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Novel Electride Material for Enhanced electrical propulSIon Solutions

Deliverables

Presentation of compatibility matrix

Characterisation of the pristine C12A7:e- material in terms of work function and extractable electron current densities in vacuum and after treatment in different environments, i.e. Xenon, dirty Xenon, Krypton, Iodine, Indium, and Bismuth as vapour or plasma in contact with hot and cold specimens for compatibility analysis.

Report of NACES cathode characterization and electron emission

To document the results of the NACES C12A7:e- cathode characterization and electron emission test campaign.

Data Management Plan

To elaborate and update the Data Management Plan of the project, indicating which data will have open access and which will have only limited access. Postponed one month wrt original date in proposal.

Web site available

NEMESIS project web site available to general public. Postponed two month wrt original proposal date

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Publications

Ion thrusters for electric propulsion: Scientific issues developing a niche technology into a game changer

Author(s): K. Holste, P. Dietz, S. Scharmann, K. Keil, T. Henning, D. Zschätzsch, M. Reitemeyer, B. Nauschütt, F. Kiefer, F. Kunze, J. Zorn, C. Heiliger, N. Joshi, U. Probst, R. Thüringer, C. Volkmar, D. Packan, S. Peterschmitt, K. -T. Brinkmann, H.-G. Zaunick, M. H. Thoma, M. Kretschmer, H. J. Leiter, S. Schippers, K. Hannemann, and P. J. Klar
Published in: Review of Scientific Instruments 91, 061101, Issue Monthly, 2020, ISSN 1089-7623
DOI: 10.1063/5.0010134