, Siena, Italy

2003-330: IN-SPACE PROPULSION PROGRAM OVERVIEW AND STATUS; Paul F. Wercinski, ISP Program Executive, Solar System Exploration Division, NASA Headquarters, Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C. 20546; Les Johnson, In Space Transportation Investment Area Manager, Advanced Space Transportation Program/TD15, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama 35812; Randy M. Baggett, Project Manager, Next Generation Ion, Advanced Space Transportation Program/TD15, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama 35812

2003-331: RECENT RESULTS FROM A MODEL OF THE HALL THRUSTER DISCHARGE; E. Ahedo, J. M. Gallardo, F. I. Parra, and C. Pérez Trigo, E.T.S.I. Aeronáuticos, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

2003-332: THE HELICON DOUBLE LAYER THRUSTER; Rod Boswell and Christine Charles, Space Plasma and Plasma Processing, PRL/RSPhySE, Australian National University, Canberra ACT 0200

2003 Index Continued