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Lithium Coating to Remove Impurities in Vacuum Systems

Princeton Docket # 18-3401Removing water and impurities from the walls of the chamber of is an important consideration in sensitive high vacuum systems. Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab have invented a new process to quickly release lithium vapor into these systems, using a porous stainless steel tube containing liquid lithium and a heating...
Published: 3/30/2022   |   Inventor(s): Dang Cai, Robert Kaita, Richard Majeski
Category(s): Materials

New Design for Reducing Hall Thrusster Chamber Wall Erosion

Princeton Docket # 15-3066-1Researchers at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, have proposed a new design for extending the lifetime of hall thrusters.Hall thrusters have been established as a compact and reliable means for satellite applications. Erosion of the surfaces of such thrusters, however, has been a serious factor in...
Published: 2/2/2024   |   Inventor(s): Robert Kaita, Michael Jaworski, Igor Kaganovich, Yevgeny Raitses
Category(s): Mechanical/Electrical Engineering