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Thermal Engineering

, Volume 64, Issue 13, pp 959–970 | Cite as

Electromagnetic Emission from Electric Propulsions under Ground Conditions

  • S. V. Baranov
  • N. A. Vazhenin
  • A. P. Plokhikh
  • G. A. Popov
Article

Abstract

Analysis and methodological generalization of available methods used for determining characteristics of intrinsic emission from electric propulsions (EP) in a radio-frequency range that can be the interference for the “Earth-spacecraft (SC)” channel of the space communication system are the subjects of this paper. Intrinsic emission from the electric propulsion in a radio-frequency range is examined in detail by the example of a measuring complex developed in RIAME MAI and the measurement results are presented. The electric field intensity distribution in a radio-frequency range for the vertical and horizontal polarizations of the received emission is considered as the main characteristics. Measurements performed for the EP intrinsic emission by using the developed complex and measurements performed in metal vacuum chambers are compared and comparative results are presented in the paper.

Keywords

electric propulsion electromagnetic emission anechoic chamber EP test facility 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. V. Baranov
    • 1
  • N. A. Vazhenin
    • 1
  • A. P. Plokhikh
    • 1
  • G. A. Popov
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Institute of Applied Mechanics and Electrodynamics of the Moscow Aviation Institute (RIAME MAI)MoscowRussia

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