IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Characterization of Eroded Boron Atoms in the Plume of a Hall Thruster

Author(s): Horatiu C. Dragnea ; Iain D. Boyd ; Brian C. Lee ; Azer P. Yalin
Sponsor(s): IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2015
Volume: 43
Page(s): 35 - 44
ISSN (Paper): 0093-3813
ISSN (Online): 1939-9375
DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2014.2320851
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The erosion of boron particles from Hall thruster channel walls is a concern because it limits the lifetime of the device. A new optical experimental technique that measures path-integrated boron... View More

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