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Total pressure in thermionic orificed hollow cathodes: Controlling mechanisms and their relative importanceJournal of Applied Physics2022Pierre-Yves Taunay, Christopher Wordingham, Edgar Choueiri
The attachment length in orificed hollow cathodesPlasma Sources Science and Technology2022Christopher Wordingham, Pierre-Yves Taunay, Edgar Choueiri
Physics of Thermionic, Orificed Hollow Cathodes. Part 1: Theory and Experimental ValidationPlasma Sources Science and Technology2022Pierre-Yves Taunay, Christopher Wordingham, Edgar Choueiri
Multi-wavelength pyrometry based on robust statistics and cross-validation of emissivity modelReview of Scientific Instruments2020Pierre-Yves Taunay, Edgar Choueiri
Multi-kilowatt-class heaters for large hollow cathodesReview of Scientific Instruments2018Christopher Wordingham, Pierre-Yves Taunay, Edgar Choueiri
Direct Wave-Drive ThrusterJournal of Propulsion and Power2018Matthew Feldman, Edgar Choueiri
Method for Measuring the Applied-Field Thrust Component of Plasma ThrustersJournal of Propulsion and Power2018Will Coogan, Michael Hepler, Edgar Choueiri
Electron Cooling in a Magnetically Expanding PlasmaPhysical Review Letters2016Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
Critical Condition for Plasma Confinement in the Source of a Magnetic Nozzle FlowIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science2015Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
Propulsive Performance of a Finite Temperature Plasma Flow in a Magnetic Nozzle with Applied Azimuthal CurrentPhysics of Plasmas2014Lorenzo Ferrario, Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
Thrust and efficiency model for electron-driven magnetic nozzlesPhysics of Plasmas2013Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
Stochastic threshold for ion heating with beating electrostatic wavesPhysical Review Letters2013Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri
Stochastic ion acceleration by beating electrostatic wavesPhysical Review E2013Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri
Scaling of Efficiency with Applied Magnetic Field in Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrustersJournal of Propulsion and Power2012Dan Lev, Edgar Choueiri
Variable dual-frequency electrostatic wave launcher for plasma applicationsReview of Scientific Instruments2011Ben Jorns, Bob Sorenson, Edgar Choueiri
Ion Heating with Beating Electrostatic WavesPhysical Review Letters2011Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri
Creation of Onset Voltage Hash by Anode Spots in a Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrusterJournal of Propulsion and Power2009Luke Uribarri, Edgar Choueiri
New Dawn for Electric RocketsScientific American2009Edgar Choueiri
Relationship Between Anode Spots and Onset Voltage Hash in Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrustersJournal of Propulsion and Power2008Luke Uribarri, Edgar Choueiri
Threshold Criteria for Undervoltage BreakdownJournal of Applied Physics2008Jimmy Cooley, Edgar Choueiri
Corruption of Pulsed Electric Thruster Voltage Fluctuation Measurements by Transmission Line ResonancesJournal of Propulsion and Power2008Luke Uribarri, Edgar Choueiri
Ionization Front in a High-current Gas DischargePhysics of Plasmas2007Edgar Choueiri, Thomas Randolph
Plasma PropulsionMcGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology2007Edgar Choueiri
Laser Interferometry Measurements of a High Density Propagating Current SheetPlasma Sources Science and Technology2007Jack Berkery, Thomas Markusic, Edgar Choueiri
Basic mechanisms controlling the sweeping efficiency of propagating current sheetsPlasma Sources Science and Technology2006Jack Berkery, Edgar Choueiri
Faraday Acceleration with Radio-frequency Assisted DischargeJournal of Propulsion and Power2006Edgar Choueiri, Kurt Polzin
Performance Optimization Criteria for Pulsed Inductive Plasma AccelerationIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science2006Kurt Polzin, Edgar Choueiri
Investigation of basic processes in a lithium lorentz force accelerator through plasma flow simulationPhysics of Plasmas2005Kamesh Sankaran, Edgar Choueiri, Stephen Jardin
Laser induced fluorescence in a pulsed argon plasmaReview of Scientific Instruments2005Earl Scime, Costel Biloiu, Christopher Compton, Forrest Doss, Daniel Venture, John Heard, Edgar Choueiri, Slava Spektor
Evolution of the Parallel and Perpendicular Ion Velocity Distribution Functions in Pulsed Helicon Plasma Sources Obtained by Time Resolved Laser Induced FluorescencePlasma Sources Science and Technology2005Costel Biloiu, Xuan Sun, Edgar Choueiri, Forrest Doss, Earl Scime, John Heard, Slava Spektor, Daniel Venture
Comparison of Simulated Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster Flowfields to Experimental MeasurementsJournal of Propulsion and Power2005Kamesh Sankaran, Edgar Choueiri, Stephen Jardin
Visualization of current sheet evolution in a pulsed plasma acceleratorIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science2005Thomas Markusic, Jack Berkery, Edgar Choueiri
Ablative z-pinch pulsed plasma thrusterJournal of Propulsion and Power2005Thomas Markusic, Kurt Polzin, Edgar Choueiri, Michael Keidar, Iain Boyd, Neal Lepsetz
Ion acceleration by beating electrostatic waves: Domain of allowed accelerationPhysical Review E2004Slava Spektor, Edgar Choueiri
A critical history of electric propulsion: The first 50 years (1906-1956)Journal of Propulsion and Power2004Edgar Choueiri
Measurements of current sheet canting in a pulsed electromagnetic acceleratorPhysics of Plasmas2004Thomas Markusic, Edgar Choueiri, Jack Berkery
A survey of propulsion options for cargo and piloted missions to mars2004Kamesh Sankaran, Lenny Cassady, Andrea Kodys, Robert Jahn
A similarity parameter for capillary flowsJournal of Physics D: Applied Physics2003Kurt Polzin, Edgar Choueiri
Plasma Propulsion Options for Various Terrestrial Planet Finder ArchitecturesJournal of Spacecraft and Rockets2002Kurt Polzin, Edgar Choueiri, Pini Gurfil, Jeremy Kasdin
Fundamental Difference Between the Two Hall Thruster VariantsPhysics of Plasmas2001Edgar Choueiri
Scaling Laws for Electromagnetic Pulsed Plasma ThrustersPlasma Sources Science and Technology2001John Ziemer, Edgar Choueiri
Plasma Oscillations in Hall ThrustersPhysics of Plasmas2001Edgar Choueiri
Quasi-Steady Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster Measured Performance DatabaseJournal of Propulsion and Power2001Edgar Choueiri, John Ziemer
Observations and Modeling of Neutral Gas Releases from the APEX SatelliteJournal of Geophysical Research2001Edgar Choueiri, V. Oraevsky, V. Dokukin, A. Volokitin, S. Pulinets, Yu. Ruzhin, V. Afonin
Instability of a Current-Carrying Finite-Beta Collisional PlasmaPhysical Review, E2001Edgar Choueiri
Electric PropulsionEncyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology2001Robert Jahn, Edgar Choueiri
A flux-limited numerical method for solving the MHD equations to simulate propulsive plasma flowsInternational Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering2001Kamesh Sankaran, Luigi Martinelli, Stephen Jardin, Edgar Choueiri
Anomalous Resistivity and Heating in Current-Drive Plasma ThrustersPhysics of Plasmas1999Edgar Choueiri
APEX: Experiments with Releases of Neutral XenonGeomagnetism and Aeronomy1999V. Oraevsky, Edgar Choueiri, V. Dokukin, A. Volokitin, S. Pulinets, Yu. Ruzhin, V. Afonin
The Scaling of Thrust in Self-Field Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrustersJournal of Propulsion and Power1998Edgar Choueiri
Spot Mode Transition and the Anode Fall of Pulsed Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrustersJournal of Propulsion and Power1998Kevin Diamant, Edgar Choueiri, Robert Jahn
Pulsed thrust measurements using laser interferometryReview of Scientific Instruments1997E. Cubbin, Kevin Diamant, Edgar Choueiri
Microinstabilities in a 10-kW Self-Field Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrusterJournal of Propulsion and Power1996Dennis Tilley, Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
System Optimization of Ablative Pulsed Plasma Thrusters for StationkeepingJournal of Spacecraft and Rockets1996Edgar Choueiri
The adverse effect of perpendicular ion drift flow on cylindrical triple probe electron temperature measurementsReview of Scientific Instruments1994Dennis Tilley, Alec Gallimore, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Numerical Simulation of Neutral Gas Release Experiments in the IonospherePhysics of Plasmas1994H. Okuda, Edgar Choueiri
Space Experiments with Particle Accelerators: SEPACAdvances in Space Research1994J. Burch, W. Roberts, W. Taylor, N. Kawashima, J. Marshall, S. Moses, T. Neubert, S. Mende, Edgar Choueiri
CIV Experiments on ATLAS-1Geophysical Research Letters1993J. Marshall, J. Burch, Edgar Choueiri, N. Kawashima
Mass Savings Domain of Plasma Propulsion for LEO to GEO TransferJournal of Spacecraft and Rockets1993Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Anode Power Deposition in Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrustersJournal of Propulsion and Power1993Alec Gallimore, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Mass Savings Domain of MPD PropulsionSymposium on Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion1993Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Plasma PropulsionMcGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology1992Edgar Choueiri
Cathode Phenomena in Low-Power Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrusterJournal of Propulsion1991Roger Myers, N. Suzuki, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Energy Deposition in Low-Power Coaxial Plasma ThrustersJournal of Propulsion1991Roger Myers, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Measurement of MPD Thruster Erosion Using Surface Layer ActivationJournal of Propulsion1987Jay Polk, Woldemar von Jaskowsky, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
MPD Thruster Performance: Propellant Distribution and Species EffectsJournal of Propulsion1986D. Merfeld, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Measured Performance of a Multimegawatt MPD ThrusterJournal of Spacecraft1983Rodney Burton, Kenn Clark, Robert Jahn
Erosion Measurements on Quasisteady Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrustersJournal of Spacecraft1982R. Rowe, Woldemar von Jaskowsky, Kenn Clark, Robert Jahn
Recombination Lasing in a Magnetoplasmadynamic ArcjetJournal of Applied Physics1980E. Campbell, Robert Jahn, Woldemar von Jaskowsky, Kenn Clark
Physical Processes in Hollow CathodesAIAA Journal1977M. Krishnan, Robert Jahn, Woldemar von Jaskowsky, Kenn Clark
Flowfield Characteristics and Performance Limitations of Quasi-Steady Magnetoplasmadynamic AcceleratorsAIAA Journal1976M. Boyle, Kenn Clark, Robert Jahn
Exhaust Plume Structure in a Quasi-Steady MPD AcceleratorAIAA Journal1974Adam Bruckner, Robert Jahn
Anode Phenomena in High-Current AcceleratorsAIAA Journal1972Ronald Oberth, Robert Jahn
Cathode Region of a Quasi-Steady MPD ArcjetAIAA Journal1971Peter Turchi, Robert Jahn
Acceleration Patterns in Quasi-Steady MPD ArcsAIAA Journal1971Robert Jahn, Kenn Clark, Ronald Oberth, Peter Turchi
Pressure Distribution in the Structure of a Propagating Current SheetPhysics of Fluids1970Thomas York, Robert Jahn
Energy Transfer from a Pulse Network to a Propagating Current SheetAIAA Journal1970Paul Wilbur, Robert Jahn
Current Pattern and Gas Flow Stabilization in Pulsed Plasma AcceleratorsAIAA Journal1970A. Eckbreth, Robert Jahn
Quasi-Steady Plasma AccelerationAIAA Journal1970Kenn Clark, Robert Jahn
Electron Beam from a Magnetoplasmadynamic ArcPhysics of Fluids1969Adriano Ducati, Robert Jahn
Ion density and current distributions in a propagating current sheet, determined by microwave reflection techniqueJournal of Plasma Physics1969W. Ellis, Robert Jahn
Current Pattern Stabilization in Pulsed Plasma AcceleratorsAIAA Journal1968A. Eckbreth, Kenn Clark, Robert Jahn
Acceleration of Plasma by a Propagating Current SheetPhysics of Fluids1968Rodney Burton, Robert Jahn
The Magnetoplasmadynamic ArcjetAstronautica Acta1967Kenn Clark, Robert Jahn
A Large Dielectric Vacuum FacilityAIAA Journal1966Robert Jahn, Kenn Clark
Gas-Triggered Pinch Discharge SwitchReview of Scientific Instruments1965Robert Jahn, Woldemar von Jaskowsky, A. Casini
Dynamic Efficiency of Pulsed Plasma AcceleratorsAIAA Journal1965Neville Black, Robert Jahn
Ejection of a Pinched Plasma from an Axial OrificeAIAA Journal1965Robert Jahn, Woldemar von Jaskowsky, Rodney Burton
Miniature Rogowski Coil Probes for Direct Measurement of Current Density Distributions in Transient PlasmasReview of Scientific Instruments1965Edward Wright, Robert Jahn
Current Distributions in Large-Radius Pinch DischargesAIAA Journal1964Robert Jahn, Woldemar von Jaskowsky
Initial Ionization Rates in Shock-Heated Argon, Krypton, and XenonPhysics of Fluids1964Kenneth Harwell, Robert Jahn
Structure of a Large-Radius Pinch DischargeAIAA Journal1963Robert Jahn, Woldemar von Jaskowsky
Gas-Triggered Inverse Pinch SwitchReview of Scientific Instruments1963Robert Jahn, Woldemar von Jaskowsky, A. Casini
Microwave probing of ionized-gas flowsPhysics of Fluids1962Robert Jahn

AIAA Papers and Papers in Conference Proceedings

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Open electric propulsion with an application to thermionic orificed hollow cathodesAIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum2020Pierre-Yves Taunay, Christopher Wordingham, Edgar Choueiri
The influence of ambipolar diffusion on the attachment length and electron temperature in orificed hollow cathodes36th International Electric Propulsion Conference2019Pierre-Yves Taunay, Christopher Wordingham, Edgar Choueiri
A 0-D model for orificed hollow cathodes with application to the scaling of total pressure55th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2019Pierre-Yves Taunay, Christopher Wordingham, Edgar Choueiri
Plasma Dispersion Relation Measurements through Active Injection of Wave Packets36th International Electric Propulsion Conference2019Sebastián Rojas Mata, Edgar Choueiri
An empirical scaling relationship for the total pressure in hollow cathodes54th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2018Pierre-Yves Taunay, Christopher Wordingham, Edgar Choueiri
Applied-Field Topology Effects on the Thrust of an MPDT35th International Electric Propulsion Conference2017Will Coogan, Edgar Choueiri
A Critical Review of Orificed Hollow Cathode Modeling: 0-D Models53rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2017Christopher Wordingham, Pierre-Yves Taunay, Edgar Choueiri
Heavy-Cargo Mars Mission Using Near-Term Technology35th International Electric Propulsion Conference2017Will Coogan, Pierre-Yves Taunay
Theoretical Prediction of the Dense-Plasma Attachment Length in an Orificed Hollow Cathode35th International Electric Propulsion Conference2017Christopher Wordingham, Pierre-Yves Taunay, Edgar Choueiri
A Critical Review of Thrust Models for Applied-Field Magnetoplasmadynamic Thrusters53rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2017Will Coogan, Edgar Choueiri
Liquid Metal Mass Flow Measurement by an Inductive Proximity Detector for Use in Conjunction with a JxB Pump52nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2016Michael Hepler, Will Coogan, Brittany Ilardi, Edgar Choueiri
Direct Measurement of the Applied-Field Component of the Thrust of a Lithium Lorentz Force Accelerator52nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2016Will Coogan, Michael Hepler, Edgar Choueiri
Thrust Scaling in a Direct Wave-Drive Thruster52nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2016Matthew Feldman, Edgar Choueiri
PRINCE: A Software Tool for Characterizing Waves and Instabilities in Plasma Thrusters52nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2016Sebastián Rojas Mata, Edgar Choueiri, Ben Jorns, Slava Spektor
Ion Energy Measurements in a Direct Wave-Drive Thruster51st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2015Matthew Feldman, Edgar Choueiri, Ben Jorns
Multiple-Kilowatt-Class Graphite Heater for Large Hollow Cathode Ignition51st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2015Christopher Wordingham, Edgar Choueiri, Pierre-Yves Taunay
Dynamic Resistance Probe for the Measurement of the Mass Deposition Rate from a Condensible Propellant Thruster34th International Electric Propulsion Conference2015Will Coogan, Michael Hepler, Edgar Choueiri
A Direct Wave-Drive Thruster using the Magnetosonic Mode34th International Electric Propulsion Conference2015Matthew Feldman, Edgar Choueiri
Experimental Investigation of a Large Diameter Cathode50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2014Matthew Plasek, Christopher Wordingham, Sebastián Rojas Mata, Nicholas Luzarraga, Edgar Choueiri
Experimental Verification of Plasma Focusing by Azimuthal Current in a Magnetic Nozzle50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2014Lorenzo Ferrario, Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
The Direct Wave-Drive Thruster50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2014Matthew Feldman, Edgar Choueiri
Influence of the Applied Magnetic Field Strength on Flow Collimation in Magnetic Nozzles50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2014Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
Plasma Transport in a Converging Magnetic Field with Applications to Helicon Plasma Thrusters33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference2013Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
Modeling and Development of the RF-Controlled Hollow Cathode Concept49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2013Matthew Plasek, Christopher Wordingham, Edgar Choueiri
Electric propulsion system scaling for asteroid capture-and-return missions49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2013Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
Resonant Mode Transition in the RF-Controlled Hollow Cathode33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference2013Matthew Plasek, Christopher Wordingham, Edgar Choueiri
Proof-of-Concept Simulations of the Magnetic Null (MagNul) Thruster49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2013Matthew Feldman, Edgar Choueiri
Exploration of RF-Controlled High Current Density Hollow Cathode Concepts48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2012Matthew Plasek, Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri, Jay Polk
Experimental Characterization of Plasma Heating with Beating Electrostatic Waves48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2012Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri
An analytical model for the flow of collisionless plasma along magnetic fields48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2012Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
Electron Dynamics in a Beating Electrostatic Wave Magnetic Null Thruster48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2012Matthew Feldman, Edgar Choueiri
Simulations of Direct Ion Acceleration with Beating Electrostatic Waves31st International Electric Propulsion Conference2011Bayard Gardineer, Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri
Plasma detachment and momentum transfer in magnetic nozzles47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2011Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
Single Stage Faraday Accelerator with Radio-frequency Assisted Discharge (SS-FARAD)31st International Electric Propulsion Conference2011Matthew Feldman, Edgar Choueiri
Scaling of Anode Sheath Voltage Fall with the Operational Parameters in AF-MPD Thrusters31st International Electric Propulsion Conference2011Dan Lev, Edgar Choueiri
Thruster Concept for Transverse Acceleration by the Beating Electrostatic Waves Ponderomotive Force31st International Electric Propulsion Conference2011Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri
Efficiency of Plasma Heating with Beating Electrostatic Waves47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2011Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri
Similarity Parameter Evolution within a Magnetic Nozzle with Applications to Laboratory Plasmas31st International Electric Propulsion Conference2011Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
Optimal Frequency for Plasma Heating with a Single Electrostatic Wave46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2010Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri
Scaling of Efficiency with Applied Magnetic Field in Magnetoplasmadynamic Thrusters46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2010Dan Lev, Edgar Choueiri
The Influence of Induced Currents on Magnetic Nozzle Acceleration and Plasma Detachment46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2010Justin Little, Edgar Choueiri
A Plasma Propulsion Concept Based on Direct Ion Acceleration with Beating Electrostatic Waves46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2010Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri
Divergence of a Propulsive Plasma Flow Expanding through a Magnetic Nozzle31st International Electric Propulsion Conference2009Edgar Choueiri, Justin Little
Experiment for Plasma Energization with Beating Electrostatic Waves31st International Electric Propulsion Conference2009Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri
Design of an Experiment to Optimize Plasma Energization by Beating Electrostatic Waves45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2009Ben Jorns, Edgar Choueiri
Effects of Inductive Coil Geometry in the Conical Theta Pinch Faraday Accelerator with Radio Frequency Assisted Discharge45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2009Ashley Hallock, Edgar Choueiri
Current Sheet Formation in a Conical Theta Pinch Faraday Accelerator with Radio-Frequency Assisted Discharge44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2008Ashley Hallock, Edgar Choueiri, Kurt Polzin
Creation of Voltage Hash by Anode Spots in Magnetoplasmadynamic Thrusters44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2008Luke Uribarri, Edgar Choueiri
Current Sheet Formation in a Conical Theta Pinch Faraday Accelerator with Radio-frequency Assisted Discharge30th International Electric Propulsion Conference2007Ashley Hallock, Edgar Choueiri, Kurt Polzin
Relationship between Anode Spots and Onset Voltage Hash in Quasi-Steady Magnetoplasmadynamic Thrusters30th International Electric Propulsion Conference2007Luke Uribarri, Edgar Choueiri
Effects of Power Supply Resonances in Onset Studies of Quasi-Steady MPD Thrusters43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2007Luke Uribarri, Edgar Choueiri
Fundamental of Discharge Initiation in Pulsed Plasma Thrusters: Threshold Criteria for Under-voltage Breakdown30th International Electric Propulsion Conference2007Jimmy Cooley, Edgar Choueiri
Scaling of the Current Conduction Zone in Lithium-fed Arc Multichannel and Single-Channel Hollow Cathodes30th International Electric Propulsion Conference2007Lenny Cassady, Edgar Choueiri
An Inverted-Pendulum Thrust Stand for High-Power Electric Thrusters42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2006Andrea Kodys, Robert Murray, Lenny Cassady, Edgar Choueiri
The onset of voltage hash and its relationship to anode spots in magnetoplasmadynamic thrusters29th International Electric Propulsion Conference2005Luke Uribarri, Edgar Choueiri
Measurements of ion energization by a pair of beating electrostatic ion cyclotron waves29th International Electric Propulsion Conference2005Slava Spektor, Edgar Choueiri
Fundamentals of discharge initiation in gas-fed pulsed plasma thrusters29th International Electric Propulsion Conference2005Jimmy Cooley, Edgar Choueiri
Non-dimensional performance trends of a pulsed plasma accelerator29th International Electric Propulsion Conference2005Jack Berkery, Edgar Choueiri
Design rules for high-performance FARAD thrusters29th International Electric Propulsion Conference2005Kurt Polzin, Edgar Choueiri
Performance optimization criteria for pulsed inductive plasma acceleration40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2005Kurt Polzin, Edgar Choueiri
Temporal behavior of the ion velocity distribution functions in pulsed helicon plasma sources29th International Electric Propulsion Conference2005Costel Biloiu, Xuan Sun, Earl Scime, Edgar Choueiri, Slava Spektor
Analysis of plume backflow from a lithium magnetoplasmadynamic thruster29th International Electric Propulsion Conference2005Iain Boyd, K. Scavezze, C. Cai, Jay Polk, Edgar Choueiri
A Critical Review of the State-of-the-Art in the Performance of Applied-field Magnetoplasmadynamic Thrusters41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2005Andrea Kodys, Edgar Choueiri
Experimental and theoretical studies of the lithium-fed multichannel and single-channel hollow cathode29th International Electric Propulsion Conference2005Lenny Cassady, Edgar Choueiri
Implementation of externally-applied magnetic fields to a non-ideal MHD solver for MPD thruster simulation29th International Electric Propulsion Conference2005P. Norgaard, Edgar Choueiri, Stephen Jardin
Faraday Accelerator with Radio-frequency Assisted Discharge (FARAD)40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2004Edgar Choueiri, Kurt Polzin
Excitation and propagation of electrostatic ion cyclotron waves in rf-sustained plasmas of interest to propulsion research40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2004Slava Spektor, Edgar Choueiri
A critical history of electric propulsion: The first 50 years (1906-1956)40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2004Edgar Choueiri
Canted Current Sheet Mass Leakage and its Impact on Pulsed Plasma Thruster Performance40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2004Jack Berkery, Edgar Choueiri
Lithium-Fed Hollow Cathode Theory40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2004Lenny Cassady, Edgar Choueiri
A Survey of Propulsion Options for Cargo and Piloted Missions to MarsInternational Conference on New Trends in Astrodynamics2003Kamesh Sankaran, Lenny Cassady, Andrea Kodys, Edgar Choueiri
A similarity parameter for capillary flows of relevance to micropropulsion28th International Electric Propulsion Conference2003Edgar Choueiri, Kurt Polzin
Fundamentals of PPT Discharge Initiation: Undervoltage Breakdown Through Electron Pulse Injection39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2003Jimmy Cooley, Edgar Choueiri
Thermal Effects on Inverted Pendulum Thrust Stands for Steady-state High-power Plasma Thrusters39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2003Andrea Kodys, Lenny Cassady, Edgar Choueiri
Effects of ion collisions on ion acceleration by beating electrostatic waves28th International Electric Propulsion Conference2003Slava Spektor, Edgar Choueiri
High accuracy multi-color pyrometry for high temperature surfaces28th International Electric Propulsion Conference2003Lenny Cassady, Edgar Choueiri
Characterization of current sheet evolution in a pulsed electromagnetic accelerator28th International Electric Propulsion Conference2003Jack Berkery, Edgar Choueiri
Laser-Induced Fluorescence Measurements of a Two-Stage Microwave Electrothermal Thruster Plume34th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference2003Vincent Chiravalle, Sohail Zaidi, Edgar Choueiri, Richard Miles
Comparison of Simulated Plasma Flowfields to Experimental Measurements for a Gas-Fed Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2003Kamesh Sankaran, Stephen Jardin, Edgar Choueiri
Phenomenological model of current sheet canting in pulsed electromagnetic accelerators28th International Electric Propulsion Conference2003Thomas Markusic, Edgar Choueiri
A thrust stand for high-power steady-state plasma thrusters38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2002Lenny Cassady, Andrea Kodys, Edgar Choueiri
Current sheet permeability in electromagnetic pulsed plasma thrusters38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2002Jack Berkery, Edgar Choueiri
Design of an experiment for studying ion acceleration by beating waves38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2002Edgar Choueiri, Slava Spektor
Design of a High-energy, Two-stage Pulsed Plasma Thruster38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2002Thomas Markusic, Y. Thio, J. Cassibry
A non-equilibrium numerical study of a microwave electrothermal thruster38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2002Vincent Chiravalle, Edgar Choueiri, Richard Miles
IR-assisted discharge initiation in pulsed plasma thrusters38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2002Jimmy Cooley, Edgar Choueiri
A passive propellant feeding mechanism for micropropulsion using capillarity38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2002Kurt Polzin, Edgar Choueiri
Numerical Simulation of Microwave-Sustained Supersonic Plasmas for Application to Space Propulsion39th AIAA Aerospace SciencesMeeting and Exhibit2001Vincent Chiravalle, Richard Miles, Edgar Choueiri
Performance Study of the Ablative Z-pinch Pulsed Plasma Thruster37th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2001Michael Keidar, Iain Boyd, Neal Lepsetz, Thomas Markusic, Kurt Polzin, Edgar Choueiri
Laser discharge initiation for gas-fed pulsed plasma thrusters37th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2001Jack Berkery, Edgar Choueiri
Fundamental difference between the two Hall thruster variants: SPT and TAL37th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2001Edgar Choueiri
Lithium mass flow control for high power lorentz force acceleratorsSpace Technology and Applications International Forum2001Andrea Kodys, Gregory Emsellem, Lenny Cassady, Jay Polk, Edgar Choueiri
Development and Validation of a Parallel MHD Code for the Simulation of Self-Field MPDT Flows27th International Electric Propulsion Conference2001Kamesh Sankaran, Stephen Jardin, Edgar Choueiri
Photographic, magnetic, and interferometric measurements of current sheet canting in a pulsed electromagnetic accelerator37th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2001Thomas Markusic, Edgar Choueiri
Ion acceleration by beating electrostatic waves: Domain of allowed acceleration27th International Electric Propulsion Conference2001Slava Spektor, Edgar Choueiri
Plasma propulsion for three terrestrial planet finder architectures: Free-flying, monolithic and tethered37th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2001Kurt Polzin, Edgar Choueiri, Pini Gurfil, Jeremy Kasdin
Non-Equilibrium Numerical Study of a Two-Stage Microwave Electrothermal Thruster27th International Electric Propulsion Conference2001Vincent Chiravalle, Richard Miles, Edgar Choueiri
MEMS mega-pixel micro-thruster arrays for small satellite stationkeeping14th AIAA/USU Small Satellite Conference2000D. Youngner, S. Lu, Edgar Choueiri, J. Neidert, K. Graham, R. Black III, R. Lucas, X. Zhu
Ablative z-pinch pulsed plasma thruster36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2000Thomas Markusic, Kurt Polzin, Edgar Choueiri
Schlieren techniques for the visualization of current sheets in pulsed electromagnetic accelerators36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2000Thomas Markusic, Edgar Choueiri
A characteristic velocity for gas-fed PPT performance scaling36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2000John Ziemer, Edgar Choueiri
An overview of oscillations in Hall thrusters31st International Conference on Spacecraft Propulsion2000Edgar Choueiri
A flux-limited numerical method for the MHD equations to simulate propulsive plasma flows31st Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference2000Kamesh Sankaran, Edgar Choueiri, Luigi Martinelli
Application of a New Numerical Solver to the Simulation of MPD Flows36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit2000Kamesh Sankaran, Edgar Choueiri, Stephen Jardin
Coherent ion acceleration using two electrostatic waves36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference2000Edgar Choueiri, Slava Spektor
Comparing the performance of co-axial and parallel-plate gas-fed PPTs26th International Electric Propulsion Conference1999John Ziemer, Edgar Choueiri, Daniel Birx
Visualization of current sheet canting in a pulsed plasma accelerator26th International Electric Propulsion Conference1999Thomas Markusic, Edgar Choueiri
Overview of U.S. Academic Programs in Electric Propulsion35th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit1999Edgar Choueiri
Is the gas-fed PPT an electromagnetic accelerator?: An investigation using measured performance35th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit1999John Ziemer, Edgar Choueiri, Daniel Birx
Thermal analysis of a lorentz force accelerator with an open lithium heat pipe26th International Electric Propulsion Conference1999Gregory Emsellem, Andrea Kodys, Edgar Choueiri
Analysis of triple Langmuir probe measurements in the near-exit region of a gas-fed pulsed plasma thruster35th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit1999M. Gagne, N. Gastonis, J. Blandino, John Ziemer, Edgar Choueiri
An accurate characteristics-splitting scheme for numerical solution of MHD equations26th International Electric Propulsion Conference1999Kamesh Sankaran, Edgar Choueiri
Dimensionless performance model for gas-fed pulsed plasma thrusters34th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1998John Ziemer, Edgar Choueiri
Quasi-steady manetoplasmadynamic thruster measured performance database34th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1998Edgar Choueiri, John Ziemer
Laser Propulsion using a Molecular Absorber34th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit1998Vincent Chiravalle, Richard Miles, Edgar Choueiri
Effects of ignition on discharge symmetry in gas-fed pulsed plasma thrusters34th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1998John Ziemer, Thomas Markusic, Edgar Choueiri
The scaling of thrust in self-field MPD thrusters3rd International Symposium on Space Propulsion1997Edgar Choueiri
On the thrust of self-field MPD thrusters25th International Electric Propulsion Conference1997Edgar Choueiri
Performance characterization of a high efficiency gas-fed pulsed plasma thruster33rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1997John Ziemer, E. Cubbin, Edgar Choueiri, Shelley Chan
Trends in performance improvements of a gas-fed pulsed plasma thruster25th International Electric Propulsion Conference1997John Ziemer, Edgar Choueiri
Lorentz Force Accelerator with an open-ended lithium heat pipe32nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1996Edgar Choueiri, Vincent Chiravalle, George Miller, Robert Jahn, W. Anderson, J. Bland
Pulsed thrust measurements using laser interferometry32nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1996E. Cubbin, John Ziemer, Edgar Choueiri, Robert Jahn
Pulsed plasma propulsion for a small satellite. Mission: COMPASS-P3OINT32nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1996John Ziemer, E. Cubbin, Edgar Choueiri, V. Dokukin, V. Oraevsky
Six-color video pyrometry with application to MPD thrusters24th International Electric Propulsion Conference1995Edgar Choueiri, Vincent Chiravalle, George Miller, Robert Jahn
Laser interferometry for pulsed plasma thruster performance measurement24th International Electric Propulsion Conference1995E. Cubbin, John Ziemer, Edgar Choueiri, Robert Jahn
Scaling laws for pulsed electric propulsion with application to the Pluto mission24th International Electric Propulsion Conference1995John Ziemer, Edgar Choueiri, Robert Jahn
The role of spot mode transition in the anode fall of pulsed MPD thrusters24th International Electric Propulsion Conference1995Kevin Diamant, Edgar Choueiri, Robert Jahn
Characterization of the near-anode region of a coaxial MPD thruster30th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1994Kevin Diamant, Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
A system optimization model for the application of ablative pulsed plasma thrusters to stationkeeping missions30th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1994Edgar Choueiri
Characterization of oscillations in closed drift thrusters30th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1994Edgar Choueiri
CIV Tests on APEXCOSPAR Meeting1994V. Dokukin, A. Volokitin, Yu. Ruzhin, V. Oraevsky, Edgar Choueiri
Studies of anomalous ionization25th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference1994Edgar Choueiri, H. Okuda
Numerical Fluid Simulation of an MPD Thruster with Real Geometry23rd International Electric Propulsion Conference1993G. Caldo, Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Collective plasma phenomena observed during the CIV tests on ATLAS-11993 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union1993Edgar Choueiri, J. Marshall, J. Burch, H. Okuda, N. Kawashima
Invited paper: Numerical simulation of neutral gas release experiments in the ionosphereBulletin of the American Physical Society1993H. Okuda, Edgar Choueiri
Anomalous ionization in the MPD thruster23rd International Electric Propulsion Conference1993Edgar Choueiri, H. Okuda
A summary of plasma propulsion research presented at the 23rd international electric propulsion conference.Newsletter of the International Committee on Electric Propulsion1993Edgar Choueiri
CIV results from ATLAS-1: Comparison with models1992 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union1992J. Marshall, J. Burch, Edgar Choueiri, N. Kawashima
Current driven plasma acceleration vesrus current-driven energy dissipation Part III: anomalous transport28th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1992Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Numerical simulation of MPD thruster flows with anomalous transport28th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference1992G. Caldo, Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Current-driven plasma acceleration versus current-driven energy dissipation. Part II : Electromagnetic wave stability theory and experiments.22nd International Electric Propulsion Conference1991Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Velocity measurement in the plume of an MPD thruster using injected plasma waves22nd International Electric Propulsion Conference1991Kevin Diamant, Dennis Tilley, Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
An investigation of microinstabilities in a kW level self-field MPD thruster22nd International Electric Propulsion Conference1991Dennis Tilley, Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
An MPD Code with Anomalous Transport22nd International Electric Propulsion Conference1991G. Caldo, Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Current-driven plasma acceleration versus current-driven energy dissipation. Part I : Wave stability theory21st International Electric Propulsion Conference1990Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Current-driven instabilities of an electromagnetically accelerated plasma20th International Electric Propulsion Conference1988Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
MPD thruster instability studies19th International Electric Propulsion Conference1987Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
The manifestation of Alfven's hypothesis of critical ionization velocity in the performance of MPD thrusters.18th International Electric Propulsion Conference1985Edgar Choueiri, Arnold Kelly, Robert Jahn
Theoretical aspects of MPD thruster scaling17th International Electric Propulsion Conference1984G. Andrei, M. Andrenucci, Edgar Choueiri

Technical reports and Manuals

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Advanced Lithium-fed Applied-field Lorentz Force Accelerator (Project Alpha2) -Final Report Soft LandingTechnical Report2007Edgar Choueiri
Advanced Lithium-fed Applied-field Lorentz Force Accelerator (Project Alpha2) -Final Report (03/01/05 to 09/01/05)Technical Report2005Edgar Choueiri
Physics and Dynamics of Current Sheets in Pulsed Plasma ThrustersTechnical Report2002Thomas Markusic, Jack Berkery, Jimmy Cooley, Edgar Choueiri
A Review of Gas-Fed Pulsed Plasma Thruster Research over the Last Half-CenturyTechnical Report2000John Ziemer

Dissertations and Theses

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Scaling Laws in Orificed Thermionic Hollow CathodesPh.D. Dissertation2020Pierre-Yves Taunay
The Active Wave Packet Injection Diagnostic for Measuring Plasma Dispersion RelationsPh.D. Dissertation2020Sebastián Rojas Mata
Thrust Scaling in Applied-Field Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrustersPh.D. Dissertation2018Will Coogan
Design and Implementation of an Actuated Probe Suite for an Orificed Hollow CathodeBachelor's Thesis2018Jordan Brown
The Direct Wave-Drive ThrusterPh.D. Dissertation2017Matthew Feldman
A Graphite Orificed Hollow Cathode for an Argon Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrusterBachelor's Thesis2017Jack Hollingsworth
Extreme Environment Video Diagnostic for a Lithium Lorentz Force AcceleratorBachelor's Thesis2017Josh Umansky-Castro
The RF-Controlled Cathode: Modeling and Large-Diameter Cathode Experimental ResultsMaster's Thesis2016Matthew Plasek
Control and Analysis of a JxB Pump Propellant Feed System for the Lithium Lorentz Force AcceleratorBachelor's Thesis2016Brittany Ilardi
Performance Scaling of Magnetic Nozzles for Electric PropulsionPh.D. Dissertation2015Justin Little
Design and Testing of a Propellant Feed System for the Lithium Lorentz Force AcceleratorBachelor's Thesis2015Jeremy Mehl
Generation of the Magnetic Null Field Topography in a Novel Electric Propulsion Proof-of-ConceptBachelor's Thesis2014Charlie Kelly
A Novel Thrust Measurement Method For Plasma Rockets with Magnetic Nozzles Using B-field MeasurementsBachelor's Thesis2012Margaret Shaw
Effect of Inductive Coil Geometry on the Operating Characteristics of a Pulsed Inductive Plasma AcceleratorPh.D. Dissertation2012Ashley Hallock
Plasma Heating with Beating Electrostatic WavesPh.D. Dissertation2012Ben Jorns
Investigation of Efficiency in Applied Field MagnetoPlasmaDynamic ThrustersPh.D. Dissertation2012Dan Lev
An Electric Propulsion Concept Based on Direct Ion Acceleration with Beating Electrostatic WavesBachelor's Thesis2011Bayard Gardineer
Onset Voltage Hash and Anode Spots in Quasi-Steady Magnetoplasmadynamic ThrustersPh.D. Dissertation2008Luke Uribarri
Fundamentals of Undervoltage Breakdown Through the Townsend MechanismPh.D. Dissertation2008Jimmy Cooley
Design of a Microwave-Initiated Pulsed Plasma Thruster (MiPPT)Bachelor's Thesis2006Jian Li
Faraday Accelerator with Radio-frequency Assisted Discharge (FARAD)Ph.D. Dissertation2006Kurt Polzin
Ion Energization by a Pair of Beating Electrostatic WavesPh.D. Dissertation2006Slava Spektor
Lithium-fed Arc Multichannel and Single-Channel Hollow Cathode: Experiment and TheoryPh.D. Dissertation2006Lenny Cassady
Simulation of Plasma Flows in Self-Field Lorentz Force AcceleratorsPh.D. Dissertation2005Kamesh Sankaran
Current Sheet Mass Leakage in a Pulsed Plasma AcceleratorPh.D. Dissertation2005Jack Berkery
3-D Characterization of the Plume of a Lithium Lorentz Force Accelerator (LiLFA)Bachelor's Thesis2003Thomas Kramer
A Numerical and Experimental Study of a Two-Stage Microwave Electrothermal Thruster for Spacecraft PropulsionPh.D. Dissertation2003Vincent Chiravalle
Current Sheet Canting in Pulsed Electromagnetic AcceleratorsPh.D. Dissertation2002Thomas Markusic
Performance Scaling of Gas-Fed Pulsed Plasma ThrustersPh.D. Dissertation2001John Ziemer
Simulation of MPD Flows Using a Flux-Limited Numerical Method for the MHD EquationsMaster's Thesis2001Kamesh Sankaran
Thrust Measurement Using Laser InterferometryMaster's Thesis1998E. Cubbin
Anode Power Deposition in Coaxial MPD ThrustersPh.D. Dissertation1992Alec Gallimore
Asymetric Discharge Patterns in the MPD ThrusterMaster's Thesis1990W. Hoskins
Magnetoplasmadynamic Channel Flow for Design of Coaxial MPD ThrustersPh.D. Dissertation1982David King