Conference Papers

  1. Measurements and theory of driven breathing oscillations in a Hall effect thruster Kentaro Hara, Scott Keller, Yevgeny Raitses. AIAA-2016-4532, 52nd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Propulsion and Energy Forum, Salt Lake City, Utah USA July 25-27, 2016.

  2. Parametric studies of velocity distribution functions for Xenon ions and neutrals in cylindrical Hall thruster with laser-induced fluorescence I. Romadanov, P. Svarnas, A. Diallo, Y. Raitses, A. Smolyakov AIAA-2016-4622, 52nd AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Propulsion and Energy Forum, Salt Lake City, Utah USA July 25-27, 2016.

  3. Secondary Electron Emission Properties of Boron Nitride Ceramic Materials at High Temperatures Yevgeny Raitses, Paul Dourbal and Rostislav Spektor, IEPC-2015-342 /ISTS-2015-b-342, Joint Conference of 30th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science 34th International Electric Propulsion Conference and 6th Nano-satellite Symposium, Hyogo-Kobe, Japan July 4-10, 2015.

  4. Effects of the Gas Pressure on Low Frequency Oscillations in E X B Discharges Yevgeny Raitses, Igor Kaganovich and Andrei Smolyakov, IEPC-2015-307 /ISTS-2015-b-307, Joint Conference of 30th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science 34th International Electric Propulsion Conference and 6th Nano-satellite Symposium, Hyogo-Kobe, Japan July 4-10, 2015.

  5. Driving Low Frequency Breathing Oscillations in a Hall Thruster Scott Keller, Yevgeny Raitses and Ahmed Diallo, AIAA 2014-3509, 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cleveland, OH, July 28-30, 2014.

  6. Driving Low Frequency Azimuthal Mode in CylindricalHall Thruster with a Segmented Anode Yuan Shi, Scott Keller, Yevgeny Raitses, and Ahmed Diallo, IEPC-2013-176, 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference,The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, October 6-10, 2013.

  7. Application of Auger Spectroscopy for Measurement of Secondary Electron Emission from Conducting Material for Electric Propulsion Devices Marlene I. Patino, Yevgeny Raitses, Bruce E. Koel and Richard E. Wirz, IEPC-2013-320, the 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, October 6 - 10, 2013.

  8. Electron Emission from Nano- and Micro-Engineered Materials Relevant to Electric Propulsion Y. Raitses, I. D. Kaganovich and A. V. Sumant, IEPC-2013-390, the 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, October 6 - 10, 2013.

  9. Time-Dependent Ion Velocity Distribution: A novel Heterodyne Laser-Induced Fluorescence with Coupled Wave Excitation A. Diallo, Y. Shi, S. Keller, Y. Raitses and S. Mazouffre, IEPC-2013-239, the 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, October 6-10, 2013.

  10. Effect of Magnetic Shielding on Plasma Plume of the Cylindrical Hall Thrusters Yevgeny Raitses, Jean Carlos Gayoso and Nathaniel J. Fisch, IEPC-2011-175, the 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Wiesbaden, Germany, September 11 - 15, 2011.

  11. Transitional regime in the start-up process of conventional Hall thrusters R. Santos, E. Ahedo, Y. Raitses and N. J. Fisch, IEPC-2011-059, the 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Wiesbaden, Germany, September 11-15, 2011.

  12. Characterization of a Cylindrical Hall Thruster with Permanent Magnets R. Spektor, K. D. Diamant, E.J. Beiting, K. A. Swenson, D.T. Goddard, Y. Raitses and N. J. Fisch, IEPC-2011-264, the 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Wiesbaden, Germany, September 11-15, 2011.

  13. Numerical investigations of a cylindrical Hall thruster K. Matyash, R. Schneider, O. Kalentev, Y. Raitses, N. J. Fisch, IEPC-2011-070, the 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Wiesbaden, Germany, September 11 - 15, 2011.

  14. Cathode Effects on Operation and Plasma Plume of the Permanent Magnet Cylindrical Hall Thruster Jean C. Gayoso, Yevgeny Raitses and Nathaniel J. Fisch, IEPC-2011-247, the 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Wiesbaden, Germany, September 11 - 15, 2011.

  15. Background Gas Pressure Effects in the Cylindrical Hall Thruster Raitses, Y., Parker, J.B., Davis, E., and Fisch, N.J., AIAA 2010-6775, July 2010.

  16. Comparisons in Performance of Electromagnet and Permanent-Magnet Cylindrical Hall-Effect Thrusters K. A. Polzin, Y. Raitses, J. C. Gayoso, and N. J. Fisch, AIAA-2010-6695, the 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Nashville, TN, July 25-28, 2010.

  17. Effect of the Magnetic Field on the Plasma Plume of the Cylindrical Hall Thruster with Permanent MagnetsY. Raitses, J. C. Gayoso, E. Merino, and N. J. Fisch, AIAA-2010-6621, the 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Nashville, TN, July 25-28, 2010.

  18. LIF Measurements of the Cylindrical Hall Thruster Plume R. Spektor, K. D. Diamant, E. J. Beiting Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch, IEPC-2009-137, the 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, September 20 - 24, 2009, Ann Arbor, MI.

  19. Rotating Plasma Effects in Cylindrical Hall Thrusters N. J. Fisch, and Y. Raitses, IEPC-2009-081, the 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, September 20 - 24, 2009, Ann Arbor, MI.

  20. Absence of a steady-state space charge limited regimefor a sheath in a weakly collisional plasma bounded by walls with high secondary electron emission A. Khrabrov, I. Kaganovich, Y. Raitses, D. Sydorenko, and A. Smolyakov, IEPC-2009-091, the 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, September 20 - 24, 2009, Ann Arbor, MI.

  21. Self-Consistent Calculation of Electron Transport in a Cylindrical Hall Thruster L. Brieda, M. Keidar, Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch, IEPC-2009-073, the 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, September 20 - 24, 2009, Ann Arbor, MI.

  22. Discharge Oscillations in a Permanent Magnet Cylindrical Hall-Effect Thruster K. Polzin, E. Sooby, Y. Raitses, E. Merino, and N. J. Fisch, IEPC-2009-122, the 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, September 20 - 24, 2009, Ann Arbor, MI.

  23. Plume Narrowing and Suppression of Low Frequency Oscillations in Cylindrical Hall Thrusters Y. Raitses, J. B. Parker, and N. J. Fisch, IEPC-2009-123, the 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, September 20 - 24, 2009, Ann Arbor, MI.

  24. A Parametric Study of Electron Extraction from a Low Frequency Inductively Coupled RF-Plasma Source Y. Raitses, J. K. Hendryx, and N. J. Fisch, IEPC-2009-024, the 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, September 20 - 24, 2009, Ann Arbor, MI.

  25. Performance of a Permanent-Magnet Cylindrical Hall-Effect Thruster K. Polzin, E. Sooby, A. Kimberlin, Y. Raitses, E. Merino, and N. J. Fisch, AIAA-2009-4812, 45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, August 2-5, 2009, Denver, CO.

  26. Operation and Plume Measurements of Miniaturized Cylindrical Hall Thrusters with Permanent Magnets Y. Raitses, E. Merino, J B. Parker, and N. J. Fisch, AIAA-2009-4810, 45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, August 2-5, 2009, Denver, CO.

  27. Low Power Cylindrical Hall Thruster Performance and Plume Properties K. Diamant, J. Pollard, Y. Raitses and N. J. Fisch, AIAA-2008-4998, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 21-23, 2008, Hartford, CT.

  28. Effects of Cathode Electron Emission of Hall Thruster Discharge Y. Raitses, E. Granstedt, A. Smirnov, E. Merino and N. J. Fisch, AIAA-2008-5188, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 21-23, 2008, Hartford, CT.

  29. Effects of Sheath Instability on Properties of a Hall Thruster D. Sydorenko, I. Kaganovich, Y. Raitses, and A. Smolyakov, AIAA-2008-5006, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 21-23, 2008, Hartford, CT.

  30. AEDC plume measurements using bi-directional ion flux probes Y. Raitses, T. Moeller and J. Szabo, IEPC-2007-344, 30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, September 17-20, 2007, Florence, Italy.
  31. RF Plasma Cathode-Neutralizer for Space Applications V. Godyak, Y. Raitses and N. J. Fisch, IEPC-2007-266, 30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, September 17-20, 2007, Florence, Italy.

  32. Overrun Discharge Current Operation of Low Power Cylindrical Hall Thrusters Y. Raitses, A. Smirnov, E. Granstedt, and N. J. Fisch, IEPC-2007-222, 30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, September 17-20, 2007, Florence, Italy.

  33. Two Dimensional Hybrid Model of a Miniaturized Cylindrical Hall Thruster L. Garrigues, G. J. M. Hagelaar, J. P. Boeuf, Y. Raitses , A. Smirnov, and N. J. Fisch, IEPC-2007-157, 30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, September 17-20, 2007, Florence, Italy.

  34. Kinetic effects in Hall thruster discharge I. Kaganovich, Y. Raitses, D. Sydorenko, and A. Smolyakov, AIAA paper 2006-4831, 42th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 9-12, 2006, Sacramento, CA.

  35. Numerical simulations of a 2kW Hall thruster E. Ahedo, I. Maqueda, and A. Anton, Y. Raitses, and N.J. Fisch, AIAA paper 2006-4655, 42th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 9-12, 2006, Sacramento, CA.

  36. Segmented Electrodes in Annual and Cylindrical Hall Thrusters Y. Raitses, A. Smirnov, and N.J. Fisch, AIAA paper 2006-4471, 42th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 9-12, 2006, Sacramento, CA.

  37. Cylindrical Hall Thrusters Y. Raitses, A. Smirnov, and N.J. Fisch, AIAA paper 2006-3245, 37th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, June 5-8, 2006, San Francisco, CA.

  38. Performance of a Low Power Cylindrical Hall Thruster K. A. Polzin, T. E. Markusic, B. J. Stanojev, A. Dehoyos, Y. Raitses, A. Smirnov and N. J. Fisch, IEPC 2005-011, 29th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Princeton, NJ, October 31-November 4, 2005.

  39. The Effect of Magnetic Field on the Performance of Miniaturized Cylindrical Hall Thrusters A. Smirnov, Y. Raitses, and N.J. Fisch, IEPC 2005-099, 29th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Princeton, NJ, October 31-November 4, 2005.

  40. Electron Transport and Ion Acceleration in a Low-Power Cylindrical Hall Thruster A. Smirnov, Y. Raitses, and N.J. Fisch, AIAA paper 2004-4103, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 11-14, 2004, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

  41. Anode Fall Formation in a Hall Thruster L.A. Dorf, Y. Raitses, A. Smirnov, and N.J. Fisch, AIAA paper 2004-3779, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 11-14, 2004, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

  42. Experimental Study of Acceleration Region in a 2KW Hall Thruster Y. Raitses, D. Staack, L. Dorf and N.J. Fisch, AIAA paper 2003-5153, 39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 20-23, 2003, Huntsville, Alabama.

  43. Diagnostic Setup for Characterization of Near-Anode Processes in Hall Thrusters L. Dorf and Y. Raitses, IEPC paper 2003-0157, 28th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Toulouse, France, March 17-21, 2003.

  44. Control of Acceleration Region in Hall Thrusters D. Staack, Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch, IEPC paper 03-0273, Toulouse, France, March 2003.

  45. Enhanced Ionization in the Cylindrical Hall Thruster A. Smirnov, Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch, IEPC paper 2003-156, Toulouse, France, March 17-21, 2003.

  46. Measurements of Plasma Flow in a 2 kW Segmented Electrode Hall Thruster Y. Raitses, D. Staack, A. Dunaevsky, L. Dorf and N. J. Fisch, IEPC paper 03-0139, the 28th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Toulouse, France, March 2003.

  47. Investigations of Probe Induced Perturbations in a Hall Thruster D. Staack, Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch, AIAA paper 2002-4109, Indianapolis, IN, July 7-10, 2002.

  48. Control of Plasma Flow in Hall Thruster with Active and Passive Segmented Electrodes Y. Raitses, D. Staack and N. J. Fisch, AIAA paper-2002-3954, Indianapolis, IN, July 2002.

  49. Hall Thruster Modeling with a Given Temperature Profile L. Dorf, V. Semenov, Y. Raitses and N. J. Fisch, AIAA paper 2002-4246, 38th Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Indianapolis, IN, July 7-10, 2002.

  50. Performance Studies of Miniaturized Cylindrical and Annular Hall Thrusters A. Smirnov, Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch, AIAA paper 2002-3823, Indianapolis, IN, July 7-10, 2002.

  51. Measurements of Plasma Potential Distribution in Segmented Electrode Hall Thruster Y. Raitses, D. Staack and N. J. Fisch, IEPC paper-01-060 27th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Pasadena, CA, October 2001.

  52. Studies of Non-Conventional Configuration Closed Electron Drift Thrusters Y. Raitses, D. Staack, A. Smirnov, A. A. Litvak, L. A. Dorf, T. Graves and N. J. Fisch, AIAA paper 2001-3776, Salt Lake City, UT, July 2001.

  53. Parametric Investigations of Miniaturized Cylindrical and Annular Hall Thrusters A. Smirnov, Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch, IEPC paper 01-38, Pasadena, CA, October 15-19, 2001.

  54. A study of Cylindrical Hall Thruster for Low Power Space ApplicationsY. Raitses, N. J. Fisch, K. M. Ertmer, and C. A. Burlingame, AIAA paper 2000-3421, Huntsville, Alabama, July 16-19, 2000.

  55. Parametric Investigations of Segmented Electrode Hall Thruster, Y. Raitses, N. J. Fisch, L. A. Dorf and A. A. Litvak, IEPC-99-245, in Proceedings of 26th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Kitakyushu, Japan, October 1999.

  56. Segmented Cathode Hall Thruster Operation in Single and Two Stage Regimes, N.J. Fisch, Y. Raitses, A. A. Litvak and L. A. Dorf, IEPC-99-101, in Proceedings of 26th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Kitakyushu, Japan, October 1999.

  57. A study of Cylindrical Hall Thruster for Low Power Space ApplicationsY. Raitses, N. J. Fisch, K. M. Ertmer, and C. A. Burlingame, AIAA paper 2000-3421, Huntsville, Alabama, July 16-19, 2000.

  58. Design and Operation of Hall Thruster with Segmented ElectrodesN. J. Fisch, Y. Raitses, A. A. Litvak and L. A. Dorf, AIAA paper- 99-2572, Los Angeles, CA, 1999.