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Plasma Engineering by Isak Beilis, Michael Keidar

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Index

Note: Page numbers followed by “f” refer to figures, respectively.

A

Ablation-controlled discharge model, 189–195
pulsed plasma thruster (PPT), plasma in, 191–193
quasi-neutral plasma analyses, 190–191
Teflon ablation, 189–190
thruster performance, 193–195
Ablation modes, 187
Ablation phenomena and Knudsen layer, 174–178
Ablation-produced plasma, 185–187
Ablation rate, 74
Ablative plasma thrusters, space propulsion plasma in, 240–241, 272
ablation phenomena and Knudsen layer, 174–178
plasma acceleration, in hydrodynamic region, 179–181
numerical examples, 181
regular sonic transition, 180–181
small plasma acceleration, 180
Alfven, Hannes, 1
critical speed, 176–177
Ambipolar diffusion, 111, 136–137, 139
Ampere’s law, 335
Annexin V and 7-AAD ...

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