Publications

2012

A. Borner, Z. Li, and D. Levin, "Modeling of an Ionic
Liquid Electrospray using Molecular Dynamics with Constraints," The
Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol.
123, 124507 (2012); doi:
10.1063/1.3696006.

Borner, D. Levin, and Z. Li, "Study of Homogeneous Condensation of Water
in Supersonic Expansions using
Molecular Dynamics, "AIAA-2012-229, 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting,
9-12 January, 2012,
Nashville, Tennessee.  A journal
publication is in progress.

R. Kumar, A. Borner,
Z. Li, and D. Levin, "Electrospray Simulation in a Colloid Thruster using
Particle-in-Cell
(PIC) Approach," AIAA Paper No. 2012-788, 50th AIAA Aerospace
Sciences Meeting, 9-12 January, 2012, Nashville, Tennessee. A journal
publication is in progress.

Wirz R., Patino M., Chu L., “Experimental Analysis of Ion and Secondary Electron Transport,” 48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit to be held in Atlanta, GA, 30 July - 1 August 2012. (Under Preparation)

2011

A. Borner, Z. Li and
D. Levin, "Ionic Liquid Electrospray Modeling using Molecular Dynamics,"
AIAA Paper No. 2011-5524, 47th
AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, 31 July - 03
August 2011, San Diego,
California.

Boyd, I.D., "Simulation of Electric Propulsion Thrusters", Models and
Computational Methods for Rarefied Flows
Von Karman Institute for Fluid Mechanics, Brussels, Belgium, January 2011.

Giuliano, P.N. and Boyd, I.D., "Effects of Detailed Charge Exchange
Interactions in DSMC-PIC Simulation of a Simplified Plasma Test Cell,"
IEPC Paper 2011-112, 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference,
Wiesbaden, Germany, September 2011.

Huismann, T. and Boyd, I.D.  "Assessment of Differential
Cross-sections for Hall-thruster Plume Simulation," IEPC Paper 2011-227,
32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference,
Weisbaden, Germany, September 2011.

Brian C. Lee, Lei Tao, Josh Taylor, Azer P. Yalin, Alec Gallimore 2011 “Sensitivity Improvements to Laser Sensor for Boron Nitride Erosion in Hall Thrusters” 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, IEPC-2011-068, Wiesbaden, Germany, September 2011.

Giuliano, P.N. and Boyd, I.D., "Effects of Detailed Charge Exchange
Interactions in DSMC-PIC Simulation of a Simplified Plasma Test Cell,"
IEPC Paper 2011-112, 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference,
Wiesbaden, Germany, September 2011.

Lei Tao, Azer P. Yalin, 2011 “Velocity Profiles of Boron Atoms Sputtered from Boron Nitride by Low Energy Xenon Ions” 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, IEPC-2011-067 (Poster), Wiesbaden, Germany, September 2011.
 
W. Huang, A.D. Gallimore, T.B. Smith, Azer P. Yalin, “The Technical Challenges of using Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy to Study Hall Thruster Channel Erosion” 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, IEPC-2011-030, Wiesbaden, Germany, September 2011.

Wensheng Huang, Alec D. Gallimore, Timothy B. Smith, Lei Tao, and Azer P. Yalin 2011 “Initial Cavity Ring-Down Density Measurement on a 6-kW Hall Thruster”, AIAA 47th Joint Propulsion Conference, AIAA-2011-5994, San Diego, CA, July 2011

Wirz R., Chu L., Patino M., Mao H., Araki S. J., “Well-Characterized Plasma Experiments for Validation of Computational Models,” IEPC-2011-122, 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Kurhaus, Wiesbaden, Germany, Sept 11-15, 2011

Araki S. J., Wirz R., “Collision Modeling for High Velocity Ions in a Quiescent Gas,” AIAA-2011-3740, 42nd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 27-30, 2011

2010

Huismann, T. and Boyd, I.D., "Advanced Hybrid Modeling of Hall Thruster
Plumes," AIAA Paper 2010-6525, July 2010.

Boyd, I.D., "Hybrid Particle-Continuum Methods for Nonequilibrium Gas and
Plasma Flows," Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium
on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, AIP, Melville, 2011, p. 531. July 2010

L. Tao, A.P. Yalin, 2010, “LIF Velocity Measurement of Sputtered Boron Atoms from Boron Nitride Target”, AIAA 46th Joint Propulsion Conference, AIAA-2010-6526, Nashville, July 2010

W. Huang, T. B. Smith, C. J. Durot, A. D. Gallimore, A.P. Yalin, 2010 “Development of a Cavity Ring-Down Diagnostic for Studying Hall Thruster Channel Erosion” Joint Army Navy NASA Air Force (JANNAF) Propulsion Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO

2009

L. Tao, B. Lee, A.P. Yalin, N. Yamamoto, A. Gallimore, 2009 “Development of a Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy Sensor for Boron Nitride Erosion in Hall Thrusters ” 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, IEPC-2009-146, Ann Arbor, MI


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