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Two-Dimensional (z-theta) Simulations of Hall Thruster Anomalous Transport

Lam, C, Knoll, AK and Cappelli, M (2009) Two-Dimensional (z-theta) Simulations of Hall Thruster Anomalous Transport In: 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, 2009-09-20 - 2009-09-24, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Abstract

This paper presents results on the development of both hybrid and multifluid simulations of Hall thrusters that resolve azimuthal electron flow dynamics. Simulations are carried out for a laboratory, nominally 90 mm channel diameter discharge with an extended acceleration region for which a modest collection of experimental data exists. The simulations are intended as a tool to better understand the mechanism behind azimuthal wave-driven electron transport. Both the hybrid and fluid simulations capture azimuthal fluctuations which appear to be consistent with quasi-neutral disturbances predicted by linear analysis. The impact of such disturbances on the cross-field transport is discussed.

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Lam, CUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Knoll, AKUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Cappelli, MUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 20 September 2009
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 28 Mar 2017 13:21
Last Modified : 28 Mar 2017 13:21
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/800512

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