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NZIP Poster Space Physics Research at UoA — Rattenbury

Selected Reading

Plasma Physics and Electric Propulsion

Filleul, F., 2022. Radiofrequency Plasma Generation and Transport in Converging-Diverging Magnetic Fields, PhD Thesis, University of Auckland
Filleul et al, 2021, Characterization of a new variable magnetic field linear plasma device, Physics of Plasmas 28, 123514

Caldarelli et al, 2022, Radial characterization of an ion beam in a deflected magnetic nozzle, Journal of Electric Propulsion volume 1, Article number: 10

Jakob Balkenhohl et al, 2023, A review of low-power applied-field magnetoplasmadynamic thruster research and the development of an improved performance model, Journal of Electric Propulsion volume 2, Article number: 1

Caldarelli at al, 2023, Data Processing Techniques for Ion and Electron Energy Distribution Functions, Physics of Plasmas 30, 040501 (2023)

Spacecraft Trajectory Optimization

Graham, D., et al., 2022, Low-Thrust Trajectory Design from Lunar Rideshare to Venus Capture, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 2022 59:6, 2070-2083

Synthetic Aperture Radar

Krecke, J., et al., 2021, Detecting Ships in the New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone: Requirements for a Dedicated SmallSat SAR Mission in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 14, pp. 3162-3169

Additively Manufactured Titanium Heat Shielding

Nieke P., et al., 2023, Additively Manufactured Titanium Alloy Sandwich Structures for Thermal Protection, AIAA 2023-2719. AIAA SCITECH 2023

Space Sector Overview

Rattenbury, N., 2022, New Zealand’s Growing Space Sector: A Technological and Science Perspective. In Proceedings of the Otago Foreign Policy School 2022, Springer, in publication.