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Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Davis, C., B. Gilchrist, J. Squire, "Characterization of Ion Cyclotron Resonance Acceleration for Electric Propulsion with Interferometry," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Volume 27, Number 2, 2011
  2. Lemmer, K. M., Gallimore, A. D. and Smith, T. B., "Using a helicon source to simulate atmospheric re-entry plasma densities and temperatures in a laboratory setting," Plasma Sources Sci. Technol., 18, 4 March 2009, 025019, doi: 10.1088/0963-0252/18/2/025019.
  3. Musinski, L., Liu, T., Gilchrist, B., and Gallimore, A., "Electrostatic Charging of Micro- and Nano-Particles for Use with Highly Energetic Applications," Journal of Electrostatics, 4 November 2008, pp. 1-8.

Conference Papers

  1. Davis C.N., "Communication Through Hypersonic or Re-Entry Plasmas," 57th JANNAF Propulson Meeting, Colorado Springs, Co, May 2010
  2. Brown, D. L., Haas, J. M., Peterson, P., and Kirtley, D. "Development of High-Power Electric Propulsion Technology for Near-Term and Mid-Term Space Power," Joint Army Navy NASA Air Force (JANNAF) conference, Colorado Springs, CO, 2010.
  3. Liu, T., Peterson, P., Gallimore, A., Gilchrist, B, and Mirecki-Millunchick, J., "Nano-Particle Electrostatic Propulsion," JANNAF 4th Spacecraft Propulsion Subcommittee Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, 3-7 May 2010.
  4. R. A. Martinez, W. A. Hoskins, P. Peterson, and D. Massey, "Development Status of the Helicon Hall Thruster," 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, IEPC-2009-120, Ann Arbor, MI, 2009.
  5. Liu, T., Wagner, G., Gallimore, A., Gilchrist, B, and Peterson,P., "Mapping the Feasible Design Space of the Nanoparticle Field Extraction Thruster," IEPC-2009-004, 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, 20-24 September 2009.
  6. T. Liu, G. L. Wagner, A. D. Gallimore, B. Gilchrist, and P. Peterson, "Specific Charge Control for Micro/Nano-Particle Electrostatic Propulsion,"Joint Propulsion Conference, AIAA-09-5090, Denver, Colorado, 2009.
  7. Peterson, P. and Massey, D., "Helicon Hall Thruster Development," JANNAF 3rd Spacecraft Propulsion Subcommittee Meeting, Orlando, FL, 8-12 December 2008.
  8. Massey, D., Musinski, L., Liu, T., Gallimore, A., and Gilchrist, B., "The Nanoparticle Field Extraction Thruster: NanoFET," JANNAF 3rd Spacecraft Propulsion Subcommittee Meeting, Orlando, FL, 8-12 December 2008.
  9. Liu, T., Drenkow, B., Musinski, L., Gallimore, A., Gilchrist, B., Mirecki-Millunchick, J., Morris, D., Doan, A., Munski, J., and Muldoon, A., "Developmental Progress of the Nanoparticle Field Extraction Thruster," AIAA-2008-5096, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Hartford, CT, 21-23 July 2008.
  10. Musinski, L., Liu, T., Eu, I., Gilchrist, B., Gallimore, A., Millunchick, J., and Morris, D., "Nanoparticle Field Extraction Thruster (NanoFET): Introduction to, Analysis of, and Experimental Results from the 'No Liquid' Configuration," AIAA-2008-5097, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Hartford, CT, 21-23 July 2008.
  11. Morris, S., Drenkow, B., Liu, T., Biehle, T., Munski, J., Han, H., Swieringa, K., Martinchek, P., Knapp, M., Trabert, R., Wind, R., Brierty, B., Gilchrist, B., and Gallimore, A., "Reduced Gravity Testing of the Nanoparticle Field Extraction Thruster Concept," AIAA-2008-4995, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Hartford, CT, 21-23 July 2008.
  12. Liu, T., Musinski, L., Keidar, M., Gallimore, A., and Gilchrist, B., "Physical Models and Performance Implications for the Nanoparticle Field Extraction Thruster," IEPC-2007-186, 30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Florence, Italy, 17-20 September 2007.
  13. Musinski, L., Liu, T., Gilchrist, B., Gallimore, A., and Keidar, M., "Nanoparticle Field Extraction Thruster (nanoFET): Design and Results of the Microparticle Emitter Prototype," IEPC-2007-80, 30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Florence, Italy, 17-20 September 2007.
  14. Liu, T., Morris, D., Zagel, J., Cionca, C., Li, Y., Smith, C., Riposan, A., Gallimore, A., Gilchrist, B., and Clarke, R., "Use of Boron Nitride for Field Effect Electron Emission," AIAA-2007-5253, 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cincinnati, OH, 8-11 July 2007.
  15. Musinski, L., Liu, T., Gilchrist, B., Gallimore, A., and Keidar, M., "Experimental Results and Modeling Advances in the Study of the Nanoparticle Field Extraction Thruster," AIAA-2007-5254, 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cincinnati, OH, 8-11 July 2007.
  16. Lemmer, K. M., Gallimore, G. D., Smith, T. B., Nguyen, S. B. T., Morris, D., Davis, C., and Zagel, J., "Simulating Hypersonic Atmospheric Conditions in a Laboratory Setting Using a 15-cm-diameter Helicon Source," Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Pulsed Power and Plasma Science Conference, Albuquerque, NM, 17 – 22 June 2007.
  17. Liu, T., Musinski, L., Patel, P., Gallimore, A., Gilchrist, B., and Keidar, M., "Nanoparticle Electric Propulsion for Space Exploration," in Space Technology and Applications International Forum - STAIF 2007, edited by M. S. El-Genk, American Institute of Physics, Albuquerque, NM, 2007, pp. 787-94.  (Lujan Student Paper Award)
  18. Liu, T., Morris, D., Cionca, C., Gallimore, A., Gilchrist, B., and Clarke, R., "MEMS Gate Structures for Electric Propulsion Applications," AIAA-2006-5011, 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Sacramento, CA, 10-12 July 2006.
  19. Liu, T., Keidar, M., Musinski, L., Gallimore, A., and Gilchrist, B., "Theoretical Aspects of Nanoparticle Electric Propulsion," AIAA-2006-4335, 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Sacramento, CA, 10-12 July 2006.
  20. Musinski, L., Liu, T., Gilchrist, B., Gallimore, A., and Keidar, M., "Nanoparticle Electric Propulsion: Experimental Results," AIAA-2006-4803, 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Sacramento, CA, 10-12 July 2006.
  21. Beal, B. E., Gallimore, A. D., Morris, D. P., Davis, C. and Lemmer, K. M., "Development of an Annular Helicon Source for Electric Propulsion Applications," AIAA-2006-5240, 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Sacramento, CA, July 2006.
  22. Lemmer, K. M., Gallimore, A. D., Morris, D. P., Davis, C., Boyd, I, and Keidar, M., "Development, Fabrication and Testing of a 15-cm-diameter Helicon Source for Reentry Simulation," 8th Asian Pacific Conference on Plasma Science and Technology Poster Presentation, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, July 2006.
  23. Lemmer, K. M., Gallimore, A. D., Morris, D. P., Davis, C., Boyd, I., and Keidar, M., "Development, Fabrication and Testing of a 15-cm-diameter Helicon Source," 33rd IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science Poster Presentation, Traverse City, MI, June 2006.
  24. Musinski, L., Liu, T., Gilchrist, B., Gallimore, A., and Keidar, M., "Scalable Flat-Panel Nano-Particle MEMS/NEMS Thruster," IEPC-2005-176, 29th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Princeton, NJ, 31 October – 4 November 2005.