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Research Output 1981 2019

2019

Integrated optimization for single-stage-to-orbit using a pulse detonation engine

Yoshida, H., Micci, M. M., Nakane, M., Yamaguchi, K. & Ishikawa, Y., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. 56, 4, p. 983-989 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulse detonation engines
pulse detonation engines
engine
Orbits
airframes
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Direct Thrust Measurements of an 8-GHz Microwave Electrothermal Thruster

Hopkins, J. R., Micci, M. M., Bilén, S. G. & Chianese, S. G., Jun 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 46, 6, p. 2009-2015 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thrust measurement
specific impulse
hydrazines
thrust
microwaves
2015
Lattice Gas Model
Lattice Gas
fluid dynamics
Fluid Dynamics
Viscosity
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics simulations of a liquid gallium electrospray thruster

Kim, D. Y. & Micci, M. M., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 29, 4, p. 899-905 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gallium
Gallium
Molecular dynamics
molecular dynamics
liquid
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modeling and direct thrust measurements of an 8-ghz microwave electrothermal thruster

Hopkins, J. R., DeForce, C., Micci, M. M., Bilén, S. G. & Chianese, S. G., Dec 1 2011, 47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2011. (47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2011).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microwaves
Hydrazine
Fluid mechanics
Testing
Propellants
4 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics simulations of rayleigh and firstwind-induced breakup

Ludwig, K. F. & Micci, M. M., Dec 1 2011, In : Atomization and Sprays. 21, 4, p. 275-281 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drop breakup
Molecular dynamics
Computer simulation
Atomization
Equations of state
2010
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hybrid finite element/molecular dynamics simulations of aluminum particle wall collisions

Micci, M. M. & Crofton, M. W., Dec 1 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Molecular dynamics
Aluminum
Computer simulation
Heating
Oxygen
5 Citations (Scopus)

N-heptane droplet vaporization using molecular dynamics

Petrilla, B. A., Trujillo, M. F. & Micci, M. M., 2010, In : Atomization and Sprays. 20, 7, p. 581-593 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heptanes
Heptane
Vaporization
Molecular dynamics
Molecules
2009
10 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of wall models for the molecular dynamics simulation of microflows

Branam, R. D. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 2009, In : Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering. 13, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular dynamics
molecular dynamics
Argon
Flow simulation
Computer simulation
25 Citations (Scopus)
Ionic Liquids
Electrolytes
field theory (physics)
Molecular dynamics
Electric fields
2008

Design and initial tests of a low power radio-frequency electrothermal thruster

Rutledge, T. S., Micci, M. M. & Bilén, S. G., Dec 1 2008, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit. (44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

propellants
Propellants
radio frequencies
flow chambers
radio

Magnetic flowmeter burner measurement of a solid propellant pressure-coupled imaginary response

Micci, M. M., Jan 1 2008, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 24, 1, p. 142-143 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic flowmeters
solid propellants
Solid propellants
flowmeters
flowmeter
10 Citations (Scopus)

Shear coaxial injector lox droplet measurements as a function of hydrogen injection temperature

Micci, M. M. & Gandilhon, D., Jan 1 2008, In : Atomization and Sprays. 18, 1, p. 85-96 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

injectors
Hydrogen
injection
shear
hydrogen
2007

Design and initial testing of a miniature microwave electrothermal thruster (MiniMET)

Goovaerts, K. M., Bilén, S. G. & Micci, M. M., Dec 10 2007, Collection of Technical Papers - 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference. p. 2918-2928 11 p. (Collection of Technical Papers - 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

microwaves
mass flow rate
propellants
plasma
flow chambers

Large scale simulations of colloid thrusters: Coarse graining strategies

Daily, J. W. & Micci, M. M., 2007, Collection of Technical Papers - 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference. Vol. 3. p. 2538-2554 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

colloid
colloids
molecular ions
ion
potential energy
2006
10 Citations (Scopus)

Microwave electrothermal thruster chamber temperature measurements and performance calculations

Chianese, S. G. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 22, 1, p. 31-37 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Temperature measurement
temperature measurement
chambers
Microwaves
propellants
1 Citation (Scopus)

Microwave electrothermal thruster using simulated hydrazine

Clemens, D. E., Micci, M. M. & Bilén, S. G., Dec 1 2006, Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE 42nd Joint Propulsion Conference. p. 7983-7996 14 p. (Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE 42nd Joint Propulsion Conference; vol. 10).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydrazine
hydrazines
Microwaves
microwaves
specific impulse
4 Citations (Scopus)

Trajectory simulations, qualitative analyses and parametric studies of a laser-launched micro-satellite using OTIS

Knecht, S. D., Mead, F. B., Micci, M. M. & Larson, C. W., May 2 2006, BEAMED ENERGY PROPULSION: Fourth International Symposium on Beamed Energy Propulsion. p. 522-533 12 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 830).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

trajectories
flight
lasers
simulation
coasting flight
2005
17 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of thermodynamic state on nanojet break-up

Shin, H., Oschwald, M., Micci, M. M. & Yoon, W., Dec 1 2005, In : Nanotechnology. 16, 12, p. 2838-2845 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drop breakup
Thermodynamics
Argon
Liquids
Platinum
1 Citation (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics calculations of near-critical liquid oxygen droplet surface tension

Micci, M. M., Lee, S. J., Vieille, B., Chauveau, C. & Gokalp, I., Jul 1 2005, In : Atomization and Sprays. 15, 4, p. 413-422 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface tension
Molecular dynamics
Oxygen
Liquids
Helium
1 Citation (Scopus)

Numerical electromagnetic modeling of a low-power microwave electrothermal thruster

Bilen, S. G., Valentino, C. J., Micci, M. M. & Clemens, D. E., 2005, 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microwaves
Plasmas
Electronic guidance systems
Cavity resonators
Spacecraft
3 Citations (Scopus)

Students designing and building satellites: Penn state's LionSat and the university nanosat program

Bilen, S. G., Croskey, C. L., Melton, R. G., Spencer, D. B., Levin, D. & Micci, M. M., 2005, 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. p. 13353-13363 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Plasma probes
Aerospace engineering
Electrical engineering
Mechanical engineering
Spacecraft
2004
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development and chamber testing of a miniature radio-frequency ion thruster for microspacecraft

Mistoco, V. F., Bilén, S. G. & Micci, M. M., Dec 1 2004, In : European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP. 555, p. 139-143 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

radio frequencies
chambers
Nanosatellites
nanosatellites
radio

Optimization of microwave air plasma apparatus for hydrocarbon combustion enhancement experiments

Fisher, K. K. & Micci, M. M., Dec 1 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Hydrocarbons
Microwaves
Plasmas
Ramjet engines
Air
2002
11 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of GH2/LOX velocity and momentum ratios on shear coaxial injector atomization

Ferraro, M., Kujala, R. J., Thomas, J. L., Glogowski, M. J. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 2002, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 18, 1, p. 209-211 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

liquid oxygen
atomizing
Atomization
injectors
momentum
39 Citations (Scopus)

Spreading angle and centerline variation of density of supercritical nitrogen jets

Oschwald, M. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 2002, In : Atomization and Sprays. 12, 1-3, p. 91-106 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen
Atomization
Cryogenics
Disintegration
Rockets
2001
1 Citation (Scopus)

Microwave air plasma supersonic hydrocarbon combustion enhancement experiments

Chianese, S. G., Fisher, K. K. & Micci, M. M., Dec 1 2001.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Hydrocarbons
Microwaves
Plasmas
Air
Experiments
6 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Dissociation Kinetics

Kantor, A. L., Long, L. N. & Micci, M. M., Oct 1 2001, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 15, 1-4, p. 478-483 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dissociation
molecular dynamics
atomic interactions
kinetics
diatomic molecules
10 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics simulations of atomization and spray phenomena

Micci, M. M., Kaltz, T. L. & Long, L. N., Jul 1 2001, In : Atomization and Sprays. 11, 4, p. 351-363 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

atomizing
Atomization
sprayers
Molecular dynamics
molecular dynamics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics simulations of micrometer-scale droplet vaporization

Micci, M. M., Kaltz, T. L. & Long, L. N., Nov 1 2001, In : Atomization and Sprays. 11, 6, p. 653-666 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vaporization
Molecular dynamics
Computer simulation
Equations of state
Distribution functions
2000

Distributed combustion response function modeling and measurement

Cardiff, E. H. & Micci, M. M., 2000, 35th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference and Exhibit.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acoustics
Magnetic flowmeters
Aluminum
Solid propellants
Acoustic wave velocity
5 Citations (Scopus)

Distributed combustion response function modeling and measurement

Cardiff, E. H. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 2000.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

combustion
acoustics
Acoustics
Magnetic flowmeters
modeling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Low-power solid-state microwave thruster systems

Micci, M. M., Dec 2000, In : European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP. 465, p. 203-209 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microwaves
propellants
Propellants
solid state
microwaves
1 Citation (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics simulation of dissociation kinetics

Kantor, A. L., Long, L. N. & Micci, M. M., Dec 1 2000.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Molecular dynamics
dissociation
molecular dynamics
kinetics
atomic interactions

Pressure-coupled response measurements of several aluminized and non-aluminized solid propellants using the magnetic flowmeter

Saretto, S., Herndon, B., Cardiff, E. H. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 2000.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Magnetic flowmeters
solid propellants
Solid propellants
flowmeters
flowmeter

Pressure-coupled response measurements of several aluminized and non-aluminized solid propellants using the magnetic flowmeter

Saretto, S., Herndon, B., Cardiff, E. H. & Micci, M. M., 2000, 35th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference and Exhibit.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Magnetic flowmeters
Solid propellants
1999

Distributed combustion response function modeling and measurement

Cardiff, E. H. & Micci, M. M., 1999, 35th Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, A 99-2497

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acoustics
Magnetic flowmeters
Aluminum
Acoustic wave velocity
Combustion chambers
3 Citations (Scopus)

Low-power microwave arcjet testing: Plasma and plume diagnostics and performance evaluation

Souliez, F. J., Chianese, S. G., Dizac, G. H. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 1999, p. 1-11. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Propellants
Microwaves
Vacuum
Plasmas
Helium
2 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetic flowmeter measurement of pressure-coupled response of a plateau solid propellant

Cardiff, E. H., Pinkham, J. D. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 15, 6, p. 844-848 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic flowmeters
solid propellants
Solid propellants
flowmeters
flowmeter
8 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics studies of thermophysical properties of supercritical ethylene

Nwobi, O. C., Long, L. N. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 13, 3, p. 351-354 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermophysical properties
ethylene
equations of state
molecular dynamics
parallel computers
1998

Combustion performance of RP-1/GO2/GH2 Tripropellants

Schmidt, M. G. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 1998, p. 1-8. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Hydrogen
Soot
Combustion chambers
Rockets
Momentum
1 Citation (Scopus)

Low-power microwave arcjet testing

Nordling, D., Souliez, F. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 1998.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Propellants
Microwaves
Plasmas
Cavity resonators
Testing
11 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics studies of properties of supercritical fluids

Nwobi, O. C., Long, L. N. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer. 12, 3, p. 322-327 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

supercritical fluids
molecular dynamics
equations of state
coefficients
parallel computers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics studies of thermophysical properties of supercritical ethylene

Nwobi, O. C., Long, L. N. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 1998.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Equations of state
Molecular dynamics
Ethylene
Thermodynamic properties
Lennard-Jones potential
1 Citation (Scopus)

Near-critical liquid oxygen droplet measurements

Ferraro, M., Kujala, R. J., Thomas, J. L., Glogowski, M. J. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of Propulsion and Power. 14, 4, p. 579-581 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drop formation
Liquid propellants
liquid oxygen
pressure effect
Pressure effects
31 Citations (Scopus)

Supercritical Vaporization of Liquid Oxygen Droplets Using Molecular Dynamics

Kaltz, T. L., Long, L. N., Micci, M. M. & Little, J. K., Jan 1 1998, In : Combustion science and technology. 136, 1-6, p. 279-301 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

liquid oxygen
Vaporization
Molecular dynamics
critical pressure
Oxygen
1997

Experimental characterization of shear coaxial injectors using liquid/gaseous nitrogen

Puissant, C., Glogowski, M. J. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 1997, In : Atomization and Sprays. 7, 5, p. 467-478 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen
Liquids
Oxygen
Stroboscopes
Drop breakup

Molecular dynamic modeling of supercritical lox evaporation

Kaltzt, T. L., Long, L. N. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 1997, p. 1-9. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Molecular dynamics
Evaporation
Helium
Surface tension
Thermodynamic properties
2 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics studies of transport properties of supercritical fluids

Nwobi, O. C., Long, L. N. & Micci, M. M., Jan 1 1997.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Supercritical fluids
supercritical fluids
Transport properties
Molecular dynamics
transport properties

Unsteady hot fire atomization measurements in injector sprays

Micci, M. M., Kujala, R. J., Gandilhon, D., Ferraro, M. & Schmidt, M. G., Jan 1 1997.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Atomization
Fires
Propellants
Magnetic flowmeters
Acoustics