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Proc. ASME. IMECE2021, Volume 11: Heat Transfer and Thermal Engineering, V011T11A009, November 1–5, 2021
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2021-72916
... Abstract “SELF-FIELD” magnetoplasmadynamic (MPD) thrusters are low-thrust electric propulsion space-systems leveraging magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) principles for plasma acceleration and high-speed exhaust velocities. MPD thrusters produce high specific impulse and are suitable for long duration...