Jesús Perales

  • Nationality: Spanish
  • Funding entity and Program: PIF UC3M

PhD Thesis

Fluid-kinetic models for space plasma thrusters

Supervisors

Eduardo Ahedo Galilea (UC3M)

Abstract

The work to be developed in this thesis consists on improving the capacities of an  existing 2D hybrid-PIC code, HYPHEN, and using it to run numerical simulations of the discharge of the Hall Effect Thruster. The objectives are to characterize the discharge and better understand its physics.

Project participation

EDDA – European Direct-Drive Architecture

EU H2020 Grant number: 870470

Aerospace PhD doctoral meetings 2020-2021

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