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Development and Simulation of an Embedded Hydrogen Peroxide Catalyst Chamber in Low-Temperature Co-Fired Ceramics

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Satellites in the range of 10–50 kg require small propulsion devices to perform station-keeping tasks in orbit. Low-temperature co-fired ceramic structures provide a unique platform to produce a reliable, low-cost micropropulsion system. The design uses microchannels embedded in the ceramic substrate to create a nozzle and embedded catalyst chamber. A hydrogen peroxide monopropellant is injected into a silver-coated catalyst chamber structure. The monopropellant decomposes into hot gas, which is expelled through the nozzle producing thrust. A thermal energy balance and a kinetic model is presented along with performance testing.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83843 2: Materials Science and Engineering, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho 83725

Publication date: 2007-10-01

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