Publications


  • Non-classical electron transport in the cathode plume of a Hall effect thruster

    Benjamin A. Jorns, Sarah E. Cusson, Zachariah Brown, and Ethan Dale

    Physics of Plasmas, 27, 022311, 18 February 2020

  • Background pressure effects on ion dynamics in a low-power magnetic nozzle thruster

    Benjamin Wachs, Benjamin Jorns

    Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol. 29 No. 4, 10 February 2020

  • Accelerating 23,000 hours of Ground Test Backsputtered Carbon on a Magnetically Shielded Hall Thruster

    Lobbia, R.B., Polk, J.E., Hofer, R.R., Chaplin, V.H., and Jorns, B.A

    AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2019 Forum, Indianapolis, IN, AIAA 2019-3898, 2019

  • Spatial Evolution of Small Wavelength Fluctuations in a Hall Thruster

    Brown, Z.A. and Jorns, B.A.

    Physics of Plasmas, 26, 113504, 2019

  • Magnetic nozzle efficiency in a low power inductive plasma source

    Collard, T.A., and Jorns, B.A.

    Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol. 28 No. 10, 29 October 2019

  • Non-invasive in situ measurement of the near-wall ion kinetic energy in a magnetically shielded Hall thruster

    Cusson, Sarah E.

    Plasma Sources Science and Technology, Vol. 28 No. 10, 21 October 2019

  • Impact of Neutral Density on the Operation of High-Power Magnetically Shielded Hall Thrusters

    Cusson, Sarah E.

    University of Michigan, Ph.D. Dissertation, 2019

  • Data-Driven Approach to Modeling and Development of a 30 kW Field-reversed Configuration Thruster

    Woods, J.M., Sercel, C.L., Gill, T.M., Viges, E., and Jorns, B.A.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-717, 2019

  • Model for the Increase in Thruster Efficiency from Cross-Channel Coupling in Nested Hall Thrusters

    Su, L.L., Hall, S.J., Cusson, S.E., and Jorns, B.A.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-204, 2019

  • Data-driven Models for the Effects of Background Pressure on the Operation of Hall Thrusters

    Byrne, M.P., and Jorns, B.A.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-630, 2019

  • University of Michigan’s Upgraded Large Vacuum Test Facility

    Viges, E.A., Jorns, B.A., Gallimore, A.D., and Sheehan, J.P.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-653, 2019

  • Experimental Correlation between Anomalous Electron Collision Frequency and Plasma Turbulence in a Hall Effect Thruster

    Brown, Z.A, Dale, E., and Jorns, B.A.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-843, 2019

  • Technique for Two-Frequency Optimization of an ECR Magnetic Nozzle Thruster

    Wachs, B., and Jorns, B.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-219, 2019

  • Dependence of Low Frequency Waves on Magnetic Field Strength in Hollow Cathode Plume

    Georgin, M.P., Jorns, B.A., Gallimore, A.D.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-249, 2019

  • Onset criterion for a turbulence-driven ionization instability in hollow cathodes

    Georgin, M.P., Jorns, B.A., Gallimore, A.D.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-155, 2019

  • Two-zone Hall thruster breathing mode mechanism, Part II: Experiment

    Dale, E.T., and Jorns, B.A.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-352, 2019

  • Two-zone Hall thruster breathing mode mechanism, Part I: Theory

    Dale, E.T., and Jorns, B.A.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-354, 2019

  • Design of a 30-kW RMF-FRC Thruster

    Sercel, C.L., Woods, J.M., Gill, T.M., Viges, E., Van Zanten, R.G., and Jorns, B.A.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, poster, 2019

  • Development of a 30-kW Class Magnetically Shielded Nested Hall Thruster

    Cusson, S.E., Hofer, R.R., Goebel, D.M., Georgin, M.P., Vazsonyi, A.R., Jorns, B.A., and Gallimore, A.D., and Boyd, I.D.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-266, 2019

  • Impact of Neutral Density on the Magnetic Shielding of Hall Thrusters

    Cusson, S.E., Jorns, B.A., and Gallimore, A.D.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-276, 2019

  • Uncertainty Quantification of Electrospray Thruster Array Lifetime

    Jorns, B.A., Gorodetsky, A., Lasky, I., Kimber, A., Dahl, P., St. Peter, A., and Dressler, R.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-317, 2019

  • Two Equation Closure Model for Plasma Turbulence in a Hall Effect Thruster

    Jorns, B.A.

    36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria, IEPC-2019-129, 2019

  • Correlation of ion acoustic turbulence with self-organization in a low-temperature plasma

    M.P. Georgin, B.A. Jorns, and A.D. Gallimore

    Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 26, Issue 8, 082308, 2019

  • Time-varying Non-classical Collisions and Turbulence in a Hollow Cathode

    Georgin, M.P., Jorns, B., and Gallimore, A.

    AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2019 Forum, Indianapolis, IN, AIAA-2019-4079, August 19-22, 2019