2011 Index

 

2011-001: VERNIER PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR SMALL EARTH REMOTE SENSING SATELLITE “CANOPUS-V”; Alexander V. Gorbunov, Vladimir P. Khodnenko, and Alexander V. Khromov, Federal Government Unitary Research and Production Enterprise – All Russian Research Institute of Electromechanics with Plant Named After A. G. Iosifian, VNIIEM: POB 496, Glavpochtamt, Moscow, 101000, Russia; Vyacheslav M. Murashko, Alexander I. Koryakin, Valery S. Zhosan, and Gennady S. Grikhin, FSUE Experimental Design Bureau “Fakel” (OKB “Fakel”): 181. Moskovsky avenue, Kaliningrad Region, 236001, Russia; Vladimir N. Galayko and Nikolay M. Katasonov, JSC Scientific & Industrial Centre “Polus”: 56 ”B”, Kirov avenue, Tomsk, 634050, Russia

2011-002: PHYSICAL FEATURES AND PARAMETERS CALCULATIONS OF A HALL THRUSTER; M. H. Moghimi, M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, 1581955711, Iran

2011-003: A PERFORMANCE COMPARISON OF XENON AND KRYPTON PROPELLANT ON AN SPT-100 HALL THRUSTER; Michael R. Nakles, ERC, INc., Edwards Air Force Base, CA, 93524; William A. Hargus, Jr., Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, CA 93524; Jorge J. Delgado and Ronald L. Corey, Space Systems/Loral, Palo Alto, CA 94303

2011-004: ESA PROPULSION LABORATORY (EPL); J. Gonzalez del Amo and A. Bulit, European Space Agency, ESTEC, 2201 AZ Noordwijk ZH, The Netherlands

2011-007: THE MAIN PHYSICAL FEATURES OF THE MOROZOV’S TYPE SPT AND ELECTRIC PROPULSION CLASSIFICATION; V. Kim, Dr, Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, 125080, Russia

2011-008: RESULTS OF THE PLUME CHARACTERISTICS STUDY FOR SPT OPERATION ON DIFFERENT MODES; V. Kim, A. S. Arkhipov, and E. K. Sidorenko, Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, 125080, Russia

2011-009: OVERVIEW OF INDIUM LMIS FOR THE NASA-MMS MISSION AND ITS SUITABILITY FOR AN IN-FEEP THRUSTER ON LISA; M. Tajmar, Department of Aerospace Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Applied Sciences, 2444 Wiener Neustadt, Austria

2011-010: A SIMPLE SEMI-ANALYTIC MODEL FOR OPTIMUM SPECIFIC IMPULSE INTERPLANETARY LOW THRUST TRAJECTORIES; David Y. Oh and Damon Landau, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109, USA

2011-011: DEVELOPMENT STATUS OF THE ESA MICRO-NEWTON THRUST BALANCE; J. Pérez Luna, C. H. Edwards, and J. Gonzalez del Amo, European Space Agency, ESTEC, Noordwijk, 2201 AZ, The Netherlands; B. Hughes, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex, United Kingdom

2011-012: SIMULATION OF THE SPACECRAFT ELECTRIC PROPULSION INTERACTION ON DUBAISAT-2 USING SPIS; Juyoung Lee, Alexander Reissner, and Martin Tajmar, Department of Aerospace Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Republic of Korea; Yunhwang Jeong, Satrec Initiative, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

2011-013: PEFORMANCE VERIFICATION OF THE µNRIT-2.5 THRUSTER ON THE NANOBALANCE FACILITY; D. Di Cara and L. Massotti, ESA/ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, 2200 AG Noordwijk ZH, The Netherlands; S. Cesare, F. Musso, and G. Castorina, Thales Alenia Space Italia S.p.A., Strada Antica di Collegno, 253, 10146 Turin – Italy; D. Feili and B. Lotz, I. Physics Institute of Justus Liebig University, Giessen, D-35392, Germany

2011-014: EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS ON THE INFLUENCE OF THE FACILITY BACKGROUND PRESSURE ON THE PLUME OF THE RIT-4 ION ENGINER; A. Bulit, J. Perez Luna, and J. Gonzalez Del Amo, European Space Agency, ESTEC, 2201AZ Noordwijk ZH, The Netherlands; B. Lotz and D. Feili, University of Gießen, 35392 Gießen, Germany; H. Leiter, Astrium GmbH BL equipment and Propulsion, 7421 Möckmühl, Germany

2011-015: PULSED PLASMOID PROPULSION: AIR-BREATHING ELECTROMAGNETIC PROPULSION; David Kirtley, John Slough, and Chris Pihl, MSNW LLC, Redmond, WA 98052, USA; Eric Meier and Richard Milroy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

2011-017: HIGH HEAT RESISTANT COATINGS BY MEANS OF GAS TUNNEL TYPE PLASMA SPRAYING; Akira Kobayashi, Osaka University, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-0047, Japan; Yasutaka Ando, Ashikaga Institute of Technology, Ashikaga, Tochigi 326-8558, Japan; Kazuya Kurokawa, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-8628, Japan

2011-018: DEMONSTRATION OF LASER-INDUCED FLUORESCENCE ON A KRYPTON HALL EFFECT THRUSTER; William A. Hargus, Jr., Gregory M Azarnia, and Michael R. Nakles, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, CA 93524

2011-019: IMPACT OF THE CHANNEL WIDTH ON HALL THRUSTER DISCHARGE PROPERTIES AND PERFORMANCES; A. Lejeune, K. Dannenmayer, G. Bourgeois, and S. Mazouffre, ICARE – CNRS, 1c Av. de la Recherche Scientifique, 45071 Orléans, France; M. Guyot and S. Denise, GEMaC, Versailees St-Quentin University, 78035 Versailles, France

2011-020: PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF A 20 KW HALL EFFECT THRUSTER; S. Zurbach and N. Cornu, Snecma, Safran Group, Space Propulsion Division, 27208 Vernon, France; P. Lasgorceix, CNRS, ICARE Laboratory, 45071 Orléans, France

2011-021: SPACECRAFT PLASMA ENVIRONMENT: FORMING, MODELING AND IMPACT EFFECTS; Ekaterina M. Tverdokhlebova, Anatoly G. Korsun, Flur F. Gabdullin, and Michail Yu. Kurshakov, Central Research Institute of Machine Building (FGUP TsNIImash), Korolev, Moscow region, 141070, Russia; Andrey B. Nadiradze, Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI (GTU)), Moscow, Russia

2011-023: ROLE OF HIGH-FREQUENCY WAVES IN PROCESS OF ELECTRON CONDUCTIVITY IN SPT WITH HIGH SPECIFIC IMPULSE; Dmitriy A. Tomilin and Oleg A. Gorshkov, SSC Keldysh Research Centre, Moscow, 125438, Russia

2011-024: INVESTIGATION OF DISCHARGE POWER INFLUENCE ON EROSION RATE OF SPT DISCHARGE CHAMBER USING SPECTROSCOPIC METHOD; Arseniy V. Shmelev and Alexander S. Lovtsov, SSC Keldysh Research Centre, Moscow, 125438, Russia

2011-025: THE EFFECT OF WALL EROSION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF HALL THRUSTERS; Andrey A. Shagayda, Oleg A. Gorshkov, and Dmitry A. Tomilin, SSC Keldysh Research Centre, Moscow, 125438, Russia

2011-026: THE DEVICE FOR ELECTRIC PROPULSION LATERAL THRUST VECTOR COMPONENTS MEASUREMENT; V. A. Muravlev, E. R. Khabibullin and V. N. Shutov, SSC Keldysh Research Centre, Moscow, 125438, Russia

2011-028: THE ASSESSMENT OF INTERACTIONS BETWEEN SPACECRAFT AND ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEMS PROJECT; Matías Wartelski, Carlos Ardura, and Christophe Theroude, Astrium Satellites, Toulouse, 31400, France; Alexander Reissner, FOTEC Forschungs – und Technologietransfer GmbH, 2700 Wiener Neustadt, Austria, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon 3035-701, South Korea; Martin Tajmar, University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, 2700 Wiener Neustadt, Austria, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon 305-702, South Korea; Eric Gengembre, European Space Agency, ESTEC, 2201AZ Noordwijk ZH, The Netherlands

2011-030: THE TECHNICAL CHALLENGES OF USING CAVITY RING-DOWN SPECTROSCOPY TO STUDY HALL THRUSTER CHANNEL EROSION; Wensheng Huang, Alec D. Gallimore, and Timothy B. Smith, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, U.S.A.; Azer P. Yalin, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80521, U.S.A.

2011-031: ANALYSIS OF MICRO-VACUUM ARC THRUSTERS FOR EARTH-ORBITING AND LUNAR MISSIONS; Therese R. Suaris, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 20052, USA; NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA; Michael Keidar, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 20052, USA

2011-032: OPTIMIZATION OF THE OPERATING PARAMETERS FOR A 20 MN CLASS ION THRUSTER; Hiroshi Nagano and Kenichi Kajiwara, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Tsukuba, 305-8505, Japan;  Yukio Hayakawa, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Chofu, 182-8522, Japan; Toshiyuki Ozaki and Yukikazu Kasai, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kamakura, 247-8520, Japan

2011-033: OPTIMUM DESIGN GUIDELINES ON MPD THRUSTERS AROUND CRITICAL CURRENT; Yoshitaka Takahashi, Ryo Ohtake, Masakatsu Nakane, and Yoshio Ishikawa, Nihon University, Fumabashi, Chiba 274-8501, Japan; Kenichi Kubota, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8522, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan

2011-034: DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTROTHERMAL PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER SYSTEM FLIGHT-MODEL FOR THE PROITERES SATELLITE; Masamichi Naka, Ryuta Hosotani, and Hirokazu Tahara, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-Ku, Osaka, 535-8585, Japan; Yosuke Watanabe, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan

2011-035: DEVELOPMENT OF OSAKA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY NANO-SATELLITE “PROITERES” WITH ELECTROTHERMAL PULSED PLASMA THRUSTERS; Jun-ichi Ozaki, Tomoyuki Ikeda, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Masaya Nishizawa, Shunsuke Araki, and Hirokazu Tahara, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-Ku, Osaka, 535-8585, Japan; Yosuke Watanabe, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan

2011-036: COMPATIBILITY STUDY OF LOW TOXICITY PROPELLANT GAS “HAN” FOR DC ARCJET THRUSTERS; Hirokazu Tahara, Yusuke Okamachi, Katsuya Fujita, Kazuya Nakagawa, and Masamichi Naka, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-Ku, Osaka, 535-8585, Japan; Taiichi Nagata and Ideo Masuda, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8505, Japan

2011-037: FLOWFIELD CALCULATION OF ELECTROTHERMAL PULSED PLASMA THRUSTERS FOR THE PROITERES SATELLITE; Hirokazu Tahara, Yusuke Ishii, Masato Tanaka, and Masamichi Naka, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-Ku, Osaka, 535-8585, Japan; Yosuke Watanabe, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan

2011-038: OPTIMIZATION OF ACCELERATION CHANNEL STRUCTURE AND MATERIAL FOR MAGNETIC-LAYER-TYPE HALL THRUSTERS; Tomoyuki Ikeda, Tsuyoshi Fujita, Naru Sugimoto, Jun-ichi Ozaki, and Hirokazu Tahara, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-ku, Osaka 535-8585, Japan; Yosuke Watanabe, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan

2011-039: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF VERY LOW POWER CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTERS FOR NANO-SATELLITES; Tomoyuki Ikeda, Kazuya Togawa, Takahiro Nishida, and Hirokazu Tahara, Osaka Institute of Technology, Asahi-ku, Osaka 535-8585, Japan; Yosuke Watanabe, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan

2011-041: NEW GENERATION OF SPT-100; O. A. Mitrofanova, R.  Yu. Gnizdor, V. M. Murashko, A. I. Koryakin and A. N. Nesterenko, EDB “Fakel”, Kaliningrad, 236001, Russia

2011-042: CHARACTERISTIC RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DIMENSIONS AND PARAMETERS OF A HYBRID PLASMA THRUSTER; M. Yu. Potapenko and V. V. Gopanchuk, FSUE EDB Fakel, Kaliningrad, 236001, Russia

2011-043: MODELING PHYSICAL PROCESSES IN CAMILA HALL THRUSTER BY PIC METHOD; Igal Kronhaus, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel; Alexander Kapulkin, Asher Space Research Institute, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32805, Israel; Moshe Guelman, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel; Benveniste Natan, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel

2011-044: PERFORMANCE STUDY OF PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER USING OF A NEW KIND OF ELECTRODE; DONG Lei, KANG Xiaoming, and ZHAO Wansheng, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200240, China; HOU Dali, PetroChina, Shanghai, 200240, China

2011-045: THE THRUST OF A COLLISIONAL MAGNETIZED PLASMA; A. Fruchtman and G. Makrinich, H.I.T. – Holon Institute of Technology, Holon 58102, Israel

2011-046: CAMILA HALL THRUSTER: NEW RESULTS; A. Kapulkin, V. Balabanov, M. Rubanovich, and E. Behar, Asher Space Research Institute – Technion, I. I. T., Haifa, 32000, Israel; L. Rabinovich and A. Warshavsky, Rafael, Haifa, 31021, Israel

2011-047: PLASMA-WAVE INTERACTION IN A HELICON THRUSTER; Daniel Martínez and Eduardo Ahedo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid 28040, Spain

2011-048: HYBRID MODEL SIMULATION OF A PLASMA PLUME IN A MAGNETIC NOZZLE; Jaume Navarro and Eduardo Ahedo, E.T.S. Ingenieros Aeronáuticos, Plaza Cardenal Cisneros, Madrid 28040, Spain

2011-049: CONSTANT-POWER PERFORMANCE AND PLUME MEASUREMENTS OF A NESTED-CHANNEL HALL-EFFECT THRUSTER; Raymond Liang and Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2011-050: ON ELECTRON INERTIA AND CURRENT AMBIPOLARITY IN MAGNETIC NOZZLE MODELS; Eduardo Ahedo and Mario Merino, E.T.S. Ingenieros Aeronáuticos, Plaza Cardenal Cisneros, Madrid 28040, Spain

2011-051: FLIGHT TIMES TO THE HELIOPAUSE USING A COMBINATION OF SOLAR AND RADIOISOTOPE ELECTRIC PROPULSION; Andreas Ohndorf, German Aerospace Center (DLR), P.O. 1116, Wessling, 82230, Germany; Bernd Dachwald, FH University of Applied Sciences, Hohenstaufenallee 6, Aachen, 52064, Germany; Wolfgang Seboldt, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Linder Hoehe, Cologne, 51147, Germany; Horst W. Loeb and Karl-Heinz Schartner, University of Giessen, Heinrich Buff Ring 16, Giessen, 35392, Germany

2011-052: AN INTERSTELLAR – HELIOPAUSE MISSION USING A COMBINATION OF SOLAR/RADIOISOTOPE ELECTRIC PROPULSION; Horst W. Loeb and Karl-Heinz Schartner, University of Giessen, Heinrich-Buff-Ring 16, Giessen, D-35392 Giessen, Germany; Bernd Dachwald, FH University of Applied Sciences, Hohenstaufenalle 6, Aachen, D-52064, Germany; Andreas Ohndorf, German Aerospace Center (DLR), P.O. 116, Wessling, D-82230, Germany; Wolfgang Seboldt, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Linder Höhe, Cologne, 51147, Germany

2011-053: HIGH CURRENT LANTHANUM HEXABORIDE HOLLOW CATHODES FOR HIGH POWER HALL THRUSTERS; Dan M. Goebel and Emily Chu, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109 USA

2011-054: A POTENTIAL OF MINIATURE ELECTRODYNAMIC TETHERS TO ENHANCE CAPABILITIES OF FEMTOSATELLITES; Iverson C. Bell, III, and Brian E. Gilchrist, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA; Jesse K. McTernan and Sven G. Bilén, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA; Robert P. Hoyt and Nestor R. Voronka, Tethers Unlimited, Inc. Bothell, Washington 98011, USA; Mason A. Peck, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 14853, USA

2011-055: VALIDATION DATA FOR ION THRUSTER BEAM OPTICS SIMULATION; Yoshinori Nakayama, National Defense Academy of Japan, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239-8686, Japan

2011-056: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTRODELESS PLASMA THRUSTERS USING HIGH-DENSITY HELICON SOURCES: THE HEAT PROJECT; S. Shinohara, H. Nishida, K. Yokoi, and T. Nakamura, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8588, Japan; T. Tanikawa, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa 259-1292, Japan; T. Hada, F. Otsuka, T. Motomura, and E. Ohno, Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan; I. Funaki and T. Matsuoka, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 252-5210, Japan; K. P. Sharmrai and T. S. Rudenko, Institute of Nuclear Research, Nauki, Kiev 03680, Ukraine

2011-057: BASIC EXPERIMENT ON A MAGNETOPLASMA THRUSTER DRIVEN BY PHASE-CONTROLLED RF; Y. Yasaka, M. Yamamoto, Y. Hayashi, S. Nakamoto, H. Takeno, and H. Yonemori, Graduate School of Engineering, Kobe University, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan

2011-058: ELECTRIC SOLAR WIND SAIL PROPULSION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT; Pekka Janhunen, Petri Toivanen, Sini Merikallio and Jouni Polkko, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, POB 503, FI-00101, Finland; Edward Haeggström, Henri Seppänen, Risto Kurppa, Jukka Ukkonen and Tuomo Ylitalo, University of Helsinki, Department of Physics, Helsinki, Finland; Sergiy Kiprich, National Science Center Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology, Kharkov, Ukraine; Hannu Koivisto, Taneli Kalvas, Olli Tarvainen, and Janne Kauppinen, University of Jyväkylä, Accelerator Laboratory, Jyväkylä, Finland; Gregor Thornell, Henrik Kratz and Johan Sundqvist, Angström Space Technology Centre, Uppsola University, Sweden; Tor-Arne Grönland, Hakan Johansson and Pelle Rangsten, Nanospace, Uppsala, Sweden; Emil Vinterhav, OHB Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden; Mart Noorma, Jouni Envall, Silver Lätt, Viljo Allik, and Kaupo Voormansik, Tartu Observatory and University of Tartu, Estonia; Urmas Kvell and Jean-Pierre Lebreton, ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands; Martti Hallikainen and Jaan Praks, Aalto U niversity, Espoo, Finland; Olaf Krömer and Roland Rosta, German Aerospace Center DLR, Bremen, Germany; Pekka Salminen, Skytron Oy, Toijala, Finland; Giovanni Mengali, Alessandro Quarta, and Generoso Aliasi, University of Pisa, Italy; Salvo Marcuccio, Pierpaolo Pergola, and Nicola Giusti, Alta, Pisa, Italy

2011-059: TRANSITIONAL REGIME IN THE START-UP PROCESS OF CONVENTIONAL HALL THRUSTERS; R. Santos and E. Ahedo, EIAE, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, 28040, Spain; Y. Raitses and N. J. Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA

2011-060: LOW-FREQUENCY WAVE EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS, TRANSPORT AND HEATING OF ELECTRONS IN STATIONARY PLASMA THRUSTER SPT; A. N. Vesselovzorov and E. D. Dlougach, National Research Centre ‘Kurchatov Institute’ Moscow, Russia; V. A. Smirnov, National Research Centre ‘Kurchatov Institute’ Moscow, Russia

2011-061: HIGH POWER NUCLEAR ELECTRIC PROPULSION; Richard Blott, Director, Space Enterprise Partnerships Ltd, Eastergate, West Sussex, PO20 3SJ, UK; Anthony Donaldson, Specialist System Concepts, Rolls Royce plc, Derby, DE21 7XX, UK; Professor Marino Mazzini, Director, Acta Srl, Pisa, 56100, Italy

2011-062: VERIFICATION – ELECTRIC PROPULSION’S ACHILLES HEEL; Richard Blott, Director, Space Enterprise Partnerships Ltd. Eastergate, West Sussex, PO20 3SJ, UK; Dr. David Robinson, Director, Psi-tran Ltd. Sunbury, Middlesex, TW16 5AR, UK; Professor Stephen Gabriel, Head of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Southampton University, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 3QD, UK

2011-063: EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION AND NUMERICAL MODELING OF ELECTRIC HEATING RATE IN A GENERIC ELECTRIC PROPULSION; S. Reichel, R. Groll, and H. J. Rath, ZARM – University of Bremen, Bremen, 28359, Germany

2011-064: FEASIBILITY OF HIGH POWER MULTI-MODE EPS DEVELOPMENT BASED ON THE THRUSTER WITH ANODE LAYER; Alexander V. Semenkin, Leonid E. Zakharenkov, and Alexander E. Solodukhin, SSC Keldysh Research Center, 8 Onezhskaya street, Moscow, 125438, Russia

2011-065: POROUS TUNGSTEN CROWN MULTIEMITTER TESTING PROGRAMME USING THREE DIFFERENT GRAIN SIZES AND SINTERING PROCEDURES; I. Vasiljevich, N. Buldrini, and F. Plesescu, Fotec Forshungs-und Technologietransfer GmbH, Wr. Neustadt, Austria; M. Tajmar, University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, Austria, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon 305-701, Korea; M. Betto, J. Gonzales del Amo, ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2011-066: EFFECT OF ION SPUTTERING ON TRANSMISSION OF COVERGLASS WITH MAGNESIUM FLUORIDE COATING; Azer  Yalin, James Topper, Casey Farnell, and Greg Yoder, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 80523, USA; Bao Hoang and Ron Corey, Space Systems/Loral, Palo Alto, CA, 94303, USA

2011-067: VELOCITY PROFILES OF BORON ATOMS SPUTTERED FROM BORON NITRIDE BY LOW ENERGY XENON IONS; Lei Tao and Azer Yalin, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 80523, USA

2011-068: SENSITIVITY IMPROVEMENTS TO LASER SENSOR FOR BORON NITRIDE EROSION IN HALL THRUSTERS; Brian C. Lee, Lei Tao, Joshua M. Taylor, and Azer P. Yalin, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 80523, USA; Alec Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2011-070: NUMERICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF A CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTER; K. Matyash, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Greifswald, D-17491, Germany; R. Schneider, Greifswald University, Greifswald, D-17487, Germany; O. Kalentev, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Assocation, Greifswald, D-17491, Germany; Y . Raitses and N. J. Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, New Jersey 08543, USA

2011-073: THE APPLICATION OF THE LASER PLASMA COMBINED PROPULSION SUBSYSTEM IN GOD’S GRACE SYSTEM; Guo Zongshuai, N.E. Zhukovskiy National Aerospace University “Kharkov Aviation Institute” 61070, Khakov, Kharkov oblast, Ukraine, Nan Chang Institute of Technology, 330013, Nan Chang, Jiangxi, China; Qiu Xiaolin and Guo Pengfei, Nan Chang Institute of Technology, 330013, Nan Chang, Jiangxi, China; Qian Weiding, Kharkov National Automobile and Highway University, 61024, Khakov, Kharkov oblast’, Ukraine

2011-076: TWO-DIMENSIONAL PARTICLE-IN-CELL SIMULATION OF A MICRO RF ION THRUSTER; Yoshinori Takao, Koji Eriguchi, and Kouichi Ono, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan

2011-077: NEAR-WALL CONDUCTIVITY EFFECT UNDER SPACE-CHARGE-SATURATED SHEATH IN THE HALL THRUSTER; Fengkui Zhang and Yongjie Ding, College of Aerospace and Civil Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin 150001, People’s Republic of China, HIT Plasma Propulsion Laboratory, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, People’s Republic of China; Xudong Na and Xiande Wu, College of Aerospace and Civil Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin 150001, People’s Republic of China

2011-078: EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL STUDY ON A HALL THRUSTER INSULATOR EROSION; Shinatora Cho, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan; Shigeru Yokota, Nagoya University, Nagoya, 464-8603, Japan; Ryotaro Kaneko, Kimiya Komurasaki, and Yoshihiro Arakawa, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan

2011-079: PROGRESS IN DEVELOPMENT FOR HELICON PLASMA THRUSTERS BY USED OF THE ROTATING ELECTRIC FIELD (LISSAJOUS ACCELERATION); Takeshi Matsuoka and Ikkoh Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 252-5210, Japan; Timofei S. Rudenko and Konstantin P. Shamrai, Institute of Nuclear Research, Nauki, Kiev 03680, Ukraine; Shuhei Satoh and Takayasu Fukino, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8573, Japan; Takahiro Nakamura, Kenji Yokoi, Hiroyuki Nishida, and Shunjiro Shinohara, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8588, Japan; Tohru Hada, Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan; Takao Tanikawa, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, 259-1292, Japan

2011-080: DEVELOPMENT OF VACUUM ARC THRUSTERS AND DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS; Mathias Pietzka, Stefan Kirner, Marina Kauffeldt, Claudia Arens, José-Luis Marques-Lopez, Günter Forster and Jochen Schein, University of the Federal Armed Forces, Werner-Heisenberg-Weg 39, 85577 Neubiberg, Germany

2011-083: NANOCRYSTALLINE GRAPHITE: ADVANCED FIELD EMISSION CATHODE MATERIAL FOR A SPACECRAFT NEUTRALIZER; Alexander Y. Poroykov, Yuri A. Mankelevich, Andrewy A. Pilevsky, Alexander T. Rakhimov, Boris V. Seleznev, Nikolay V. Suetin and Mikhail A. Timofeyev, Moscow State University, Skobeltsyn Nuclear Physics Institute, Moscow, 111991, Russia

2011-084: HYDROGEN CHEMISTY AND TRANSPORT COEFFICIENTS FOR SIMULATION OOF THE DC-RF THRUSTER TIHTUS WITH THE LOOSELY COUPLED NAVIER-STOKES CODE SINA; U. Bauder, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany; M. Auweter-Kurtz, German Aerospace Academy ASA, 71304 Böblingen, Germany

2011-085: ELECTRON PROPULSION CABLES FOR MILLI-NEWTON THRUSTERS

2011-086: HYPERSONIC PLASMA PLUME EXPANSION IN SPACE; Mario Merino, Eduardo Ahedo, Claudio Bombardelli, Hodei Urrutxua, and Jesús Peláez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid (Spain)

2011-087: A REORBITER FOR GEO LARGE SPACE DEBRIS USING ION BEAM IRRADIATION; Shoji Kitamura, Yukio Hayakawa, and Satomi Kawamoto, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Chofu, Tokyo, 182-8522, Japan

2011-088: THREE-DIMENSIONAL FULLY KINETIC PARTICLE-IN-CELL MODEL FO HALL-EFFECT THRUSTER; F. Taccogna and P. Minelli, Istituto di Metodologie Inorganiche e di Plasmi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Bari, 70126, Italy

2011-089: THREE-DIMENSIONAL PLUME SIMULATION OF MULTI-CHANNEL HALL EFFECT THRUSTER; F. Taccogna and P. Minelli, Istituto di Metodologie Inorganiche e di Plasmi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Bari, 70126, Italy; G. Coduti, D. Pagano and F. Scortecci, AEROSPAZIO Tecnologie S.r.l., Rapolano Terme, Siena, 53040, Italy; A. Garulli, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione, Universitá di Siena, Siena, 53100, Italy

2011-090: EXTRA-ZODIACAL-CLOUD ASTRONOMY VIA SOLAR ELECTRIC PROPULSION; Scott W. Benson, Robert D. Falck, and Steven R. Oleson, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, 44135, USA; Matthew A. Greenhouse, Jeffrey W. Kruk, Jonathan P. Gardner, Harley A. Thronson, and Frank J. Vaughn, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Grennbelt, Maryland, 20771, USA; Dale J. Fixsen, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 20742, USA

2011-093: THE NEW DLR HIGH VACUUM TEST FACILITY STG-ET; Andreas Neumann, André Holz, Georg Dettleff and Klaus Hannemann, DLR Deutsches Zentrium für Luft-und Raumfahrt, 37073 Göttingen, Bunsenstrasse 10, Germany; Hans-Peter Harmann, Dr. Harmann Technologieberatung, 88131 Lindau, Bleicheweg 20a, Germany

2011-094: STUDY FOR THE INFLUENCE OF STATIONARY PLASMA THRUSTER OPERATING MODES ON ITS ELECTROMAGNETIC EMISSION; Andrey Plokhikh, Nikolay Vazhenin, Vladimir Kim, Evgeniy Sidorenko, and Galina Soganova, Research Institue of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics of MAI, 5 Leningradskoye shosse, Moscow, 125080 Russia

2011-095: POWER PROCESSING UNIT ACTIVITIES AT THALES ALENIA SPACE ETCA; Eric Bourguignon, Stéphane Fraselle, and Thierry Scalais, Thales Alenia Space ETCA, B-6032 Mont-sur-Marchienne, Belgium

2011-096: USE OF A “WIDE DYNAMIC RANGE” ELECTRONIC FLOW REGULATOR TO INCREASE THE FLEXIBILITY AND VERSATILITY OF ELECTRIC AND COLD GAS SMALL PROPULSION SYSTEMS; G. Matticari, M. Materassi, G. Noci, L. Fallerini, and P. Siciliano, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Site of Campi Bisenzio (Florence), 50013, Italy

2011-097: HELICON DOUBLE LAYER THRUSTER PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT VIA MANIPULATION OF MAGNETIC TOPOLOGY; S. J. Pottinger, T. Harle and V. J. Lappas, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH, United Kingdom; C. Charles and R. W. Boswell, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200 Australia; M. Perren, EADS Astrium, 6 rue Laurent Pichat, 75216 Paris Cedex 16, France

2011-098: EFFECTS OF HYDROGEN PARTIAL PRESSURE WITHIN THE VACUUM FACILITY ON PLUME FOCUSING OF A HALL THRUSTER; Li Jie, Yu Daren, Ning Zhongxi, and Li Yong, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang, 150001, China

2011-099: THE QUAD CONFINEMENT THRUSTER – PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCE CHARACTERIZATION AND THRUST VECTOR CONTROL; Aaron Knoll, Byron Melly, and Vaios Lappas, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, United Kingdom

2011-101: MULTISCALE MODELING OF HALL THRUSTERS; Lubos Brieda and Michael Keidar, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 20052

2011-102: LOW-THRUST MANEUVERS FOR THE EFFICIENT CORRECTION OF ORBITAL ELEMENTS; A. Ruggiero and P. Pergola, Alta, Pisa, 56100, Italy; S. Marcuccio and M. Andrenucci, University of Pisa, Pisa, 56100, Italy

2011-103: THRUST MEASUREMENTS OF A SMALL SCALE HELICON DOUBLE LAYER THRUSTER; T. Harle, S. J. Pottinger, and V. J. Lappas, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH, United Kingdom; C. Charles and R. W. Boswell, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200 Australia; M. Perren, EADS Astrium, 6, rue Laurent Pichat, 75216 Paris Cedex 16, France

2011-105: TOTAL ELECTRON EMISSION YIELD OF ELECTRIC PROPULSION MATERIALS; Thomas Tondu and Mohamed Belhaj, Onera – The French Aerospace Lab, Toulouse, F-31055, France; S. Zurbach, Snecma, Safran Group, Space Engines Division, forét de Vernon, 27200, Vernon, France

2011-106: SPUTTERING YIELD OF POTENTIAL CERAMICS FOR THE HALL EFFECT THRUSTER DISCHARGE CHANNEL; Thomas Tondu and Jean-Pierre Chardon, Onera – The French Aerospace Lab, Toulouse, F-31055, France; S. Zurback, Snecma, Safran Group, Space Engines Division, forét de Vernon, 27200, Vernon, France

2011-107: ACTIVE CHARGING COMPENSATOR BASED ON THE FEEP NEUTRALIZER: REVIEW OF THE INSTRUMENT DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES AT TAS-I; G. Matticari, M. Materassi, G. Noci, and M. Capacci, Thales Alenia Space Italia, Site of Campi Bisenzio (Florence), 50013, Italy; E. Gengembre, ESA/ESTEC Noordwiik

2011-108: 100-HR ENDURANCE TEST ON A TUNGSTEN MULTI-ROD HOLLOW CATHODE FOR MPD THRUSTERS; M. De Tata and R. Albertoni, University of Pisa, Pisa, 56100, Italy; P. Rossetti, F. Paganucci, and M. Andrenucci, Alta S.p.A., Pisa, 56100, Italy; M. Cherkasova, V. Obukhov, and V. Riaby, RIAME-MAI, Moscow, Russia

2011-109: ALTERNATIVE MANUFACTURE TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF HET LARGER CERAMIC CHAMBER; J. Ibarzo, I. Caro, and J. Marcos, TECNALIA, San Sebastián, 20009, Spain; J. Gonzalez Del Amo, ESA/ESTEC, Keplerlaan, 1, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2011-110: EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF A 100-KW CLASS APPLIED-FIELD MPD THRUSTER; R. Albertoni, P. Rossetti, F. Paganucci, M. Andrenucci, Alta SpA, Via A. Gherardesca 5, 56121, Ospedaletto, Pisa, Italy; M. Zuin, E. Martinez, and R. Cavazzana, Consorizio RFX, Corso Stati Uniti 4, 53127, Padova, Italy

2011-111: COMPACT HALL EFFECT ASSEMBLY PROPULSION SUBSYSTEM PPSX00, FIRST TEST RESULTS IN THE RANGE 300W-500W; F. Marchandise and N. Cornu, Snecma Division Moteurs Spatiaux, Vernon, Haute-Normandie, 27200, France; N. Arcis and D. Arrat, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, Toulouse, Midi-Pyrérées, 31000, France

2011-112: EFFECTS OF DETAILED CHARGE EXCHANGE INTERACTIONS IN DSMC-PIC SIMULATION OF A SIMPLIFIED PLASMA TEST CELL; Paul N. Giuliano and Iain D. Boyd, Nonequilibrium Gas and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2011-114: A HIGH CURRENT CATHODE PLASMA JET FLOW MODEL FOR THE PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER; Shaw P. V. and Lappas V. J., University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, UK

2011-115: DESIGN DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF A 8 µPPT PROPULSION MODULE FOR A 3U CUBESAT APPLICATION; Shaw P. V., Lappas V. J., and Underwood C. I., University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, UK

2011-116: THREE-DIMENSIONAL PARTICLE-IN-CELL SIMULATION OF A PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER: MODELING AND CHALLENGES; J. Neudorfer, Institut für Aerodynamik und Gasdynamik, Universität Stuttgart, 70550 Stuttgart, Germany, German Research School for Simulation Sciences GmbH, 52062 Aachen, Germany; T. Stindl, Institut für Raumfahrtsysteme, Universität Stuttgart,n70550 Stuttgart, Germany; R. Schneider, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Institute für Hochleistungsimpuls – und Mikrowellentechnik, 76021 Karlsruhe, Germany; S. Roller, German Research School for Simulation Science GmbH, 52062 Aachen, Germany; C.-D. Munz, Institut für Aerodynamik und Gasdynamik, Universität Stuttgart, 70550 Stuttgart, Germany; M. Auweter-Kurtz, German Aerospace Academy ASA, 71304 Böblingen, Germany

2011-117: INVESTIGATIONS OF LOW POWER HALL THRUSTER SPT-20M ON INCREASED VOLTAGE MODE; Andriy V. Loyan, Taras A. Maksymenko, Nikolay N. Koshelev, and Oleg P. Rybalov, National Aerospace University, Kharkiv, 61070, Ukraine

2011-118: XPS PLASMA PROPULSION SYSTEM ON ALPHABUS; Michel Lyszyk, Pierre-Philippe Baubias, Anthony Naulin, Ronan Pin, and Laurent Lecardonnel, Thales Alenia Space, France, Cannes, 100 Boulevard du Midi, 06156 Cannes La Bocca Cedex

2011-119: PPS1350-G PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT WITH PERMANENT MAGNETS; V. Vial, L. Godard, and N. Cornu, Snecma, Safran Group, Space Engines Division, 27200 Vernon, France; E. Coulaud and D. Arrat, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, 31000 Toulouse, France

2011-120: PPS NG: HALL EFFECT THRUSTER FOR NEXT GENERATION SPACECRAFT; V. Vial and N. Cornu, Snecma, Safran Group, Space Engines Division, 27200 Vernon, France; E. Coulaud and D. Arrat, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, 31000 Toulouse, France

2011-122: WELL-CHARACTERIZED PLASMA EXPERIMENTS FOR VALIDATION OF COMPUTATIONAL MODELS; Richard E. Wirz, Lauren Chu, Marlene Patino, Hann-Shin Mao, and Samuel Araki, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095

2011-123: ION VELOCITY EVOLUTION WITH CHANNEL WIDTH, MAGNETIC TOPOLOGY AND PROPELLANT IN A 200 W HALL THRUSTER; G. Bourgeois, A. Lejeune, and S. Mazouffre, ICARE-CNRS, Orléans, France

2011-124: ANALYSIS OF SOME REASON OF ANOMALOUS ELECTRON TRANSPORATION IN THE HALL THRUSTER; Sergey A. Oghienko, Anatoliy I. Oranskiy, Volodimir D. Olendarev, and Sergey V. Veryutin, Zhukovsky National Aerospace University “Kharkiv Aviation Institute”, Kharkiv, 61070, Ukraine

2011-125: TWIN ENGINE TESTS OF THE T6 ION ENGINE FOR ESA’S BEPICOLOMBO MERCURY MISSION; Ismat M. Ahmed Rudwan, Mars-space Ltd, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 3QD, UK; Neil Wallace and Steve Clark, Space Division, QinetiQ Plc Ltd, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0LX, UK

2011-126: LOW-THRUST MISSIONS FOR EXPANDING FOAM SPACE DEBRIS REMOVAL; P. Pergola, A. Ruggiero, and M. Andrenucci, University of Pisa, Pisa, 56100, Italy; L. Summerer, ESA Advanced Concepts Team, 2201 Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2011-127: INVESTIGATION OF ION-ION PLASMAS FOR APPLICATION IN ELECTRIC THRUSTERS; Dennis Gerst, Mihaela Cirisan, and Stéphane Mazouffre, ICARE-CNRS, 45071 Orléans, France; Ane Aanesland, LPP Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau, France

2011-129: TELEMICROSCOPY AND THERMOGRAPHY DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEMS FOR MONITORING HALL EFFECT THRUSTERS; Tommaso Misuri, Tina Vrebosch, Luca Pieri, and Mariano Andrenucci, ALTA S.p.A., Ospedaletto, Pisa, 56121, Italy, University of Pisa; Massimiliano Tordi, Enrico Marcuzzi, and Massimo Bartolozzi, AIEM S.r.l., Borsea, Rovigo, 45030, Italy; Simone Renzetti, OptronItalia S.r.l., Grosseto, 58100, Italy; José Gonzalez Del Amo, ESA/ESTEC, Keplerlaan 1, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

2011-131: MICROFABRICATION OF CAPILLARY ELECTROSPRAY EMITTERS AND TOF CHARACTERIZATION OF THE EMITTED BEAM; S. Dandavino, C. Ataman, and H. Shea, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Neuchatel, 2000, Switzerland; C. Ryan and J. Stark, Queen Mary University of London, London, E1 4NS, United Kingdom

2011-132: HIGH PRECISION BEAM DIAGNOSTICS FOR ION THRUSTERS; Benjamin van Reijen, Norbert Koch, Alexey Lazurenko, Stefan Weis, Martin Schirra, Angelo Genovese, and Jens Haderspeck, Thales Electron Devices GmbH, Söflingerstr. 100, 89075 Ulm, Germany; Eberhard Gill, Delft University of Technology, Kluyverweb 1, 2629HS Delft, The Netherlands

2011-134: OVERVIEW ON ELECTRIC PROPULSION DEVELOPMENTS AT IRS; Georg Herdrich, Uwe Bauder, Adam Boxberger, Christoph Eichhorn, Matthias Lau, Marcel Pfeiffer, Torsten Stindl, Constanze Syring, Birk Wollenhaupt, Hans-Peter Röser, and Stefanos Fasoulas, Institute of Space Systems (IRS), University of Stuttgart, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany; Dejan Petkow, ESA-ESTEC, Advanced Concepts Team, Noordwijk, The Netherlands; Tony Schönherr and Kimiya Komurasaki, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, 277-8561, Japan

2011-135: PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCE RESULTS OF A 5-CM KAUFMAN-TYPE ION THRUSTER; Gilberto M. Sandonato, José Américo N. Goncalves, and Ricardo T. Irita, National Institute for Space Research-INPE, Sao José dos Campos, SP, 12227-010, Brazil; Paolo Gessini, University of Brasilia at Gama – UnB Gama, Gama, DF, 72405-610, Brazil

2011-136: AZIMUTHAL SYMMETRY BREAKING, CURRENT FILAMENTATION AND ONSET REGIME IN MPD THRUSTERS; Sebastiano Giannelli, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; Mariano Andrenucci, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, Alta S.p.A., Pisa, Italy

2011-137: FUNDAMENTAL PROPERTIES OF MAGNETIZED PLASMA FLOWS; T. Andreussi, Alta S.p.A., Pisa, 56121, Italy; S. Giannelli, University of Pisa, Pisa, 56122, Italy; F. Pegoraro, University of Pisa, Pisa, 56127, Italy; M. Andrenucci, University of Pisa, Pisa, 56122, Italy, Alta S.p.A., Pisa, 56121, Italy

2011-138: FEASIBLITY OF A DOWN-SCALED HEMP-THRUSTER; Andreas Keller, University of Giessen, I. Physikalisches Institut, 35392 Giessen, Germany, Astrium GmbH – Satellites, 88039 Friedrichshafen, Germany; Peter Köhler, Waldemar Gärtner, Benjamin Lotz and Davar Feili, University of Giessen, I. Physikalisches Institut, 35392 Giessen, Germany; Philipp Dold and Marcel Berger, Astrium GmbH – Satellites, 88039 Friedrichshafen, Germany; Claus Braxmaier, HTWG Konstanz, Institute for Optical Systems, 78462 Konstanz, Germany; Dennis Weise and Ulrich Johann, Astrium GmbH – Satellites, 88039 Friedrichshafen, Germany

2011-140: A THERMAL PULSED PLASMA TRUSTER FOR MICROSATELLITE PROPULSION; Matthias Lau, Georg Herdrich, Stefanos Fasoulas, and Hans-Peter Röser, Institute of Space Systems, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 70569, Germany

2011-141: ENDURANCE TESTING OF HEMPT-BASED ION PROPULSION MODULES FOR SMALL GEO; A. Genovese, A. Lazurenko, N. Koch, S. Weis, M. Schirra, B. van Reijen, J. Haderspeck, and P. Holtmann, Thales Electron Devices GmbH, Söflinger Str. 100, Ulm 89077, Germany

2011-142: STUDY OF A HALL EFFECT THRUSTER WORKING WITH AMBIENT ATMOSPHERIC GAS AS PROPELLANT FOR LOW EARTH ORBIT MISSIONS; L. Garrigues, LAPLACE (Laboratoire Plasma et Conversion d’Energie), Université de Toulouse, UPS, INPT Toulouse, 118, route de Narbonne, F-31062 Toulouse, France

2011-143: CHARACTERIZATION OF AN ADJUSTABLE MAGNETIC FIELD, LOW-POWER HALL EFFECT THRUSTER; S. Oslyak and C. Ducci, Research Engineer, Alta S.p.A., Pisa, 56014 Italy; P. Rossetti, Project Manager, Alta S.p.A., Pisa, 56014, Italy; M. Andrenucci, Professor, Aerospace Engineering Dep. University of Pisa, CEO, Alta S.p.A., Pisa, 56014, Italy

2011-144: DEVELOPMENT OF A MICROTHRUSTER MODULE FOR NANOSATELLITE APPLICATIONS; A. Mingo Pérez, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO171BJ, United Kingdom; M. Coletti, Mars Space Ltd, Southampton, SO16 3QD, United Kingdom; S. B. Gabriel, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO171BJ, United Kingdom

2011-145: TWO-DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS OF CONICAL PULSED INDUCTIVE PLASMA THRUSTER PERFORMANCE; A. K. Hallock, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08544; K. A. Polzin, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812; G. D. Emsellem, The Elwing Company, Wilmington, DE, 19801

2011-146: OVERVIEW ON TESTING INFRASTRUCTURES AND DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS FOR HEMPT BASED ION PROPULSION SYSTEMS; A. Lazurenko, B. van Reijen, N. Koch, S. Weis, a. Genovese, J. Haderspeck, and M. Schirra, Thales Electron Devices GmbH, Söflinger Str. 100, Ulm 89077, Germany; S. Scaranzin, E. Bonelli, and F. Scortecci, AEROSPAZIO Tecnologie S.r.l., Raplolano Terme, Siena, 53040, Italy

2011-147: PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF A MAGNESIUM HALL-EFFECT THRUSTER; Mark A. Hopkins and Lyon B. King, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, 49931, USA

2011-148: DEVELOPMENT, QUALIFICATION AND DELIVERY STATUS OF TH HEMPT BASED ION PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR SMALLGEO; Norbert Koch, Stefan Weis, Martin Schirra, Alexey Lazurenko, Benjamin van Reigen, Jens Haderspeck, Angelo Genovese, and Peter Holtmann, Thales Electron Devices GmbH, Söflingerstr. 100, 89073 Ulm, Germany; Klaus Ruf and Norbert Püttmann, German Space Agency DLR, Space Administration City, Königswinterer Str. 522-524, 53227 Bonn, Germany; Hendrik Lübberstedt, OHB Systems AG, Universitätsalle 27-29, 28349 Bremen, Germany

2011-149: EROSION MEASUREMENTS IN A DIVERGING CUSPED-FIELD THRUSTER; Stephen R. Gildea, Taylor S. Matlock, and Manuel Martínez-Sánchez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA; William A. Hargus, Jr., Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, CA 93524, USA

2011-150: IMPD SYSTEM STUDY AND HIGH VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY SUBSYSTEM DEVELOPMENT AT IRS; Matthias Lau, Georg Herdrich, Stefanos Fasoulas, and Hans-Peter Röser, Institute of Space Systems, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 70569, Germany; Michael Koch and Thomas Hintze, ASP Equipment GmgH, Salem Neufrach, Baden-Württemberg, 88682, Germany

2011-151: HOLLOW CATHODE THRUSTER DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT FOR SMALL SATELLITES; D. Lamprou, V. J. Lappas, and T. Schimizu, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH, United Kingdom; D. Gibbon, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. Tycho House, 20 Stephenson Road, GU2 7YE, United Kingdom; M. Perren, EADS Astrium, 6 rue Laurent Pichat, 75216 Paris Cedex 16, France

2011-152: TWO-TEMPERATURE THERMODYNAMIC AND TRANSPORT PROPERTIES OF HYDROGEN PLASMAS; Shi-Qiang Chen and Hai-Xing Wang, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, 100191, China; E. Y. Choueiri, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton University, Prinecton, New Jersey, 08540, US

2011-153: NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF LOW AND MEDIUM POWER ARCJET THRUSTERS; Fu-Zhi Wei and Hai-Xing Wang, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, 100191, China; E. Y. Choueiri, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 08540, US

2011-154: VASIMR VX-200 OPERATION AT 200 KW AND PLUME MEASUREMENT: FUTURE PLANS AND AN ISS EP TEST PLATFORM; Jared P. Squire, Chris S. Olsen, Franklin R. Chang Díaz, Leonard D. Cassady, Benjamin W. Longmeir, Maxwell G. Ballenger, Mark D. Carter, Tim W. Glover, and Greg E. McCaskill, Ad Astra Rocket Company, Webster, Texas, 77598, USA; Edgar A. Bering III, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 77204, USA

2011-155: THE VX-CR EXPERIMENT: A THERMAL AND LIFETIME TESTBED FOR THE VASIMR ENGINE; Jaun I. Del Valle Gamboa, Sergio Cortés Godoy, Luis Diego Fonseca Flores, Jorge Oguilve-Araya, Juan J. Valverde Quirós, Carlos Martínez Castillo, David Ixcamparij Rojas, Ronald Chang-Díaz, Ad Astra Rockety Company, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica; Benjamin W. Longmier, Tim W. Glover, Jared P. Squire, Franklin R. Chang-Díaz, Ad Astra Rocket Company, Webster, Texas, USA

2011-156: VASIMR VX-200 PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS AND HELICON THROTTLE TABLES USING ARGON AND KRYPTON; Benjamin W. Longmier, Jared P. Squire, Leonard D. Cassady, Maxwell G. Ballenger, Mark D. Carter, Chris Olsen, Andrew V. Ilin, Tim W. Glover, Greg E. McCaskill, Franklin R. and Chang Díaz, Ad Astra Rocket Company, Webster, TX 77598, USA; Edgar A. Bering, III, University of Houston, Departments of Physics and ECE, Houston, TX 77204, USA; Juan Del Valle, Ad Astra Rocket Company, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

2011-160: EFFECT OF AN ADDITIONAL, PARALLEL CAPACITOR ON PULSED INDUCTIVE PLASMA ACCELERATOR PERFORMANCE; Kurt A. Polzin, Amy D. Sivak, and Joseph V. Balla, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812

2011-161: OVERVIEW OF NASA’S ELECTRIC PROPULSION DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FOR ROBOTIC SCIENCE MISSIONS; Eric J. Pencil, Todd T. Peterson, and David J. Anderson, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44135, USA; John Dankanich, Gray Research, Cleveland, Ohio 44135, USA

2011-162: THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A 30-GHZ MICROWAVE ELECTROTHERMAL THRUSTER; Erica E. Capalungan, Michael M. Micci, and Sven G. Bilén, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA

2011-164: DESIGN OF THE MINIATURE MICROWAVE-FREQUENCY ION THRUSTER; Daniel P. Lubey, Sven G. Bilén, Michael M. Micci, and Pierre-Yves Taunay, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA

2011-166: DIVERGENCE ANGLE OF IONS BEAMS EMANATING FROM AN IMMERSED RADIOFREQUENCY PLASMA SOURCE; Adam Shabshelowitz and Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48105, USA

2011-167: ELECTRIC PROPULSION THRUSTER ASSEMBLY FOR SMALL GEO-STATUS UPDATE; Olivier Duchemin, Vaitua Leroi, and Michael Oberg, Snecma, Safran Group, Space Engines Division, 27208 Vernon, France; Eric Bourguignon, Murielle Pardonge and Thierry Scalais, Thales Alenia Space ETCA, 6032 Mont-sur-Marchienne, Belgium; Alain Demaire and Staffan Persson, OHB-Sweden AB, SE-17122 Sölna, Sweden; Hendrik Lübberstedt, OHB-System AG, 28359 Bremen, Germany

2011-168: HIGH-SPEED DUAL LANGMUIR PROBE MEASUREMENTS OF THE PLASMA PROPERTIES AND EEDFS IN A HET PLUME; Robert B. Lobbia, Michael J. Sekerak, Raymond Liang, and Alec D. Gallimore, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2011-169: OPTICAL DIAGNOSTICS OF A LOW TEMPERATURE ARGON THRUSER; K. Katsonis and Ch. Berenguer, Data Evaluation & Diagnostics Algorithms of Systems (DEDALOS EPE), Thessaloniki, Hellas; D. Pavarin, A. Lucca Fabris, F. Trezzolani, and M. Faenza, Center of Studies and Activities for Space (CISAS) “G. Colombo”, University of Padua, Padua, Italy; P. Tsekeris and S. Cohen, Physics Department, University of Ioannina, GR-45110 Ioannina, Greece; M. Cornille, LUTH, CNRS Observatoire de Paris, 92190 Meudon, France & Data Evaluation & Diagnostics Algorithms of Systems (DEDALOS EPE), Thesaloniki, Hellas

2011-170: THE RESONANT LINES VUV TRANSITIONS IN RARE GAS PLASMA THRUSTERS; Ch. Berenguer and K. Katsonis, Data Evaluation & Diagnostics Algorithms Of Systems (DEDALOS EPE), Thessaloniki, Hellas; D. Pavarin, Center of Studies and Activities for Space (CISAS) “G. Colombo”, University of Padua, Padua, Italy

2011-171: PROPULSION FOR NANOSATELLITES; C. Scharlemann and M. Tajmar, University of Applied Science Wiener Neustadt, Austria; I. Vasiljevich, N. Buldrini, D. Krejci, and B. Seifert, Fotec Forschungs-und Technologietransfer GmbH, Wr. Neustadt, Austria

2011-173: DIRECT MEASUREMENT OF SPOKE-INDUCED, CROSS-FIELD ELECTRON TRANSPORT IN A CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTER; C. Leland Ellison and Yevgeny Raitses and Nathaniel J. Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ, 08543, USA

2011-174: THE USE OF ELECTRIC PROBE TECHNIQUES FOR ELECTRIC POTENTIAL MEASUREMENTS IN PLASMA THRUSTERS; J. P. Sheehan, Yevgeny Raitses, Noah Hershkowitz, Igor D. Kaganovich, and Nathaniel J. Fisch

2011-175: EFFECT OF MAGNETIC SHIELDING ON PLASMA PLUME OF THE CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTERS; Yevgeny Raitses, Jean Carlos Gayoso, and Nathaniel J. Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 0854, USA

2011-176: MATHEMATICAL MODEL OF ACCELERATION STAGE OF MAGNETIC INDUCTIVE PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER; Hatef Dinparasti Saleh and Sergiy Yuriyovich Nesterenko, National Aerospace University (Kharkiv Aviation Institute), Kharkiv, 61070, Ukraine, Chkalova, 17

2011-178: CONTROLLING PLUME DIVERGENCE IN A CUSPED-FIELD THRUSTER; Taylor S. Matlock, Fuzhou Hu, and Manuel Martinez-Sanchez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139, USA

2011-179: THE DEVELOPMENT OF 260W POWER PROCESSING UNITS FOR HALL EFFECT PROPULSION SYSTEM; Khalid Ibrahim Anochi, Assistance Research Engineer, Emirates Institute of Advance Science and Technology, Dubai, UAE; Mr. Choo and Won-Gyo, Electrical Power Team Principal Research Engineer, Satrec Initiative, Deajeon South Korea; Mr. Jeong and Yun-hwang, Manager, Satrec Initiative, Deajeon South Korea

2011-180: TWO-DIMENSIONAL PARTICLE-IN-CELL SIMULATION OF MAGNETIC SAILS; Yasumasa Ashida, Kyoto Univerity, Kyoto, 611-0011, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Kanagawa, 252-5210, Japan; Hiroshi Yamakawa, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 611-0011, Japan; Yoshihiro Kajimura, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Kanagawa, 252-5210, Japan

2011-181: INCORPORATION OF AN ENERGY EQUATION INTO A PULSED INDUCTIVE THRUSTER PERFORMANCE MODEL; Kurt A. Polzin, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812, USA; Jarred P. Reneau, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS 39762, USA; Kameshwaran Sankaran, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA 99251, USA

2011-182: A NEW MAGNETIC FLUX DENSITY CONTROL METHOD TO IMPROVE POWER COMSUMPTION OF HALL THRUSTER; Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kamakura Works, Kamakura, Kanagawa, 247-8520, Japan; Fujio Kurokawa, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Nagasaki, 852-8521, Japan; Naoji Yamamoto, Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan; Taichiro Tamida, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Advanced Technology R&D Center, Amagasaki, Hyogo, 661-8661, Japan

2011-183: DEVELOPMENT STATUS OF HIGH VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY FOR A 20MN CLASS ION THRUSTER; Hiroshi Nagano and Kenichi Kajiwara, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Aerospace Research and Development Directorate, 2-1-1 Sengen, Tukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8505, Japan; Hiroyuki Osuga, Isao Terukina, Hirokazu Suzuki, and Kazuo Shuto, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Kamakura Works, Space System Department, 325 Kamimachiya, Kamakura, Kanagawa, 247-8520, Japan

2011-186: EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF MAGNETOPLASMA SAIL: MAGNETOSPHERE INFLATION BY EQUATORIAL RING CURRENT; Yuya Oshio, Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 252-5210, Japan, Kazuma Ueno and Ikkoh Funaki, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 252-5210, Japan

2011-189: ENHANCEMENT LAB6’S EMISSION PROPERTIES AFTER THE OXYGEN ION BOMBARDMENT; Anatoly Taran and Andriy Okhrimovskyy, National Aerospace University “Kharkiv Aviation Institute”, Kharkiv, 61079, Ukraine; Alexsadr Kovalev, Institute for Problems of Material Science of NASU, Kiev, 03680, Ukraine

2011-191: HT-100 HALL THRUSTER CHARACTERIZATION TESTS RESULTS; D. Dignani, C. Ducci, G. Cifali, P. Rossetti, and M. Andrenucci, Alta SpA, Pisa, 56121, Italy

2011-192: EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF A LAYERED GRAPHITE/BN CHANNEL FOR HALL THRUSTERS; Serge Barral, Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion, 01-497 Warsaw, Poland; Stéphan Zurbach, Snecma, Safran Group, 27208 Vernon, France; Michel Dudeck, Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Paris 6, 75252 Paris Cedex, France

2011-193: ACTIVE CONTROL OF A HALL THRUSTER DISCHARGE; Serge Barral, Jacek Kaczmarczyk, and Jacek Kurzyna, Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microgusion, 01-497 Warsaw, Poland; Michel Dudeck, Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Paris 6, 75252 Paris Cedex, France

2011-194: HIGH POWER PLASMA FLOW INTERACTION WITH MICRO- AND NANOPOWDERS; Michael N. Kazeev, Vladimir F. Kozlov, and Yuri S. Tolstov, National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute, pl. Kurchatova, 1, Moscow, 123182, Russia

2011-196: IONIZATION-INDUCED AZIMUTHAL OSCILLATION IN HALL EFFECT THRUSTERS; Diego Escobar and Eduardo Ahedo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Madrid, 28040, Spain

2011-197: RESULTS OF TESTS OF HIGH-CURRENT CATHODE FOR HIGH-POWER HALL THRUSTER; A. Loyan, N. Koshelev, and O. Ribalov, National Aerospace University, “KhAI”, 61070 Kharkiv, Ukraine; M. Dudeck, UPMC, France; S. Zurbach, Snecma, Safran Group, Space Propulsion Division, 27208 Vernon, France

2011-198: ELECTROSTATIC PROBE MEASUREMENTS IN A 4 J PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER; Zun Zhang, Haibin Tang, Yuan Yang, and Mingxin Li, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, Zip 100191, China

2011-199: THE COMPARISON OF RESULTS OF TESTS OF LOW-POWER HALL THRUSTERS: SPT AND TAL; Titov M., Loyan A., Rybalov O., and Maksymenko T., National Aerospace University “KhAI”, 61070 Kharkiv, Ukraine

2011-200: MEASUREMENT OF PLASMA PROPERTY IN AN ION THRUSTER USING LASER THOMSON SCATTERING TECHNIQUE, Naoji Yamamoto, Kensaku Sugita, Tomoaki Kurita, Kentaro Tomita, Kiichiro Uchino, and Hideki Nakashima, Kyushu University, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

2011-201: NEXT GENERATION OF THRUSTER MODULE ASSEMBLY (TMA-NG); Anthony Lorand, Olivier Duchemin, and Nicolas Cornu, Snecma Division Moteurs Spatiaux, Vernon, 27200, France

2011-203: SGEO DEVELOPMENT STATUS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE EP-BASED SMALL EUROPEAN TELECOMMUNICATION PLATFORM; Marco De Tata, Pierre-Etienne Frigot, Stefan Beekmans, Hendrik Lübberstedt, and Dieter Birreck, OHB System AG, Bremen, 28359, Germany; Alain Demairé and Peter Rathsman, OHB Sweden AB, Solna, SE-171 04 Sweden

2011-204: NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF A DUAL STAGE VARIABLE ISP ION ENGINE; M. Coletti and Stephen B. Gabriel, Astronautics Research Group, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1DR, UK

2011-205: EFFECTS OF ELECTRON MODEL ON THREE-GRID ION ENGINE ANALYSES; Takeshi Miyasaka, Katsuo Asato, Fakhuradzi B. Baharudin, and Hitoshi Sugiyama, Gifu University, Gifu, 501-1193, Japan; Ikkoh Funaki, JAXA, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 229-8510, Japan

2011-208: HALL THRUSTER SMALL SCALE PLASMA FLUCTUATIONS: QUALIFYIG 2D PIC SIMULATIONS AGAINST COLLECTIVE SCATTERING EXPERIMENTAL DATA; Cyrille Honoré, Sedina Tsikata, and Dominique Grésillon, Laboratoire de Physique des Plasmas CNRS-UPMC, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau France; Anne Héron, Centre de Physique Théorique, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France; Jordan Cavalier and N. Lemoine, Institut Jean Lamour, Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy, France

2011-209: THE EUROPEAN HIPER PROGRAMME: HIGH POWER ELECTRIC PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY FOR SPACE EXPLORATION; C. Casaregola, G. Cesaretti, and M. Andrenucci, Alta S.p.A., Pisa, 56127, Italy

2011-210: THE ROLE OF ELECTRIC PROPULSION IN A FLEXIBLE ARCHITECTURE FOR SPACE EXPLORATION; C. Casaregola, D. Dignani, P. Pergola, A. Ruggiero, and M. Andrenucci, Alta S.p.A., Pisa, 56121, Italy

2011-211: 30 KW-CLASS HALL THRUSTER: A KEY BUILDING BLOCK FOR PROPULSION NEEDS OF FUTURE SPACE TRANSPORATION AND EXPLORATION; P. Rossetti, C. Casaregola, and M. Andrenucci, Alta S.p.A., Pisa, 56121, Italy

2011-212: SIMULATIONS OF DIRECT ION ACCELERATION WITH BEATING ELECTROSTATIC WAVES; Bayard G. Gardineer, IV, Benjamin Jorns, and Edgar Y. Choueiri, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08540, USA

2011-213: A CARBON NANOTUBE FIELD EMISSION CATHODE FOR ELECTRODYNAMIC TETHER SYSTEMS; Yasushi Ohkawa, Shoji Kitamura, Satomi Kawamoto, Koji Matsumoto, and Seishiro Kibe, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Chofu, Tokyo, 182-8522,  Japan; Takuya Matsumoto, Fumihiko Murata, Makoto Matsui, and Yoshiki Yamagiwa, Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, 432-8561, Japan

2011-216: MIXED METAL BASED HOLLOW CATHODE NEUTRALIZER TECHNOLOGY FOR HEMP BASED ION PROPULSION SYSTEMS; M. Schirra, N. Koch, S. Weis, A. Lazurenko, B. van Reijen, A. Genovese, J. Haderspeck, and P. Holtmann, Thales Electron Devices GmbH, Söfling Straße 100, 89077 Ulm

2011-217: RECIRCULATING LIQUID NITROGEN SYSTEM FOR OPERATION OF CRYOGENIC PUMPS; Alexander W. Kieckhafer and Mitchell L. R. Walker, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA

2011-219: TIME-RESOLVED MEASUREMENTS OF PLASMA PROPERTIES IN THE FAR-FIELD PLUME OF A LOW-POWER HALL EFFECT THRUSTER; K. Dnnenmayer and S. Mazouffre, Institut de Combustion, Aérothermique, Réactivité et Environnement, CNRS, 1C avenue de la Recherche Scientifique, 45071 Orléans, France; P. Kudrna and M. Tichy, Charels University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Prague, Czech Republic

2011-220: SINGLE STAGE FARADAY ACCELERATOR WITH RADIO-FREQUENCY ASSISTED DISCHARGE (SS-FARAD); Matthew S. Feldman and Edgar Y. Choueiri, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08544, USA

2011-221: IPPLM HALL EFFECT THRUSTER – DESIGN GUIDELINES AND PRELIMINARY TESTS; Jacek Kurzyna and Dariusz Danitko, Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion, Hery 23, 010-497 Warsaw, Poland

2011-222: SCALING OF ANODE SHEATH VOLTAGE FALL WITH THE OPERATIONAL PARAMETERS IN APPLIED-FIELD MPD THRUSTERS; Dan Lev and Edgar Y. Choueiri, Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory (EPPDYL), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08544, USA

2011-223: ARCHITECTURE, FUNCTIONAL FEATURES AND OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HEMPT BASED ION PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR SMALLGEO; Stefan Weis, Norbert Koch, Martin Schirra, Alexey Lazurenko, Benjamin van Reien, Jens Haderspeck, Angelo Genovese, and Peter Holtmann, Thales Electron Devices GmbH, Soeflinger Str.,100, 89077 Ulm; Klaus Ruf and Norbert Püttmann, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR) – Raumfahrt-Agentur, Koenigswinterer Strasse 522-524, 53227 Bonn, Germany; Hendrik Luebbersted, OHB System AG, Bremen, 28359, Germany

2011-224: EXPERIMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF HET AND RIT WITH ATMOSPHERIC PROPELLANTS; G. Cifali, T. Misuri, P. Rossetti, and M. Andrenucci, Alta SpA, Pisa, 56121, Italy; D. Valentian, Consultant for Snecma, Vernon, 27208, France; D. Feili and Benjamin Lotz, Giessen University, Giessen, D-35390, Germany

2011-225: OBSERVATION OF ION BEAM PROPERTIES IN THE HALL THRUSTER PLASMA USING AN AXIAL ELECTRON DENSITY FLUCTUATION MODE; Sedina Tsikata, Cyrille Honoré, and Dominique Grésillon, Ecole Polytechnique, UMR 7648 CNRS, Palaiseau, France; Anne Héron, Ecole Polytechnique, UMR 7644 CNRS, Palaiseau, France; Nicolas Lemoine and Jordan Cavalier, Université Henri-Poincaré, UMR 7198 CNRS, Nancy, France

2011-226: HARNESSING THE “ORBITAL BATTERY” FOR PROPULSION VIA ENERGY-HARVESTING ELECTRODYNAMIC TETHERS; Sven G. Bilén and Jesse K. McTernan, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA; Brian E. Gilchrist and Iverson C. Bell, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA; Robert P. Hoyt and Nestor R. Voronka, Tethers Unlimited, Inc., Bothell, Washington 98011, USA

2011-227:  ASSESSMENT OF DIFFERENTIAL CROSS-SECTIONS FOR HALL-THRUSTER PLUME SIMULATION; Tyler D. Huismann and Iain D. Boyd, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA

2011-228: NUMERICAL STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF ELECTRODE GEOMETRY IN MPD THRUSTERS; M. Mahendhran and Amit Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai-600 -036, India

2011-229: SIMILARITY PARAMETER EVOLUTION WITHIN A MAGNETIC NOZZLE WITH APPLICATIONS TO LABORATORY PLASMAS; Justin M. Little, Aaron S. Rubin, and Edgar Y. Choueiri, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 08540, USA

2011-231: RESEARCH TOWARD AN ELECTROSTATIC MICROPARTICLE THRUSTER BASED ON CONTACT CHARGING; Thomas Trottenberg, Viktor Schneider, and Holger Kersten, Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics, University of Kiel, 24098 Kiel, Germany

2011-232: MEASUREMENT OF THE MOMENTUM FLUX IN AN ION BEAM; Alexander Spethmann, Thomas Trottenberg, and Holger Kersten, Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics, University of Kiel, 24098 Kiel, Germany

2011-234: QUALIFICATION OF THE T6 ION THRUSTER FOR THE BEPICOLOMBO MISSION TO THE PLANET MERCURY; Dr. Angelo N. Grubisic, Flux Engineering Ltd., Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 0LX, United Kingdom; Stephen Clark and Neil Wallace, QinetiQ Space Division, Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom; Dr. C. Collingwood and Francesco Guarducci, University of Southampton/Mars Space, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom

2011-235: MODELING OF NANO-SCALE ELECTROKINETIC THRUSTERS; F. J. Diez, G. Hernaiz, and J. J. Miranda, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, 08854, USA; M. Sureda, ETSEIAT, Universitat Politécnica Catalunya, Terrassa, Spain

2011-236: THE HEMPT CONCEPT – A SURVEY ON THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS AND EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCES; N. Koch, M. Schirra, S. Weis, A. Lazurenko, B. van Reijen, J. Haderspeck, A. Genovese, and P. Holtmann, Thales Electron Devices GmbH, Söflinger Straße 100, 89077 Ulm; R. Schneider, K. Matyash, and O. Kalentyev, Ernst Mortiz Arndt Universität Greifswald, Felix-Hausdorff-Stra ße 12, 17489 Greifswald

2011-238: STUDY OF PLASMA CONFINEMENT BY MAGNETIC FIELDS IN HALL THRUSTERS USING QUASI-NEUTRAL PIC MODELING; Jan Miedzik and Serge Barral, Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion, 01-497 Warsaw, Poland, Stéphan Zurbach, Snecma, Safran Group, 27208 Vernon, France

2011-239: DESIGN AND TESTING OF A MICRO PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER FOR CUBESAT APPLICATION; F. Guarducci and M. Coletti, Mars Space Ltd, Southampton, S016 3QD, United Kingdom; S. B. Gabriel, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK

2011-240: DEVELOPMENT OF PLASMA CODES FOR THE DESIGN OF MINI-HELICON THRUSTERS; D. Pavarin, F. Ferri, M. Manente, D. Curreli, D. Melazzi and D. Rondini, CISAS “G. Colombo”, Center of Studies and Activities for Space, University of Padova, 35151 Padova, Italy; A. Cardinali, ENEA, Frascati, Rome, Italy

2011-241: THRUSTER DEVELOPMENT SET-UP FOR THE HELICON PLASMA HYDRAZINE COMBINED MICRO RESEARCH PROJECT (HPH.COM); D. Pavarin, F. Ferri, M. Manente, A. Lucca Fabris, F. Trezzolani, M. Faenza, and L. Tasinato, Center of Studies and Activities for Space (CISAS) “G. Colombo”, University of Padova, Padova, Italy; O. Tudisco and R. Deangelis, Agenzia Nazionael per le Nuove Tecnologie l’Energia e lo Sviluppo Economico Sostenibile (ENEA), Frascati, Italy; A. Loyan, Y. Protsan and A. Tsaglov, National Aerospace University “Kharkiv Aviation Institute” (KhAI), Kharkiv, Ukraine; A. Selmo, Studio Progettazione e Realizzazione di Apparati Elettronici di Selmo Antonio (RESIA), Albaredo d’Adige, Italy; K. Katsonis and Ch. Berenguer, DEDALOS EPE, Thessaloniki, Greece; D. Packan, J. Jarrige, C. Blanchard, P. Q. Elias, and J. Bonnet, ONERA, Palaiseau, France

2011-242: PARAMETRIC INVESTIGATION OF THE ROTATING SPOKE INSTABILITY IN HALL THRUSTERS; Michael S. McDonald and Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory (PEPL), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI USA 48109

2011-243: ELECTRON TRAJECTORY SIMULATION IN EXPERIMENTAL HALL THRUSTER FIELDS; Michael S. McDonald and Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory (PEPL), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI USA

2011-244: NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF A 20-KW CLASS HALL THRUSTER USING THE MAGNETIC-FIELD-ALIGNED-MESH CODE HALL2DE; Ioannis G. Mikellides and Ira Katz, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91109; Hani Kamhawi and Jonathan L. Vannoord, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH 44135, USA

2011-245: TIME-RESOLVED LANGMUIR PROBING OF A NEW LANTHANUM HEXABORIDE (LAB6) HOLLOW CATHODE; Kimberly R. Trent and Michael S. McDonald, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104, USA; Robert B. Lobbia, Air Force Research Laboratory, Edwards, CA, 93524, USA; Alec D. Gallimore, Plasmadynamics and Electric Propulsion Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104, USA

2011-246: DEVELOPMENT STATUS OF A 100-KW CLASS LABORATORY NESTED CHANNEL HALL THRUSTER; Roland Florenz and Alec D. Gallimore, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, US; Peter Y. Peterson, ElectroDynamics Applications Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, 48105 US

2011-247: CATHODE EFFECTS ON OPERATION AND PLASMA PLUME OF THE PERMANENT MAGNET CYLINDRICAL HALL THRUSTER; Jean C. Gayoso, Yevgeny Raitses, and Nathaniel J. Fisch, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08543

2011-248: PLASMA SHEET VELOCITY MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES FOR THE PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER SIMP-LEX; Anuscheh Nawaz and Matthias Lau, Institute of Space Systems, University Stuttgart, Germany

2011 Index Continued