Ph.D. Candidate and Isp Lab researcher Brandon Jackson was recently interviewed for an article on LiveScience. In the article, Brandon discusses the applications of ferrofluids and how these fluids form their captive patterns.
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Kurt Terhune successfully defended his dissertation titled: “Influence of Magnetic Nanoparticles and Magnetic Stress on an Ionic Liquid Electrospray Source.” Congratulations to Dr. Terhune! Acknowledgments to NASA and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for supporting Kurt’s research activities.
Members and alumni of the Ion Space Propulsion Laboratory attended the 35th International Electric Propulsion Conference (IEPC) which took place October 8 – 12, 2017 in Atlanta Georgia. Current members of the lab presented progress on ongoing research on Ionic Liquid Ferrofluid electrospray. The IEPC is held every two years and is attended by over […]
On June 9th and 10th, the Ion Space Propulsion Lab staff visited Yale University, in New Haven Connecticut, where Prof. King gave an invited talk at the John Fenn Centennial symposium to celebrate the 100th anniversary of John Fenn.
The Michigan institute for Plasma Science and Engineering (MIPSE), together with the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy, has a great series of short clips describing how plasma affects our lives. In December 2015 MIPSE interviewed Professor King to understand how ionic liquid ferrofluids might be used to provide propulsion for the […]
Members of the Isp lab have submitted a video to the American Physical Society Gallery of Fluid Motion. This gallery is designed to be a “non-technical presentation to share the aesthetics of one’s research with fellow researchers and the general public.” The video submitted by the Isp lab is titled: “Electric and Magnetic Fluid Spraying Instabilities” […]
Research on Michigan Techs Ionic Liquid Ferrofluid Thruster was featured in Space Daily:
Dr. Lyon B. King was recently awarded the Ron and Elaine Starr endowed professorship. Special thanks to Ron and his wife Elaine Starr for this endowment in their name and their service to Michigan T
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