Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 08/Sept/2021
9:00am
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9:20am
openning: Welcome introduction
Location: Virtual conference room
9:20am
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10:00am
EXOTRAIL: EXOTRAIL
Location: Virtual conference room
A brief history of Exotrail: from research to industrial in-flight experience
 

A brief history of Exotrail: from research to industrial in-flight experience

Lascombes, Paul

Exotrail, France

10:00am
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10:40am
CNES: CNES
Location: Virtual conference room
 

Micro-propulsion activities at CNES (The French Space Agency)

ROSSI, Alberto

CNES, France

10:40am
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11:00am
Break 1: Break
Location: Virtual conference room
11:00am
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12:40pm
session 1: Session 1
Location: Virtual conference room
 

Phenomenological plasma model for low-current (<1 A) open-end emitter orificed keeper thermionic cathodes

Potrivitu, George-Cristian; Xu, Shuyan

Plasma Sources and Applications Centre/Space Propulsion Centre, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore



Development of the HERVAT electric propulsion system for a 1U-CubeSat

Forster, Roman; Kühn, Marvin; Schein, Jochen

Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany



Testing and Validation of Vacuum Arc Thruster with Active Feeding

Kronhaus, Igal

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology



Plasma Parameters in the plume of a low power Vacuum Arc Thruster

Michaux, Etienne; Mazouffre, Stéphane

CNRS ICARE, France



A New Paradigm for Earth Observation: VLEO constellations in drag compensation

Barato, Francesco2; Mantellato, Riccardo1; Manente, Marco1; Bellomo, Nicolas1; Milza, Fabiana1; Toson, Elena1; Pavarin, Daniele1

1: Technology for Propulsion and Innovation, Italy; 2: University of Padova

12:40pm
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2:00pm
Lunch Break 1: Lunch Break
Location: Virtual conference room
2:00pm
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2:40pm
COMAT: COMAT
Location: Virtual conference room
 

Plasma Jet Pack Technology Progress

BLANCHET, Antoine

COMAT, France

2:40pm
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4:00pm
session 2: Session 2
Location: Virtual conference room
 

CubeSat De-Orbiting All Printed Propulsion System

Saletes, James1; Kim, Minkwan1; Saddul, Kashinath1; Wittig, Alexander1; Roozeman, Rober2

1: University of Southampton, United Kingdom; 2: Inkron



Characterisation of the emission behaviour of internally wetted electrospray emitters fabricated via 3D microlithography

Kunze, Fynn L.; Czogalla, David A.; Henning, Torsten; Klar, Peter J.

Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany



Flight heritage FEEP propulsion systems for smallsatellite missions

Krejci, David; Grimaud, Lou; Schöherr, Tony; Reissner, Alexander

ENPULSION, Austria



Ultra-Dense Ion Electrospray Microthrusters

Corrado, Matthew N.1; Parameswaran, Lalitha2; Lozano, Paulo C.1; Smith, Melissa A.2

1: Space Propulsion Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; 2: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, USA

4:00pm
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4:40pm
Break 2: Break 2
Location: Virtual conference room
4:40pm
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5:20pm
session 3: Session 3
Location: Virtual conference room
 

Ion current and ion energy measurements: Dual mode electrostatic probe development.

Hugonnaud, Valentin1,2; Mazouffre, Stéphane2; Krejci, David1; Seifert, Bernhard3

1: Enpulsion, Austria; 2: CNRS, France; 3: FOTEC, Austria



Diagnostic Measurements for Thrusters on a Microsatellite Platform

Hopping, Ethan Paul

Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America

Date: Thursday, 09/Sept/2021
9:20am
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10:00am
TRUSTME: TRUSTME
Location: Virtual conference room
Development of Superheated Water Vapor Propulsion Systems at ThrustMe
 

Development of Superheated Water Vapor Propulsion Systems at ThrustMe

Coral, Giulio

TrustMe, France

10:00am
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10:40am
ESA: ESA
Location: Virtual conference room
ESA activities on Cubesat Electric Propulsion
 

ESA activities on Cubesat Electric Propulsion

Di Cara, Davina

European Space Agency, Netherlands, The

10:40am
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11:00am
Break 3: Break 3
Location: Virtual conference room
11:00am
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12:40pm
Session 4: Session 4
Location: Virtual conference room
 

Performance comparisons of 50 W-class micro-Hall thruster plasmas with two different magnetic field topologies

Lee, Dongho1; Doh, Guentae1; Kim, Holak2; Garrigues, Laurent3; Choe, Wonho1

1: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 2: Korea Aerospace Research Institute, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 3: LAPLACE, Universit ́e de Toulouse, CNRS, F-31062 Toulouse, France



Structure of the ion acceleration region in cylindrical Hall thruster plasmas

Doh, Guentae1; Kim, Holak2; Lee, Dongho1; Park, Sanghoo3; Mazouffre, Stéphane4; Choe, Wonho1

1: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 2: Korea Aerospace Research Institute, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 3: Korea Institute of Fusion Energy, Korea, Republic of (South Korea); 4: ICARE, CNRS, 1C avenue de la Recherche Scientifique, F-45100 Orléans, France



Far-field plume properties and performance measurements of a cluster of two 100 W-class permanent magnets Hall thrusters

Hallouin, Thibault1,2; Mazouffre, Stéphane1

1: ICARE, CNRS, Orléans, France; 2: Exotrail, Massy, France



ECRA thruster advances, H2020 MINOTOR project conclusion

Packan, Denis1; Elias, Paul-Quentin1; Jarrige, Julien1; Vialis, Théo1; Peterschmitt, Simon1; Porto-Hernandez, Jean-Carlos1; Désangles, Victor1; Sanchez-Villar, Alvaro2; Correyero, Sara2; Merino, Mario2; Scalais, Thierry5; Bourguignon, Eric5; Zurbach, Stefan6; Azais, Pierre6; Habbassi, Idriss6; Turin, Gilles6; Cornu, Nicolas6; Vial, Vanessa6; Zorn, Jana4; Bekeman, Marc5; Ahedo, Edouardo2; Peyresoubes, Georges3; Thorinius, Audrey3; Denis, Stéphane3; Holste, Kritof4; Klar, Peter4; Scharmann, Steffen4; Dietz, Patrick4

1: DPHY, ONERA, Université Paris-Saclay, F-91123 Palaiseau, France; 2: UNIVERSIDAD CARLOS III DE MADRID (UC3M), Leganes 28911, Spain; 3: THALES MICROELECTRONICS (TMI), Etrelles 35370, France; 4: JUSTUS-LIEBIG-UNIVERSITAET GIESSEN (JLU), Giessen 35390, Germany; 5: THALES ALENIA SPACE BELGIUM (TAS-B), Mont sur Marchienne 6032, Belgium; 6: SAFRAN AIRCRAFT ENGINE (SAFRAN), Paris 75015, France



Design and Plume Characterization of a Low-Power Circular Waveguide Coupled ECR Thruster

Inchingolo, Marco Riccardo; Navarro-Cavallé, Jaume; Merino Martinez, Mario

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

12:40pm
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2:00pm
Lunch Break 2: Lunch Break 2
Location: Virtual conference room
2:00pm
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2:40pm
GAMA: GAMA
Location: Virtual conference room
 

Spined Stabilized Solar Sail for Smallsat and Cubesat propulsion: Design, Manufacturing and Applications.

Culeux, Jordan; Bauda, Constantin; de Claverie, Chris; Goy, Aurélie; Le Guern--Dall'o, Lancelot; Prioux, Thomas; de Marne, Louis-Alban; Bessouet, Natacha; Kaan Alkan, Atilla; Hanbury-Webber, William; de Gouyon Matignon, Louis

GAMA, France

2:40pm
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4:20pm
Session 5: Session 5
Location: Virtual conference room
 

Ion velocity increase in a two-staged µCAT-MPD thruster with fully-metallic and segmented second-stage electrodes

Zolotukhin, Denis1,2; Bandaru, Siva Ram Prasad1; Keidar, Michael1

1: The George Washington University, United States of America; 2: Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Russia



PRELIMINARY TEST CAMPAIGN OF AN ABLATIVE PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER FOR MICROPROPULSION

Barquero, Scherezade; Merino, Mario; Navarro, Jaume

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain



Development status of a low-power Pulsed Cathodic Arc Thruster for CubeSats

Doucet, Adrien; Neumann, Patrick; Robertson, James; Havrilenko, Alexey; Stutzer, Giselle; Baig, Hamza

Neumann Space, Australia



Evolving small satellite mission capabilities through low power pulsed plasma thrusters

O'Reilly, Dillon; Kavanagh, Darren F.

Institute of Technology Carlow, Ireland



Ion energy distribution measurement on a VAT with titanium cathode

QUEMENEUR, Jean; VALENSI, Flavien; MASQUERE, Mathieu; CRESSAULT, Yann; TEULET, Philippe

LAPLACE, CNRS-INPT-Université Toulouse III, 118 Route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse cedex 9, France

4:20pm
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5:00pm
Break 4: Break 4
Location: Virtual conference room
5:00pm
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6:00pm
Round Table 1: Round Table Science
Location: Virtual conference room
Small plasma thrusters: challenges in numerical simulations and experimental validation
Date: Friday, 10/Sept/2021
9:20am
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10:00am
IENAI: IENAI
Location: Virtual conference room
 

Developments on ATHENA: Adaptable Thruster based on Electrospray for Nanosatellites

Villegas, David1; De Saavedra, Francisco Borja1; Wijnen, Mick1; Correyero, Sara1; Fajardo, Pablo2

1: ienai SPACE; 2: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid



ienaiGO & 360: a software suite for micro propulsion system design optimization

Di Pasquale, Giuseppe1,2; Pérez Grande, Daniel1; Sanjurjo Rivo, Manuel2

1: ienai SPACE; 2: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

10:00am
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10:40am
CNES (Antenna): CNES (Antenna)
Location: Virtual conference room
 

Simulation of the interaction between microwave antennas and the plume of a Hall thruster integrated on small spacecraft

de Mejanes, Naomi1; Garrigues, Laurent2; Laquerbe, Vincent3; Rossi, Alberto3; Pascal, Olivier2; Pascaud, Romain1

1: ISAE-SUPAERO; 2: UPS-INPT-CNRS LAPLACE; 3: Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales CNES

10:40am
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11:00am
Break 5: Break 5
Location: Virtual conference room
11:00am
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12:40pm
Session 6: Session 6
Location: Virtual conference room
 

Modelling Plume-Spacecraft Interaction for InnoSat

Hallock, Ashley; Marklund, Hanna

OHB Sweden, Sweden



Development of a low power Cylindrical Hall Thruster

Perrotin, Tatiana; Fajardo, Pablo; Ahedo, Eduardo

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain



Numerical Simulations of a 50 W Annular Hall Thruster

Popoli, Arturo1; Garrigues, Laurent2; Lee, Dongho3; Doh, Guentae3; Kim, Holak4; Choe, Wonho3,5

1: Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering "Guglielmo Marconi", University of Bologna, Bologna, 41058, Italy; 2: LAPLACE, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, INPT, UPS, Toulouse, France; 3: Department of Physics, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Republic of Korea; 4: Satellite Research Directorate, Korea Aerospace Research Institute, 169-84 Gwahak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34133, Republic of Korea; 5: Department of Physics, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Republic of Korea

12:40pm
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2:00pm
Lunch Break 3: Lunch Break 3
Location: Virtual conference room
2:00pm
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3:20pm
Session 7: Session 7
Location: Virtual conference room
 

Ion energy and electron cooling in a magnetic nozzle with different expansion ratios

Vinci, Alfio Emanuele; Mazouffre, Stéphane

ICARE CNRS Orléans, France



Real-time Optimization of Power Conditioning for a 30 W Electron Cyclotron Resonance Magnetic Nozzle Thruster

Jorns, Benjamin; Wachs, Benjamin

University of Michigan, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI, USA



On quasineutral plasma flow in the magnetic nozzle

Smolyakov, Andrei1; Sabo, Andy1; Jimenez, Marilyn1; Chapurin, Oleksandr1; Yushmanov, Peter2; Putvinskii, Sergei2

1: University of Saskatchewan, Canada; 2: TAE Technologies Inc.



A wall-less Hall thruster with segmented electrodes

Simmonds, Jacob; Raitses, Yevgeny

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, United States of America

3:20pm
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4:00pm
Break 6: Break 6
Location: Virtual conference room
4:00pm
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5:00pm
Round table 2: Round Table Technology
Location: Virtual conference room
Micropropulsion for small satellites: trends and new opportunities
5:00pm
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5:40pm
Overview: Overview - Closure
Location: Virtual conference room

 
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