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Supersonic Constricted Plasma Flows

Ho, Teck Seng

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The Pocket Rocket electrothermal microthruster is a miniaturised electric propulsion system designed for nanosatellites operating in space. A weakly ionised capacitively coupled plasma is ignited in the flowing Ar gas propellant within a constricted discharge chamber at 1 Torr using less than 10 W of radiofrequency power. The discharge can operate either continuously or in rapid pulsed mode since plasma breakdown initiates almost instantaneously on a μs time...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/148759
DOI: 10.25911/5d611f464ac58

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