Scholarly Publications and Presentations

  • B. Longmier, J. Squire, C. Olsen, L. Cassady, M. Ballenger, M. Carter, A. Ilin, T. Glover, G. McCaskill, F. Chang-Díaz, E. Bering, Improved Efficiency and Throttling Range of the VX-200 Magnetoplasma Thruster, Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 30, No. 1 (2014), pp. 123-132.
  • J. P. Sheehan, CubeSat Ambipolar Thruster, NASA Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA, 8 April 2014.
  • B. Longmier, J.P. Sheehan, The CubeSat Ambipolar Thruster: Earth Escape in a 3U CubeSat, Interplanetary Small Satellite Conference, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 28-29 April, 2014.
  • S. Spangelo, B. Longmier, Optimal Thrust and Attitude Control for an Earth-Escape CubeSat, Interplanetary Small Satellite Conference, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 28-29 April, 2014.
  • F. Ebersohn, B. Longmier, J.P. Sheehan, J. Shebalin, L. Raya, Progress in Magnetohydrodynamic Study of Magnetic Nozzle Physics , IEPC 2013 - 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, October 6-10, 2013 Washington D.C.
  • J. P. Sheehan, B. W. Longmier, E. A. Bering, C. S. Olsen, J. P. Squire, M. D. Carter, F. R. Chang Diaz, T. W. Glover, A. V. Ilin, and L. D. Cassady, Plasma Adiabaticity in a Diverging Magnetic Nozzle, in International Electric Propulsion Conference (Electric Rocket Propulsion Society, Washington, D.C. 2013), IEPC-2013-159.
  • B. W. Longmier, J. P. Sheehan, E. Bering, J. Squire, C. Olsen, M. Carter, T. Glover, and F. Chang-Diaz, Ambipolar Ion Acceleration in a 20,000 G Magnetic Nozzle, in IEEE Pulsed Power & Plasma Science Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2013.
  • B. W. Longmier and J. P. Sheehan, Initial Experiments of a New Permanent Magnet Helicon Thruster, in IEEE Pulsed Power & Plasma Science Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2013
  • C. Olsen, M. Ballenger, M. Carter, F. Chang Diaz, M. Giambusso, T. Glover, A. Ilin, J. Squire, B. Longmier, E. Bering, P. Cloutier, “An Experimental Study of Plasma Detachment from a Magnetic Nozzle in the Plume of the VASIMR® Engine,” Presentation at International Electric Propulsion Conference, Washington DC, October 6-10, 2013, IEPC-2013-123.
  • E. Bering, G. Edeen, S. Antiochos, R. DeVore, B. Thompson, M. Carter, M. Giambusso, C. Olsen, J. Squire, D. Larson, J. McFadden, B. Longmier, “The ISS Space Plasma Laboratory: A Proposed Electric Propulsion On-Orbit Workbench,” Presentation at International Electric Propulsion Conference, Washington DC, October 6-10, 2013, IEPC-2013-104.
  • J. Sheehan, B. Longmier, E. Bering, C. Olsen, J. Squire, M. Carter, F. Chang Diaz, T. Glover, A. Ilin, and L. Cassady, "Plasma Adiabaticity in a Diverging Magnetic Nozzle," Presentation at 66th American Physical Society Gaseous Electronics Conference, Princeton, NJ, September 30-October 4, 2013.
  • B. Longmier, JP Sheehan, A Large Delta-V Plasma Thruster For Nanosatellites, Interplanetary Small Satellite Conference, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 20-21 June, 2013.
  • S. Spangelo, B. Longmier, BravoSat: Optimizing the Delta-V Capability of a CubeSat Mission with Novel Plasma Propulsion Technology, Interplanetary Small Satellite Conference, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, 20-21 June, 2013.
  • B. Longmier and J. P. Sheehan, "Initial Experiments of a New Permanent Magnet Helicon Thruster," International Conference on Plasma Science, San Francisco, CA (2013).
  • B. Longmier and J. P. Sheehan, "A New Low Power Plasma Thruster for Nanosatellites," Joint Propulsion Conference, San Jose, CA (2013).
  • B. Longmier and J. P. Sheehan, "Initial Experiments of a New Permanent Magnet Helicon Thruster," International Electric Propulsion Conference, Washington, DC (2013).
  • J. Sheehan, B. Longmier, E. Bering, C. Olsen, J. Squire, M. Carter, F. Chang Diaz, T. Glover, A. Ilin, and L. Cassady, "Plasma Adiabaticity in a Diverging Magnetic Nozzle," Presentation at 66th American Physical Society Gaseous Electronics Conference, Princeton, NJ, September 30-October 4, 2013.

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