SM thesis

Title Year Author Institute  
On the Stability of Complex Ions in Ionic Liquid Ion Sources 2015 Miller, Catherine MIT, Cambridge, MA  
Porous Material and Process Development for Electrospray Propulsion Applications 2014 Arestie, Steven MIT Cambridge, MA  
Visual-inertial odometry with depth sensing using a multi-state constraint Kalman filter  2014 Galfond, Marissa MIT Cambridge, MA  
Power conversion and scaling for vanishingly small satellites with electric propulsion 2014 Hansel, George MIT Cambridge, MA  
Characterization of a Magnetically Levitated Testbed for Electrospray Propulsion Systems 2014 Mier-Hicks,Fernando MIT Cambridge, MA  
On the Stability of Complex Ions in Ionic Liquid Ion Sources 2014 Miller, Catherine MIT Cambridge, MA  
Design and Manufacturing of an Ion Electrospray Propulsion System Package and Passively-fed Propellant Supply 2014 Perna, Louis MIT Cambridge, MA  
CubeSat Attitude Control using Micronewton Electrospray Thruster Actuation 2014 Van de Loo, Mark MIT Cambridge, MA  
Application of Ion Electrospray Propulsion to Lunar and Interplanetary Missions 2014 Whitlock, Caleb MIT Cambridge, MA  
Fabrication and Characterization of Sintered Porous Glass Emitters for Electrospray Propulsion 2014 Xie, Julie MIT Cambridge, MA  
Development and Simulation of a Cylindrical Cusped-Field Thruster and a Diagnostics Tool for Plasma-Materials Interactions 2013 Pang, Anthony MIT Cambridge, MA  
Characterization of Ionic Liquid Ion Sources for Focused Ion Beam Applications 2013 Perez-Martinez, Carla MIT Cambridge, MA  
Modeling the Characteristics of Propulsion Systems Providing Less Than 10 N Thrust 2012 Chiasson, Thomas MIT Cambridge, MA  
Considerations for a Multi-Modal Electrospray Propulsion System 2012 Coffman, Chase MIT Cambridge, MA  
Performance Characterization and Optimization of a Diverging Cusped Field Thruster with a Calibrated Counter-Weighted Millinewton Thrust Stand 2012 Daspit, Ryan MIT Cambridge, MA  
Electrospray Emitters For Diffusion Vacuum Pumps 2012 Diaz-Gomez-Maqueo, Pablo MIT Cambridge, MA  
High Voltage Repetitive Pulsed Nanosecond Discharges as a Selective Source of Reactive Species 2011 Guerra, Carmen MIT Cambridge, MA  
Molecular Dynamics Modeling of Ionic Liquids in Electrospray Propulsion 2010 Takahashi, Nanako MIT Cambridge, MA  
Characterization of an Iodine-Based Ionic Liquid Ion Source and Studies on Ion Fragmentation 2010 Fedkiw, Timothy MIT Cambridge, MA  
The Design and Feasibility of a 10 mN Chemical Space Propulsion Thruster 2009 Bruccoleri, Alexander MIT Cambridge, MA  
Emission Spectroscopy for the Study of Electric Propulsion Plasmas 2009 Matlock, Taylor MIT Cambridge, MA  
The Use of Ionic Liquid Ion Sources (ILIS) in FIB Applications 2009 Zorzos, Anthony MIT Cambridge, MA  
Propulsion Mechanisms in a Helicon Plasma Thruster 2008 Sinenian, Nareg MIT Cambridge, MA  
Development and Characterization of a Cusped-Field Thruster and a Lanthanum Hexaboride Hollow Cathode 2008 Courtney, Daniel MIT Cambridge, MA  
Fabrication and Characterization of Porous Metal Emitters for Electrospray Applications 2008 Legge, Robert MIT Cambridge, MA  
Power Balance in Helicon Plasma Source for Space Propulsion 2008 White, Daniel MIT Cambridge, MA  
Development of a model for the near-exit plume of a Hall thruster 2007 Parra, Felix MIT Cambridge, MA  
An Analysis of Energy Balance in a Helicon Plasma Source for Space Propulsion 2007 Pucci, Justin MIT Cambridge, MA  
Empirical Aspects of a Mini-Helicon Plasma Thruster Experiment 2006 Palaia, Joseph MIT Cambridge, MA  
Characterization of a Variable Specific Impulse Electrospray Thruster 2006 Sumer, Selim Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden    
Numerical Modeling of a Radio-Frequency Micro Ion Thruster  2006 Tsay, Michael MIT Cambridge, MA  
Parallelization of particle-in-cell simulation modeling Hall-effect thrusters  2005 Fox, Justin MIT Cambridge, MA  
Studies of Plume Condensation Contamination upon Surfaces of the Terrestrial Planet Finder Spacecraft  2005 Pigeon, Tim  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Applications of an Electrostatic High-Voltage Tether to Radiation Belt Remediation 2005 Zeineh, Christopher MIT Cambridge, MA  
Kinetic modeling of electrodynamic space tethers 2004 Deux, Hean-Marie  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Progress in colloid propulsion 2004 Lopez-Urdiales, Jose Mariano  MIT Cambridge, MA  
PIC Simulation of SPT Hall Thrusters: High Power Operation and Wall Effects  2004 Sullivan, Kay MIT Cambridge, MA  
Orbital Transfer Trajectory Optimization  2004 Whiting, James MIT Cambridge, MA  
Instrument Development and Plasma Measurements on a 200-Watt Hall Thruster Plume  2003 Azziz, Yassir MIT Cambridge, MA  
Theoretical analysis and experimental investigations of an expander-cycle centrifugal direct injection rocket engine 2003 Dietrich, Carl MIT Cambridge, MA  
Electron Collection by an Electrodynamic Bare Tether at High Potential  2003 Ferry, Jean-Benoit  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Milli-Newton thrust stand for electric propulsion 2003 Mirczak, Jareb MIT Cambridge, MA  
Hall Thruster Plume Simulation Using a Hybrid-PIC Algorithm 2003 Santi, Mark MIT Cambridge, MA  
Performance Testing and Internal Probe Measurements of a High Specific Impulse Hall Thruster  2003 Warner, Noah MIT Cambridge, MA  
PIC simulation of a ceramic-lined Hall-effect thruster  2002 Blateau, Vincent MIT Cambridge, MA  
Computational Modeling of a Hall Thruster Plasma Plume in a Vacuum Tank  2002 Cheng, Shannon  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Optimization of electric propulsion orbit raising  2002 Kimbrel, Scott  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Instruments Design and Testing for a Hall Thruster Plume Experiment on the Space Shuttle 2002 Pacros, Anne MIT Cambridge, MA  
Measurement and Modeling of the Flow Characteristics of Micro Disc Valves 2001 Carretero, Jorge MIT Cambridge, MA  
Micropropulsion System Selection for Precision Formation Flying Satellites  2001 Reichbach, Jeffrey  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Developing a space shuttle experiment for Hall and pulsed plasma thrusters  2001 Thomas, Stephanie MIT Cambridge, MA  
A Microfabricated Colloid Thruster Array  2001 Velasquez, Luis  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Design Study for Micro-Fabricated Colloidal Thrusters  2000 Paine, Mark MIT Cambridge, MA  
Computational modeling of expanded plasma plumes in vacuum and in a tank  1999 Asare, Bernard  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Linear 1-D analysis of oscillation instabilities in stationary plasma thrusters  1999 Noguchi, Reid MIT Cambridge, MA  
Two dimensional particle-in-cell simulation model for Hall type thrusters  1998 Beidler, Pehn  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Dynamic Models for Liquid Rocket Engines with Health Monitoring Application  1998 Lozano, Paulo MIT Cambridge, MA  
Electron Current Collection by a Positively Charged Tether Using a Particle-In-Cell Method  1998 Onishi, Tatsuo MIT Cambridge, MA  
A Theoretical Study on Alkali Seeding of Arcjet Thrusters  1998 Oyerokun, Folusho  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Issues regarding a complete computational model of a Hall thruster from the acceleration channel through the plume  1998 Qarnain, Salma  MIT Cambridge, MA  
A Two-Dimensional, Non-Equilibrium, Numerical Model of an Alkali Seeded Hydrogen Arcjet Thruster  1998 Robertson, Darrel  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Ion Micro-Propulsion and Cost Modeling for Satellite Clusters  1998 Yashko, Gregory  MIT Cambridge, MA  
Two-dimensional hybrid particle-in-cell modeling of Hall thrusters  1995 Fife, John MIT Cambridge, MA