Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

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Journal Publications

New Plasma PropulsionTerhune, K.J., King, L.B., He, K., Cumings, J. "Radiation-induced solidification of ionic liquid under extreme electric field," Nanotechnology, Vol. 27, No. 37 (2016). doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/37/375701

New Plasma PropulsionHopkins, M.A. and King, L.B. "Performance Comparison Between a Magnesium- and Xenon-Fueled 2 Kilowatt Hall Thruster," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 32, No. 4 (2016), pp. 1015-1021. doi: 10.2514/1.B35731

King, L.B., Meyer, E.J, Hopkins, M.A., Hawkett, B.S., and Jain, N. "Self-Assembling Array of Magnetoelectrostatic Jets from the Surface of a Superparamagnetic Ionic Liquid," Langmuir, Vol. 30 Iss. 47 (2014), pp. 14143-14150. doi: 10.1021/la503341p

Hopkins, M.A. and King, L.B. "Assessment of plasma impedance probe for measuring electron density and collision frequency in a plasma with spatial and temporal gradients," Phys. Plasmas 21, 053501 (2014), accessed May 2, 2014. doi: 10.1063/1.4874321

Hopkins, M.A. and King, L.B. "Magnesium Hall Thruster with Active Thermal Mass Flow Control," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 30 No. 3 (2014), pp. 637-344. doi: 10.2514/1.B34888

Washeleski, R.L., Meyer, E.J., and King, L.B., "Application of maximum likelihood methods to laser Thomson scattering measurements of low density plasmas," Review of Scientific Instruments 84, 105101 (2013). Web Link to Abstract

Makela, J.M., Washeleski, R.L. and King, L.B., "Re-generable Field Emission Cathodes: Surface Morphology and Performance," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 27, No. 5, September-October 2011.

Sommerville, J.D., and King, L.B., "Hall thruster cathode coupling Part II: Ion beam and near-field plume," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 754-767, 2011.

Sommerville, J.D., and King, L.B., "Hall thruster cathode coupling Part I: efficiency improvements from an extended outer pole," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 744-753, 2011.

Ross, J.L, Sommerville, J.D., and King, L.B., "Loss mechanisms of a low discharge voltage Hall thruster," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 26, No. 6, November-December 2010.

Makela, J.M., Washeleski, R.L., King, L.B., Massey, D.R., and Hopkins, M.A., "Development of a Magnesium and Zinc Hall-effect Thruster," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 26, No. 5, September-October 2010.

Makela, J.M., Washeleski, R.L., and King, L.B., "Re-generable Field Emission Cathode for Spacecraft Neutralization," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 25, No. 4, July-August 2009. pp 970-975.

Sommerville, J.D., King, L.B., Chiu, Y-H., and Dressler, R.A., "Ion-Collision Emission Excitation Cross Sections for Xenon Electric Thruster Plasmas," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 24, No. 4, July-August 2008, pp. 880-888.

Fossum, E.C. and King, L.B., "An Electron Trap for Studying Cross-Field Mobility in Hall Thrusters," IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp.2088-2094.

Makela, J.M., Massey, D.R., and King, L.B., "Bismuth Hollow Cathode for Hall Thrusters" Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 24, No. 1, January-February 2008, pp. 142-146.

Kieckhafer, A.W., Massey, D.R., and King, L.B., "Performance and Active Thermal Control of 2-kW Hall Thruster with Segmented Electrodes" Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 23, No. 4, July-August 2007, pp. 821-827.

Kieckhafer, A. W., and King, L.B., "Energetics of Propellant Options for High-Power Hall Thrusters" Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 23, No. 1, January-February 2007, pp. 21-16.

Fossum, E.C., King, LB, "Cross-field Mobility in a Pure Electron Plasma" Problems of Atomic Sciences and Technology. 2006, No. 6, Series: Plasma Physics, Vol. 12, pp.219-221

King, L.B., Parker, G.G., Schaub, H., "Challenges and Prospects of Coulomb Satellite Formation Control" , The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 52, No 1-2, pp. 169-193, 2004-00-00.

Mitchell, T.B., Bollinger, J.J., Kriesel, J.M., King, L.B., Jensen, Itano, W.M., and Dubin, D.H.E., "Strongly Correlated Ion Plasma in Penning Traps" Journal of Physics A, Vol. 36, No. 22, 6-June-2003, pp. 6117-6118.

King, LB, Parker, G.G., Deshmukh, S., and Chong, J.-H., A study of inter-spacecraft Coulomb forces and implications for formation flying Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 19, No. 3, May-June 2003, pp. 497-505.

Bollinger, J.J., Kriesel, J.M., Mitchell, T.B., King, L.B., Jensen, M.J., Itano, W.M., and Dubin, D.H.E., Laser-cooled Ion Plasmas in Penning Traps , Journal of Physics B, Vol. 36, 2003, pp. 499-510.

Kriesel, J.M., Bollinger, J.J., Mitchell, T.B, King, L.B., and Dubin, D.H.E., Laser-generated Waves and Wakes in Rotating Ion Crystals , Physical Review Letters, Vol. 88, No. 12, 25 March 2002, 125003-1-4.

King, L.B. and Gallimore, A.D., Mass Spectral Measurements in the Plume of an SPT-100 Hall Thruster , Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 16, No. 6, Nov.-Dec. 2000, pp. 1086-1092.

King, L.B. and Gallimore, A.D., Ion Energy Diagnostics in the Plasma Exhaust Plume of a Hall Thruster , Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 16, No. 5, Sept.-Oct. 2000, pp. 916-922.

King, L.B. and Gallimore, A.D., Identifying Charge-Exchange Collision Products within the Ion-Energy Distribution of Electrostatically Accelerated Plasmas , Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 6, No. 7, July 1999, pp. 2936-2942.

King, L.B., Gallimore, A.D., and Marrese, C.M., Transport Property Measurements in the Plume of an SPT-100 Hall-effect Thruster , Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 14, No. 3, May-June 1998, pp. 327-335.

King, L.B. and Gallimore, A.D., Approximating Collisional Free-stream Attenuation at Transitional Knudsen Numbers , AIAA Journal, Vol. 35, No. 3, March 1997, pp. 574-576.

King, L.B. and Gallimore, A.D., Gridded Retarding Pressure Sensor for Ion and Neutral Particle Analysis in Flowing Plasmas , Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 68, No. 2, Feb. 1997, pp. 1183-1188.

Gallimore, A.D., Kim, S.W., Foster, J.E., King, L.B., and Gulczinski, F.S., Near- and Far-field Plume Studies of a 1 kW Arcjet , AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 12, No. 1, Jan.-Feb. 1996, pp. 105-111.

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Conference Proceedings

New Plasma PropulsionJackson, B.A., King, L.B., "Ferrofluid Interface Deformation and Spray Onset under Electric and Magnetic Stresses," 52nd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Paper No. AIAA-2016-4548, 25-27 July 2016, Salt Lake City, UT.

New Plasma PropulsionTerhune, K.J., King, L.B., Prince, B.D., Jain, N., Hawkett, B.S., "The effects of magnetic surface stress on electrospray of an ionic liquid ferrofluid," 52nd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Paper No. AIAA-2016-4549, 25-27 July 2016, Salt Lake City, UT.

New Plasma PropulsionTerhune, K.J., King, L.B., Prince, B.D., Jain, N., Hawkett, B.S., "Species measurements in the beam of an ionic liquid ferrofluid capillary electrospray source under magnetic stress," 52nd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Paper No. AIAA-2016-4550, 25-27 July 2016, Salt Lake City, UT.

Jackson, B.A., King, L.B., "Characterization of an Ionic Liquid Ferrofluid Electrospray Emission Pattern," 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2014-3539, 28-30 July 2014, Cleveland, OH.

King, L.B., "Ferroelectrohydrodynamics of ionic liquid ferrofluid surface instabilities and jets," 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2014-3693, 28-30 July 2014, Cleveland, OH.

Terhune, K.J., King, L.B., Hause, M.L., Prince, B.D., Jain, N., Hawkett, B.S., "Species measurements in the beam of an ionic liquid ferrofluid electrospray source," 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2014-3694, 28-30 July 2014, Cleveland, OH.

Hopkins M.A., King, L.B., "Performance Comparison between a Magnesium- and Xenon-fueled 2 kW Hall Thruster," 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2014-3818, 28-30 July 2014, Cleveland, OH.

Meyer, E.J., King, L.B., Jain, N., Hawkett, B.S.,"Ionic liquid ferrofluid electrospray with EMIM-NTf2 and ferrofluid mode studies with FerroTec EFH-1 in a non-uniform magnetic field," IEPC-2013-319, 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, 6-10 October 2013, Washington, D.C., USA.

Terhune, K.J., King, L.B., He, K., Cumings, J.,"In-situ visualization of ionic liquid electrospray emission using transmission electron microscopy," 49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2013-3822, 14-17 July 2013, San Jose, CA.

Meyer, E.J., King, L.B.,"Electrospray from an Ionic Liquid Ferrofluid utilizing the Rosensweig Instability," 49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2013-3823, 14-17 July 2013, San Jose, CA.

Hopkins, M.A., King, L.B.,"Evaluation of a Plasma Impedance Probe in a Time-varying Non-uniform Plasma," 49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2013-4129, 14-17 July 2013, San Jose, CA.

King, L.B., LaSarge, J.A.,"The Oculus-ASR: An orbiting nanosatellite testbed for non-resolved object characterization," Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference, Maui (2012)

Hopkins, M.A., King, L.B.,"Demonstration of an Automated Mass Flow Control System for Condensable Propellant Hall-effect Thrusters," 48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2012-3739, 30 July - 1 August 2012, Atlanta, GA.

Washeleski, R.L., Meyer, E.J., King, L.B.,"Laser Thomson Scattering Measurements of Electron Temperature and Density in the Near-Field Plume of a Hall-Effect Thruster.," 48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2012-4118, 30 July - 1 August 2012, Atlanta, GA.

Hopkins, M.A., King, L.B.,"Performance Characteristics of a Magnesium Hall-effect Thruster," IEPC-2011-147, 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, 11-15 September 2011, Wiesbaden Germany

Terhune, K.J., King, L.B.,"Ion and Droplet Mass Measurements of an Electrospray Emitter using an ExB Filter," IEPC-2011-299, 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, 11-15 September 2011, Wiesbaden Germany

Meyer, E.J., King, L.B.,"Kinetic model of a plasma in contact with an ion-emitting anode surface," IEPC-2011-338, 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, 11-15 September 2011, Wiesbaden Germany

King, L.B., Feirstine, K., Hohnstadt, P.G.,"Pre-launch Optical Characteristics of the Oculus-ASR Nanosatellite for Attitude and Shape Recognition Experiments," 25th AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, Paper No. SSC11-VI-2, Logan, UT, 2011.

Hopkins, M.A., King, L.B.,"Active Stabilization of a Magnesium Hall Thruster in Constant Voltage Mode," 47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2011-5890, 31 July - 3 August 2011, San Diego, CA.

Hopkins, M.A., Makela, J.M., Washeleski, R.L., and King, L.B.,"Mass Flow Control in a Magnesium Hall-effect Thruster," 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2010-6861, 25-28 July 2010, Nashville, TN.

Makela, J.M., Washeleski, R.L., and King, L.B., "Re-generable Field Emission Cathodes Part I: Surface Morphology of Emitter Apex," 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2010-7019, 25-28 July 2010, Nashville, TN.

Makela, J.M., Washeleski, R.L., and King, L.B. "Re-generable Field Emission Cathodes Part II: Quenched Emitter Performance Analyses," 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2010-7109, 25-28 July 2010, Nashville, TN.

King, L.B., Hohnstadt, P.G., Katalenich, J.A., Radecki, P.P., Venturino, T.M.,"The Oculus: A nanosatellite for space situational awareness," 23rd AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites, Paper No. SSC09-XII-11, Logan, UT, 2009.

Fossum, E. C., King, L. B. "An unexamined collision-less mechanism for electron mobility in Hall thrusters," 45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Paper No. AIAA-2009-5366, Denver, CO, 2009.

Niemela, C. S. and King, L. B. "Numerical Optimization of an Annular Field Reversed Configuration Translation Experiment," IEPC-2009-008,31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, 20-24 September 2009, Ann Arbor, MI.

Makela, J. M., Washeleski, R. L., Massey, D. R., King, L. B., and Hopkins, M. A. "Development of a Magnesium and Zinc Hall-effect Thruster," IEPC-2009-017,31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, 20-24 September 2009, Ann Arbor, MI.

Makela, J. M., Washeleski, R. L., and King, L. B. "Surface Morphology and Lifetime Assessment of Regenerable Field-Emission Cathodes at Elevated Background Pressure," IEPC-2009-274,31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, 20-24 September 2009, Ann Arbor, MI.

Washeleski, R. L. and King, L. B. "Characterization of a Hall-effect Radial Plasma Source," IEPC-2009-241,31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, 20-24 September 2009, Ann Arbor, MI.

Makela, J.M., Washeleski, R.L., and King, L.B. "Surface Morphology and Lifetime Assessment of a Re-generable Field-Emission Cathode for Low Power Electric Propulsion," AIAA-2009-5198,45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 2-5 August 2009, Denver, CO.

Sommerville, J. D. and King, L. B. "Hall-Effect Thruster Cathode Coupling Part I: Effect of an Extended Outer Pole," AIAA-2009-5004,45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 2-5 August 2009, Denver, CO.

Sommerville, J. D. and King, L. B. "Hall-Effect Thruster Cathode Coupling Part II: Ion Beam and Near-Field Plume," AIAA-2009-5005,45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 2-5 August 2009, Denver, CO.

Washeleski, R.L. and King, L. B. "Characterization of the Plasma Plume from a LaB6 Cathode:A Comparison in Probe Techniques," AIAA-2009-5199,45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 2-5 August 2009, Denver, CO.

Farmer, M., Parker, G., King, L. B., Radecki, P. and Katalenich, J. "Nanosatellite Attitude Control System for the Oculus: A Space-Based Imaging Platform for Space Situational Awareness," SSC08-XII-8,22nd Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites , 11-14 August 2008, Logan, Utah.

Ross, J. L. and King, L. B., "Efficiency Analysis of a Low Discharge Voltage Hall Thruster,"AIAA-2008-4722,44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 20-23 July 2008, Hartford, Conn.

Makela, J. M. and King, L. B., "Operating Characteristics of a Re-generable Field-Emission Cathode for Low-Power Electric Propulsion,"AIAA-2008-5205,44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 20-23 July 2008, Hartford, Conn.

Sommerville, J. D. and King, L. B., "Effect of Cathode Position on Hall-Effect Thruster Performance and Near-Field Plume Properties,"AIAA-2008-4996, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 20-23 July 2008, Hartford, Conn.

Fossum, E. C. and King, L. B., "Effects of Neutral Density on Electron Temperature and Mobility in a Crossed-field Trap," AIAA-2008-5190, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 20-23 July 2008, Hartford, Conn.

Ross, J. L. and King, L. B., "Ionization Efficiency in Electric Propulsion Devices," IEPC-2007-260, 30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, 17-20 Sept 2007, Florence, Italy.

Makela, J. D. and King, L. B., "Progress on Re-generable Field Emission Cathodes for Low-Power Electric Propulsion," IEPC-2007-152, 30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, 17-20 Sept 2007, Florence, Italy.

Fossum, E. C. and King, L. B., "Confinement time in an electron trap used for electron-mobility
studies in Hall thruster-like fields," IEPC-2007-153,
30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, 17-20 Sept 2007, Florence, Italy.

Sommerville, J. D. and King, L. B., "Effect of Cathode Position on Hall-Effect Thruster Performance
and Cathode Coupling Voltage,"
IEPC-2007-78, 30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, 17-20 Sept 2007, Florence, Italy.

Fossum, E. C. and King, L. B., "Design and Construction of an Electron Trap for Studying Cross-
Field Mobility in Hall Thrusters,"
43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 8-11 July 2007, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Makela, J. D. and King, L. B., "Re-generable Field Emission Cathodes for Low-Power Electric Propulsion,"43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 8-11 July 2007, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Sommerville, J. D. and King, L. B., "Effect of Cathode Position on Hall-Effect Thruster Performance and Cathode Coupling Voltage,"43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 8-11 July 2007, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Ross, J. L. and King, L. B., "Energy Efficiency in Low Voltage Hall Thrusters,"43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 8-11 July 2007, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Sommerville, J. D. and King, L. B., "An Optical Diagnostic for Xenon Hall Thrusters Including MetastableContributions,"42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 9-12 July 2006, Sacramento, California.

Makela, J. M., and King, L. B., "Performance Characteristics of a LaB6 Bismuth Cathode for use with Hall Thrusters,"42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 9-12 July 2006, Sacramento, California.

Kieckhafer, A. W., Ross, J. L., Massey, D. R., and King, L. B., "Performance Characterization and Ion Energy Analysis of a 2-kW Hall Thruster with Segmented Anodes,"42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 9-12 July 2006, Sacramento, California.

Fossum, E. C., King, L. B., and Makela, J. M. "Mobility Studies of a Pure Electron Plasma in Hall Thruster Fields,"42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 9-12 July 2006, Sacramento, California.

Parker, G. G., King, L. B., Schaub, H., "Charge determination for specified shape Coulomb force virtual structures,"47th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Charge determination for specified shape Coulomb force virtual structures, Newport, RI, 2006.

Parker, G. G., King, L. B., Schaub, H., "Steered spacecraft deployment using interspacecraft Coulomb forces," American Controls Conference, Steered spacecraft deployment using interspacecraft Coulomb forces, Minneapolis, MN, 2006.

Parker, G. G., Schaub, H., Natarajan, A., King, L. B., "Coulomb force virtual space structures," ESTEC Workshop on Innovative Systems Concepts, Coulomb force virtual space structures, Noordwjik, the Netherlands, 2006.

Romanelli, C. C., Natarajan, A., Schaub, H., Parker, G. G., King, L. B., "Coulomb spacecraft voltage study due to differential orbital perturbations," AAS Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, Paper No. AAS-06-123, Tampa, FL, 2006.

Kieckhafer, A. W., Massey, D. R., and King, L. B., Probe Diagnostics in a Bismuth Hall Thruster, Paper No. IEPC-2005-274, Proc. of 29th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Oct. 31 Nov. 4, 2005, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

Massey, D. R., King, L. B., and Makela, J. M., Progress on the Development of a Direct Evaporation Bismuth Hall Thruster, Paper No. IEPC-2005-256, Proc. of 29th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Oct. 31 Nov. 4, 2005, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

King, L. B., A (Re-) examination of Electron Motion in Hall Thruster Fields, Paper No. IEPC-2005-258, Proc. of 29th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Oct. 31 Nov. 4, 2005, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

Fossum, E. C., King, L. B., and Ross, J. L., Electron Dynamics of a Non-neutral Electron Plasma in the Defining Fields of a Hall-effect Thruster, Paper No. IEPC-2005-274, Proc. of 29th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Oct. 31 Nov. 4, 2005, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

Massey, D. R., King, L. B., and Makela, J. M., Progress on the Development of a Direct Evaporation Bismuth Hall Thruster, Paper No. AIAA-2005-4232, Proc. of 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 10-13, 2005, Tucson, Ariz.

Makela, J. M., King, L. B., Massey D. R. and Fossum, E. C., Development and Testing of a Prototype Bismuth Cathode for Hall Thrusters, Paper No. AIAA-2005-4236, Proc. of 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 10-13, 2005, Tucson, Ariz.

Kieckhafer, A. W. and King, L. B., Energetics of Propellant Options for High-Power Hall Thrusters, Paper No. AIAA-2005-4228, Proc. of 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 10-13, 2005, Tucson, Ariz.

Kieckhafer, A. W. and King, L. B., Energetics of Propellant Options for High-Power Hall Thrusters, Paper No. 1092, Proceedings of the Space Nuclear Conference, June 5-9, 2005, San Diego, Calif.

Y. K. Yap, V. Kayastha, J. Menda, L. K. Vanga, J. Wang, A.W. Kieckhafer, D.R. Massey, and L. B. King, Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes as the Sputter Resist in Space Propulsive Systems, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 851, Paper No. NN2.2.1, Boston, Mass., Nov. 29-Dec. 3, 2004.

Carpenter, J. J., Haas, T. R., and King, L. B., Michigan Technological University Aerospace Enterprise, Paper No. AIAA-2004-6119. AIAA Space 2004 Conference, San Deigo, Calif., Sept. 28-30, 2004.

Y. K. Yap, J. Menda, L. K. Vanga, V. Kayastha, J. Wang, L. B. King, S. Dimovski, and Y. Gogotsi, Testing Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes on Ion Erosion for Advanced Space Propulsion, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 821 (2004 Materials Research Society), paper 3.7.

Y. K. Yap, V. Kayastha, J. Menda, L. K. Vanga, J. Wang, A. Kieckhafer, D. Massey, and L. B. King, Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes as the Sputter Resist in Space Propulsive Systems, in 2004 MRS Fall Meetings, Boston, MA, Nov 29-Dec 3, 2004, paper NN2.2.

Yap, Y.K., Menda, J., Vanga, L.K., Kayastha, V., Wang, J., King, L.B., Demovski, S., and Gogotsi, Y., Preliminary Sputter-erosion Characterization of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes, Paper No. AIAA-2004-3446, Proc. Of 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 11-14, 2004, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Kieckhafer, A.W., Massey, D.R., King, L.B., and Sommerville, J.D., Effect of Segmented Anodes On the Beam Profile of a Hall Thruster, AIAA-2004-4101, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 12-14, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Fossum, E.C., Sommerville, J.D., and King, L.B., Characterization of Near Field Plasma Environment of a Hollow Cathode Assembly, AIAA-2004-3795, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 12-14, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Massey, D.R., Kieckhafer, A.W., Sommerville, J.D., and King, L.B., Development of a Vaporizing Liquid Bismuth Anode for Hall Thrusters, AIAA-2004-3768, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 12-14, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Deshmukh, S.H., King, L.B., and Monroe, C.R., A Microscale Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer for Ion Species Analysis, AIAA-2004-3444, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 12-14, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

King, L.B. et al, Review of the EP Activities of US Academia, AIAA-2004-3332, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 12-14, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Schaub, H., Parker, G.G., and King, L.B., Challenges and prospects of Coulomb spacecraft formations, Paper No. AAS-03-278, Proc. of AAS John L. Junkins Symposium, May 22-23, 2003, College Sataion, Tex.

King, LB, Parker, G.G., Deshmukh, S., and Chong, J.-H., A study of inter-spacecraft Coulomb forces and implications for formation flying, Paper No. AIAA-2002-3671, 38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, July 8-12, Indianapolis, Ind. (Also appears in Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 19, No. 3, May-June 2003, pp. 497-505.)

King, LB, Parker, G.G., And Tervo, M.D., POWERSAIL - Propulsion System Design Trade Study, Final report for NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts Phase I Research, January, 2002.

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Theses/Dissertations

Hopkins, Mark A., Evaluation of Magnesium as a Hall Thruster Propellant, Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2014.

Meyer, Edmond J. IV, Development of an Ionic Liquid Ferrofluid Electrospray Source and Mode Shape Studies of a Ferrofluid in a Non-uniform Magnetic Field, Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2014.

Hill, Carrie S., Translation Studies on an Annular Field Reversed Configuration Device for Space Propulsion, Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2012.

Washeleski, Robert L., Laser Thomson Scattering Measurements of Electron Temperature and Density in a Hall-Effect Plasma, Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2012.

Ross, Jerry L., Probe Studies of a Hall Thruster at Low Voltages, Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2011.

Makela, Jason M., Re-generable Field Emission Cathodes for Electric Propulsion, Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2010.

Fossum, Emily C., Electron Transport in ExB Devices, Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2009.

Sommerville, Jason D., Hall-Effect Thruster--Cathode Coupling: The Effect of Cathode Position and Magnetic Field Topology, Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2009. (Print Edition)

Farmer, Mary, Oculus Attitude Control System, Master's Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2008.

Massey, Dean R., Development of a Direct Evaporation Bismuth Hall Thruster, Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2008.

Kieckhafer, Alex W., The effect of Segmented Anodes on the Performance and Plume of a Hall Thruster, Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2007.

Sommerville, J. D., Emission Cross Sections for Neutral Xenon Impacted by Xe+ and Xe2+, Master's Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2006.

Deshmukh, Satwik, A study of inter-spacecraft Coulomb forces and implications for formation flying, Master's Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2002.

Chong, Jer-Hong, Dynamic behavior of spacecraft formation flying using Coulomb forces, Master's Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 2002.

King, L.B., Transport Property and Mass Spectral Measurements in the Plasma Exhaust Plume of a Hall-effect Space Propulsion System, Doctoral Dissertation, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1998.

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