Accession Number : ADA302609

Title :   Fundamental Studies of the Near-Electrode Regions in Arcjet Thrusters.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug 92-Jul 95,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Cappelli, Mark A.

PDF Url : ADA302609

Report Date : 31 OCT 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 147

Abstract : A study of the electrode regions and arc electrode interaction in arc jet thrusters is presented. The investigation was performed by optical diagnostics including imaging, emission and laser induced fluorescence.

Descriptors :   *ELECTRODES, *ARC JET ENGINES, *ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENTS, LASER INDUCED FLUORESCENCE, ELECTRIC FIELDS, REGIONS, CATHODES, DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT, THRUSTERS.

Subject Categories : Electric and Ion Propulsion

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE