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Journal Publications
  1. Glascock, M.S., Rovey, J.L., Williams, S., Thrasher, J., “Plasma Plume Characterization of Electric Solid Propellant Pulsed Microthrusters,”Journal of Propulsion and Power,, accepted 9/2016.

  2. Paliwoda, M.C. and Rovey, J.L., “Intensity Control of Individual DBD Plasma Filament II: Fundamental Physical Mechanism,” Physics of Plasmas,, Vol. 24, No. 053505, May 2017.

  3. Paliwoda, M.C. and Rovey, J.L., “Intensity Control of Individual DBD Plasma Filament I: Needle Electrode Experiment,” Physics of Plasmas,, Vol. 24, No. 053504, May 2017.

  4. Berg, S.P. and Rovey, J.L., “Assessment of Multi-Mode Spacecraft Micropropulsion Systems,”Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets,, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 592-601, May-June 2017.

  5. Hu, Jing, Rovey, J.L., and Zhao, W., “Retarding field energy analyzer for high energy pulsed electron beam measurements,” Review of Scientific Instruments,, Vol. 88, No. 1, pp. 013302, Jan. 2017.

  6. Maser, J.N., Ling, L., Deng, H., Yang, X., and Rovey, J.L., “Transmission Spectrum of Asymmetric Nanostructures for Plasmonic Space Propulsion,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets,, Vol. 53, No. 5, pp. 998-1000, Sept. – Oct. 2016.

  7. Meeks, W.C. and Rovey, J.L., “Time-resolved Temperature in an Argon Theta-pinch by Line Ratio Methods,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science,, Vol. 44, No. 8, pp. 1411-1418, Aug. 2016.

  8. Pahl, R.A. and Rovey, J.L., “Effects of DC Preionization Voltage and Radial Location on Pulsed Inductive Plasma Formation,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science,, Vol. 43, No. 11, pp. 3883-3888, Nov. 2015.

  9. Rovey, J.L., Yang, X., Friz, P.D., Hu, C., Glascock, M., “Plasmonic Force Space Propulsion,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 1163-1168, July 2015.

  10. Miller, S.W., Prince, B.D., Bemish, R.J., and Rovey, J.L., “Electrospray of [Bmim][DCA] Under Variable Flow Rate Operations,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 1701-1710, Nov.-Dec. 2014.

  11. Pahl, R.A. and Rovey, J.L., “Energy Analysis of a Pulsed Inductive Plasma through Circuit Simulation,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 42, No. 10, pp. 3411-3418, Oct. 2014.

  12. Friz, P.D. and Rovey, J.L., “Improving Plasma Actuator Efficiency at Low Pressure Through Geometric Variation,” International Journal of Flow Control, Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp. 75-85, June 2014.

  13. Meeks, W.C. and Rovey, J.L., “Optical Emission Spectroscopy of Plasma Formation in a Xenon Theta-Pinch,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 42, No. 5, pp. 1385-1392, May 2014.

  14. Satonik, A.J., Rovey, J.L., and Hilmas, G., “Effects of Plasma Exposure of Boron Nitride Ceramic Insulators for Hall Effect Thrusters,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 656-663, May-June 2014.

  15. Pahl, R.A., Rovey, J.L., and Pommerenke, D.J., “Comparison of magnetic probe calibration at nano and millitesla magnitudes,” Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 85, No. 015112, Jan. 2014.

  16. Hu, Jing and Rovey, J.L., “Experimental Investigation of Time-resolved Electron Beam Energy Distributions in a Transient Hollow Cathode Discharge,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 144, Issue 7, pg. 073301, Aug. 2013.

  17. Heckman, A.J., Rovey, J.L., Chandrashekhara, K., Watkins, S.E., Stutts, D.S., Banerjee, A., and Mishra, R., “Structural Health Monitoring Data Transmission for Composite Hydrokinetic Turbine Blades,” Advanced Shipping and Ocean Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 50-59, June 2013.

  18. Nichols, T.G. and Rovey, J.L., "Surface Potential and Electric Field in the Aerodynamic Plasma Actuator at Low Pressure," AIAA Journal, Vol. 51, Issue 5, pp. 1054-1065, May 2013.

  19. Berg, S.P. and Rovey, J.L., "Assessment of Imidazole-Based Energetic Ionic Liquids as Dual-Mode Spacecraft Propellants," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 29, Issue 2, pp. 339-351, Mar-Apr 2013.

  20. Berg, S.P. and Rovey, J.L., "Decomposition of Monopropellant Blends of Hydroxylammonium Nitrate and Imidazole-based Ionic Liquid Fuels," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 29, Issue 1, pp. 125-135, Jan.-Feb. 2013.

  21. Hu, Jing and Rovey, J.L., "Experimental Investigation of Formation Time in Single-Gap Pseudospark Discharge," Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 45, No. 46, pp. 465203, Nov. 21, 2012.

  22. Meeks, W.C. and Rovey, J.L., "On the Delayed Gas Breakdown in a Ringing Theta-Pinch with Bias Magnetic Field," Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 19, May 2012.

  23. Zidar, D.G. and Rovey, J.L., "Hall-effect Thruster Channel Surface Properties Investigation," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 28, No. 2, Mar-Apr. 2012.

  24. Hu Jing and Rovey, J.L., "Faraday Cup with Nanosecond Response and Adjustable Impedance for Fast Electron Beam Characterization," Review of Scientific Instruments, July 2011.

  25. Donius, B.R. and Rovey, J.L., "Ionic Liquid Dual-mode Spacecraft Propulsion Assessment," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 48, No.1, Jan-Feb. 2011.

  26. Rovey, J.L., Giacomi, M.P., Stubbers, R.A., and Jurczyk, B.E., “Plume Profiles of a Planar Crossed-field Thruster with Hall Current Injection,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 25, No. 3, May-June 2009.

  27. Rovey, J.L. and Gallimore, A.D., “Dormant Cathode Erosion in a Multiple-Cathode Gridded Ion Thruster,” Journal of Propulsion and Power,Vol. 24, No. 6, pp. 1361-1368, Nov.-Dec. 2008.

  28. Rovey, J.L., “Design Parameter Investigation of a Cold-Cathode Penning Ion Source for General Laboratory Applications,” Plasma Sources Science & Technology, Vol. 17, No. 3, 035009, Aug. 2008.

  29. Gallimore, A.D., Rovey, J.L., and Herman, D.A., “Erosion Processes of the Discharge Cathode Assembly of Ring-Cusp Gridded Ion Thrusters,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 23, No.6, pp. 1271-1278, Nov.-Dec. 2007.

  30. Rovey, J.L., Ruzic, B.P., and Houlahan, T.J., “Simple Penning Ion Source for Laboratory Research and Development Applications,” Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 78, No. 10, Oct. 2007.

  31. Rovey, J.L. and Gallimore, A.D., “Ion Energy Measurements Near a Dormant Cathode in a Multiple-Cathode Gridded Ion Thruster,” Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 14, No. 3, March 2007.

  32. Rovey, J.L. and Gallimore, A.D., “Performance and Flatness of a Multiple-Cathode, Rectangular Ion Thruster Discharge Chamber,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 44-50, Jan.-Feb. 2007.

  33. Rovey, J.L., Walker, M.L.R., Peterson, P.Y., and Gallimore, A.D., “Magnetically Filtered Faraday Probe for Measuring the Ion Current Density Profile of a Hall Thruster,” Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 77, No. 1, Jan. 2006.


Conference Publications
  1. Berg, S.P. and Rovey, J.L., “Decomposition of a Double Salt Ionic Liquid Monopropellant on Heated Metallic Surfaces,” AIAA-2016-4578, 52nd Joint Propulsion Conference, Salt Lake City, UT., July 25-27, 2016.

  2. Glascock, M.S., Rovey, J.L., Williams, S., Thrasher, J., “Observation of Late-Time Ablation in Electric Solid Propellant Pulsed Microthrusters,” AIAA-2016-4845, 52nd Joint Propulsion Conference, Salt Lake City, UT., July 25-27, 2016.

  3. Miller, S.W., Prince, B.D., Bemish, R.J., and Rovey, J.L., “Mass Spectrometry of Selected Ionic Liquids in Capillary Electrospray at Nanoliter Volumetric Flow Rates,” AIAA-2016-4740, 52nd Joint Propulsion Conference, Salt Lake City, UT., July 25-27, 2016.

  4. Mundahl, A., Berg, S.P., and Rovey, J.L., “Linear Burn Rates of Monopropellants for Multi-Mode Micropropulsion,” AIAA-2016-4579, 52nd Joint Propulsion Conference, Salt Lake City, UT., July 25-27, 2016.

  5. Maser, J.N., Rovey, J.L., Yang, X., Li, L., and Deng, H., “Fabrication of Asymmetric Nanostructures for Plasmonic Space Propulsion,” AIAA-2016-0696, 54th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA., Jan. 4-8, 2016.

  6. Paliwoda, M.C., Rovey, J.L., and Wainwright, M., “Control of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Striations,” AIAA-2016-0197, 54th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA., Jan. 4-8, 2016.

  7. Berg, S.P., Rovey, J.L., Prince, B.D., Miller, S.W., Bemish, R.J., “Electrospray of an Energetic Ionic Liquid Monopropellant for Multi-Mode Micropropulsion Applications,” AIAA-2015-4011, 51st Joint Propulsion Conference, July 27-29, 2015.

  8. Glascock, M.S., Rovey, J.L., Williams, S., Thrasher, J., “Plasma Plume Characterization of Electric Solid Propellant Pulsed Microthrusters,” AIAA-2015-4185, 51st Joint Propulsion Conference, July 27-29, 2015.

  9. Berg, S.P. and Rovey, J.L., “Assessment of Multi-Mode Spacecraft Micropropulsion Systems,” AIAA-2014-3758, 50th Joint Propulsion Conference, Cleveland, OH., July 28-30, 2014.

  10. Berg, S.P., Coleman, B., and Rovey, J.L., “Decomposition of Ionic Liquid Ferrofluids for Multi-Mode Spacecraft Propulsion,” AIAA-2014-3568, 50th Joint Propulsion Conference, Cleveland, OH., July 28-30, 2014.

  11. Rovey, J.L., Yang, X., Friz, P.D., Hu, C., Glascock, M., “Plasmonic Force Propulsion for Small Spacecraft,” AIAA-2014-3757, 50th Joint Propulsion Conference, Cleveland, OH., July 28-30, 2014.

  12. Meeks, W.C. and Rovey, J.L., “Time-resolved Argon Theta-Pinch Plasma Properties by Line Ratio Method with Collisional-Radiative Model,” ICOPS-2014-7012731, 41st International Conference on Plasma Science, Washington D.C., May 25-29, 2014.

  13. Pahl, R.A. and Rovey, J.L., “Effect of a DC Preionization Source on Energy Deposition in a Pulsed Inductive Plasma,” ICOPS-2014-7012439, 41st International Conference on Plasma Science, Washington D.C., May 25-29, 2014.

  14. Friz, P.D. and Rovey, J.L., “Improving Plasma Actuator Efficiency at Low Pressure Through Geometric Variation,” AIAA-2014-0146, 52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, National Harbor, MD., Jan 13-17, 2014.

  15. Berg, S.P. and Rovey, J.L., “Assessment of High-Power Electric Multi-Mode Spacecraft Propulsion Concepts,” IEPC-2013-308, 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Washington DC., Oct. 6-14, 2013.

  16. Meeks, W.C. and Rovey, J.L., “Argon and Xenon Pulsed Theta-Pinch Plasma via Optical Emission Spectroscopy,” IEPC-2013-378, 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Washington DC., Oct. 6-14, 2013.

  17. Pahl, R.A. and Rovey, J.L., “Argon and Xenon Plasma Energy Analysis in a Pulsed Inductive Test Article,” IEPC-2013-362, 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Washington DC., Oct. 6-14, 2013.

  18. Berg, S.P. and Rovey, J.L., “Performance Analysis of an Integrated Multi-Mode Chemical Monopropellant Inductive Plasma Thruster,” AIAA-2013-3956, 49th Joint Propulsion Conference, San Jose, CA., July 15-17, 2013..

  19. Meeks, W.C., Pahl, R.A., and Rovey, J.L., “Optical Emission Spectroscopy of Plasma Formation in a Xenon Theta Pinch,” PPC.2013.6627444, 19th IEEE Pulsed Power Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 16-21, 2013.

  20. Pahl, R.A., Rovey, J.L., and Pommerenke, D.J., “Calibration of Magnetic Field Probes at Relevant Magnitudes,” PPC.2013.6627649, 19th IEEE Pulsed Power Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 16-21, 2013.

  21. Watkins, S.E., Robison, K.E., Nicholas, J.R., Taylor, G.A., Chandrashekhara K., and Rovey, J.L., “Damage Assessment of Hydrokinetic Composite Turbine Blades Using Fiber Optic Sensors,” SPIE-86942B, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Conference, San Diege, CA, Mar. 10 - 14, 2013.

  22. Miller S.W., Prince, B.D., and Rovey, J.L., "Capillary Extraction of the Ionic Liquid [Bmim][DCA] for Variable Flow Rate Operations," AIAA-2012-3738, 48th Joint Propulsion Conference, Atlanta, GA, Jul. 30 - Aug. 01, 2012.

  23. Meeks, W.C. and Rovey, J.L., "Numerical and Experimental Efforts to Explain Delayed Gas Breakdown in θ-Pinch Devices with Bias Magnetic Field," AIAA-2012-3929, 48th Joint Propulsion Conference, Atlanta, GA, Jul. 30 - Aug. 01, 2012.

  24. Heckman, A.J., Rovey, J.L., Chandrashekhara, K., Watkins, S.E., Mishra, R., and Stutts, D.S., "Ultrasonic Underwater Transmission of Composite Turbine Blade Structural Health," SPIE-8343-23, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Conference, San Diege, CA, Mar. 11 - 13, 2012.

  25. Robison, K.E., Watkins, S.E., Nicholas, J., Chandrashekhara K., and Rovey, J.L., "Instrumented Composite Turbine Blade for Health Monitoring," SPIE-8343-23, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE Conference, San Diege, CA, Mar. 11 - 13, 2012.

  26. Pahl, R.A. and Rovey, J.L., "Pre-Ionization Plasma in a FRC Test Article," AIAA-2012-0194, 50th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, Jan. 9 - 12, 2012.

  27. Satonik, A.J. and Rovey, J.L., "Modification of Boron Nitride Ceramic to Replicate Hall Effect Thruster Surface Wear," AIAA-2012-0198, 50th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, Jan. 9 - 12, 2012.

  28. Emanuel, M.D. and Rovey, J.L., "Force Sensing of an Asymmetric Dielectric Barrier Discharge Using Mechanical Resonators," AIAA-2012-0409, 50th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, Jan. 9 - 12, 2012.

  29. Meeks, W.C. and Rovey, J.L., "Preliminary Findings from Efforts to Model Pulsed Inductive Theta-Pinch Plasmas via Particle-In-Cell," AIAA-2012-0514, 50th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, Jan. 9 - 12, 2012.

  30. Hu, Jing and Rovey, J.L., "Experimental Investigations of High Voltage Pulsed Pseudospark Discharge and Intense Electron Beams," AIAA-2012-0789, 50th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, Jan. 9 - 12, 2012.

  31. Nichols, T.G. and Rovey, J.L., "Fundamental Processes of DBD Plasma Actuators Operating at High Altitude," AIAA-2012-0822, 50th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, Jan. 9 - 12, 2012.

  32. Berg, S.P. and Rovey, J.L., "Ignition Evaluation of Monopropellant Blends of HAN and Imidazole-Based Ionic Liquid Fuels," AIAA-2012-0974, 50th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, Jan. 9 - 12, 2012.

  33. Berg, S.P. and Rovey, J.L., "Dual-Mode Propellant Properties and Performance Analysis of Energetic Ionic Liquids," AIAA-2012-0975, 50th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, Jan. 9 - 12, 2012.

  34. Pahl, R.A., Meeks, W.C., and Rovey, J.L., "Magnetic Field Mapping of a Field Reversed Configuration Test Article," AIAA-2011-5656, 47th Joint Propulsion Conference, San Diego, CA, July 31 - Aug. 3, 2011.

  35. Meeks, W.C., Pahl, R.A., Rovey, J.L., "Investigation of Pre-Ionization Characteristics in Heavy Gas Pulsed Inductive Plasmas via Numerical Modeling," AIAA-2011-5655, 47th Joint Propulsion Conference, San Diego, CA, July 31 - Aug. 3, 2011.

  36. Zidar, D.G. and Rovey, J.L., "Hall-effect Thruster Channel Surface Properties Investigation," AIAA-2011-5993, 47th Joint Propulsion Conference, San Diego, CA, July 31 - Aug. 3, 2011.

  37. Hu Jing and Rovey, J.L., "Experimental Results on High-Energy Pseudospark-Produced Electron Beam," 52nd APS Division of Plasma Physics Meeting, DPP10-2010-001559, Chicago, IL, Nov. 8-12, 2010. Presentation slides.

  38. Ferry, J.W. and Rovey, J.L., "Thrust Measurement of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Actuators and Power Requirements for Aerodynamic Control," AIAA-2010-4982, 5th Flow Control Conference, Chicago, IL, June 28 - July 1, 2010.

  39. Miller, S.W. and Rovey, J.L., "Pulse Discharge Network Development for a Heavy Gas Field Reversed Configuration Plasma Device," AIAA-2010-0626, 48th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, Jan. 4-7, 2010.

  40. Donius, B.R. and Rovey, J.L., "Analysis and Prediction of Dual-Mode Chemical and Electric Ionic Liquid Propulsion Performance," AIAA-2010-1328, 48th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, Jan. 4-7, 2010.

  41. Hu Jing, Rovey, J.L., and Kovaleski, S., "The Research on a High-Energy Pseudospark-Produced Electron Beam," DPP09-2009-001316, 51st APS Division of Plasma Physics Meeting, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 2-6, 2009. Presentation slides.

  42. Miller, S.W. and Rovey, J.L., "Progress in Modeling of Pre-ionization and Geometric Effects on a Field-Reversed Configuration Plasma Thruster," AIAA-2009-3733, 40th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, San Antonio, TX, June 22-25, 2009.

  43. Rovey, J.L., Stubbers, R.A., Jurczyk, B.E., Williams, M.J., Manley, F.T., and Ruzic, D.N., “Plasma Properties in the Magnetic Nozzle of an Electron Cyclotron Resonance Plasma Source,” AIAA-2008-5191, 44th Joint Propulsion Conference, New Haven, CT. July 21-23, 2008.

  44. Alman, D.A., Rovey, J.L., Stubbers, R.A., and Jurczyk, B.E., “Hall Thruster Electron Mobility Investigation using Full 3D Monte Carlo Electron Trajectories,” IEPC-2007-291, 30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Florence, Italy, Sept. 17-20, 2007.

  45. Rovey, J.L., Giacomi, M.P., Stubbers, R.A., and Jurczyk, B.E., “A Planar Hall Thruster for Investigating Electron Mobility in ExB Devices,” IEPC-2007-187, 30th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Florence, Italy, Sept. 17-20, 2007.

  46. Stubbers, R.A., Jurczyk, B.E., Rovey, J.L., Walker, M.L.R., Alman, D.A., and Coventry, M.D., “Compact Toroid Formation Using an Annular Helicon Preionization Source,” AIAA-2007-5307, 43rd Joint Propulsion Conference, Cincinnati, OH, July, 2007.

  47. Stubbers, R.A., Jurczyk, B.E., Sander, J.J., Brenner, P.W., Wilson, J.A., Coventry, M.D., Rovey, J.L., and Alman, D.A., “Lithium Purification System Development for Long-life Lithium-fed Lorentz Force Accelerators,” AIAA-2007-5282, 43rd Joint Propulsion Conference, Cincinnati, OH, July, 2007.

  48. Jurczyk, B.E., Stubbers, R.A., Alman, D.A., Rovey, J.L., and Coventry, M.D., “Experimental Results of an Addressable Xenon Microdischarge EUV Source Array for HVM Lithography,” Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Advanced Lithography Conference, San José, CA., February 25 - March 2, 2007.

  49. Jurczyk, B.E., Alman, D.A., Rovey, J.L., and Stubbers, R.A., “Distributed EUV Source-Optic Architecture for HVM Using Micro-Plasma Arrays,” International Symposium on Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography (EUVL), Barcelona, Spain, October 15-18, 2006.

  50. Gallimore, A.D., Rovey, J.L., and Herman, D.A., “Erosion Processes of the Discharge Cathode Assembly of Ring-Cusp Gridded Ion Thrusters,” AIAA-2006-3558, 36th Fluid Dynamics Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 5-8, 2006.

  51. Jurczyk, B.E., Stubbers, R.A., Alman, D.A., and Rovey, J.L., “A Novel, Low-Power EUV Source-Optic Architecture,” Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) Source Workshop, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 25, 2006.

  52. Rovey, J.L., Herman, D.A., and Gallimore, A.D., “Potential Structure and Propellant Flow Rate Theory for Ion Thruster Discharge Cathode Erosion,” IEPC-2005-022, 29th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Princeton, NJ, Oct. 31- Nov. 4, 2005.

  53. Rovey, J.L. and Gallimore, A.D., “Dormant Cathode Plasma Properties in a Multiple-Cathode, High-Power, Rectangular Discharge Chamber,” AIAA-2005-4241, 41st Joint Propulsion Conference, Tucson, AZ, July 10-13, 2005.

  54. Rovey, J.L. and Gallimore, A.D., “Design and Operation of a Multiple-Cathode, High-Power, Rectangular Discharge Chamber,” AIAA-2005-4407, 41st Joint Propulsion Conference, Tucson, AZ, July 10-13, 2005.

  55. Rovey, J.L., Walker, M.L.R., Peterson, P.Y., and Gallimore, A.D., “Evaluation of a Magnetically-Filtered Faraday Probe for Measuring the Ion Current Density Profile of a Hall Thruster,” AIAA-2004-3948, 40th Joint Propulsion Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL, July 11-14, 2004.


PhD Dissertations
  1. Berg, S. "Development of Ionic Liquid Multi-Mode Spacecraft Micropropulsion Systems," Doctoral Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, Dec 2015.

  2. Meeks, W. "Pulsed Inductive Plasma Studies by Spectroscopy and Internal Probe Methods," Doctoral Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, July 2015.

  3. Miller, S. "Analysis of Ion Emitting Jet Structures During Ionic Liquid Electrospraying," Doctoral Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, May 2015.

  4. Pahl, R. "Energy Deposition into Heavy Gas Plasma via Pulsed Inductive Theta-Pinch," Doctoral Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, Dec 2014. [Presentation]

  5. Hu, J. "Experimental Investigations of Pseudospark Discharge and Pseudospark Produced Intense Electron Beams," Doctoral Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, Dec 2012.

  6. Rovey, J.L., "A Multiple-Cathode, High-Power, Rectangular Ion Thruster Discharge Chamber for Increasing Thruster Lifetime," Doctoral Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, April 2006.


MS Theses
  1. Glascock, M.S., "Characterization of Electric Solid Propellant Pulsed Microthrusters," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, Dec 2016.

  2. Paliwoda, M.C., "Intensity Control of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Filaments," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, July 2016.

  3. Friz, P.D., "Improving Plasma Actuator Performance at Low Pressure, and an Analysis of the Pointing Capabilities of CubeSats using Plasmonic Force Propulsion (PFP) Thrusters," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, May 2014.

  4. Satonik, A.J. "Manual Modification and Plasma Exposure of Boron Nitride Ceramic to Study Hall Effect Thruster Plasma Channel Material Erosion," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, May 2013.

  5. Meeks W.C. "Studies of Inductive Plasmas and their Application to Theta-Pinch Devices via Numerical Modeling," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, Dec 2012.

  6. Emanuel M.D. "Force Sensing of an Asymmetric Dielectric Barrier Discharge using Mechanical Resonators," Masters Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, Dec 2012.

  7. Heckman A.J. "Ultrasonic Communications System for Health Monitoring of Hydrokinetic Turbine Blades," Masters Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, May 2012.

  8. Nichols, T.G. "Operation of the Aerodynamic Plasma Actuator at High Altitude," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, May 2012.

  9. Berg, S.P. "Design and Development of Ionic Liquid Dual-Mode Spacecraft Propellants," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, May 2012.

  10. Zidar, D.G. "Hall-effect Thruster Surface Properties Investigation," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, May 2011.

  11. Gaither, J.B. "Numerical Comparison of Thermal and Kinetic Modification of Hydrogen and Oxygen," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, May 2011.

  12. Ferry, J.W. "Thrust Measurement of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Actuators and Power Requirements for Aerodynamic Control," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, May 2010.

  13. Donius, B.R. "Investigation of Dual-Mode Spacecraft Propulsion by Means of Ionic Liquids," Masters Thesis, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, May 2010.

Student Conference Publications
  1. Collard, T.A. and Rovey, J.L., "Prediction of Dual-Mode Spacecraft Propellant Performance of Binary and Ternary Ionic Liquid Mixtures," UGRC-2012-Collard, 8th S&T Undergraduate Research Conference, Rolla, MO, Apr. 12, 2012.

  2. Pomeroy, S.P. and Rovey, J.L., "Electromagnetism Surrounding Plasmoid Formation in an FRC Test Article," UGRC-2012-Pomeroy, 8th S&T Undergraduate Research Conference, Rolla, MO, Apr. 12, 2012.


Plasma Lab Handouts
  1. Hakanson, J.B., Meeks, W., and Rovey, J.L., "Plasma Theory for Undergraduate Education," , Rolla, MO, Apr. 13, 2015.

  2. Hakanson, J.B., Meeks, W., and Rovey, J.L., "Teacher's Assistant Laboratory Guide," , Rolla, MO, Apr. 13, 2015.