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Development and Modelling of a Low Current LaB6 Heaterless Hollow Cathode
(Virginia Tech, 2019-09-20)
The presented research discusses the design, analysis, and testing of a low current, LaB6 heaterless hollow cathode for space propulsion applications. A heaterless design using LaB6 is chosen to reduce complexity and ...
Development and Initial Testing of a Micro-Newton Torsion Pendulum with Gas-Dynamic Calibration
(Virginia Tech, 2019-03-05)
A novel torsion pendulum thrust test stand for micro-Newton-scale spacecraft thrusters is described. The stand is designed to be robust against electromagnetic interference effects internal or external to the thruster being ...