Davide Poli

Nationality: Italian

PhD Thesis

Advanced 2D Fluid Modelling of Hall effect Thruster discharges

Supervisors

Pablo Fajardo Peña (UC3M) and Eduardo Antonio Ahedo Galilea (UC3M)

Abstract

Advanced 2D fluid models of Hall effect thruster (HET) will be developed to comprehend the different plasma instabilities that are launched within different regions of the discharge, their nonlinear evolution and saturation, and their role in plasma transport and thruster performances.

Project participation

  • ESPEOS: Electric Space Propulsion for Earth Orbit Satellites.
  • SIMTURB: Simulación Numérica de la Turbulencia en Propulsión Espacial Eléctrica: Sinergias con Plasmas de Fusión.

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