Advertisement

Plasma Physics Reports

, Volume 45, Issue 2, pp 134–146 | Cite as

Control of Coherent Structures via External Drive of the Breathing Mode

  • I. RomadanovEmail author
  • Y. Raitses
  • A. Smolyakov
PLASMA THRUSTERS
  • 26 Downloads

Abstract

The Hall thruster exhibits two types of large-scale coherent structures: axially propagating breathing mode (m = 0) and azimuthal, with low m, typically m = 1, spoke mode. In our previous work, it was demonstrated that axial breathing mode can be controlled via the external modulations of the anode potential. Two regimes of the thruster response, linear and nonlinear, have been revealed depending on the modulation amplitude. In this work, using the high-speed camera images and developed image-processing technique, we have investigated the response of the azimuthal mode to the external modulations. We have found that, in linear regime, at low modulation voltages, axial and azimuthal structures coexist. At larger amplitudes, in the nonlinear regime, the azimuthal mode is suppressed, and only axial driven mode remains.

Notes

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This work was supported by DOE. We acknowledge Yuan Shi, Scott Keller, Ahmed Diallo, and Igor Kaganovich for fruitful discussions and Alex Merzhevskiy for his technical support.

Supplementary material

REFERENCES

  1. 1.
    A. Morozov, Plasma Phys. Rep. 29, 235 (2003).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    A. Morozov, A. Kislov, and I. Zubkov, JETP Lett. 7, 172 (1968).ADSGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    A. Morozov, Y. Esipchuk, A. Kapulkin, V. Nevrovskii, and V. Smirnov, Sov. Phys. Tech. Phys. 17, 428 (1972).Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    A. Morozov, in Proceedings of the 2nd All-Union Conference on Plasma Accelerators, Minsk, 1974, Ed. by A. I. Morozov (Nauka i Tekhnika, Minsk, 1974), Vol. 1, p. 224.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    A. I. Morozov, Physical Principles of Space Electric Propulsion Thrusters (Atomizdat, Moscow, 1978) [in Russian].Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    A. Morozov, in Proceedings of the 23rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Seattle, WA, 1993, Paper IEPC-93-101.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    I. Romadanov, Y. Raitses, and A. Smolyakov, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 27, 094006 (2018).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    C. Ellison, Y. Raitses, and N. Fisch, Phys. Plasmas 19, 013503 (2012).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    C. Ellison, Y. Raitses, and N. Fisch, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 99, 1 (2011).Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    A. Morozov, V. Nevrovskii, and V. Smirnov, Sov. Phys.-Tech. Phys. 18, 344 (1973).ADSGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    S. Barral, J. Kaczmarczyk, J. Kurzyna, and M. Dudeck, Phys. Plasmas 18, 083504 (2011).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    S. Keller, Y. Raitses, and A. Diallo, in Proceedings of the 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cleveland, OH, 2014, Paper AIAA 2014-3509.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    I. Romadanov, Y. Raitses, A. Diallo, K. Hara, I. Kaganovich, and A. Smolyakov, Phys. Plasmas 25, 033501 (2018).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    V. V. Arsenin, High Temp. 8, 1202 (1970).Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    M. E. Griswold, C. L. Ellison, Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch, Phys. Plasmas 19, 053506 (2012).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    J. B. Taylor and C. N. Lashmore-Davies, AIP Conf. Proc. 1, 23 (1970).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    H. P. Furth and P. H. Rutherford, AIP Conf. Proc. 1, 74 (1970).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    V. Arsenin and A. Chuyanov, Sov. Phys. Usp. 20, 736 (1977).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    H. Lashinsky and E. Dewan, AIP Conf. Proc. 1, 199 (1970).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    J. Fife, M. Martínez-Sánchez, and J. Szaboin, in Proceedings of the 33rd AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference, Seattle, WA, 1997, p. 3052.Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    A. Morozov and V. Savelyev, in Reviews of Plasma Physics, Ed. by B. B. Kadomtsev and V. D. Shafranov (Consultant Bureau, New York, 2000), Vol. 21, p. 203.Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    O. Koshkarov, A. Smolyakov, A. Kapulkin, Y. Raitses, and I. Kaganovich, Phys. Plasmas, 25, 061209 (2018).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Y. Esipchuk, A. Morozov, G. Tilinin, and A. Trofimov, Sov. Phys. Tech. Phys. 18, 928 (1974).ADSGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    A. I. Morozov, in Plasma Accelerators, Ed. by L. A. Artsimovich, S. D. Grishin, G. L. Grozdovskii, L. V. Leskov, A. I. Morozov, A. M. Dorodnov, V. G. Padalka, and M. I. Pergament (Mashinostroenie, Moscow, 1973), p. 85 [in Russian].Google Scholar
  25. 25.
    J. B. Parker, Y. Raitses, and N. J. Fisch, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 091501 (2010).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. 26.
    J. Carlsson, I. Kaganovich, A. Powis, Y. Raitses, I. Romadanov, and A. Smolyakov, Phys. Plasmas 25, 061201 (2018).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    S. N. Abolmasov, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 21, 035006 (2012).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    T. Ito, C. V. Young, and M. A. Cappelli, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 254104 (2015).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    V. Nevrovskii, PhD Thesis (Kurchatov Institute, Moscow, 1971).Google Scholar
  30. 30.
    Y. Shi, Y. Raitses, and A. Diallo, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 27, 104006 (2018).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. 31.
    Y. Raitses and N. Fisch, Phys. Plasmas 8, 2579 (2001).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. 32.
    A. Smirnov, Y. Raitses, and N. Fisch, J. Appl. Phys. 92, 5673 (2002).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. 33.
    Y. Raitses, A. Smirnov, and N. Fisch, Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 221502 (2007).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. 34.
    A. Smirnov, Y. Raitses, and N. Fisch, J. Appl. Phys. 94, 852 (2003).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. 35.
    A. Smirnov, Y. Raitses, and N. Fisch, Phys. Plasmas 14, 057106 (2007).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  36. 36.
    A. Smirnov, Y. Raitses, and N. Fisch, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 36, 2034 (2008).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. 37.
    M. McDonald and A. Gallimore, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 39, 2952 (2011).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  38. 38.
    M. McDonald, PhD Thesis (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2012).Google Scholar
  39. 39.
    A. Light, S. Thakur, C. Brandt, Y. Sechrest, G. Tynan, and T. Munsat, Phys. Plasmas 20, 082120 (2013).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Princeton Plasma Physics LaboratoryPrincetonUSA
  2. 2.University of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada

Personalised recommendations