PhD/ScD Thesis

Title Year Author Source
Deep-Space Exploration Enabled by CubeSats with Staged Electrospray Propulsion 2024 Pettersson, Gustav M.  
Studies on the Physical Structure, Properties and Operation of Ionic Liquid Electrosprays in the Pure-Ion Mode 2023 Gallud Cidoncha, Ximo
Solid-State Flow Control for Ion Electrospray Propulsion 2023 MacArthur, Jonathan
Exploration of Planetary Bodies with Electrospray Thrusters
2022 Jia-Richards, Oliver
Characterization of Ion Cluster Fragmentation in Ionic Liquid Ion Sources
2019 Miller, Catherine E.
Spacecraft Charging and Attitude Control Characterization of Electrospray Thrusters on a Magnetically Levitated Testbed
2017 Mier Hicks, Fernando
Electrochemistry of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids with Applications to Electrospray Propulsion
2016 Masuyama, Kento
Engineering Ionic Liquid Ion Sources for Ion Beam Applications 2016 Perez Martinez, Carla
Electrically-Assisted Evaporation of Charged Fluids: Fundamental Modeling and Studies on Ionic Liquids 2016 Coffman, Chase
On the identification and mitigation of life-limiting mechanisms of ionic liquid ion sources envisaged for propulsion of microspacecraft 2015 Brikner, Natalya
Non-thermal plasmas in flames and other inhomogeneous environments 2015 Guerra-Garcia, Carmen
Controlled Precipitation of Energetic Van Allen Belt Protons by Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron (EMIC) Waves: Scientific and Engineering Implications 2014 De Soria-Santacruz, Maria
Fabrication of High-Throughput Critical-Angle X-ray Transmission Gratings for Wavelength-Dispersive Spectroscopy 2013 Bruccoleri, Alexander
Development of the Plasma Thruster Particle-in-Cell Simulator to Complement Empirical Studies of a Low-Power Cusped-Field Thruster 2013 Gildea, Stephen
An Exploration of Prominent Cusped-Field Thruster Phenomena: The Hollow Conical Plume and Anode Current Bifurcation 2012 Matlock, Taylor
Ionic Liquid Ion Source Emitter Arrays Fabricated on Bulk Porous Substrates for Spacecraft Propulsion 2011 Courtney, Daniel
Technology Survey and Performance Scaling for the Design of High Power Nuclear Electric Power and Propulsion Systems 2011 White, Daniel
Two-Dimensional Numerical Modeling of Radio-Frequency Ion Engine Discharge 2010 Tsay, Michael
Experimental and Theoretical Characterization of a Hall Thruster Plume 2007 Aziz, Yassir
Experimental and Computational Studies of Electric Thruster Radiation Emission 2007 Celik, Murat
Modeling of Hall Thruster Liftetimes and Erosion Mechanisms 2007 Cheng, Shannon  
Advances in Fully-Kinetic PIC Simulations of a Near Vacuum Hall Thruster and Other Plasma Systems 2007 Fox, Justin
A Fully Microfabricated Two-Dimensional Electrospray Array with Applications to Space Propulsion 2007 Gassend, Blaise
Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Hall Thruster Miniaturization 2007 Warner, Noah
Numerical Simulation of a Single Emitter Colloid Thruster in Pure Droplet Cone-jet Mode 2005 Carretero, Jorge
The Design, Fabrication and Testing of Micro-fabricated Linear and Planar Electrospray Thruster Arrays 2004 Velasquez, Luis
Numerical Study of Current Collection by an Orbiting Bare Tether 2002 Tatsuo Onisihi
Studies on the Ion-Droplet Mixed Regime in Colloid Thrusters 2002 Lozano, Paulo
Simulation and Design of an Hydrogen Arcjet Thruster Seeded with Cesium 2001 Robertson, Darrel
Fully Kinetic Numerical Modeling of a Plasma Thruster 2001 Szabo, James
Advanced Propulsion for Microsatellites 2000 Khayms, Vadim
Hybrid-PIC Modeling and Electrostatic Probe Survey of Hall Thrusters 1998 Fife, John