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WO2005010360A3
A modular ion source design relies on relatively short modular anode layer source (ALS) components, which can be coupled together to form a longer ALS (200). For long ion sources, these shorter modular components allow easier manufacturi...  
WO/2005/054674A2
A thruster (100) for exo-atmospheric vehicles with electro-thermal thrust augmentation and having internally embedded heating elements for direct contact heating of gaseous products released by a propellant (11), particularly hydrazine, ...  
WO2005035363B1
A thruster for propelling and directing a vehicle without interacting with its environment without using propellant and particularly adapted for use in space, comprising rotating means having a pair of a first and a second axes of rotati...  
WO/2005/044664A2
The invention concerns a carrier (1) for transporting a payload into an orbit, whereby the carrier, during or after the release of the payload, is located in a transfer orbit or in the orbit of the payload. The carrier (1) comprises a me...  
WO/2005/038849A1
An ion source (100) for producing a beam of ions from a plasma is disclosed. A plasma is created at the centre of an anode (112) by collisions between energetic electrons and molecules of an ionizable gas. The electrons are sourced from ...  
WO/2005/035363A1
A thruster for propelling and directing a vehicle without interacting with its environment without using propellant and particularly adapted for use in space, comprising rotating means having a pair of a first and a second axes of rotati...  
WO/2005/033498A1
The inventive aerospace laser jet engine comprises an optical unit (2) for receiving a repetitively pulsed laser radiation, matching the aperture of a laser beam with the size of said optical unit and for forming a flat radiation front, ...  
WO/2005/033544A2
A force generator for an active vibration control (AVC) system provides a mass located upon an inner circular member which is movable within an outer circular member to simultaneously complete one revolution about its axis as it orbits w...  
WO2004107824A3
The invention can be used for space engineering in the form of stationary ion engines and for vacuum-plasma technologies. The inventive method for producing propulsive power in an ion engine by generating an oriented accelerated ion beam...  
WO/2005/028310A2
A thruster has a chamber (6) defined within a tube (2). The tube has a longitudinal axis which defines an axis (4) of thrust; an injector (8) injects ionizable gas within the tube, at one end of the chamber. A magnetic field generator wi...  
WO/2005/029927A2
A pulsed plasma accelerator comprises two electrodes (1) arranged between dielectric bars (2) made from an ablating material, a discharge channel with an open end part whose walls are defined by the surfaces of electrodes (1) and dielect...  
WO/2005/027142A1
The invention relates to a method and a device for generating Alfvén waves, in which ionizable material is provided that penetrates a magnetic field. In order to create such a method or a device in which material can be conveyed based o...  
WO/2005/010360A2
A modular ion source design relies on relatively short modular anode layer source (ALS) components, which can be coupled together to form a longer ALS (200). For long ion sources, these shorter modular components allow easier manufacturi...  
WO/2005/008066A1
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, the ion-beam apparatus takes the form of an end-Hall ion source in which the detachable anode module incorporates the outer pole piece and includes an enclosure around the anode...  
WO/2005/003557A1
A hybrid electric-laser propulsion (HELP) thruster. A propellant has self-regenerative surface morphology. A laser ablates the propellant to create an ionized exhaust plasma that is non-interfering with a trajectory path of expelled ions...  
WO/2005/002965A1
A mobile object being a vehicle of any type includes a plurality of force generators and a plurality of engines. Each force generator (42) is a propulsion mechanism that converts directly a rotational energy of an engine (44) into a self...  
WO/2004/109085A1
A thruster (10) for providing thrust for spacecraft positioning, which has a propellant reservoir (12) for storing propellant, a reaction chamber (20) for discharging a vapor for providing thrust, a pump module (14) comprising one or mor...  
WO/2004/107824A2
The invention can be used for space engineering in the form of stationary ion engines and for vacuum-plasma technologies. The inventive method for producing propulsive power in an ion engine by generating an oriented accelerated ion beam...  
WO2004036011A3
This invention relates to actuators having biologically-based components, and methods of making and using the same. The actuator of the invention has a movable member that moves substantially linearly as a result of a biomolecular intera...  
WO/2004/095473A1
A target (30) placed in a vacuum chamber (60) is irradiated with laser beam (L1) that is outputted from a laser beam source (10) while being condensed through a condensation optical system (20). Consequently, high-speed particles (P), e....  
WO/2004/079188A2
The invention relates to a structure and a method for a drive device pertaining to a space missile comprising at least one ion accelerator arrangement, whereby a neutralising ion source is consciously rendered superfluous and an ion flow...  
WO/2004/064459A2
The invention relates to an ion accelerator arrangement which uses a combination of a magnetic field having a cusp structure and a cross-section of an ionisation chamber that is extended in one direction transversally in relation to the ...  
WO/2004/064461A1
Disclosed is an ion accelerator arrangement with a special magnetic field structure in which the magnetic field alternately extends in a mostly longitudinal and transversal direction. The ionization chamber for said ion accelerator arran...  
WO/2004/057643A2
The invention relates to a liquid-metal ion source comprising an electro-conductive housing (2) which is preferably made of metal and provided with a hollow space (4) for liquid or fusable metal (3), preferably indium, or a metal alloy. ...  
WO2004027261A8
A propulsion motor for rockets and spaceships comprises two cylindrical rings (17) linked by means of a bar (18) forming the motor external structure (17,18) and an exhaust (13,14,15) linked to a third cylindrical ring (17A) and to a rea...  
WO2004025118A3
An ion thruster includes an accelerator grid proximate to an ionization chamber for drawing and accelerating ions from the chamber. The accelerator grid include a core and an overlying layer that is made of a material having a mass less ...  
WO2004007957A3
The invention concerns a plasma thruster having a magnetic circuit (40) consisting of a downstream base plate (4) wherefrom project arms (41, 42) characterized in that at least one of the arms (41', 42') comprises a permanent magnet (54,...  
WO/2004/036011A2
This invention relates to actuators having biologically-based components, and methods of making and using the same. The actuator of the invention has a movable member that moves substantially linearly as a result of a biomolecular intera...  
WO2003081965A8
The invention relates to gas-discharge high-vacuum devices. Said invention makes it possible to increase the efficiency of electron beam extraction and the gas and energy efficiency. The inventive plasma electron-emitting source comprise...  
WO/2004/032314A1
Apparatus and method for propelling a body by means of the repulsion of two magnetic fields. A fixed electromagnet (1) is attached to a base (5) through a connection column (11). A moveable magnet (2, 19, 18, 16) is forced to the end of ...  
WO/2004/027261A1
A propulsion motor for rockets and spaceships comprises two cylindrical rings (17) linked by means of a bar (18) forming the motor external structure (17,18) and an exhaust (13,14,15) linked to a third cylindrical ring (17A) and to a rea...  
WO/2004/025118A2
An ion thruster includes an accelerator grid proximate to an ionization chamber for drawing and accelerating ions from the chamber. The accelerator grid include a core and an overlying layer that is made of a material having a mass less ...  
WO2003098041A3
An air/atmosphere breathing electrically powered Hall effect thruster including a thruster duct having an inlet, an exit, and a discharge zone between the inlet and the exit for receiving air from the inlet into the discharge zone, an el...  
WO/2004/011802A1
A method of propelling an object, wherein the object includes a thrust post (6) fixed to the object to be propelled, and a mass (2), and a connecting assembly (4) that freely rotates about the thrust post (6) and which is connected to th...  
WO/2004/007957A2
The invention concerns a plasma thruster having a magnetic circuit (40) consisting of a downstream base plate (4) wherefrom project arms (41, 42) characterized in that at least one of the arms (41', 42') comprises a permanent magnet (54,...  
WO2003093673A3
The large-scale green power (51), water (64) and /or conditioned air (73) can be produced at any climate and loads, using wind, heat and vapor of free air (4, 14, 24) in a compact structured vortex tower (74) giving direct long ac genera...  
WO/2003/098041A2
An air/atmosphere breathing electrically powered Hall effect thruster including a thruster duct having an inlet, an exit, and a discharge zone between the inlet and the exit for receiving air from the inlet into the discharge zone, an el...  
WO/2003/093673A2
The large-scale green power (51), water (64) and /or conditioned air (73) can be produced at any climate and loads, using wind, heat and vapor of free air (4, 14, 24) in a compact structured vortex tower (74) giving direct long ac genera...  
WO2003031931A3
An apparatus (18) for forming a stable electrospray of a volatile liquid in a low pressure region (8) includes multi-component capillary jets (34, 35); a plurality of electrodes or grids (20, 23) including at least one emitter electrode ...  
WO/2003/082674A1
The invention relates to a method of assembling a spacecraft (1), comprising a carrier rocket (2) and at least a first payload (3), such as a satellite or the like, wherein the first payload is placed on the carrier rocket employing an a...  
WO/2003/081965A1
The invention relates to gas-discharge high-vacuum devices. Said invention makes it possible to increase the efficiency of electron beam extraction and the gas and energy efficiency. The inventive plasma electron-emitting source comprise...  
WO/2003/050415A1
The invention relates to devices producing a reactive force for moving aircraft. The inventive device is embodied in the form of a MHD generator which comprises a toroidal body (1) made of a non-magnetic material whose hermetical cavity ...  
WO2002101235A3
A linear gridless ion thruster (LGIT) is provided to serve as an ion source for spacecraft propulsion or plasma processing. The LGIT is composed of two stages: (1) an ionization stage composed of a hollow cathode, anode, and cusp magneti...  
WO/2003/039215A1
The invention relates to a multistage plasma accelerator system that comprises at least one intermediate electrode between the plasma chamber between electrodes that include each other. An especially good efficiency can be achieved by wa...  
WO/2003/031931A2
An apparatus (18) for forming a stable electrospray of a volatile liquid in a low pressure region (8) includes multi-component capillary jets (34, 35); a plurality of electrodes or grids (20, 23) including at least one emitter electrode ...  
WO2003001219A3
A field ionizing element formed of a membrane (99) that houses electrodes located closer to one another than the mean free path of the gas being ionized. The membrane includes a supporting section (106) and non-supporting section (130).  
WO2002093987A3
A closed loop exit aperture is formed in a magnetically permeable end wall (2) of an enclosure (1) of a closed electron drift ion source. Parts of this end wall separated by the exit aperture serve as pole pieces (7 and 8) of the magneti...  
WO2002037521A3
A high current density, low voltage ion source includes a vacuum chamber. A plasma source induces generation of a plasma within the chamber, or injects a plasma directly into the chamber. A magnetic and electric field cooperate to guide ...  
WO2002069364A3
In one embodiment of a compact closed-drift ion source, an ionizable gas is introduced into a annular discharge region. An anode is at one end of this region and an electron-emitting cathode is near the opposite and open end. A magnetic ...  
WO/2003/012294A2  

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