2007 Index

 

2007-001: CALCULATING SPUTTER RATE ANGULAR DEPENDENCE USING OPTICAL PROFILOMETRY; Alexander C. Barrie and Bryan S. Taylor, Advatech Pacific, Inc., Palmdale, CA, 93550, United States; Jared M. Ekholm and William H. Hargus, Air Force Research Laboratory, 1 Ara Rd., Edwards AFB, CA, United States

2007-002: NUMERICAL PROCEDURE PERMITTING CALCULATION OF HOW A VACUUM CHAMBER INFLUENCES ELECTRIC PROPULSION THRUSTER JET EXPANSION; Grigory Toropov, Moscow Aviation Institute (State Technical University) MAI, Electric Propulsion and Space Power Plants Department, 4, Volokolamskoe sh., Moscow, 125971, Russia; Vladimir Chervakov, Moscow Aviation Institute (State Technical University) MAI, Electric Propulsion and Space Power Plants Department, 4, Volokolamskoe sh., Moscow, 125971, Russia

2007-004: A 3D BOUNDARY SHEATH ANALYSIS ON FARADAY PROBE MEASUREMENTS IN A NON-EQUILIBRIUM PLASMA; Grigory Toropov, Moscow Aviation Institute  (State Technical University) MAI, Engineering Plasma Computational Laboratory (EPCLab), 24b-I20, Zalineynaya str., Vologda, 160010, Russia

2007-005: SUMMARY OF THE VHITAL THRUSTER TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM: A TWO-STAGE BISMUTH-FED VERY HIGH SPECIFIC IMPULSE TAL; Anita Sengupta and Colleen Marrese-Reading; Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, 91109, US; Alexander Semenkin, Leonid Zakharenkov, Sergey Tverdokhlebov, and Oleg Tverdokhlebov, TsNIIMASH Export, Moscow-Region, Russia; Kurt Polzin and Tom Markusic, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, US; Marck Cappelli and David Scharfe, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305, US; Ian Boyd and Michael Keidar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, US; Azer Yalin and Vijaya Surla, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 80523, US

2007-006: PLASMA PARAMETERS INVESTIGATION IN THE NEAR CATHODE ZONE OF THE SPT DISCHARGE; Sergey A. Khartov and Igor P. Nazarenko, Moscow Aviation Institute (State University of Aerospace Technologies) MAI, Moscow, Russia; Andrey A. Pereslavtsev, Moscow Aviation Institute (State University of Aerospace Technologies) MAI, Moscow, Russia

2007-007: SPUTTERING PROCESS OF BN BASED CERAMIC BY THE FLOWS OF NONCOMPENSATIED CHARGE PLASMA; Elvira N. Nikiporetz and Alexander A. Semenov, Moscow Aviation Institute (State University of Aerospace Technologies) MAI, Moscow, Russia; Igor I. Shkarban, Moscow Aviation Institute (State University of Aerospace Technologies) MAI, Moscow, Russia; Elena S. Khartova, Moscow Aviation Institute (State University of Aerospace Technologies) MAI, Moscow, Russia

2007-008: ELECTRON-ENHANCED DESORPTION INFLUENCE ON THE SPT ISOLATOR WALL EROISION PROCESSES; Sergey S. Elovikov, Moscow State University, (MGU) Moscow, Russia; Sergey A. Khartov, Moscow Aviation Institute (State University of Aerospace Technologies) MAI, Moscow, Russia

2007-009: RE-IGNITION OF MICROWAVE DISCHARGE ION ENGINES ON HAYABUSA FOR HOMEWARD JOURNEY; Hitoshi Kuninaka, Kazutaka Nishiyama, Yukio Shimizu, Tetsuya Yamada, Ikko Funaki, Satoshi Hosoda, and Hiroyuki Koizumi, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229, Japan

2007-010: SENSITIVITY TESTING OF THE NSTAR ION THRUSTER; Anita Sengupta, John Anderson, and John Brophy, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109, US

2007-011: A STUDY OF SOME PHYSICAL PROCESSES IN HALL THRUSTER OPERATED IN THE DISCHARGE VOLTAGE UP TO 1000 V; Oghienko (Ogiienko) Sergii, Bilokon Volodymyr, and Oransky Anatoliy, Zhukovski National airspace university “Kharkov Aviation institute”, Ukraine; Bober Alexander, Asher Space Research Institute, TECHNION-Israeli Institute of technology, Israel

2007-012: SEVEN YEARS OF HALL THRUSTER MODELING: AN EUROPEAN COLLABORATION BETWEEN BARI AND GREIFSWALD; F. Taccogna, S. Longo, and M. Capitelli, Dip, Di Chimica, Universitá degli Studi di Bari & IMIP-CNR, Sect. Bari, via Orabona 4, Bari, I-70126, Italy; R. Schneider, Max-Planck Institute für Plasmaphysik, EURATOME Association, Wendelsteinstr. 1, Greifswald, D-17491, Germany

2007-014: INITIATION OF THE NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE HYBRID PLASMA THRUSTER TIHTUS; Uwe Bauder, Markus Fertig, Hannah Böhrk, Georg Herdrich, and Dejan Petkow, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, 70550 Stuttgart, Germany; Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Universität Hamburg, 20146 Hamburg, Germany

2007-015: PLASMA SAIL PROPULSION BASED ON THE PLASMA MAGNET; John Slough, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA

2007-016: MAGNETICALLY ACCELERATED PLASMOID (MAP) THRUSTER – INITIAL RESULTS AND FUTURE PLANS; John Slough, Arthur Blair, Chris Pihl, and George Votroubek, MSNW, Redmond, WA 98052, USA

2007-017: PLASMA HEATING OF INERT GAS HOLLOW CATHODE INSERTS; Ira Katz, Ioannis G. Mikellides, Dan M. Goebel, and James E. Polk, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109

2007-018: NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF A HALL THRUSTER HOLLOW CATHODE PLASMA; Ioannis G. Mikellides, Ira Katz, Kristina K. Jameson, and Dan M. Goebel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109

2007-019: MICRO-NEWTON RIT POWER CONTROL UNIT DEVELOPMENT; Matthias Gollor, Professor, University of Applied Science Konstanz – Electrical Engineering; Michael Boss, Rafael Braeg, Andreas Franke, Frank Herty, and Bernhard Kiewe, Astrium GmbH – Friedrichshafen – Germany, Dept. Electronics Equipment Germany – ASE2

2007-020: ELECTRIC PROPULSION ELECTRONICS ACTIVITIES IN ASTRIUM GERMANY; Matthias Gollor, Professor, University of Applied Science Konstanz (Germany) – Electrical  Engineering; Michael Boss, Astrium GmbH – Friedrichshafen – Germany, Dept. Electronics Equipment Germany – ASE2

2007-021: GENERIC HIGH VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLIES (HVPS) WITH OPTIMUM EFFICIENCY AND MULTI-RANGE; Matthias Gollor, Professor, University of Applied Science Konstanz (Germany) – Electrical Engineering; Michael Boss, Frank Herty, and Bernhand Kiewe, Astrium GmbH – Friedrichshafen – Germany, Dept. of Electronics Equipment Germany – ASE2

2007-023: HOLLOW CATHODE EMISSION AND IGNITION STUDIES AT L-3 ETI; William G. Tighe and Kuei-Ru Chien, L-3 Communications Electron Technologies, Inc., Torrance, CA, 90505; Dan M. Goebel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, 91109; Robert T. Longo, Private Consultant, Arcadia, CA, 91007

2007-024: ION THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT AT L-3 ETI FOR SMALL SATELLITE APPLICATIONS; William G. Tighe, Kuei-Ru Chien, and Rafael Spears, L-3 Communications Electron Technologies, Inc., Torrance, CA, 90505; Dan M. Goebel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, 91109

2007-025: TWO-DIMENSIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF MICROWAVE E-FIELDS AND BEAM PROFILES OF THE ECR ION THRUSTER µ20; Kazutaka Nishiyama and Hitoshi Kuninaka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency / Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Tatsuya Nakai, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan

2007-026: INVESTIGATION OF INTEGRAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LOW POWER HALL THRUSTER FOR THE SPACECRAFT ORIENTATION PROPULSION SYSTEM DURING TRANSITION TO THE STATIONARY OPERATION MODE AFTER THRUSTER START UP; Oghienko (Ogiienko) Sergii, Zhukovksy National Aerospace University “Kharkov Aviation Institute”, Ukraine

2007-027: IN-SPACE PROPULSION INFLUENCES ON COMSAT MISSIONS; David C. Byers, Las Vegas, NV, 89103, U.S.A.; John W. Dankanich, Gray Research Inc., Cleveland, OH, 44135, U.S.A.

2007-029: NUMERICAL ANALYSIS AND EXPERIMENTS OF A MICROWAVE-EXCITED MICROPLASMA THRUSTER; Takeshi Takahashi, Yoshinori Takao, Koji Eriguchi and Kouichi Ono, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan

2007-030: SPACECRAFT MOTION AND ATTITUDE CONTROL IN THE HIGH ELLIPTIC ORBIT; V.A. Obukhov, A. I. Pokryshkin, and G. A. Popov, Leningradskoe shosse, 5, 125080 Moscow, Russia; N. V. Yashina, Volokolamskoe shosse, 4. 125871, Moscow, Russia

2007-031: INVESTIGATION OF HIGH-ENERGY IONS WITH HIGH-ANGLE TRAJECTORIES IN HALL THRUSTERS PLUMES; Regina M. Sullivan, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91125, U.S.A.; Paul A. Torrey, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 14853, U.S.A.; Lee K. Johnson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadenca, CA, 91109, U.S.A.

2007-032: MEASUREMENT OF MAGNETIC DETACHMENT EFFECTS IN A MAGNETIC NOZZLE; Christopher Deline and Brian Gilchrist, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109; Jared Squire, Ad Astra Rocket Company, Houston, TX, 77058; Jonathan Jones, Greg Chavers, and Chris Dobson, NASA Marshall S pace Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35805; Roger Bengston, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712

2007-033: NEXT LONG-DURATION TEST AFTER 11, 570 H AND 237 KG OF XENON PROCESSED; Daniel A. Herman, ASRC Aerospace Corporation, Cleveland, OH, 44135, USA; George C. Soulas and Michael J. Patterson, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, 44135, USA

2007-034: HALL THRUSTER EROSION PREDICTION USING A HYDRODYNAMIC PLASMA MODEL AND SPUTTERING SIMULATION; John T. Yim and Iain D. Boyd, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA; Michael Keidar, George Washington University, Wasghington, DC, 20052, USA

2007-035: A SIMPLE ELECTRIC THRUSTER BASED ON ION CHARGE EXCHANGE; Joe Khachan and Lachlan Blackhall, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia

2007-036: LONGE RANGE PARTICLE COLLISIONS FOR THE PIC/DSMC SIMULATION CODE PICLAS; Danilo D’Andrea and Rudolf Schneider, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe – in der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft, Institut für Hochleistungsimpuls und Mikrowellentechnik, D-76021 Karlsruhe, Germany, Partner of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology; Martin Quandt and Claus-Dieter Munz, Institut für Aerodynamik und Gasdynamik, Universität Stuttgart, D-70550 Stuttgart Germany; Sabine Roller, Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum Stuttgart, D-70550 Stuttgart, Germany; Markus Fertig, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, D-70550 Stuttgart, Germany

2007-037: A3D MODEL FOR MFD FLOW SIMULATION; Francesc Battista, Research Engineer, CIRA Italian Aerospace Research Centre, Capua, 83100, Italy, Ph.D. Student, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Aerospaziale, Universitá di Pisa, Pisa, 56122, Italy; Tommaso Misuri, Ph.D. Student, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Aerospaziale, Universitá di Pisa, Pisa, 56122, Italy; Giuliano Ranuzzi, Ph.D, Research Engineer, CIRA Italian Aerospace Research Centre, Capua, 83100, Italy; Mariano Andrenucci, Professor, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Aerospaziale, Universitá de Pisa, Pisa, 56122, Italy, Chairman and CEO, ALTA SpA, Ospedaletto, Pisa, 56121, Italy

2007-038: REVIEW OF HALL THRUSTER NEUTRAL FLOW DYNAMICS; Bryan M. Reid and Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA

2007-039: DIVERGING CUSPED-FIELD HALL THRUSTER (DCHT); Daniel G. Courtney and Manuel Martínez-Sáchez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139

2007-041: HIGH DENSITY MAGNETIZED TOROID FORMATION AND TRANSLATION WITHIN XOCOT: AN ANNULAR FIELD REVERSED CONFIGURATION PLASMA CONCEPT; David Kirtley and Dr. Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109; Dr. James Haas and Michael Reilly, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards AFB, CA 93524

2007-042: A HIGH ORDER RELATIVISTIC PARTICLE PUSH METHOD FOR PIC SIMULATIONS; Martin Quandt and Claus-Dieter Munz, Institut Für Hochleistungsimpuls und Mikrowellentechnik, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany; Rudolf Schneider, Institut Für Hochleistungsimpuls und Mikrowellentechnik, Forshungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany

2007-043: FEASIBILITY STUDY ON VISUALIZED ION THRUSTER; Yoshinori Nakayama and Yasuhiro Teraura, National Defense Academy of Japan, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, 239-8686, Japan

2007-044: MATHEMATICAL MODEL AND CALCULATION METHOD FOR HOLLOW CATHODES LIFETIME FORECAST; Sergey Yu. Nesterenko and Anatoliy I. Oranskiy

2007-045: EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF HETEROGENEITY IN AN AZIMUTHAL DIRECTION OF HALL THRUSTER PLASMA FLOW; Oghienko (Ogiienko) Sergii, Bilokon Volodymyr, and Setrakova Yana, Zhukovsky National Aerospace University “Kharkov Aviation Institute,” Ukraine

2007-046: DISTRIBUTION OF UNIONIZED PROPELLANT XENON IN A HALL THRUSTER PLUME; Makoto Matsui, Shigeru Yokota, Daichi Sakoh, Kimiya Komurasaki, and Yoshihiro Arakawa, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan

2007-048: SEP-SAMPLE RETURN FROM A MAIN BELT ASTEROID; Horst W. Loeb and Karl-Heinz Schartner, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 16, Giessen, D-35394, Germany; Bernd Bachwald, Weßling-Oberpfaffenhofen, D-82234, Germany; Wolfgang Seboldt, Linder Höhe, Porz-Wahnheide, D-51147, Germany

2007-049: THE PLASMA PLUME OF THE ISS PLASMA CONTACTOR UNIT UNDER THE EFFECT OF THE GEOMAGNETIF FIELD; F. F. Gabdullin, A. G. Korsun, E. G. Lavrenko, A. S. Mitroshin, and E. M. Tverdokhlebova, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TSNIIMASH), Korolev, Moscow region, 141070, Russia

2007-050: THE DESIGN AND OPERATION OF BEAM DIAGNOSTICS FOR THE DUAL STAGE 4-GRID ION THRUSTER; Cristina Bramanti, ESA-ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands; David G. Fearn, EP Solutions, 23 Bownhurst Road, Church Crookham, Fleet, Hants, GU52 6HS, United Kingdom

2007-051: EFFECT OF A MAGNETIC FIELD IN SIMULATING THE PLUME-FIELD OF AN ANODE LAYER HALL THRUSTER; Yongjun Choi, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109; Michhael Keidar, The George Washington University, Washington DC 20052; Iain D. Boyd, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

2007-052: ELECTRON KINETIC EFFECTS AND BEAM-RELATED INSTABILITIES IN HALL THRUSTERS; I. D. Kaganovich and Y. Raitses, Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08543, USA; D. Sydorenko, Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G7, Canada

2007-053: ADVANCES IN RADIATION-TOLERANT SOLAR ARRAYS FOR SEP MISSIONS; Henry W. Brandhorst, Jr., Steve R. Best, and Julie A. Rodiek, Space Research Institute, Auburn University, AL, 36849, U.S.A.; Mark J. O’Neill, ENTECH, Inc., Keller, TX, 76248, U.S.A.; Michael I. Eskenazi, ATK-Space, Inc., Goleta, CA, 93117, U.S.A.; Dale C. Ferguson, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, 35812, U.S.A

2007-055: MICRO-PLASMAJET ARRAY: NUMERICAL SIMULATION ON THRUST IMPROVEMENT OF MULTI-JET EFFECT; Fujimi Sawada, Hideyuki Horisawa, Kosuke Onodera, and Atushi Koshiyama, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2007-056: THRUST PERFORMANCE OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ACCELERATION MODE FOR LASER-ELECTRIC HYBRID THRUSTERS; Yusuke Sasaki and Hideyuki Horisawa, Tokai University, Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan; Ikkou Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 3-1-1 Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Itsuro Kimura, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8856, Japan

2007-057: ON SUPERSONIC HYDROGEN HEATING: THE TIHTUS ENGINE; Hannah Böhrk and Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31, D-70550 Stuttgart, Germany

2007-058: RECTANGULAR LASER-ELECTROMAGNETIC HYBRID PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER; Tomohiro Ayabe and Hideyuki Horisawa, Tokai University, Hiratsuka-shhi, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Itsuro Kimura, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8856, Japan

2007-060: PLASMA PROPULSION SYSTEM FUNCTIONAL CHAIN FIRST THREE YEARS IN ORBIT ON EUROSTAR 3000; Astrium Satellites, 31 rue des Cosmonautes, 31402 Toulouse Cedex 4, France; Dr. Howard L. Gray, Astrium Satellites, Anchorage Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO3 5PU, United Kingdom

2007-061: LABORATORY EXPERIMENT OF MAGNETOPLASMA SAIL, PART 1: PURE MAGNETIC SAIL; K. Ueno, t. Kimura, and T. Ayabe, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan; I. Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; H. Horisawa, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan; and H. Yamakawa, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto, 611-0011, Japan

2007-062: RUSSIAN FLIGHT HALL THRUSTERS SPT-70 & SPT-100 AFTER CATHODE CHANGE START DURING 20-25 MS; Vjacheslav M. Murashko, Aleksandr I. Koryakin, Aleksandr N. Nesterenko, and Sergey V. Olotin, Fakel Experimental Design Bureau, Kaliningrad, Russia; Anatoliy I. Oranskiy, Andriy V. Loyan, Mikola M. Koshelev, Volodimir I. Bilokon, and Sergiy Yu. Nesterenko, Science & Technology Center of Space Power & Engines of National Aerospace University “Kharkiv Aviation Institute” (STC SPE KhAI), Kharkiv, Ukraine

2007-066: ADVANCES ON A HALL THRUSTER HYBRID CODE; I. Maqueda, D. Escobar, and E. Ahedo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid 28040, Spain

2007-067: SIMULATION OF WALL EROSION IN HALL THRUSTERS; E. Ahedo and A. Antón, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid 28040, Spain; I. Garmendia and I. Caro, Inasmet-Tecnalia, Mikeletegi 2, San Sebastián 20009, Spain; J. González del Amo, ESA/ESTEC, Keplerlaan, 1, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2007-069: NON-INVASIVE PLASMA DIAGNOSTIC INSIDE A HALL THRUSTER DISCHARGE; Rostislav Spektor and Edward J. Beiting, The Aerospace Corporation

2007-070: QUASI-LINEAR ANALYSIS OF ANOMALOUS ELECTRON MOBILITY INSIDE A HALL THRUSTER; Rostislav Spektor, The Aerospace Corporation

2007-071: OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS OF CYLINDRICAL AND ANNULAR HELICON SOURCES; Brian E. Beal, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards AFB, CA 93524; Fabian Mak, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332

2007-072: SIMPLE PERFORMANCE MODELING OF A RADIO-FREQUENCY ION THRUSTER; Michael M. Tsay and Manuel Martinez-Sanchez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 02139, U.S.A.

2007-073: EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL EXAMINATION OF A HALL THRUSTER PLUME; Michael R. Nakles, Lubos Brieda, and Garrett D. Reed, ERC, Inc., Edwards Air Force Base, CA 93524; William A. Hargus, Jr., Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, CA 93524; Randy L. Spicer, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061

2007-074: TOTAL AND DIFFERENTIAL SPUTTER YIELDS OF BORON NITRIDE MEASURED BY QUARTZ CRYSTAL MICROBALANCE AND WEIGHT LOSS; Binyamin Rubin, James L. Topper, and Azer P. Yalin, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523

2007-075: BORON NITRIDE SPUTTER EROSION MEASUREMENTS BY CAVITY RING-DOWN SPECTROSCOPY; Azer P. Yalin, Lei Tao, and Naoji Yamamoto, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523, USA; Timothy B. Smith and Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109, USA

2007-077: ELECTRIC PROPULSION PLUME INTERACTIONS WITH FORMATION FLYING SPACECRAFT; Raed Kafafy, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 50728, Malaysia; Cao Young, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, Public Republic of China; Joseph Wang, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA

2007-078: EFFECT OF CATHODE POSITION ON HALL-EFFECT THRUSTER PERFORMANCE AND CATHODE COUPLING VOLTAGE; Jason D. Sommerville and Lyon B. King, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan 49931, USA

2007-079: LOW FREQUENCY INSTABILITY AND ENHANCED TRANSFER OF ELECTRONS IN NEAR-ANODE REGION OF HALL THRUSTER; A. Kapulkin and M. Guelman, Asher Space Research Institute, Technion, I. I. T., Haifa, 32000, Israel

2007-080: NANOPARTICLE FIELD EXTRACTION THRUSTER (NANOFET): DESIGN AND RESULTS OF THE MICROPARTICLE EMITTER PROTOTYPE; Louis Musinski, Thomas Liu, Brian Gilchrist, Alec Gallimore, and Michael Keidar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

2007-081: PRELIMINARY THRUST CHARACTERIZATION OF THE T-SERIES HOLLOW CATHODES FOR ALL-ELECTRIC SPACECRAFT; Angelo N. Grubisic and Stephen B. Gabriel, Astronautics Research Group, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom; David G. Fearn, Electric Propulsion Solutions, Fleet, Hants, GU14 0LX, United Kingdom

2007-082: CHARACTERIZING SPECIES COMPOSITION IN RADIO-FREQUENCY PLASMA PRODUCED FROM WATER VAPOR; Sonca Nguyen, Kristina Lemmer, John Foster, and Alec Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109, USA

2007-083: THE DAWN ION PROPULSION SYSTEM – GETTING TO LAUNCH; John r. Brophy, M. Andy Etters, Jason Gates, Charles e. Garner, Marlin Klatte, C. John Lo, Michael G. Marcucci, Steve Mikes, Masashi Mizukami, Barry Nakazono, and Greg Pixler, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109, USA

2007-084: IN ORBIT OPERATION OF 20MN CLASS XENON ION ENGINE FOR ETS-VIII; Toshiyuki Ozaki, Yukikazu Kasai, and Takafumi Nakagawa, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kamakura, Kanagawa, 247-8520, Japan; Takashi Itoh, Kenichi Kajiwara, and Masafumi Ikeda, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8505, Japan

2007-085: DEVELOPMENT AND THRUST PERFORMANCE OF A MIRCOWAVE DISCHARGE HALL THRUSTER; Hirohisa Kuwano, Kyushu University, 6-1, Kasuga-Kouen, Kasuga 816-8580, Japan; Akira Ohno, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan; Hitoshi Kuninaka, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan; Hideki Nakashima, Kyushu University, 6-1, Kasuga-Kouen, Kasuga 816-8580, Japan

2007-086: TWO-DIMENSIONAL PARTICLE-IN-CELL SIMULATION OF A CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTER; Hae June Lee, Pusan National University, Busan, 609-735, South Korea; Jongho Seon, Satrec initiative, Daejeon, 305-81, South Korea; Wonho Choe, Jungsub Lee, and Youbong Lim, Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon 305-701, South Korea

2007-087: NUMERICAL STURDY OF ELECTRODE GEOMETRY EFFECTS ON FLOWFIELD IN TWO-DIMENSIONAL MPD THRUSTERS; K. Kubota, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 226-8502, Japan; I. Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Y. Okuno, Tokyo Institute of Techology, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 226-8502, Japan

2007-088: REALIZATION OF LOW FREQUENCY OSCILLATION FREE OPERATION IN A HALL THRUSTER; Taichiro Tamida and Ikuro Suga, Advanced Technology R&D Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 8-1-1 Tukaguchi-honmachi, Amagasaki, Hyogo, 661-8661, Japan; Takafumi Nakagawa, Hiroyuki Osuga, and Toshiyuki Ozaki, Space System Department, Kamakura Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 325 Kamimachiya, Kamakura, Kanagawa, 247-8520, Japan; Katsuaki Matsui, Institute for Unmanned Space Experiment Free Flyer 2-12, Kanda-Ogawamachi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0052, Japan

2007-089: HOLLOW CATHODE LIFE TEST FOR THE NEXT-GENERATION ION ENGINE IN JAXA; Yasushi Ohkawa, Yukio Hayakawa, Hideki Yoshida, Katsuhiro Miyazaki, Hiroshi Nagano, and Shoji Kitamura, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Chofu, Tokyo, 182-8522, Japan

2007-090: MEASUREMENTS OF HOLE SHAPE ON CARBON-CARBON COMPOSITE GRID AFTER 20,000-HOUR ENDURANCE TEST; Miyuki Usui, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan; Hitoshi Kuninaka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2007-091: MONTE CARLO SIMULATION OF GAS FLOWS IN SPT-ATON; Yan Guojun, Liu Hui, Wang Chunsheng, and Yu Daren, Harbin Institute of Technology Plasma Propulsion Laboratory, Harbin, 150001

2007-092: INVESTIGATION OF INTERNAL PLASMA STRUCTURE IN AN ANODE-LAYER HALL THRUSTER; Nanako Takahashi, Naoji Yamamoto, and Hideki Nakashima, Department of Advanced Energy Engineering Science, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-kouen, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan; Shigeru Yokota, Kimiya Komurasaki, and Yoshihiro Arakawa, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan

2007-093: DEVELOPMENT STATUS OF POWER PROCESSING UNIT FOR 250MN-CLASS HALL THRUSTER; Hiroyuki Osuga, Kentaro Suzuki, Toshiyuki Ozaki, and Takafumi Nakagawa, Space System Department, Kamakura Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 325 Kamimachiya, Kamakura, Kanagawa, 247-8520, Japan; Ikuro Suga and Taichiro Tamida, Advanced Technology R&D Center, Mitsubishi Electric  Corporation, 8-1-1 Tukaguchi-honmachi, Amagasaki, Hyogo, 661-8661, Japan; Yoshiyuki Akuzawa, Fumitoshi Soga, and Hirokazu Suzuki, Department, Kamakura Engineering Office, Mitsubishi Electric Engineering Comp, 730 Kamimachiya, Kamakura, Kanagawa, 247-0065, Japan; Katsuaki Matui, Institute for Unmanned Space Experiment Free Flyer, 2-12 Kanda-Ogawamachi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0052, Japan

2007-094: LABORATORY EXPERIMENT OF MAGNETOPLASMA SAIL, PART 2: MAGNETIC FIELD INFLATION; I. Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; T. Kimura, K. Ueno, T. Ayabe, and H. Horisawa, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan; H. Yamakawa, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto, 611-0011, Japan; Y. Kajimura and H. Nakashima, Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

2007-095: NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF ANODE SHEATH STRUCTURE TRANSITION IN AN ANODE-LAYER TYPE HALL THRUSTER; Shigeru Yokota, Kimiya Komurasaki, and Yoshihiro Arakawa, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan

2007-096: FORWARD LASER PLASMA ACCELERATOR FOR RELATIVISTIC PLASMA PROPULSION; Sota Sumida, Masakuni Takagi, and Hideyuki Horisawa, Tokai University, Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Itsuro Kimura, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8856, Japan

2007-097: CHEMICALLY-AUGMENTED PULSED LASER-RAMJET; Tomoki Kaneko, Hideyuki Horisawa, and Kazunobu Tamadao, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Tokai University, 1117 Kitakaname, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan; Itsuro Kimura, Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 113-8856

2007-098: DEVELOPMENT OF A TWO-AXIS DUAL PENDULUM THRUST STAND FOR THRUST VECTOR MEASUREMENT OF HALL THRUSTERS; Naoki Nagao, Shigeru Yokota, Kimiya Komurasaki, and Yoshihiro Arakawa, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113-8656

2007-099: DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF AN INTEGRATED MEMS-BASED COLLOID MICROPROPULSION SYSTEM; R. Krpoun, M. Räber, and H. R. Shea, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland; K. L. Smith and J. P. W. Stark, Queen Mary University of London, London, E1 4NS, United Kingdom

2007-100: PERFORMANCE INVESTIGATION OF SPT-20M LOW POWER HALL EFFECT THRUSTER; A. V. Loyan and T. A. Maksymenko, National Aerospace University, “KhAI”, 61070 Kharkiv, Ukraine

2007-101: INTERNAL PLASMA STRUCTURE MEASUREMENT IN A MINIATURE MICROWAVE DISCHARGE ION THRUSTER; Shinya Kondo, Takayuki Chikaoka, Teppei Tsuru, Naoji Yamamoto, and Hideki Nakashima, Department of Advanced Energy Engineering Science, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan; Amane Majima, Takao Yamada, Kentaro Tomita, and Kiichiro Uchino, Department of Applied Science for Electronics and Materials, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan

2007-102: MULTI-MODE THRUSTER WITH ANODE LAYER DEVELOPMENT STATUS; Alexander E. Solodukhin, Alexander V. Semenkin, Leonid E. Zakharenkov, Anatoly V. Rusakov, and Alexander G. Karabadzhak, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TsNIIMASH), Pionerskaya 4, Korolev, Moscow region, Russia 141070; Alexander N. Nesterenko, Experimental Design Bureau “FAKEL”, 181 Moskovsky prospect, Kaliningrad 236001 Russia

2007-103: INVESTIGATION OF HOLLOW CATHODE FOR LOW POWER HALL EFFECT THRUSTER; N. N. Koshelev and A. V. Loyan, National Aerospace University, “KhAI”, 61070 Kharkiv, Ukraine

2007-104: PIC SIMULATIONS ON CHARGE MITIGATION BY PLASMA RELEASE; Hideyuki Usui and Koujirou Imasato, Research Institute for Sustainalbe Humanosphere, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan

2007-105: VISUALIZATION OF THE CHARGED PARTICLES MOVEMENT FEATURES IN CONDITIONS, WHICH ARE CHARACTERISTIC FOR THE HALL THRUSTER DISCHARGE INTERVAL AS THE TECHNIQUE FOR THE STUDENTS TRAINING IN SPACE ELECTRIC PROPULSION; Oghienko (Ogiienko) Sergii, Setrakova Yana, Vakulenko Tamara, and Kulish Olga, Zhukovsky National Aerospace University, “Kharkov Aviation Institute”, Ukraine

2007-106:            1D SIMULATIONS ON THE HELICON DOUBLE LAYER; Marco Manente, CISAS University of Padua, Padova Italy; Johan Carlsson, Tech-X Corporation, Boulder, Colorado, USA; Ivano Musso, CISAS University of Padua, Padova Italy – ISTI-CNR Pisa Italy; Cristina Bramanti, Advanced Concept Team ESA ESTEC Noordwijk – The Netherlands; Cinzia Giacomuzzo and Daniele Pavarin, CISAS University of Padua, Padova Italy

2007-107: NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF COUPLED ELECTRODYNAMIC TETHER / ELECTROSTATIC PROPULSION SYSTEMS; Torsten Stindl and Markus Fertig, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, 70550 Stuttgart, Germany; Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Universität Hamburg, 20146 Hamburg, Germany

2007-108: PHYSICS AND EVOLUTION OF HEMP-THRUSTERS; Günter Kornfeld, Norbert Koch, and Hans-Peter Harmann, Thales Electron Devices GmbH, Söflingerstr. 100, 89077 Ulm, Germany

2007-109: DEVELOPMENT AND FLIGHT TESTS OF THE FIRST ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM IN SPACE; V. A. Khrabrov, Russian Scientific Center “Kurchatov Institute”, Moscow, 123098, Russia

2007-110: STATUS OF THE THALES HIGH EFFICIENCY MULTI STAGE PLASMA THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT FOR HEMP-T 3050 AND HEMP-T 30250; N. Koch, H. –P. Harmann and G. Kornfeld, THALES Electron Devices GmbH, D-89077 Ulm, Germany

2007-111: EUROPEAN STUDENT MOON ORBITER SOLAR ELECTRIC PROPULSION SUBSYSTEM ARCHITECTURE – AN ALL – ELECTRIC SPACECRAFT; M. Coletti and A. Grubisic, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom; N. Wallace, QinetiQ, Farnborough, GU14 0LX, United Kingdom; N. Wells, QinetiQ, Farnborough, GU14 0LX, United Kingdom

2007-112: SCALING OF A COLLOID THRUSTER SYSTEM FOR MICRONEWTON TO MILLINEWTON THRUST LEVELS; Katharine L. Smith, Matthew S. Alexander, Mark D. Paine, and John P. W. Stark, School of Engineering and Materials  Science, Queen Mary University of London, London, E1 4NS, UK

2007-113: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF THE INSERT CHEMISTRY OF THE HOLLOW CATHODE FROM THE DEEP SPACE 1 ION ENGINE 30,000 HRS LIFE TEST; M. Coletti and A. Grubisic, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom; S. B. Gabriel, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom

2007-114: LOW COMPLEXITY AND LOW COST ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR TELECON SATELLITES BASED ON HEMP THRUSTER ASSEMBLY; Hans-Peter Harmann, Norbert Koch, and Guenter Kornfeld, Thales Electron Devices, 89077 Ulm, Germany

2007-115: AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE ELECTRODE FALL VOLTAGE IN A MPD THRUSTER; Daisuke Nakata, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan; Kyoichiro Toki, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, 2-24-16, Nakacho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo 184-8588, Japan; Yukio Shimizu, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan; Hitoshi Kuninaka, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan; Yoshihiro Arakawa, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

2007-116: PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER USING POWDERED PROPELLANT; Takefumi Saito, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan; Hiroyuki Koizumi and Hitoshi Kuninaka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2007-117: STATUS OF THE THALES TUNGSTEN/OSMIUM MIXED-METAL HOLLOW CATHODE NEUTRALIZER DEVELOPMENT; N. Koch, H. –P. Harmann, and G. Kornfeld, THALES Electron Devices GmbH, D-89073 Ulm, Germany

2007-118: THRUST MEASUREMENTS WITH THE ONERA MICRONEWTON BALANCE; Denis Packan, Jean Bonnet, and Simone Rocca, ONERA, Chemin de la Huniére, 91120 Palaiseau, France

2007-119: THE ULAN TEST STATION AND ITS DIAGNOSTIC PACKAGE FOR THRUSTER CHARACTERIZATION; Hans-Peter Harmann, Norbert Koch and Guenter Kornfeld, Thales Electron Devices, 89077 Ulm, Germany

2007-120: ELECTROSTATIC INFLUENCE ON CHARGE TO MASS SPECTRUM IN MIXED ION/DROPLET MODE: IMPLICATIONS FOR COLLOID THRUSTER DESIGN; Sobash Jhuree, Matthew S. Alexander, and John PW Stark, School of Engineering & Materials Science, Queen Mary, University of London, UK

2007-121: MODEL ANALYSIS OF A DOUBLE STAGE HALL EFFECT THRUSTER WITH DOUBLE-PEAKED MAGNETIC FIELD AND INTERMEDIATE ELECTRODE; J. Pérez-Luna, G.J.M. Hagelaar, L. Garrigues, and J. P. Boeuf, Laboratoire Plasma et Conversion d’Energie, LAPLACE, CNRS – Université Paul Sabatier, 118 Route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse cedex 9, France

2007-122: STATUS OF THE INDIUM FEEP MICROPROPULSION SUBSYSTEM DEVELOPMENT FOR LISA PATHFINDER; C. Scharlemann, A. Genovese, N. Buldrini, R. Schnitzer, and M. Tajmar, Austrian Research Centers GmbH-ARC, 2444 Seibersdorf, Austria; H. Früholz, Astrium Friedrichshafen GmbH, D-88039 Friedrichshafen, Germany; R. Killinger, Astrium Space Transportation, D-74239 Lampoldshausen, Germany

2007-123: FIELD EMISSION PERFORMANCE OF MACROSCOPICALLY GATED MULTIWALLED CARBON NANOTUBES FOR A SPACECRAFT NEUTRALIZER; Karen L. Aplin and Barry J. Kent, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QX, UK; Chris Castelli, Science and Technology Facilities Council, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1SZ, UK; Wenhui Song, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK

2007-124: INFLUENCE OF AZIMUTHAL INSTABILITES ON ELECTRON MOTION IN A HALL EFFECT THRUSTER; J. Pérez-Luna, G.J.M. Hagelaar, L. Garrigues, N. Duduit and J. P. Boeuf, Laboratorie Plasma et Conversion d’Energie, LAPLACE, CNRS – Université Paul Sabatier, 118 Route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse cedex 9, France

2007-125: MICRO PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT; S. J. Pottinger and C. A. Scharlemann, Austrian Research Centers GmbH – ARC, A-2444 Seibersdorf, Ausria

2007-126: LOW BANK ENERGY APPT FOR MICRO SATELLITES; Nikolay N. Antropov and Garry A. Popov, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics, 4, Voloklamskoye shosse, Moscow, 125810, Russia; Michael N. Kazeev, Russian Research Center Kurchatov Institute, 1, Kurchatov sq., Moscow, 123182, Russia; Enrico Chesta, Centre National D’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), 18, Avenue Edouard Belin, 31401 Toulouse Cedex, France; Vladimir P. Khodnenko, All-Russian Research Institute of Electromechanics, 101000, P.O. Box 496, Moscow, Russia

2007-127: THERMAL STATE INVESTIGATIONS OF TWO-STAGE THRUSTER WITH ANODE LAYER; A. S. Mitroshin, V. I. Garkusha, A. V. Semenkin, and A. E. Solodukhin, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TsNIIMASH), Pionerskaya 4, Korolev, Moscow region, Russia 141070

2007-128: DEVELOPMENT AND STUDY OF THE VERY HIGH SPECIFIC IMPULSE BISMUTH TAL; L. Zakharenkov and A. Semenkin, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TSNIIMASH), Korolev, Moscow region, Pionerkaya 4, 141070, Russia; S. Tverdokhlebov, JSC “TSNIIMASH-EXPORT”, Russia; A. Sengupta and C. Marrese-Reading, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), USA

2007-129: DEVELOPMENT OF LOW-POWER HALL THRUSTER WITH LIFETIME UP TO 3000 HOURS; Mikhail B. Belikov, Oleg A. Gorshkov, Evgeny N. Dyshlyuk, Aleksandr S. Lovtzov, and Adrey A. Shagayda, Keldysh Research Center, Moscow, 125438, Russia

2007-130: DEVELOPMENT OF VERNIER PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR MICRO SATELLITE ON THE BASIS OF ABLATIVE PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER; A. V. Bogatiy, Engineer, RIAME; G. A. Diakonov, Senior Researcher, RIAME

2007-131: PROBE MEASUREMENTS IN THE CHANNEL OF 1.5KW HALL THRUSTER WITH DISCHARGE VOLTAGE UP TO 1000 V; M. B. Belikov, O. A. Gorshkov, A. S. Lovtsov, and A. A. Shagayda, Keldysh Research Center, 8 Onezhskaya street, Moscow, 125438, Russia

2007-132: APPT HEAT FLUXES MEASUREMENT AND CALCULATION; Garry A. Popov, Nikolay N. Antropov, Vladimir N. Jakovlev, and Valery K. Tyutin, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics, 4, Volokolamskoye shosse, Moscow, 125810, Russia; Michael N. Kazeev and Vladimir F. Kozlov, Russian Research Centre Kurchatov Institute, 1, Kurchatov sq., Moscow, 123182, Russia

2007-133: ANALYSIS OF CERAMIC EROSION CHARACTERISTIC IN HALL-EFFECT THRUSTER WITH HIGHER SPECIFIC IMPULSE; Vladimir V. Abashkin, Oleg A. Gorshkov, Alexander S. Lovtsov, and Andrey A. Shagaida, Keldysh Research Center (KeRC), Moscow, Russia, 125438

2007-134: DEVELOPMENT OF NEXT GENERATION APPT AT RIAME; Garry A. Popov, Director, RIAME; Nikolay N. Antropov, Header Department, RIAME, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics (RIAME), Moscow, 125080, Russia

2007-135: SCALING OF THE CURRENT CONDUCTION ZONE IN LITHIUM-FED ARC MULTICHANNEL AND SINGLE-CHANNEL HOLLOW CATHODES; Leonard D. Cassady, Ad Astra Rocket Company, Bay Area Plaza, 141 Bay Area Blvd., Webster, TX 77599, USA; E. Y. Choueiri, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA

2007-136: DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH POWER MAGNETOPLASMADYNAMIC THRUSTERS IN THE USSR; O. A. Gorshkov and V. N. Shutov, Keldysh Research Center, Moscow, 125438, Russia; K. N. Kozubsky, EDB “Fakel”, Kaliningrad, Russia; V. G. Ostrovsky, RSC “Energia”, 141070, Russia; V. A. Obukhov, RIAME MAI, Moscow, 125871, Russia

2007-137: SUBSCALE LIFECYCLE TEST OF THERMAL ARCJET THRUSTER TALOS FOR THE LUNAR MISSION BW1; D. Bock, G. Herdich and H. –P. Röser, Institut für Raumfahrtsystem, Pfaffenwaldring 31, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany; M. Auweter-Kurtz, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

2007-138: NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF MAGNETOPLASMADYNAMIC THRUSTERS WITH COAXIAL APPLIED MAGNETIC FIELD; Daniel Haag and Markus Fertig, Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Pfaffenwaldring 31, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany; Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Universität Hamburg, Edmund-Siemers-Allec 1, 20146 Hamburg, Germany

2007-139: LASER INDUCED ELECTRON BURSTS FOR THE DIAGNOSTIC OF HALL THRUSTER PLASMA; T. Gilbert, A. Leufroy, and A. Bouchoule, Groupe de Recherches sur l’Energétique des Milieux Ionisés, Orléans, 45000, France; A. Lazurenko, Thales Electron Devices GmgH, Ulm, D89077, Germany

2007-140: 3000 HOUR LIFETIME TEST OF AN INDIUM FEEP CLUSTER FOR THE LISA PATHFINDER MISSION; A. Genovese, N. Buldrini, R. Schnitzer, M. Tajmar, and C. Scharlemann, Austrian Research Centers GmbH-ARC, 2444 Seibersdorf, Austria

2007-141: EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS OF MAGNETOPLASMADYAMIC THRUSTERS WITH COAXIAL APPLIED MAGNETIC FIELD; Daniel Haag, Markus Fertig, Georg Herdrich, Helmut Kurtz, and Michael Winter, Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Pfaffenwaldring 31, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany; Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Universität Hamburg, Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, 20146 Hamburg, Germany

2007-142: HISTORY OF THE HALL THRUSTERS DEVELOPMENT IN USSR; V. Kim, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics (RIAME), Moscow, 125871, Russia; K. N. Kozubsky and V. M. Murashko, Design bureau Fakel, Kaliningrad, 236001, Russia; A. V. Semenkin, Tsentral Research Institute of Machinebuilding (TsNIIMASH), Korolev, 141070, Russia

2007-143: INVESTIGATION OF ELECTRON TRANSPORT PROPERTIES IN HALL THRUSTERS THROUGH MEASUREMENTS OF MAGNETIC FIELD FLUCTUATIONS; G. Coduti, A. Lazurenko, S. Mazouffre, and M. Dudeck, ICARE Laboratory CNRS, Orleans, Centre, 45071, France; A. Bouchoule, GREMI Laboratory, Orleans University, Centre, 45071, France

2007-144: MASS-SPECTROMETRIC MEASUREMENTS OF A PARTICLE CHARGE STRUCTURE IN THE PLASMA JET OF THE STATIONARY PLASMA THRUSTER; A. N. Veselovzorov, E. E. Barkalov, A. A. Pogorelov, E. B. Svirsky, and V. A. Smirnov, Russian Research Centre ‘Kurchatov Institute’ Moscow, Russia

2007-145: FABRICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF POROUS METAL EMITTERS FOR ELECTROSPRAY THRUSTERS; Robert S. Legge Jr., Paulo Lozano, and Manuel Martinez-Sanchez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA

2007-146: 2D OOPIC SIMULATIONS OF THE HELICON DOUBLE LAYER; I. Musso, Center for Studies and Activities for Space, University of Padua, Padova Italy, Institute of Information Science and Technology, National Research Council of Italy, Pisa, Italy; M. Manente, Center for Studies and Activities for Space, University of Padua, Padova, Italy; J. Carlsson, Tech-X Corporation, Boulder Colorado, USA; C. Bramanti, European Space Research and Technology Center, European Space Agency, Noordwijk, The Netherlands; D. Pavarin, Cener for Studies and Activities for Space, University of Padua, Padova, Italy

2007-147: THE BRAZILIAN ELECTRIC PROPULSION PROGRAM; Gilberto M. Sandonato, José Américo N. Goncalves, Ricardo T. Irita, George F. Fernandes, and Paolo Gessini, Institutio Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Sao José doc Campos, SP, 12227-010, Brazil; Rodrigo I. Marques and Stephen B. Gabriel, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom, SO17, 1BJ

2007-148: ION BEAM CHARACTERIZATION BY ADVANCED PLASMA DIAGNOSTICS WITH LEVITATED PARTICLES; Holger Kersten and Thomas Trottenberg, Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics, University of Kiel, 24098 Kiel, Germany; Ruben Wiese, INP Greifswald, F. –Hausdorff-Strass 02, 17489 Greifswald, Germany; Frank Scholze, Michael Tartz, and Horst Neumann, IOM Leipzig Permoserstrasse 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany

2007-149: A PENDULUM TARGET BALANCE FOR ION ENGINE THURST MEASUREMENT; Paolo Gessini, Gilberto Marrega Sandonato, Ricardo Toshiyuki Irita, José Américo Neves Goncalves and George Favale e Fernandes, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE), Sao José dos Campos, SP, 12227-010, Brazil

2007-150: ELECTRIC PROPULSION DIAGNOSTIC PACKAGE FOR THE FEEP THRUSTER ON LISA PATH FINDER; REVIEW OF STATUS OF ACHIEVEMENTS AT TAS-I; M. Cpacci, G. Matticari, M. Materassi, E. Artina, and V. Vettorello, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Florence Site, 50013 Campi Bisenzio, Italy, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Milano Site, 50013 Vimodrone, Italy

2007-151: INVESTIGATION OF THE SPT OPERATION AND DISCHARGE CHAMBER WALL EROISION RATE UNDER INCREASED DISCHARGE VOLTAGES; V. Kim, V. I. Kozlov, A. I. Skrylnikov, and E. K. Sidorenko, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics, Moscow, 125871, Russia; V. M. Murashko and A. N. Nesterenko, Design Bureau Fakel, Russia

2007-152: PROGRESS ON RE-GENERABLE FIELD EMISSION CATHODES FOR LOW-POWER ELECTRIC PROPULSION; Jason M. Makela and Lyon B. King, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, 49931, USA

2007-153: CONFINEMENT TIME IN AN ELCTRON TRAP USED FOR ELECTRON-MOBILITY STUDIES IN HALL THRUSTER-LIKE FIELDS; Emily C. Fossum and Lyon B. King, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, 49931, USA

2007-154: DEVELOPMENT AND QUALIFICATION OF A NEUTRALIZER DEVICE FOR THE FEEP MICRO PROPULSION ON MICROSCOPE AND LISA PATH FINDER; M. Capacci, G. Matticari, M. Materassi, and G. Noci, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Florence Site, 50013 Campi Bisenzio, Italy

2007-155: ADVANCED FLUIDIC COMPONENTS FOR ELECTRIC AND COLD GAS PROPULSION APPLICATIONS: REVIEW OF STATUS OF ACHIEVEMENTS AT TAS-I FLORENCE; G. Noci, G. Matticari, P. Siciliano, and L. Fallerini, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Florence Site, 50013 Campi Bisenzio, Italy

2007-157: TWO DIMENSIONAL HYBRID MODEL OF A MINIATURIZED CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTER; L. Garrigues, G.J.M. Hagelaar, and J. P. Boeuf, LAPLACE, CNRS-Université Paul Sabatier, 31062 Toulouse, France; Y. Raitses, A. Smirnov, and N. J. Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08543

2007-158: SOLID STATE MPD THRUSTER WITH APPLIED MAGNETIC FIELD; M. Coletti, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1DR, United Kingdom; A. Balestra and M. Sensini, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, 00185, Italy; G. Paccani, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, 00185, Italy

2007-159: SPECTROSCOPIC TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT IN A APPLIED FIELD MPD; M. Coletti, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1DR, United Kingdom; S. Ciampone, Queen Mary University of London, London, E1 4NS, United Kingdom; G. Paccani, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, 00185, Italy; G. Mazzitelli, ENEA, Frascati, Rome, 00040, Italy

2007-160: A LASER SPECTROSCOPIC STUDY ON XE+ ION TRANSPORT PHENOMENA IN A 5 KW-CLASS HALL EFFECT THRUSTER; S. Mazouffre, D. Gawron, and W. Kulaev, CARE Institute – CNRS, 1c Av. de la Recherche Scientifique, 45071 Orléans-France; N. Sadeghi, Laboratoire de Spectrométrie Physique, Université Joseph Fourier – CNRS, 140 Av. de la Physique, BP 87, 38402 Saint Martin d’Héres – France

2007-161: REVIEW OF TWO RETARDING POTENTIAL ANALYZERS FOR USE IN HIGH DENSITY HELICON PLASMA; Kristina M. Lemmer, Alec D. Gallimore, Timothy B. Smith, and Daniel R. Austin, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2007-162: RAM ELECTRIC PROPULSION FOR LOW EARTH ORBIT OPERATION: AN ESA STUDY; D. Di Cara, J. Gonzalez del Amo, A. Santovincenzo, B. Carnicero Dominguez, M. Arcioni, A. Caldwell, and I. Roma; ESA/ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2200 AG Noordwijk ZH, The Netherlands

2007-164: PPS 1350-G QUALIFICATION STATUS 10500 H; Frank Darnon, CNES – Centre Spatial de Toulouse, 18 avenue Edouard Belin, 31401 Toulouse Cedex 4, France; Denis Estublier, ESA/ESTEC – Keplerlaan 1, 2200 AG Noordwijk ZH, The Netherlands

2007-165: CURRENT SHEET FORMATION IN A CONICAL THETA PINCH FARADAY ACCELERATOR WITH RADIO-FREQUENCY ASSISTED DISCHARGE; Ashley K. Hallock and Edgar Y. Choueiri, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08540, USA; Kurt A. Polzin, NASA – Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, 35812, USA

2007-166: MEASUREMENT AND MODELING OF THE INSIDE CHANNEL DEPOSITION OF THE SPUTTERED CERAMICS ON HET PPSX000-ML. A TOOL TO PREDICT THE EROSION ALONG THE THRUSTER LIFETIME; D. Pagnon, Laboratoire d’Analyse Spectroscopique et d’Energétique des Plasmas, Université d’Orléans, rue G. Berger, BP 4043 – 18028 Bourges – France; P. Lasgorceix and C. Legentil, Laboratoire d’Aérothermique, 1C Av. de la Recherche Scientifique, 45071 Orléans, France

2007-167: SPECIFIC LABORATORY TESTING EQUIPMENT & METHODOLOGY FOR SPUTTERING TESTS OF ELECTRIC PROPULSION MATERIALS; J. Ustarroz, I. Caro, P. Corengia, I. Garmendia, and J. Macros, INASMET-Tecnalia, San Sebastián, 20009, Spain; E. Ahedo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid 28040, Spain; J. González del Amo, ESA/ESTEC, Keplerlaan, 1, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2007-168: SIMP-LEX: SYSTEMATIC GEOMETRY VARIATION USING THRUST BALANCE MEASUREMENTS; Anuscheh Nawaz, Georg Herdrich, Helmut Kurtz and Tony Schönherr, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, 70569, Germany; Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Universität Hamburg, Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, Hamburg, Germany

2007-169: MULTI-PHOTON SPECTROSCOPY ON XENON FOR APPLICATION ON ION THRUSTER PLASMA PARAMETER INVESTIGATIONS: EXPERIMENT AND THEORY; Christoph Eichhorn and Michael Winter, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme IRS, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 31, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany; Monika Auweter-Kurtz, Universität Hamburg, Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, D-20196 Hamburg, Germany; Stefan Löhle, DLR Institut für Verbrennungstechnik, Pfaffenwaldring 38-40, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany

2007-170: DISPENSER TEMPERATURE PROFILE MEASUREMENT AND DISCHARGE CURRENT DIVISION IN THE T5 & T6 KAUFMAN-TYPE ION THRUSTERS; Ismat M. Ahmed Rudwan, N. C. Wallace, and Mike Kelly, Space Division, QinetiQ Plc Ltd, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0LX, UK

2007-171: DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF A FIELD-EMISSION NEUTRALISER FOR MICRO-ELECTRIC PROPULSION; Pierre-Etienne Frigot, AOES B.V., Haagse Schouwweg 6G, 2332 KG Leiden, The Netherlands; Karen l. Aplin and Barry J. Kent, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire OX11 0QX, United Kingdom; Davide Nicolini and José Antonio Gonzalez del Amo, European Space Agency, ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2007-172: ION VELOCITY MEASUREMENTS WITHIN THE ACCELERATION CHANNEL OF A LOW POWER HALL THRUSTER; William A. Hargus, Jr., Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards AFB, CA 93524; Michael R. Nakles, E.R.C., Inc., Edwards AFB, CA 93524

2007-173: STATUS ON PLASMA DIAGNOSTIC MEASUREMENTS ON A RIT-10 ION THRUSTER; Michael W. Winter, Christoph Eichhorn, Monika Auweter-Kurtz, and Thomas Pfrommer, Universität Stuttgart,  Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme (IRS), Pfaffenwaldring 31, 70550 Stuttgart, Germany

2007-174: EFFECTS OF VARIED PROPELLANT COMPOSITIONS ON THE ION ENERGY DISTRIBUTIONS IN HOLLOW CATHODES; JoHanna N. Przybylowski, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91125; James E. Polk, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, 91109; Joseph E. Shepard and Angela M. Capece, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91125

2007-177: PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS FROM A CLUSTER OF FOUR HALL THRUSTERS; Robert B. Lobbia and Alec D. Gallimore, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, U.S.A.

2007-178: HIGH-POWER ELECTRIC PROPULSION UTILIZING LASER-DRIVEN PONDEROMOTIVE FIELDS; George J. Williams, Jr., The Ohio Aerospace Institute, 22800 Cedar Point Rd., Brookpark, OH 44142

2007-179: FEASIBLITY OF ELECTROSTATIC MICROPARTICLE THRUSTERS; Thomas Trottenberg and Holger Kersten, IEAP, Christian-Albrechts- Universität zu Kiel, D-24118 Kiel, Germany

2007-181: HIGH POWER VASIMR EXPERIMENTS USING DEUTERIUM, NEON AND ARGON; Jared P. Squire, Franklin R. Chang-Díaz, Mark D. Carter, Leonardl D. Cassady, William J. Chancery, Tim W. Glover, Verlin T. Jacobson, and Greg E. McCaskill, Ad Astra Rocket Company, Houston, Texas, 77058, USA; Roger D. Bengtson, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 78712, USA; Edgar A. Bering, The University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 77004, USA; Christopher A. Deline, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109, USA

2007-185: SPECTROSCOPIC ELECTRON TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT OF THE RECOMBINING PLASMA ON THE VASIMR EXPERIMENT; Ella M. Sciamma and Roger D. Bengtson, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 78712, U.S.A.; Franklin R. Chang-Diaz, Verlin T. Jacobson, Jared P. Squire, and W. J. Chancery, Ad Astra Rocket Company, Texas 77058, U.S.A.

2007-186: PHYSICAL MODELS AND PERFORMANCE IMPLICATIONS FOR THE NANOPARTICLE FIELD EXTRACTION THRUSTER; Thomas M. Liu and Louis D. Musinski, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA; Michael Keidar, Alec D. Gallimore, and Brian e. Gilchrist, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

2007-187: THE PLANAR HALL THRUSTER FOR INVESTIGATING ELECTRON MOBILILTY IN EXB DEVICES; Joshua L. Rovey, Matthew P. Giacomi, Robert A. Stubbers, and Brian e. Jurczyk, Starfire Industries LLC, Champaign, IL, 61820

2007-188: ANALYTICAL EXTRACTION OF PLASMA PROPERTIES USING A HALL THRUSTER EFFICIENCY ARCHITECTURE; Daniel L. Brown, C. William Larson, and James M. Haas, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards AFB, CA, 93524, USA; Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2007-189: PLASMA FLOW BEHAVIORS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON THE PERFORMANCE OF PULSED PLASMA THRUSTERS; Hiroyuki Koizumi, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science / Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan; Ryosuke Noji, Kimiya Komurasaki, and Third Author, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

2007-190: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF INTERNAL PLASMA IN A MINIATURE MICROWAVE DISCHARGE ION THRUSTER; Takayasu Kanagawa, Naoji Yamamoto, Yoshihiro Kajimura, and Hideki Nakashima, Department of Advanced Energy Engineering Science, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan; Hirokazu Masui, Department of Electrical Engineering Kyushu Institute of Technology, 1-1 Sensui, Tobata, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, 804-8550, Japan

2007-191: ION HEATING AND ACCELERATION EXPERIMENT IN HYDROGEN PLASMA FOR THE VASIMR-TYPE THRUSTER; Akira Ando, Yuji Kasashima, Tatsuya Hagiwara, Kunihiko Hattori, and Masaaki Inutake, Department of Electrical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, 6-6-05, Aoba-yama, Sendai, 980-8579, Japan

2007-192: SCALING AND SYSTEMS CONSIDERATIONS IN PULSED INDUCTIVE THRUSTERS; Kurt A. Polzin, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812

2007-193: XIPS 25-CM THRUSTER CATHODE LIFE QUALIFICATION FOR USE ON DEEP SPACE MISSIONS; James E. Polk and Dan M. Goebel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, M/S 125-109, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109; William Tighe, L-3 ETI, Torrance, CA 90505

2007-195: MHD ANALYSIS ON PROPULSIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF MAGNETO PLASMA SAIL; Hiroyuki Nishida, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Hiroyuki Ogawa, and Yoshifumi Inatani, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2007-196: EFFECTS OF HELICON WAVE PROPAGATION BASED ON A CONICAL ANTENNA DESIGN: PART I; Michael P. Reilly and George H. Miley, University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 61801, United States of America; David E. Kirtley University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, United States of America; William A. Hargus, Jr., Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards AFB, CA, 93524, United States of America

2007-197: DEVELOPMENT OF NUMERICAL PLASMA PLUME ANALYSIS MODULE FOR SPACECRAFT ENVIRONMENT SIMULATOR; Takanobu Muranaka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Hiroko O. Ueda, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 2-1-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8505, Japan; Shinji Hatta and Jeongho Kim, MUSCAT Space Engineering Co., Ltd, 1-1 Sensui-cho, Tobata-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 229-8510, Japan; Mengu Cho, Kyushu Institute of Technology, 1-1 Sensui-cho, Tobata-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 804-8550, Japan; Kiyokazu Koga and Tateo Goka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 2-1-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8505, Japan; Hideyuki Usui, Kyoto University, Gokasho, Ujk, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan; Iku Shinohara, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan

2007-199: PULSED MAGNETOPLASMADYNAMIC DETONATION PROPULSION; Kyoichi Kuriki, Junichiro Aoyagi, and Haruki T akegahara, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, 191-0065, Japan

2007-200: NUMERICAL CALCULATION OF WALL EROSION ON HALL THRUSTERS USING 2D-HYBRID-PIC MODELING; Hiroyuki Koizumi, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan

2007-201: MICRO-PLASMAJET ARRAY: MULTI-JET-EFFECT FOR THRUST PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT; Atsushi Koshiyama, Fujimi Sawada, and Hideyuki Horisawa, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 3-1-1 Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2007-202: CHARACTERIZATION OF AN ANNULAR HELICON PLASMA SOURCE; Douglas Palmer, Cengiz Akinli, Logan Williams, and Mitchell L. R. Walker II, High-Power Electric Propulsion Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 30332, USA

2007-203: SPECTRAL MEASUREMENTS OF MHTX HELICON DISCHARGE PLASMA; Murat Celik, Oleg Batishchev, and Manuel Martinez-Sanchez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA

2007-204: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF THE FREE MOLECULEMICRO-RESISTOJET FLOW; Mao-lin Chen, Mao Gen-wang, Yang Juan, and Xia Guang-qing, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, shannxi, 710072, China

2007-205: MICROWAVE DISCHARGE ION THRUSTER USING ARGON AS A PROPELLANT; Makoto Miyoshi, Naoji Yamamoto, and Hideki Nakashima, Department of Advanced Energy Engineering Science, Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-kouen, Kasuga, Fukuoka Prefecture, 816-8580, Japan

2007-206: CNES ELECTRIC PROPULSION ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW: FLIGHT PROGRAMS, R&T ACTIONS, NOVEL MISSION DESIGNS; Enrico Chesta, Denis Arrat, Régis Bertrand, Franck Darnon, Stéphane D’Escrivan, and Nicolas Pillet, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), 18 avenue Edouard Belin, F-31401 Toulouse, France

2007-207: THE “NEW GRID SYSTEMS FOR ION ENGINES” TECHNOLOGY PROJECT – FINAL ASSESSMENT; Hans J. Leiter, Ralf Kukies, Werner Kadrnoschka, and Rainer Killinger, Astrium Space Transportation GmbH, P.O. 1119, 74215 Möckmühl, Germany

2007-209: RIT-µX – THE NEW MODULAR HIGH PRECISION MICRO ION PROPUSLION SYSTEM; Hans Leiter and Rainer Killinger, Astrium GmbH BL Equipment and Propulsion, P.O. 1119, 74215, Möckmühl, Germany, Michael Boss, Michael Braeg, and Matthias Gollor, Astrium Satellites GmbH, 88039 Friedrichshafen, Germany; Michael Tartz and Horst Neumann, IOM Leipzig, Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipiz, Germany; Jens Haderspeck and Dagmar Bock, IRS Stuttgart Pfaffenwaldring 31, 70569, Stuttgart, Germany; Davina Maria Di Cara, ESA ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2007-210: THRUST CONTROL ALGORITHMS FOR THE GOCE ION PROPULSION ASSEMBLY; M. H. Corbett, QinetiQ Ltd, Cody Technology Park, Farnborough, GU14 0LX, U.K.; C. H. Edwards, ESA-ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2200 AG, Noordwijk ZH, The Netherlands

2007-211: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF MICROWAVE PLASMA THRUSTER FLOW: Mao-Lin Chen, Mao Gen-wang, Yang Juan, and Xia Guang-qing; Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, shannxi, 710071, China

2007-212: THE ANALYSIS OF INFLUENCE OF ELECTRIAL PROPULSION CHARACTERISTICS ON EFFICIENCY OF TRANSPORT MANEUVERS; M. Konstantinov, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics, Moscow, Russia

2007-213: MICROSCOPE MISSION PHASE B PROPULSION SYSTEM ACTIVITIES AT SPACECRAFT LEVEL: REQUIREMENTS CONSOLIDATION AND ASSESSMENT OF NEUTRALIZATION AND CONTAMINATION EFFECTS; Enrico Chesta, Yves André, Laurent Perraud, Benjamin Pouilloux, Pascal Prieur, Thierry Tirolien, Centre National d’Etudes (CNES), 18 Avenue Edouard Belin, F-31401 Toulouse, France; Jean-Francois Russel, Thomas Tondu, Jean-Charles Mateo Velez, ONERA, 2 Avenue Edouard Belin, F-31055 Toulouse, France

2007-214: SIMULATION OF THE ENERGY DEPOSITION ON DIELECTRIC WALL SURFACES IN HALL THRUSTERS; C. Focsa and M. Ziskind, Laboratoire de Physique des Lasers, Atomes et Molécules (UMR CNRS 8523), Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Lasers et Applications (FR CNRS 2416), Université de Lille 1, 59655 Villeneuve d’Ascq, France; S. Gurlui, Universitatea “Al. I. Cuza”, Iasi-700506, Romania; D. Pagnon, Laboratoire de Physique des Gaz et des Plasmas, Université de Paris XL, 91405 Orsay, France; S. Pellerin, Laboratoire d’Analyse Spectroscopique et d”Energétique des Plasmas, 18028 Bourges, Université d’Orléans, France; N. Pellerin, Centre de Recherche sur les Matériaux á Hautes Température, 45071 Orléans, France; M. Dudeck, Laboratoire ICARE, CNRS Orléans, 45071 Orléans, France

2007-215: DISCHARGE MODES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF HOLLOW CATHODE; Shunsuke Sakai, Toshiyuki Katayama, Junichiro Aoyagi, and Haruki Takegahara, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, 191-0065, Japan

2007-217: PERFORMANCE INVESTIGATION OF SPT-20M LOW POWER HALL EFFECT THRUSTER; A. V. Loyan and T. A. Maksymenko, National Aerospace University “KhAI”, 61070 Kharkiv, Ukraine

2007-218: THE µNRIT-4 ION ENGINE: A FIRST STEP TOWARDS A EUROPEAN MINI-ION ENGINE SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT; D. Feili, D. M. Di Cara, H. J. Leiter, J. G. Del Amo, H. W. Loeb, St. Weis, D. Kirmse, P. E. Frigot, M. Orlandi, H. Müller, and B. K. Meyer, Giessen University, Electric Propulsion Group, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 16, 35390, Giessen, Germany

2007-219: NEUTRAL VELOCITY VECTOR AND ABSOLUTE NUMBER DENSITY LIF OPTICAL MEASUREMENT WITH APPLICATION TO A FLIGHT MODE MICROSCOPE CESIUM FEEP THRUSTER; Denis Packan, Jean Bonnet, Alexandre Bresson, and Brigitte Attal-Tretout, ONERA, Chemin de la Hunire, 91120 Palaiseau, France

2007-220: OPTIMISED THRUST STEERING OF A GRIDDED ION ENGINE; P. Jameson, QinetiQ Ltd, Cody Technology Park, Farnborough, GU14 0LX, U.K.

2007-221: TWO-MODES OPERATION OF SPT OF SECOND GENERATION; A. I. Bugrova, A. V. Desyatskov, V. K. Kharchevnikov, and A. S. Lipatov, Moscow Institute of Radio-engineering, Electronics and Automatics, Moscow, Russia

2007-222: OVERRUN DISCHARGE CURRENT OPERATION OF LOW POWER CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTERS; Yevgeny Raitses, Artem Smirnov, Erik Granstedt, and Nathaniel J. Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08543

2007-223: FEASIBILITY STUDY OF PLASMA CHEMICAL THRUSTER; Junichiro Aoyagi, Kyoichi Kuriki, and Haruki Takegahara, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, 191-0065, Japan; Jun Yokote, Akira Kakami, and Takeshi Tachibana, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu, 800-0000, Japan

2007-226: PRELIMINARY STUDY ON RADIO FREQUENCY NEUTRALIZER FOR ION ENGINE; Tomoyuki Hatakeyama, Masatoshi Irie, Hiroki Watanabe, Aasami Okutsu, Junichiro Aoyagi, and Haruki Takegahara, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hino, Tokyo, 191-0065, Japan

2007-227: MULTI-CHANNEL HALL-EFFECT THRUSTERS: MISSION APPLICATIONS AND ARCHITECTURE TRADE-OFFS; Olivier Duchemin, Anthony Lorand, Michael Notarianni, and Dominique Valentian, Snecma, Safran Group, Division Moteurs Spatiaux, 27208 Vernon, France; Enrico Chesta, CNES, Centre Spatial de Toulouse, 31401 Toulouse, France

2007-228: FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AN MPD ARCJET AS A PLASMA INJECTOR FOR MARS’S ATMOSPHERE DYNAMICS RESEARCH; Yukio Shimizu, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara 229-8510, Japan; Naoki Terada, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei 184-8795, Japan; Hitoshi Kuninaka, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara 229-8510, Japan; Daisuke Nakata, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

2007-229: OPTOGALVANIC AND LASER-INDUCED FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY OF THE ZEEMAN EFFECT IN XENON, Timothy B. Smith, Wensheng Huang, Bailo B. Ngom, and Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA

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