2009 Index

 

2009-001: PLASMA PROPULSION WITH ELECTRONEGATIVE GASES; Ane Aanesland, Lara Popelier, Gary Leray, and Pascal Chabert, Laboratoire de Physique des Plasmas, CNRS – Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau, France; Stéphane Mazouffre and Dennis Gerst, Institut de Combustion Aérothermique Réactivité et Environnement, CNRS, 45071 Olreans, France

2009-002: ACCELERATION OF A FOCUSED PLASMA JET IN A DIVERGENT MAGNETIC NOZZLE; E. Ahedo and M. Merino Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain

2009-006: PRELIMINARY EXPERIMENTS FOR DEMONSTRATING MAGNETIC THRUST CHAMBER CONCEPT IN LASER FUSION ROCKET; A. Maeno, T. Hanaya, N.  Yamamoto, and H. Nakashima, Kyushu University, Kasuya, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan; S. Fujioka, A. Sunahara, and T. Johzaki, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan; Y. Mori, The Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan

2009-007: A PRELIMINARY STUDY OF MARS AIR-BREATHING ELECTRIC PROPULSION; Yoshinori Nakayama, Department of Aerospace Engineering, National Defense Academy, Yokosuka, Japan

2009-009: FLUCTUATION OF MAGNETOSPHERE IN SCALE-MODEL EXPERIMENT OF MAGNETIC SAIL; Yuya Oshio and Kazuma Ueno, Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2009-010: EXPERIMENTS ON CONTACT CHARGING FOR AN ELECTROSTATIC MICROPARTICLE THRUSTER; Thomas Trottenberg, Viktor Schneider, and Holger Kersten, IEAP, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, D-24118 Kiel, Germany

2009-011: THRUST CHARACTERISTICS OF PURE MAGNETIC SAIL IN LABORATORY EXPERIMENT; Kazuma Ueno, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Yuya Oshio, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Hideyuki Horisawa, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan; Hiroshi Yamakawa, Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto, 611-0011, Japan

2009-013: NEUTRALISER FOR FEEPS: REVIEW ON THE DEVELOPMENT STATUS; Marco Capacci, Giovanni Matticari, and Maurizio Materassi, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Florence  Site, 50013 Campi Bizencio, Italy; Davide Nicolini and Pierre-Etienne Frigot, The European Space Agency, ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2009-015: MICROWAVE CATHODE FOR AIR BREATHING ELECTRIC PROPULSION; Kevin D. Diamant, The Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, 90009, USA

2009-016: COMPARISON OF HOLLOW CATHODE DISCHARGE PLASMA CONFIGURATIONS; Casey C. Farnell and John D. Williams, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Engineering Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA; Cody C. Farnell, Plasma Controls, LLC, Fort Collins, CO, 80526, USA

2009-018: SIMULATION OF WORK PROCESSES IN LOW POWER HALL THRUSTER; A. V. Loyan, S. S. Levin, and Y u. K. Chernyshev, National Aerospace University “KhAI”, 61070 Kharkiv, Ukraine

2009-020: NEUTRALIZER HOLLOW CATHODE SIMULATIONS AND COMPARISONS WITH GROUND TEST DATA; Ioannis G. Mikellides, John Steven Snyder, Dan M. Goebel, and Ira Katz, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109; Daniel A. Herman, ASRC Aerospace Corporation, Cleveland, OH, 44135

2009-021: OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF A MICROWAVE DISCHARGE NEUTRALIZER FOR THE ECR ION THRUSTER µ20; Kazutaka Nishiyama, Satoshi Hosoda, and Hitoshi Kuninaka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency/Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Yasuhiro Yoyoda, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan

2009-022: ENDURANCE TESTS OF GRAPHITE ORIFICED HOLLOW CATHODES; Yasushi Ohkawa, Yukio Hayakawa, Hideki Yoshida, Katsuhiro Miyazaki, and Shoji Kitamura, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Chofu, Tokyo, 182-8522, Japan; Hiroshi Nagano and Kenichi Kajiwara, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8505, Japan

2009-024: A PARAMETRIC STUDY OF ELECTRON EXTRACTION FROM A LOW FREQUENCY INDUCTIVELY COUPLED RF-PLASMA SOURCE; Yevgeny Raitses, Jennifer K. Hendryx, and Nathaniel J. Fisch, Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA

2009-025: HOLLOW CATHODES FOR 100-KW MPD THRUSTERS; M. Cherkasova and V. Obukhov, RIAME – MAI, Russia; M. De Tata, F. Paganucci, P. Rossetti, and M. Andrenucci, Alta SpA, Italyl

2009-026: HOLLOW CATHODE DISCHARGE INITIATION AND FAST STARTING CATHODE; Binyamin Rubin and John D. Williams, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523

2009-027: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ON INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA CATHODE FOR ION ENGINES; Hiroki Watanabe, Takuji Okuma, Junichiro Aoyagi, and Haruki Takegahara, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hino, Tokyo, 191-0065, Japan

2009-028: THEORETICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF MICROHOLLOW CATHODE DISCHARGE FOR THE APPLICATION TO MICRO PLASMA THRUSTERS; XIA Guangqing, School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Faculty of Vehicle Engineering and Mechanics, State Key Laboratory of Structural Analysis for Industrial Equipment, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, 116024, China; MAO Genwang and CHEN Maolin, School of Astronautics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, 710072, China; WU Chuijie, School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, 116024, China

2009-029: COLLISIONAL-RADIATIVE MODEL FOR LOW TEMPERATURE NE PLASMAS; Chloé Berenguer and Konstantinos Katsonis, Centre de Données Atomiques GAPHYOR, Lab. de Physique des Gas et des Plasmas, UMR 8578, Université Paris-sud 91405 Orsay, France; Samuel Cohen and Pericles Tsekeris, Physics Department, University of Ioannina, GR-45110 Ioannina, Greece; Marguerite Cornille, LUTH, Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, Univ. Paris Diderot, Place Jules Janssen, 92190 Meudon, France

2009-030: EVALUATION OF PLUME DIVERGENCE AND FACILITY EFFECTS ON FAR-FIELD FARADAY PROBE CURRENT DENSITY PROFILES; Daniel L. Brown, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards AFB, CA, 93524, USA; Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2009-031: REMOTE DIAGNOSTIC MEASUREMENTS OF HALL THRUSTER PLUMES; Casey C. Farnell, Plasma Controls, LLC, Fort Collins, CO, 80526, USA; Daniel L. Brown, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards AFB, CA, 93524, USA; Garret M. Willis and Richard D. Branam, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, 45433, USA; John E. Williams, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Engineering Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

2009-032: EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE NEUTRALIZATION PROCESS IN FIELD-EMISSION ELECTRIC PROPULSION; Pierre-Etienne Frigot, Alexandra Bulit, Davide Nicolini, José A. Gonzalez del Amo, European Space Agency, ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands; Marco Capacci, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Florence Site, 50013 Campi Bizencio, Italy

2009-034: LASER-INDUCED FLUORESCENCE VELOCITY MEASUREMENTS OF A LOW POWER CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTER; Natalia A. MacDonald and Mark A. Cappelli, Stanford Plasma Physics Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305; William A. Hargus Jr., Spacecraft Propulsion Branch, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards, AFB, CA 93524

2009-035: A SIMPLE ATOMIC SCHEME FOR AR THRUSTER MULTIDIMENSIONAL MODELING AND OPTICAL DIAGNOSTICS; Konstantinos Katsonis and Chloé Berenguer, Centre de Donnés Atomiques GAPHYOR, Lab. de Physique des Gaz et des Plasmas, UMR 8578, Université Paris-sub 91405 Orsay, France; Marguerite Cornille, LUTH, Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, Univ. Paris Diderot, Place Jules Janssen, 92190 Meudon, France

2009-036: DEVELOPMENT OF A TELEMICROSCOPY DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS AND EROSION MODELLING IN HALL EFFECT THRUSTERS; Tommaso Misuri, Andrea Milani, and Mariano Andrenucci, Alta Spa, Ospedaletto, Pisa, 56121, Italy

2009-037: TWO APPROACHES TO THE STUDYING OF A HALL THRUSTER DISCHARGE CHAMBER EROSION PROCESS; Sergey A. Oghienko and HatefDinparasti Saleh, National Aerospace University, “Kharkiv Aviation Institute”, 17 Chkalova str., Kharkiv, 61070, Ukraine; Andrey V. Khitko, Sergey N. Kulagin, and Alexandr N. Petrenko, National State University, 72 Gagarina str., Dnepropetrovsk, 49010, Ukraine

2009-041: PLASMA REFLECTOMETRY APPLIED TO PLUME DENSITY MEASUREMENTS OF ELECTRIC PROPULSION THRUSTERS; Sérgio Mota, David P. Resendes, and Luis Cupido, Instituto de Plasmas e Fusao Nuclear/Instituto Superior Técnico (IPFN/IST), Av. Rovisco Pais 1, Lisbon, 1049, Portugal

2009-042: TOTAL AND DIFFERENTIAL SPUTTER YIELDS OF BORON NITRIDE MEASURED BY QUARTZ CRYSTAL MICROBALANCE; B. Rubin, J. L. Topper and A. P. Yalin, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA

2009-044: A NOVEL METHOD FOR THRUST MEASUREMENTS USING MICROPARTICLES; Viktor Schneider, Thomas Trottenberg, and Holger Kersten, Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics, University of Kiel, 24098 Kiel, Germany

2009-047: HIGH DELTA V NANOSATELLITE MISSIONS USING A DIVERGING CUSPED FIELD THRUSTER; Ryan M. Daspit, Christopher J. Han, Paulo Lozano, and David Miller, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139, USA

2009-048: ETS-VIII ION ENGINE AND ITS OPERATION ON ORBIT; Kenichi Kajiwara, Masafumi Ikeda, and Hiroki Kohata, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8505; Toshiyuki Ozaki, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kamakura, Kanagawa, 247-8520, Japan

2009-050: TEST RESULTS OF THE QUALIFICATION TESTS FOR THE IN-FEEP TECHNOLOGY FOR LISA PF; C. Scharlemann, A. Genovese, R. Schnitzer, N. Buldrini, P. Sattler, and M. Tajmar, Austrian Institute of Technology-AIT, 2444 Seibersdorf, Austria; R. Killinger, Astrium GmbH, D-74239 Lampoldshausen, Germany; H. Früholz, Astrium GmbH, D-88039 Friedrichshafen, Germany

2009-051: PROJECT OF OSAKA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ELECTRIC-ROCKET-ENGINE ONBOARD SMALL SPACE SHIP; Minetsugu Yamada, Tomoyuki Ikeda, Tatsuya Fujiwara, and Hirokazu Tahara, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-ku, Osaka 535-8585, Japan

2009-052: TEST RESULTS OF DIRECT-DRIVE OF HET USING A HIGH-VOLTAGE MULTI-JUNCTION-CELL CONCENTRATOR ARRAY; Henry W. Brandhorst, Jr., Steve R. Best, and Julie A. Rodiek, Space Research Institute, Auburn University, AL, 36849, USA; Mark J. O’Neill, Entech Solar, Inc., Ft. Worth, TX, 76177, USA; Michael F. Piszczor, Jr., NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, 44135

2009-053: NEW ELECTRIC PROPULSION MISSIONS AT SSC: THE USE OF SMART-1 HERITAGE AND NEW LESSONS LEARNT; Alain Demairé, Bjarne Andersson, Johann Stanojev and Peter Rathsman, Swedish Space Corporation, Box 4207, SE-171 04 Solna, Sweden

2009-054: HALL ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM ON TECHNOLOGICAL TEST SATELLITE PROGRAM; Kang Xiaolu, Zhao Zhen, Qiao Caixia, Yu Shuilin, Shi Chenyi, Shanghai Institute of Space Propulsion, Shanghai 200233

2009-058: DEVELOPMENT STATUS OF A NEW POWER PROCESSING UNIT OF ION ENGINE SYSTEM FOR THE SUPER LOW ALTITUDE TEST SATELLITE; Hiroyuki Osuga, Toshiyuki Ozaki, Takafumi Nakagawa, and Kazuo Shuto, Space System Department, Kamakura Works, Mitsubichi Electric Corporation, 325 Kamimachiya, Kamakura, Kanagawa, 247-8520, Japan

2009-061: DEVELOPMENT OF XENON FEED SYSTEM FOR A 300-W HALL-THRUSTER; Younho Kim, Seongmin Kang, and Yunhwang Jeong, Satrec Initiative, Daejeon, Yuseong, 305-811, Korea; Jongho Seon, Kyunghee University, Yongin, Kiheung, 446-701, Korea; Junghyun Wee and Hoseong Yoon, Space Solutions, Daejeon, Yuseong, 305-500, Korea; Jongsub Lee, Mihui Seo, and Wonho Choi, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Yuseong, 305-701, Korea

2009-062: DEVELOPMENT OF A CESIUM PROPELLANT TANK FOR FEEP APPLICATION; Louis Dandaleix, Elizabeth Estrada, and Christophe Figus, EADS ASTRIUM, Toulouse, 31402 Cedex 4, France; Fabio Ceccanti, Angela Rossodivita, and Mirko Spurio, ALTA S.p.A, Pisa, 56121, Italy; Davide Nicolini and Pierre-Etienne Frigot, European Space Agency, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2009-064: SIMPLIFIED ION THRUSTER XENON FEED SYSTEM FOR NASA SCIENCE MISSIONS; John Steven Snyder, Thomas M. Randolph, Richard R. Hofer, and Dan M. Goebel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109

2009-065: THE PERFECT ELECTRIC THRUSTER: A SPACECRAFT SYSTEM APPROACH TO ITS DEFINITION; Paolo Bianco, Astrium Satellites Ltd, Anchorage Road, Portsmouth, PO3 5PU, UK

2009-066: HIPER: A ROADMAP FOR FUTURE SPACE EXPLORATION WITH INNOVATIVE ELECTRIC PROPULSION TECHNOLOGIES; C. Casaregola, G. Cesaretti and M. Andrenucci, Alta S.p.A., Pisa, 56121, Italy

2009-068: THEORETICAL MODELING OF IONIZATION PROCESSES IN ANODE CAVITY OF CAMILA HALL THRUSTER; A. Kapulkin and M. Guelman, Asher Space Research Institute – Technion, I.I.T., Haifa, 32805, Israel

2009-069: ELECTRON GUIDING CENTER MODELING FOR HALL THRUSTER SIMULATIONS; Jan Miedzik and Serge Barral, Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion, 01-497 Warsaw, Poland; Stéphan Zurbach, Snecma, Safran Group, 27208 Vernon, France

2009-070: A NEW BREATH FOR THE BREATHING MODE; Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion, 01-497 Warsaw, Poland; Zbigniew Peradzynski, Warsaw University, 02-097 Warsaw, Poland

2009-071: ELECTROMAGNETIC EMISSIONS FROM PPS 1350 HALL THRUSTER; Edward J. Beiting, Xuan Le Eapen, and James E. Pollard, The Aerospace Corporation, P.O. Box 92957 – M2/341, Los Angeles, CA 90009-2957; Marc Gambon, Frédéric R. Marchandise, Michael öberg, SNECMA, Division Moteurs Spatiaux, Site de Vernon, B.P. 820, 27208 Vernon, France

2009-072: PARAMETERS INFLUENCING THE GENERATION OF THE L, S, AND C-BANDS (1-8 GHZ) EMISSION FROM HALL THRUSTERS; Edward J. Beiting, Rostislav Spektor, and Xuan Le Eapen, The Aerospace Corporation, P.O. Box 92957 – M2/341, Los Angeles, CA 90009-2957

2009-073: SELF-CONSISTANT CALCULATION OF ELECTRON TRANSPORT IN A CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTER; Lubos Brieda and Michael Keidar, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 20052; Yevgeny Raitses and Nathaniel J. Fisch, Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 08543

2009-074: INVESTIGATION OF LOW DISCHARGE VOLTAGE HALL THRUSTER OPERATING MODES AND IONIZATION PROCESSES; Daniel L. Brown, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards AFB, CA, 93524, USA; Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2009-075: HYBRID SIMULATIONS OF HALL THRUSTERS OPERATING ON VARIOUS PROPELLANTS; Eunsun Cha, David B. Scharfe, Michelle K. Scharfe, and Mark A. Cappelli, Standford University, Stanford, CA, 94305; Eduardo Fernandez, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL, 33711

2009-076: A REVIEW OF FACILITY EFFECTS ON HALL EFFECT THRUSTERS; David Byers, Las Vegas, NV, 89103; John W. Dankanich, Gray Research Inc., Cleveland, OH, 44135

2009-077: ELEMENTARY SCALING LAWS FOR SIZING UP AND DOWN HALL EFFECT THRUSTERS: IMPACT OF SIMPLIFYING ASSUMPTIONS; K. Dannenmayer and S. Mazouffre, Institut de Combustion, Aérothermique, Réactivité et Environnement, CNRS, 1C avenue de la Recherche Scientifique, 45071 Orléans, France

2009-078: 3D TRANSIENT MODELING OF HALL THRUSTERS: A FULLY FLUID APPROACH; De Marco Enrico A., University of Pisa, Pisa, 56126, Italy; Andrenucci Mariano, University of Pisa, Pisa, 56126, Italy

2009-081: ROTATING PLASMA EFFECTS IN CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTERS; Nathaniel J. Fisch and Yevgeny Raitses, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544

2009-082: DETERMINATION OF THE AXIAL ELECTRON MOBILITY PROFILE IN THE PPS X000-LM THRUSTER; L. Garrigues, J. Pérez-Luna, J. Lo, G.J.M. Hagelaar, and J. P. Boeuf, Laboratoire Plasma et Conversion d’Energie, Université de Toulouse, Batiment 3R2, 118 route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse, France; S. Mazouffre, Institut de Combustion, Aérothermique, Réactivité et Environnement, 1C Avenue de la Recherche Scientifique, 45071 Orléans, France

2009-083: CHARACTERISTICS OF A PERMANENT MAGNET LOW POWER HALL THRUSTER; A. Leufroy, T. Gilbert, and A. Bouchoule, GREMI Laboratory, Orléans University & CNRS, 45067, OLEANS Cedex2, France

2009-084: SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF SIMULATED HALL THRUSTER DISCHARGE CURRENT OSCILLATIONS; Paul N. Giuliano and Iain D. Boyd, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2009-085: BPT-4000 HALL THRUSTER EXTENDED POWER THROTTLING RANGE CHARACTERIZATION FOR NASA SCIENCE MISSIONS; Richard R. Hofer, Dan M. Goebel, John Steven Snyder, and Izabella Sandler, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA

2009-087: LASER-INDUCED FLUORESCENCE STUDY OF NEUTRAL XENON FLOW EVOLUTION INSIDE A 6-KW HALL THRUSTER; Wensheng Huang and Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

2009-088: USING NONLINEAR ZEEMAN SPECTROSCOPY TO OBTAIN IN-SITU MAGNETIC FIELD MEASUREMENT IN A HALL THRUSTER; Wensheng Huang, Bailo B. Ngom, and Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

2009-089: MODELING OF VIRTUAL DIAGNOSTICS FOR HALL THRUSTER PLUMES IN A VACUUM-CHAMBER; Tyler D. Huismann and Iain D. Boyd, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

2009-090: EFFECTS ON NON-MAXWELLIAN ELECTRON VELOCITY DISTRIBUTION FUNCTION ON TWO-STREAM INSTABILITY IN LOW-PRESSURE DISCHARGES; D. Sydorenko, Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G7, Canada; I. D. Kaganovich and Y. Raitses, Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08543, USA; A. Smolyakov, Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5E2, Canada

2009-091: ABSENCE OF AS STEADY-STATE SPACE CHARGE LIMITED REGIME FOR A SHEATH IN A WEAKLY COLLISIONAL PLASMA BOUNDED BY WALLS WITH HIGH SECONDARY ELECTRON EMISSION; A. Khrabrov, I. Kaganovich, and Y. Raitses, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08543, USA; D. Sydorenko, Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Edmonton T6G 2G7, Canada; A. Smolyakov, Dept. of Physics and Eng. Physics, Univ. of Saskatchewan, Sakatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5E2, Canada

2009-092: Hani Kamhawi, David Manzella, Luis Pinero, and Thomas Haag, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, 44135; Alex Mathers, Aerojet Corporation, Redmond, Washington, 98052

2009-093: PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCE CHARACTERIZATION OF THE HIGH VOLTAGE HALL ACCELERATOR ENGINEERING MODEL THRUSTER; Hani Kamhawi and Thomas Haag, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Glenn Research Center; Alex Mathers, Aerojet Corporation, Redmond, Washington, 98052

2009-094: PEFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTERS; Seongmin Kang, Younho Kim, Yunhwang Jeong, Satrec Initiative, Daejeon, 305-811, Korea; Jongho Seon, Kyunghee University, Yongin, 446-701, Korea; Jongsub Lee, Mihui Seo, and Wonho Choe, KAIST, Daejeon, 305-701, Korea

2009-095: A NEW ALGORITHM FOR THE NEUTRAL GAS IN THE FREE-MOLECULE REGIMES OF HALL AND ION THRUSTERS; Ira Katz and Ioannis G. Mikellides, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109, USA

2009-097: ANALYSIS OF ENERGY BALANCE IN THE DISCHARGE OF SPT USING RESULTS OF ITS INTEGRAL PARAMETERS AND PLUME CHARACTERISTICS MEASUREMENTS; A. S. Arkhipov, V. Kim, and E. K. Sidorenko, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics (RIAME), Moscow 125080, Russia; S. A. Khartov, Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, 125080, Russia

2009-098: ALEXEY MOROZOV-LEADER OF THE SPT DEVELOPMENT IN THE USSR; V. Kim and G. A. Popov, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics (RIAME), Moscow, 125080, Russia; K. N. Kozubsky and V. M. Murashko, Design Bureau “Fakel”, Kaliningrad, Russia; V. P. Khodnenko, All-Russian Institute of Electromechanics, Moscow, Russia; I. P. Nazarenko, Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, Russia

2009-099: EXPERIMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF HIGH FREQUENCY INSTABILITIES WITHIN THE DISCHARGE CHANNEL OF A HALL THRUSTER; Aaron K. Knoll and Mark A. Cappelli, High Temperature Gasdynamics Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA

2009-101: ELECTRIC PROBE MEASUREMENTS OF PLASMA OSCILLATIONS IN THE 100-500 KHZ RANGE WITHIN THE DISCHARGE OF THE PPS—X000 HALL THRUSTER; Jacek Kurzyna, Institute of Plasma  Physics and Laser Microfusion, 23 Hery Str, 01-497 Warsaw, Poland; Stephane Mazouffre and Vladimir Kulaev, ICARE-CNRS, 1C Avenue de la Recherche Scientifique, 45071 Orléans Cedex 2, France

2009-102: TWO-DIMENSIONAL (Z-0) SIMULATIONS OF HALL THRUSTER ANOMALOUS TRANSPORT; Cheryl M. Lam, Aaron K. Knoll, and Mark A. Cappelli, High Temperature Gasdynamics Laboraotry, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-3032, USA; Eduardo Fernandez, Department of Mathematics and Physics, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL, 33711 94305

2009-105: HALL THRUSTER ELECTRON MOTION CHARACTERIZATION BASED ON INTERNAL PROBE MEASUREMENTS; Jesse A. Linnell and Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

2009-106: TWO-DIMENSIONAL TIME-RESOLVED BREATHING MODE PLASMA FLUCTUATION VARIATION WITH HALL THRUSTER DISCHARGE SETTINGS; Robert B. Lobbia and Alec D. Gallimore, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, U.S.A.

2009-107: DEVELOPMENT OF A MAGNESIUM AND ZINC HALL-EFFECT THRUSTER; Jason M. Makela, Robert L. Washeleski, Dean R. Massey, and Lyon B. King, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, 49931, USA; Mark A. Hopkins, Aerophysics Inc, Houghton, Michigan, 49931, USA

2009-110: KINETIC SIMULATION OF THE STATIONARY HEMP THRUSTER INCUDING THE NEAR-FIELD PLUME REGION; K. Matyash, O. Kalentev, and R. Schneider, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Greifswald, D-1749, Germany; F. Taccogna, Istituto di Metodologie Inorganiche e dei Plasmi-CNR, Via Amendola 122/D, 70126 Bari, Italy; N. Koch and M. Schiraa, THALES Electron Devices GmbH, D-89077 Ulm, Germany

2009-111: EXAMINATION OF THE TEMPORAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ELECTRIC FIELD IN A HALL EFFECT THRUSTER USING A PHOTON-COUNTING TECHNIQUE; G. Bourgeois and S. Mazouffre, Institut de Combustion, Aérothermique, Réactivité et Environnement, CNRS, 1C avenue de la Recherche Scientifique, 45071 Orléans, France; N. Sadeghi, Laboratoire de Spectrométrie Physique, Université Joseph Fourier, CNRS, 140 av. de la Physique, 38402 St. Martin d’Hyeres, France

2009-112: HIGH SPEED INTERROGATION OF THE NEAR-FIELD PLUME OF A 6-KW LABORATORY HALL THRUSTER; M. S. McDonald, R. B. Lobbia, and A. D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory (PEPL), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

2009-113: CATHODE POSITION AND ORIENTATION EFFECTS ON CATHODE COUPLING IN A 6-KW HALL THRUSTER; M. S. McDonald and A. D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory (PEPL), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

2009-114: HALL-EFFECT THRUSTER SIMULATIONS WITH 2-D ELECTRON TRANSPORT AND HYDRODYNAMIC IONS; Ioannis G. Mikellides, Ira Katz, Richard R. Hofer, and Dan M. Goebel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109

2009-115: A PLUME COMPARISON OF XENON AND KRYPTON PROPELLANT ON A 600 W HALL THRUSTER; Michael R. Nakles and Ryne R. Barry, ERC, Inc., Edwards Air Force Base, CA 93524; C. William Larson and William A. Hargus, Jr., Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, CA 93524

2009-116: WAYS AND METHODS OF ACCURACY INCREASING OF THRUSTER PLASMA PARAMETERS DETERMINING BY AN ELECTRIC PROBE; Sergey A. Oghienko and Volodimir D. Olendarev, National Aerospace University “Kharkiv Aviation Institute”, 17 Chkalova str., Kharkiv, 61070, Ukraine; Andrey V. Khiko, Sergey N. Kulagin, and Alexandr N. Petrenko, National State University, 72 Gagarina str., Dnepropetrovsk, 49010, Ukraine

2009-117: PERFORMANCE OF POWER PROCESSING UNIT FOR 250MN-CLASS HALL THRUSTER; Hiroyuki Osuga, Kentaro Suzuki, Takafumi Nakagawa, and Toshiyuki Ozaki, Space System Department, Kamakura Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 325 Kamimachiya, Kamakura, Kanagawa, 247-8520, Japan; Taichiro Tamida, Advanced Technology R&D Center, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 8-1-1 Tukaguchi-honmachi, Amagasaki, Hyogo, 661-8661, Japan; Katsuaki Matsui, Institute for Unmanned Space Experiment Free Flyer, 2-12 Kanda-Ogawamachi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0052, Japan

2009-118: QCM AND OES: TWO WAYS USED TO STUDY SIMULTANEOUSLY HET THRUSTER CHAMBER CERAMIC EROSION. FIRST QCM RESULTS ON PPS100-ML VALIDATE PREVIOUS OES MEASUREMENTS; D. Pagnon, Laboratoire de Physique des Gaz et des Plasmas Université Paris XI – 91405 Orsay Cedex – France; L. Balika and S. Pellerin, GREMI, Université d’Oléans, rue G. Berger, BP 4043 – 18028 Bourges – France

2009-119: EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF BACKPRESSURE EFFECTS ON THE IONIZATION AND ACCELERATION PROCESSES IN A HALL THRUSTER; Peng E, Daren Yu, and Binhao Jiang, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang, 150001, China

2009-122: DISCHARGE OSCILLATIONS IN A PERMANENT MAGNET CYLINDRICAL HALL-EFFECT THRUSTER; K. A. Polzin and E. S. Sooby, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812; Y . Raitses, E. Merino and N. J. Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 08543

2009-123: PLUME NARROWING AND SUPPRESSION OF LOW FREQUENCY OSCILLATIONS IN CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTERS; Yevgeny Raitses, Jeffrey B. Parker, and Nathaniel J. Fisch, Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA

2009-124: NEAR-FIELD ION CURRENT DENSITY MEASUREMENTS OF A 6-KW HALL THRUSTER; Bryan M. Reid and Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

2009-126: HT-100 DEVELOPMENT STATUS; P. Rossetti and M. Andrenucci, Alta SpA, Pisa, 56121, Italy

2009-129: PREDICTING ELECTRON TRANSPORT USING SIMULATED AXIAL WAVES IN A RADIAL-AXIAL HYBRID HALL THRUSTER MODEL; Michelle K. Scharfe, ERC Inc., Edwards  AFB, CA, 93524, USA; Mark A. Cappelli, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA; Eduardo Fernandez, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL, 33711, USA

2009-131: EFFECT OF WALL SHEATHS ON ION TRAJECTORIES IN A HALL THRUSTER NUMERICAL MODEL; Regina M. Sullivan and Joseph E. Shepherd, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91125, USA; Michelle K. Scharfe, ERC, Inc., Edwards AFB, CA, 93524, USA; Ioannis G. Mikellides and Lee K. Johnson, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, 91109, USA

2009-132: THE EFFECT OF ELECTRON DISTRIBUTION FUNCTION ANISOTROPY ON SPACE CHARGE SATURATED SHEATH CRITICAL PARAMETERS IN HALL THRUSTERS; Daren Yu, Shaowei Qing, and Yongiie Ding, Lab of Plasma Propulsion, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang 150001, China; Xiaogang Wang, State Key Lab of Nuclear Physics & Technology, School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China

2009-133: NEW-WALL PLASMA CHARACTERIZATION OF A 6-KW HALL THRUSTER; Rohit Shastry and Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109; Richard R. Hofer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109

2009-134: THE INFLUENCE OF POTENTIAL AZIMUTHAL OSCILLATIONS ON OUTGOING IONS DYNAMICS IN SPT; A. N. Vesselovzorov, E. D. Dlougach, A. A. Pogorelov, E. B. Svirskiy, and V. A. Smirnov, Russian Research Centre ‘Kurchatov Institute’ Moscow, Russia

2009-135: TIME AND SPACE-CORRELATED PLASMA PROPERTY MEASUREMENTS IN THE NEAR-FIELD OF A COAXIAL HALL DISCHARGE; Andrew W. Smith and Mark A. Cappelli, Stanford Plasma Physics Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305-3032, USA

2009-136: SINGLE PARTICLE SIMULATIONS OF ELECTRON TRANSPORT IN THE NEAR-FIELD OF HALL THRUSTERS; Andrew W. Smith and Mark A. Cappelli, Stanford Plasma Physics Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305-3032, USA

2009-137: LIF MEASUREMENTS OF THE CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTER PLUME; R. Spektor, K. D. Diamant, and E. J. Beiting, The Aerospace Corporation, Y. Raitses and N. J. Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

2009-138: LIGHT METAL PROPELLANT HALL THRUSTERS; James Szabo, Mike Robin, and John Duggan, Busek Co. Inc, Natick, MA, 01760, USA; Richard R. Hofer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109, USA

2009-139: ANOMALOUS TRANSPORT INDUCED BY SHEATH INSTABILITY IN HALL EFFECT THRUSTERS; Francesco Taccogna and Pierpaolo Minelli, Isituto di Metodologie Inorganiche e dei Plasmi-CNR, via Amendola 122/D, 70126 Bari, Italy; Savino Longo and Mario Capitelli, Dipartimento di Chimica, Universita degli Studi di Bari, via Orabona 4, 70120 Bari, Italy; Ralf Schneider, Max Planck Institute für Plasmaphysik, Wendelsteinstrasse 1, D-17491 Greifswald, Germany

2009-140: PERFORMANCE PREDICTION IN LONG OPERATION FOR MAGNETIC-LAYER-TYPE HALL THRUSTERS; Hirokazu Tahara, Tsuyoshi Fujita, and Yudai Shimizu, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-Ku, Osaka, 535-8585, Japan

2009-141: IN-SITU TEMPERATURE, GRID CURVATURE, EROSION, BEAM AND PLASMA CHARACTERIZATION OF A GRIDDED ION THRUSTER RIT-22; C. Bundesmann, M. Tartz, F. Scholze, and H. Neumann, Leibniz-Institute of Surface Modification, Leipzig, 04318, Germany; H. J. Leiter, Astrium Space Transporation Moeckmuehl, 74215, Germany; F. Scortecci, Aerospazio Tecnologie s.r.l., Rapolano Terme, 53040, Italy; D. Feili, Justig-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Giessen, 35392, Germany; P.-E. Frigot and J. Gonzalez del Amo, ESA/ESTEC, 2200 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2009-142: ERT IN VACUUM CHAMBERS. 3D SIMULATIONS OF THE MOST INTERESTING FEATURES; Grigory Toropov, Russia, Kaliningrad, Rinskaya 29,79; Sergey Khartov, Moscow Aviation Institute (State Technical University) MAI, Electric Propulsion and Space Power Plants Department, 4, Volokolamskoe sh., Moscow, 125971, Russia

2009-143: SMALL-SCALE DENSITY FLUCTUATION MODES IN A HALL PLASMA THRUSTER: EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES VIA COLLECTIVE LIGHT SCATTERING; Sedina Tsikata, Dominique Grésillon, Cyrille Honoré, and Vitaliy Pisarev, Ecole Polytechnique, Laboratoire de Physique des Plasmas, UMR 7548, Palaiseau 91128, France; Nicolas Lemoine, Institut Jean Lamour, Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy 54506, France

2009-144: PERFORMANCE VARIATION IN BPT-4000 HALL THRUSTERS; Alex Mathers and Kristi de Grys, Aerojet General Corp, Redmond, WA, 98073; Jonathan Paisley, Lockheed Martin, Sunnyvale, CA, 94089

2009-146: DEVELOPMENT OF A CAVITY RING-DOWN SPECTROSCOPY SENSOR FOR BORON NITRIDE EROSION IN HALL THRUSTERS; Lei Tao, Brian Lee, and Azer Yalin, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 80521, USA; Naoji Yamamoto, Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 8168580, Japan; Alec Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109, USA

2009-147: CAVITY RING-DOWN SPECTROSCOPY SENSOR FOR REAL TIME IN SITU MEASUREMENT OF SPUTTER EROSION IN ANODE LAYER TYPE HALL THRUSTERS; Naoji Yamamoto, Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan; Lei Tao, Binyamin Rubin, John D. Williams, and Azer P. Yalin, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 80523, USA

2009-148: DISCHARGE STABILIZATION METHOD OF AN ANODE LAYER TYPE HALL THRUSTER BY ON-UNIFORM PROPELLANT FLOW; Yasuhiro Fukushima, Shigeru Yokota, Daosike Takahashi, Kentaro hara, Shinatora Cho, Kimiya Komurasaki, and Yoshihiro Arakawa, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

2009-149: MEASUREMENT OF ION NUMBER DENSITY AND VELOCITY DISTRIBUTION IN AN ANODE-LAYER TYPE HALL THRUSTER BY LASER INDUCED FLORESCENCE METHOD; Shigeru Yokota, Kentaro Hara, Shinatora Cho, Daisuke Takahashi, Kimiya Komurasaki, and Yoshihiro Arakawa, The University of Tokyo Bunkyo, Tokyo, 113-0033, Japan

2009-150: NASA’S EVOLUTIONARY XENON THRUSTER (NEXT) ION PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT STATUS IN 2009; Scott W. Benson and Michael J. Patterson, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, 44135, USA

2009-151: IN-SITU MEASUREMENTS OF DISCHARGE PLASMA CHARACTERISTICS DURING THRUST OPERATION OF THE T6 GRIDDED ION THRUSTER; M. H. Corbett, QinetiQ Ltd, Cody Technology Park, Farnborough, GU14 0LX, U.K.

2009-152: EVALUATION OF 25-CM XIPS THRUSTER LIFE FOR DEEP SPACE MISSION APPLICATIONS; Dan M. Goebel, James E. Polk, Izabela Sandler, Ioannis G. Mikellides, and J. R. Brophy, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, CA, 91109; William G. Tighe and Kuei-Ru Chien, L-3 Communications Electron Technologies, Inc., Torrance, CA, 90505

2009-153: KEEPER WEAR MECHANISMS IN THE XIPS 25-CM NEUTRALIZER CATHODE ASSEMBLY; Dan M. Goebel, Ioannis G. Mikellides, James E. Polk, and Jack Young, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, CA, 91109; William G. Tighe and Kuei-Ru Chien, L-3 Communications Electron Technologies, Inc., Torrance, CA, 90505

2009-154: NEXT LONG-DURATION TEST NEUTRALIZER PERFORMANCE AND EROSION CHARACTERISTICS; Daniel A. Herman, ASRC Aerospace Corporation, Cleveland, OH, 44135, United States; George C. Soulas and Michael J. Patterson, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, 44135, United States

2009-155: INTERMEDIATE REPORT OF MU-20 MICROWAVE DISCHARGE ION THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT; Satoshi Hosoda, Kazutaka Nishiyama, Yasuhiro Yoyoda, and Hitoshi Kuninaka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kangagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2009-156: PRIMARY ELECTRON TRANSPORT AND LOSSES IN A RING-CUSP DISCHARGE CHAMBER; Aimee A. Hubble and John E. Foster, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109, USA

2009-157: DUAL STAGE FOUR GRID (DS4G) ION ENGINE FOR VERY HIGH VELOCITY CHANGE MISSIONS; R. Intini Marques and S. B. Gabriel, University of Southampton, Astronautics Research Group, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom

2009-159: COMPARISON OF SPT AND HEMP THRUSTER CONCEPTS FROM KINETIC SIMULATIONS; K. Matyash, R. Schneider, A. Mutzke, and O. Kalentev, Max-Planck-institut für Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Greifswald, D-1749, Germany; F. Taccogna, Istituto di Metodologie Inorganiche e dei Plasmi-CNR, Via Amendola 122/D, 70126 Bari, Itally; N. Koch and M. Schirra, THALES Electron Devices GmbH, D-89077 Ulm, Germany

2009-160: IN-SITU TEMPERATURE, GRID CURVATURE, EROSION, BEAM AND PLASMA CHARACTERIZATION OF A GRIDDED ION THRUSTER RIT-22; C. Bundesmann, M. Tartz, F. Scholze, and H. Neumann, Leibniz-Institute of Surface Modification, Leipzig, 04318, Germany, H. J. Leiter, Astrium Space Transportation, Moeckmuehl, 74215, Germany; F. Scortecci, Aerospazio Tecnologie s.r.l., Rapolano Terme, 53040, Italy; D. Feile, Justig-Leibig-Universität Giessen, Giessen 35392, Germany; P.-E. Frigot and J. Gonzalez del Amo, ESA/ESTEC, 2200 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2009-161: THE 25 CM XIPX LIFE TEST AND POST-TEST ANALYSIS; William G. Tighe, Kuei-Ru Chien, Zeke Solis, and Rafael Spears, L-3 Communications Electron Technologies, Inc., Torrance, CA, 90505

2009-162: PLASMA LUMINESCENCE MEASUREMENTS IN THE ECR ION THRUSTER µ10 USING AN OPTICAL FIBER PROBE; Ryudo Tsukizaki, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan; Hiroyuki Koizumi, Satoshi Hosoda, Kazutaka Nishiyama, and Hitoshi Kuninaka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2009-163: NEXT PM1R ION THRUSTER AND PROPELLANT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WEAR TEST RESULTS; Jonathan L. Van Noord and George C. Soulas, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, 44135, USA; James S. Sovey, Alphaport, Inc., Cleveland, OH, 44135, USA

2009-164: LONG DURATION ASSESSMENT OF ELECTRON BACKSTREAMING FOR ION OPTICS; Richard E. Wirz, University of California of California, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA

2009-165: DIAGNOSTICS OF A PLASMA IN A MINIATURE MICROWAVE DISCHARGE ION THRUSTER USING LASER THOMSON SCATTERING TECHNIQUE; Naoji Yamamoto, Tomoaki Kurita, Kentaro Tomita, Kiichiro Uchino, and Hideki Nakashima, Kyushu Unviersity, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

2009-166: PRELIMINARY CHARACTERIZATION OF A DIVERGING CUSPED FIELD (DCF) THRUSTER; Christopher V. Young, Andrew W. Smith, and Mark A. Cappelli, High Temperature Gasdynamics Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-3032, USA

2009-167: DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE TESTING OF A 1-CM MINIATURE RADIO-FREQUENCY ION THRUSTER; Thomas A. Trudel, Sven G. Bilén, and Michael M. Micci, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA

2009-168: DESIGN AND TESTING OF A LOW POWER RADIO-FREQUENCY ELECTROTHERMAL THRUSTER; Jeffrey R. Hopkins, Michael M. Micci, and Sven G. Bilén, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA

2009-169: INITIAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE MICROCAVITY DISCHARGE THRUSTER; Rodney L. Burton, J. Gary Eden, Sung-Jin Park, Je Kwon Yoon, Mark de Chadenedes, and Steven Garrett, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 61801; Laxminaraya L. Raja and Hariswaran Sitaraman, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 78712; Julia Laystrom-Woodard, Gabriel Benavides, and David Carroll, CU Aerospace, Champaign, IL, 61820

2009-170: 3200 HOURS ENDURANCE TESTING OF THE LISA PATHFINDER FT-150 THRUSTER; F. Ceccanti, L. Paita, U. Cesari, M. De Tata, N. Giusti, P. Balducci, and M. Del Pistoria, Alta SpA, Pisa, 56121, Italy; D. Nicolini and L. Di Napoli, European Space Agency, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2009-171: THE MIDGIT THRUSTER: DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTI-MODE THRUSTER; Cheryl M. Collingwood and Stephen B. Gabriel, Astronautics Research Group, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hants, SO17 1BJ, UK; Michael H. Corbett and Peter Jameson, Electric Propulsion Group, QinetiQ, Farnborough, Hants, GU14 0LX, UK

2009-172: WATER CONTAMINANT MITIGATION IN IONIC LIQUID PROPELLANT; Dr. David Conroy and Dr. John Ziemer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, 91109-8099

2009-173: THREE-COMPONENT LIF DOPPLER VELOCIMETRY TO MEASURE THE NEUTRAL CESIUM FLOW RATE FROM A CESIUM-FED FEEP THRUSTER; Paul-Quentin Elias, Denis Packan, and Jean Bonnet, ONERA, Palaiseau, 91176, France; Fabio Ceccanti, Ugo Cesari, and M. De Tata, Alta SpA, Pisa, 56121, Italy; Eric Gengembre, Davide Nicolini, and Pierre-Etienne Frigot, ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, 2200 AG, Netherlands

2009-174: µNRIT-2.5 – A NEW OPTIMIZED MICROTHRUSTER OF GIESSEN UNIVERSITY; D. Feili, B. Lotz, St. Bonnet, B. K. Meyer, and H. W. Loeb, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 16, 35392 Giessen; N. Puetmann, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR), Königswinterer Strasse 522-524, 53227 Bonn

2009-175: THE EXPANSION OF COLLOID THRUSTER BEAMS; M. Gamero-Castaño, University of California, Irvine, California, 91697, USA

2009-176: UNDERSTANDING HOLLOW CATHODE THRUST PRODUCTION MECHANISMS; A. N. Grubisic and S. B. Gabriel, University of Southampton, Southampton, S017 1BJ, United Kingdom

2009-177: PROPELLANT LOADING EFFECTS ON FERROELECTRIC PLASMA THRUSTER PERFORMANCE AND POSSIBLE APPLICATIONS; Brian T. Hutsel, Scott D. Kovaleski, and Craig Kluever, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 65211, USA

2009-178: ION BEAM EXTRACTION AND ELECTRON EMISSION FROM THE MINIATURE MICROWAVE DISCHARGE ION ENGINE µ1; Hiroyuki Koizumi and Hitoshi Kuninaka, Institute of  Space and Astronautical Science of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2009-179: DESIGN DEVELOPMENT AND TEST OF THE RIT-µX MINI ION ENGINE SYSTEM

2009-181: MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATION OF LIQUID GALLIUM ELECTROSPRAY THRUSTERS; Dae Young Kim and Michael M. Micci, Department of Aerospace Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 16802, USA

2009-182: NANOBALANCE: THE EUROPEAN BALANCE FOR MICRO-PROPULSION; Stefano Cesare, Fabio Musso, Filippo D’Angelo, and Giuseppe Castorina, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Strada Antica di Collegno 253, 10146 Turin, Italy; Marco Bisi and Paolo Cordiale, Istituto Nazionale de Ricerca Metrologica, Strada delle Cacce 73, 10135 Turin, Italy; Enrico Canuto, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Turin, Italy; Davide Nicolini Eliseo Balaguer, and Pierre-Etienne Frigot, ESA-ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk ZH, The Netherlands

2009-183: DIRECT THRUST AND THRUST NOISE MEASUREMENTS ON THE LISA PATHFINDER FIELD EMISSION THRUSTER; Davide Nicolini and Pierre-Etienne Frigot, European Space Agency, ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk, The Netherlands; Fabio Musso, Stefano Cesare and Giuseppe Castorina, Thales Alenia Space Italia SpA, Torino, 10146, Italy; Luca Ceruti, Furio Bartola, and Pietro Zanella, Galileo Avionica SpA, Milano, 20014, Italy; Fabio Ceccanti, Leonardo Priami and Luca Paita, Alta SpA, Pisa, 56121, Italy

2009-184: NUMBER DENSITY AND VELOCITY MEASUREMENT IN THE PLUME OF A MICRONEWTON COLD GAS THRUSTER BY ELECTRON BEAM FLUORESCENCE AND LASER INDUCED FLUORESCENCE; D. Packan, J. Bonnet, and S. Rocca, ONERA, Palaiseau, 91120, France

2009-185: THRUST MEASUREMENTS WITH THE ONERA MICRONEWTON BALANCE; D. Packan, J. Bonnet, and S. Rocca, ONERA, Palaiseau, 91120, France

2009-186: ALTA’S FT-150 FEEP MICROTHRUSTER: DEVELOPMENT AND QUALIFICATIONS STATUS; L. Paita, F. Ceccanti, M. Spurio, U. Cesari, L. Priami, F. Nania, A. Rossodivita, and Mariano Andrenucci, ALTA SpA, Pisa, 56121, Italy

2009-187: PEFORMANCE MODULATION OF COLLOID THRUSTERS BY THE VARIATION OF FLOW RATE WITH APPLIED VOLTAGE; Charles N. Ryan, Katharine L. Smith, Matthew S. Alexander, and John P. W. Stark, Queen Mary University of London, London, E1 4NS, UK

2009-188: MICROFABRICATED OUT-OF-PLANE ARRAYS OF INTEGRATED CAPILLARY NANO-ELECTROSPRAY EMITTERS; Renato Krpoun and Herbert R. Shea, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), 2002 Neuchatel, Switzerland

2009-189: PEFORMANCE OF A MICRO-FABRICATED COLLOID THRUSTER SYSTEM; Katharine L. Smith and John P. W. Stark, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, United Kingdom; Renato Krpoun, CSEM Brazil, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, 30.170-020, Brazil; Herbert Shea, EPFL, Sch Engn, Microsyst Space Technol Lab, CH-2002 Neuchatel, Switzerland

2009-190: MICROWAVE-EXCITED MICROPLASMA THRUSTER: DESIGN IMPROVEMENT FOR IMPLEMENTATION TO SATELLITE; Takeshi Takahashi, Shunsuke Kitanishi, Yoshinori Takao, Koji Eriguchi, and Kouichi Ono, Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan

2009-191: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF CONE-JET FORMATION IN COLLOID THRUSTER; Chao-Jin Qin, Hai-Bin Tang, and Hai-Xing Wang, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, 100191, P. R. China; Jiang-Hong Wu, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510641, P. R. China

2009-192: DEVELOPMENT OF MICRO-VACUUM ARC THRUSTER WITH EXTENDED LIFETIME; TaiSen Zhuang, Alexey Shashurin, Lubos Brieda, and Michael Keidar, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052

2009-193: CYLINDRICAL MODEL OF A HELICON-GENERATED PLASMA; Eduardo Ahedo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid 28040, Spain

2009-196: EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF WAVE-PLASMA COUPLING ON THE HIGH POWER ELECTRODELESS PLASMA THRUSTER IN PRINCETON UNIVERSITY; Gegory D. Emsellem, The Elwing Company, Irvine, CA, 92612, USA

2009-197: PLASMA SOURCES AS THRUSTERS; A. Fruchtman and G. Makrinich, H.I.T. – Holon Institute of Technology, Holon 58102, Israel

2009-199: EXPERIMENT FOR PLASMA ENERGIZATION WITH BEATING ELECTROSTATIC WAVES; Benjamin Jorns and Edgar Y. Choueiri, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08540

2009-201: EVALUATION AND OPTIMIZATION OF AN 8-GHZ MICROWAVE ELECTROTHERMAL THRUSTER; Jacob H. Blum, Jeffrey R. Hopkins, Michael M. Micci, and Sven G. Bilén, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA

2009-203: ENERGY BALANCE IN A RADIO FREQUENCY ELCTRO-THERMAL THRUSTER WITH WATER PROPELLANT; M. Oya, N. Ymamoto, and H. Nakashima, Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

2009-204: EXPERIMENTAL SET-UP TO TEST A 50 W HELICON PLASMA THRUSTER; D. Pavarin, F. Ferri, M. Manente, D. Curreli, Y. Güclü, D. Rondini, M. Mariutto, and L. Tasinato, CISAS “G.Colombo”, Center of Studies of Activities for Space, Padua University, Italy; J. Carlsson, Tech-X Corporation, Boulder, Colorado 80303, USA; R. De Angelis, ENEA Frascati Itay; D Pakan, ONERA France; K. Grue, Rovsing Denmark, P. Van Put and R. Tijsterman, Bradford Engineering, The Netherlands; A. Selmo, RESIA, Italy; A. Loyan, KHAI, Ukraine; and K. Katsonia, CNRS-LPGP

2009-205: DESIGN OF 50 W HELICON PLASMA THRUSTER; D. Pavarin, F. Ferri, M. Manente, D. Curreli, Y. Güclü, D. Melazzi, D. Rondini, and S. Suman, CISAS “G. Colombo”, Center of Studies of Activities for Space, Padua University, Italy; J. Carlsson, Tech-X Corporation, Boulder, Colorado 80303, USA; C. Bramanti, European Space Agency, The Netherlands; E. Ahedo, Universitad Politecica de Madrid, Spain; V. Lancellotti, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands; K. Katsonis, CNRS-LPGP; G. Markelov, AOES, The Netherlands

2009-206: NON INVASIVE MEASUREMENT ON THE PULSED AND STEADY-STATE, HIGH POWER MADHEX HELICON PLASMA THRUSTER; Matt Wiebold, John e. Scharer, and He. Ren, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madiosn, WI 53711

2009-209: SUPERCONDUCTING 200 KW VASIMR EXPERIMENT AND INTEGRATED TESTING; Jared P. Squire, Leonardl D. Cassady, Franklin R. Chang Díaz, Mark D. Carter, Tim G. Glocer, Andrew V. Ilin, Benjamin W. Longmier, Greg E. McCaskill, and Chris S. Olsen, Ad Astral Rocket Company, Webster, Texas, 77598, USA; Edgar A. Bering, III, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 77004, USA

2009-210: DESIGN OF AN ECR GASDYNAMIC MIRROR THRUSTER; Ricky Tang, Alec D. Gallimore, and Terry Kammash, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2009-211: INITIAL PERFORMANCE OF A ECR WAVEGUIDE PLASMA CATHODE WITH PERMANENT MAGNETS; Brandon R. Weatherford and John E. Foster, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104, USA

2009-214: HELIOCENTRIC INTERPLANETARY LOW-THRUST TRAJECTORY OPTIMIZATION PROGRAM CAPABILITIES AND COMPARISON TO NASA’S LOW-THRUST TRAGJECTORY TOOLS; Jerry L. Horsewood, SpaceFlightSolutions, Bowie, Maryland, 20720, U.S.A.; John W. Dankanich, Gray Research, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, 44135, U.S.A.

2009-218: COMPASS FINAL REPORT: NEAR EARTH ASTEROIDS RENDEZVOUS AND SAMPLE EARTH RETURNS (NEARER); Steven R. Oleson and Melissa L. McGuire, In Space Propulsion; COMPAS Team Members: Les Balkanyi, Laura Burke, Tony Colozza, John Dankanich, Jon Drexler, Doug Fiehler, James Fincannon, John Gyekenyesi, Joe Hemminger, Jeff Juergens, Tom Krivanek, Nelson Morales, T. C. Nguyen, Tom Packard, Tom Parkey, Carl Sandifer, Tim Sarver-Verhey, Paul Schmitz, Anita Tenteris, Joe Warner, and Jeff Woytach

2009-219: AN ALGORITHM FOR GENERATING FEASIBLE LOW THRUST INTERPLANETARY TRAJECTORIES; Prashant R. Patel, Institute for Defense Analysis, Alexandria, VA, 22311, USA; Alec D. Gallimore and Thomas H. Zurbuchen, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIM, 48109, USA; Daniel J. Scheeres, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 80309, USA

2009-220: DEVELOPMENT OF METHODS FOR RAPID ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION; Krzysztof Z. Pennar and Pavlos G. Mikellides, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 85287; John K. Ziemer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, 91108

2009-222: OPTIMUM LOW-THRUST TRANSFER BETWEEN ARBITRARY ELLIPTIC ORBITS FOR POWER-LIMITED SPACECRAFT USING ASYMPTOTIC EXPANSIONS AND AVERAGING; Zahi Tarzi, Jason Speyer, and Richard Wirz, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA

2009-224: RESULTS OF EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF HOLLOW CATHODES IN HIGH CURRENT PLASMA DISCHARGE; Ryan T. Downey, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA; Paul Giuliano, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA; Keith Goodfellow, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA; Dan Erwin, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA

2009-225: INDIRECT IMPULSE BIT MEASUREMENT FOR A QUASI-STEADY MPD WITH APPLIED MAGNETIC FIELD; Francesco Guarducci, Jan Lehnert, and Giorgio Paccani, Sapienza Universitá di Roma, 00185, Roma, Italia

2009-226: PERFORMANCE OF TWO-DIMENSIONAL APPLIED-FILED MAGNETO-PLASMA-DYNAMIC THRUSTER; Akira Iwakawa, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan; Daisuke Nakata, 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

2009-227: NUMERICAL ANALYSES ON PLASMA ACCELERATION PROCESSES IN APPLIED-FIELD MAGNETOPLASMADYNAMIC THRUSTER; K. Kubota and I. Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Y. Okuno, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokohama, Kanagawa, 226-8502, Japan

2009-229: BOOSTING MPD THRUSTER PROPULSION EFFICIENCY THROUGH OPTIMIZATION; Masao Nagao, Nihon University, Funabashi, Chiba, 271-8501, Japan; Kenichi Kubota, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; Masakatsu Nakane and Yoshio Ishikawa, Nihon University, Funabashi, Chiba, 274-8501, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2009-230: VOLTAGE HASH OF VARIOUS PROPELLANTS IN SELF-FIELD MAGNET OPLASMADYNAMIC THRUSTERS; Daisuke Nakata, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan; Kyoichiro Toki, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, 2-24-16, Nakacho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo 184-8588, Japan; Yukio Shimizu, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan; Hitoshi Kuninaka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan

2009-231: INVESTIGATION OF MHD INSTABILITIES IN AN APPLIED FIELD MPD THRUSTER BY MEANS OF MEASUREMENTS OF MAGNETIC FIELD FLUCTUATIONS; M. Zuin, R. Cavazzana, and E. Martines, Consorzioi RFX, Padova, Italy; P. Rossetti, M. Signori, M. Andrenucci, and F. Paganucci, Alta SpA, Pisa, Italy

2009-232: NUMERICAL STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF PROPELLANT SPECIES IN A SELF-FIELD MAGNETOPLASMADYNAMIC ARCJET; H. Sato, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan; K. Kubota and I. Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2009-233: GALLIUM ELECTROMAGNETIC (GEM) THRUSTER PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS; Robert E. Thomas and Rodney L. Burton, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 61801; Kurt A. Polzin, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, 35812

2009-234: FUTURE THRUSTER APPLICATION: COMBINATION OF NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF ECR ZONE AND PLASMA X-RAY BREMSSTRAHLUNG MEASUREMENT OF THE SWISSCASE ECR ION SOURCE; M. Bodendorfer, K. Altwegg, and P. Wurz, University of Bern, 3012 Bern Switzerland; H. Shea, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 2002 Neuchatel, Switzerland

2009-235: VICTOR KHRABROV - P–ONEER OF THE FIRST SPACE ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AND SPACE TESTS; M. N. Kazeev, Russian Research Center “Kurchatov Institute”, Moscow, Russia; K. N. Kozubskiy, Experimental Design Bureau, “Fakel”, Kaliningrad, Russia; G. A. Popov, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics of MAI

2009-236: USE A HELICON SOURCE TO SIMULATE ATMOSPHERIC RE-ENTRY PLASMA DENSITIES; Kristina M. Lemmer, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 48859, USA; Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2009-236a: ESA PROPULSION LAB AT ESTEC; J. Gonzalez del Amo, G. Saccoccia, and P. –E. Frigot, European Space Agency, ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2009-237: ELECTRIC PROPULSION ACTIVITIES AT ESA; J. Gonzalez del Amo and G. Saccoccia, European Space Agency, ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 22001 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2009-237a:  ELECTRIC PROPULSION ACTIVITIES AT ESA; J. Gonzalez del Amo and G. Saccoccia, European Space Agency, ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 22001 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2009-238: DEVELOPMENT OF A 3D SPECTRAL BOLTZMANN SOLVER FOR PLASMA MODELING; Jacques C. Richard, Aerospace Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 77843-3141

2009-239: NON-CHEMICAL SPACE PROPULSION RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AT NAGOYA UNIVERSITY; Akihiro Sasoh, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464-8603, Japan

2009-240: MEASURING SPUTTER YIELDS OF CERAMIC MATERIALS; Michael Tartz, Thomas Heyn, Carsten Bundesmann and Horst Neumann, Leibniz-Institute of Surface Modification, Leipzig, 04318, Germany

2009-241: CHARACTERIZATION OF A HALL-EFFECT RADIAL PLASMA SOURCE; Robert L. Washeleski, Jason M. Makela, and Lyon B. King, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, 49931, USA

2009-242: PERFORMANCE OF ELECTROSPRAY THRUSTERS; Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109, USA

2009-244: DESIGN OF A TWO-STAGE PPT FOR CUBESAT APPLICATION; M. Coletti, Mars Space Ltd., Southampton, SO16 3QD, United Kingdom; R. Intini Marques and S. B. Gabriel, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom

2009-246: EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF AN ABLATION-FED PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER PROTOTYPE; Erik M. Henrikson and Pavlos G. Mikellides, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 85287; Hani Kamhawi, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, 44135

2009-248: HIGH THRUST APPTS FOR SPACECRAFT ORBIT CONTROL; Nickolay N. Antropov, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics, 4, Voloklamskoye shosse, Moscow, 125810, Russia; Michael N. Kazeev, Russian Research Centre Kurchatov Institute, 1, Kurchatov sq., Moscow, 123182, Russia; Vladimir P. Khodnenko, All-Russian Research Institute of Electromechanics, 101000, P. O. Box 496, Moscow, Russia

2009-249: ABLATION-FED DISCHARGE CHARACTERISTICS; Michel N. Kazeev and Vladimir F. Kozlov, Russian Research Centre Kurchatov Institute, 1, Kurchatov sq., Moscow, 123182, Russia

2009-250: THE TWO-STAGE PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER; R. Intini Marques and  S. B. Gabriel, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom; F. de Souza Costa, Combustion and Propulsion Laboratory (LCP) of the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Cachoeira Paulista-SP, Brazil

2009-251: COOPERATION ACTIVITIES BETWEEN IRS AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO IN THE FIELD OF PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT; Tony Schönherr and Kimiya Komurasaki, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, 277-8561, Japan; Matthias Lau, Georg Herdich, and Hans-Peter Röser, Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, 70569, Germany; Shigeru Yokota and Yoshihiro Arakawa, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan

2009-253: FLOWFIELD CALCULATION OF ELECTROTHERMAL PULSED PLASMA THRUSTERS FOR OSAKA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SMALL SATELLITE; Yusuke Ishii, Hiroki Takagi, and Hirokazu Tahara, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-Ku, Osaka, 535-8585, Japan

2009-254: PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT OF ELECTROTHERMAL PULSED PLASMA THRUSTERS FOR OSAKA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SMALL SATELLITE; Hiroki Takagi, Yusuki Ishii, and Hirokazu Tahara, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-Ku, Osaka 535-8585, Japan

2009-255: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ON COAXIAL PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER WITH FEED MECHANISM; Kyohei Umeda, Kouhei Shintani, Yuki Kubota, Yohei Kitazono, Junichiro Aoyagi, and Haruki Takegahara, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Department of Aerospace Engineering, 6-6 Asahigaoka hino, Tokyo, 191-0065, Japan

2009-257: COMPATIBILITY STUDY OF LOW TOXICITY PROPELLANT DECOMPOSED GAS FOR DC ARCJET THRUSTERS; Hirokazu Tahara, Yusuke Okamachi, and Sadanori Nakagawa, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-Ku, Osaka, 535-8585, Japan; Taiichi Nagata, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8505

2009-258: TWO-DIMENSIONAL LTE MODELING OF A LOW-POWER ARGON ARCJET THRUSTER; Hai-Xing Wang and Shao-Xia Jia, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, 100191, China; Xi Chen, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China; Wenxia Pan, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100190

2009-259: EXPERIMENTALLY CHARACTERIZING THE PLUME OF A DIVERGENT CUSPED-FIELD THRUSTER; Stephen R. Gildea and Manuel Martínez-Sánchez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139, USA; Michael R. Nakles and William A. Hargus, Jr., Air Force Research Laboratory Spacecraft Propulsion Branch, Edwards Air Force Base, California, 93524, USA

2009-260: DIVERGENCE OF A PROPULSIVE PLASMA FLOW EXPANDING THROUGH A MAGNETIC NOZZLE; Justin M. Little and Edgar Y. Choueiri, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08544, USAA

2009-262: MAGNETIC DETACHMENT AND PLUME CONTROL IN ESCAPING MAGNETIZED PLASMAS; Paul F. Schmit and Nathaniel J. Fisch, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08540, USA

2009-263: KINETIC SIMULATIONS OF ION BEAM NEUTRALIZATION; Joseph Wang, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1192, USA; Hideyuki Usui, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan

2009-265: PULSED PLASMOID PROPULSION: THE ELF THRUSTER; John Slough and David Kirtley, MSNW, Redmond, WA 98052, USA; Thomas Weber, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA

2009-267: HAYABUSA ASTEROID EXPLORER POWERED BY ION ENGINES ON THE WAY TO EARTH; Hitoshi Kuninaka, Kazutaka Nishiyama, Yukio Shimizu, Ikko Funaki, Hiroyuki Koizumi, Satoshi Hosoda, and Daisuke Nakata, Lunar Planetary Program Group, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229, Japan

2009-270: ELECTRIC PROPULSION AT SPACE SYSTEMS/LORAL; Ronald L. Corey and David J. Pidgeon, Space Systems/Loral, Palo Alto, CA, 94303

2009-272: PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF VERY LOW POWER CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTERS; Hirokazu Tahara and Takuma Tonari, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-Ku, Osaka, 535-8585, Japan

2009-274: SURFACE MORPHOLOGY AND LIFETIME ASSESSMENT OF RE-GENERABLE FIELD-EMISSION CATHODES AT ELEVATED BACKGROUND PRESSURE; Jason M. Makela, Rob Washeleski, and Lyon B. King, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, 49931, USA