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Publications & Conference Presentations

  1. Ulibarri, Z., Bell, A. E., G. Hofheins, S., Hofmann, & Petro, E. (2024). Initial Studies with a Vacuum Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometer. At AbSciCon 2024, Providence, RI.

  2. Chavez, M., Ulibarri, Z., Hofmann, A. E., & Petro, E. (2024), Determining Ideal Ionic Liquids for Direct Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Under Vacuum. At AbSciCon 2024, Providence, RI.

  3. Tahsin, A. T. M., Bendimerad, A. R., Smith, A., Thill, S. & Petro, E., "Cross-sections for Charge Exchange and other Collisional Processes in Electrospray Plumes," in AIAA SCITECH 2024 Forum (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Orlando, FL, 2024). doi:10.2514/6.2024-1540.

  4. Chamieh, S., D’Cruz, L. S., Petro, E. & Sobhani, S., "Characterization and Testing of Additively Manufactured Porous Ceramic Electrospray Emitters," in AIAA SCITECH 2024 Forum (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Orlando, FL, 2024). doi:10.2514/6.2024-1542.

  5. Hofheins, G. C., Kann, E., Mayo-Smith, A., Haji, M. & Petro, E., "Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of an Active Debris Removal Mission Architecture via Electric Propulsion," in AIAA SCITECH 2024 Forum (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Orlando, FL, 2024). doi:10.2514/6.2024-2014.

  6. Shaik, S. Z. et al., "Characterization of Propellant-Surface Collision Byproducts Using MD Simulations and RGA Measurements," in AIAA SCITECH 2024 Forum (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Orlando, FL, 2024). doi:10.2514/6.2024-1541.

  7. Cogan, S. P., Ulibarri, Z., Petro, E., & Hofmann, A. E. (2023, March). Electrospray Mass Spectrometry for In-Orbit Biomolecule Analysis. In 2023 IEEE Aerospace Conference (pp. 1-7). IEEE

  8. Ulibarri, Z., Petro, E., Seixas, M., & Jia-Richards, O. (2023, March). Ultra-Long Baseline Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry with the AMIGAS Multi-Spacecraft Concept. In 2023 IEEE Aerospace Conference (pp. 1-9). IEEE.

  9. Bendimerad, R., Tahsin, A. T. M., Yonas, A., Colucci, C., and Petro, E. M., “Investigating the Chemical Stability of Electrospray Plumes During Particle Collisions,” Journal of Propulsion and Power , 2023, pp. 1–10.

  10. A. R. Bendimerad, A. T. M. Tahsin, A. Yonas, C. Colucci, and E. Petro, “Investigating the Chemical Stability of Electrospray Plumes During Particle Collisions,” in AIAA SCITECH 2023 Forum, National Harbor, MD & Online: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Jan. 2023. doi: 10.2514/6.2023-1406.

  11. A. Smith and E. Petro, “Array-scale Modeling of Electrospray Ion Plumes within AFRL Plume Simulation Tool TURF,” in AIAA SCITECH 2023 Forum, National Harbor, MD & Online: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Jan. 2023. doi: 10.2514/6.2023-0063.

  12. Y. T. Tan, K. E. Irons, and E. Petro, “Viability of Electric Propulsion in Smallsats for Active Debris Removal (EPSADR),” in AIAA SCITECH 2023 Forum, National Harbor, MD & Online: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Jan. 2023. doi: 10.2514/6.2023-1300.

  13. S. Chamieh, E. Petro, and S. Sobhani, “Additive Manufacturing and Characterization of Porous Ceramic Electrospray Emitters,” in AIAA SCITECH 2023 Forum, National Harbor, MD & Online: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Jan. 2023. doi: 10.2514/6.2023-0261.

  14. R. Davidson, A. E. Rollock, M. Marcus, E. Petro, A. N. Straub, and E. R. Kusulas, “Founding of the AIAA Women of Aeronautics and Astronautics,” in AIAA SCITECH 2023 Forum, National Harbor, MD & Online: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Jan. 2023. doi: 10.2514/6.2023-0889.

  15. S. Bell, C. Geiger, B. Inbar, M. Pfeifer, and E. Petro, “Novel Methods to Detect Trace Quantities of 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate,” in AIAA SCITECH 2023 Forum, National Harbor, MD & Online: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Jan. 2023. doi: 10.2514/6.2023-1410.

  16. Hampl, Sebastian K., et al. "Comparison of computational algorithms for simulating an electrospray plume with a n-body approach." Journal of Electric Propulsion 1.1 (2022): 1-26.

  17. Bendimerad, R., & Petro, E. (2022). Molecular dynamics studies of ionic liquid-surface interactions for electrospray thrusters. Journal of Electric Propulsion, 1(1), 1-16

  18. Petro, E. M., Gallud, X., Hampl, S. K., Schroeder, M., Geiger, C., & Lozano, P. C. (2022). Multiscale modeling of electrospray ion emission. Journal of Applied Physics, 131(19), 193301.

  19. Cidoncha, X. G., Lozano, P. C., Bendimerad, R., Petro, E. M., & Hampl, S. K. (2022, March). Modeling and Characterization of Electrospray Propellant-Surface Interactions. In 2022 IEEE Aerospace Conference (AERO) (pp. 1-11). IEEE.

  20. Brophy, J., Pellegrino, S., Lubin, P., Alkalai, L., Atwater, H., Biswas, A., ... & Sellers, I. (2022). Non-Nuclear Exploration of the Solar System Study.

  21. Sheerin, T. F., Petro, E., Winters, K., Lozano, P., & Lubin, P. (2021). Fast Solar System transportation with electric propulsion powered by directed energy. Acta Astronautica, 179, 78-87.

  22. Sanghvi, R., Ni, D., Gund, V., Ji, Q., Schenkel, T., Afridi, K. K., ... & Petro, E. (2021). Application of Microelectromechanical-system based RF Linear Accelerators for Ultra-High Specific Impulse Ion Micropropulsion. In AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2021 Forum (p. 3246).

  23. van Paridon, A., & Petro, E. (2021). Survey of water powered propulsion systems. In AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2021 Forum (p. 3566).

  24. Petro, E. M., & Sedwick, R. J. (2020). Correction: Effects of Water Vapor Propellant on Electrodeless Thruster Performance. Journal of Propulsion and Power, 36(6), AU2-AU3.

  25. Petro, E., Bruno, A., Lozano, P., Perna, L. E., & Freeman, D. (2020). Characterization of the TILE electrospray emitters. In AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2020 Forum (p. 3612).

  26. Petro, E. M., Miller, C. E., Schmidt, J., & Lozano, P. C. (2019, September). Development of an electrospray fragmentation model for kinetic plume modeling. In International Electric Propulsion Conference (p. 830).

  27. Petro, E. M., Cezairli, M., Schroeder, M., & Lozano, P. C. (2019, September). Investigation of Electrospray Plume Composition during Voltage Transients. In 2019 International Electric Propulsion Conference.

  28. MacArthur, J., Kristinsson, B. O., Freeman, D., Petro, E., Li, H., & Lozano, P. C. (2019, September). Microfluidic and Extractor Electrode Update in the ion-Electrospray Propulsion System. In 36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria.

  29. Kristinsson, Ö., Freeman, D., Petro, E., Lozano, P. C., Hsu, A., Young, J. A., & Martel, F. (2019, September). Operation and Performance of a Fully-Integrated ionic-Electrospray Propulsion System. In Proceedings of the 36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Vienna, Austria (pp. 15-20).

  30. Petro, E. M. (2019). Effects of Water Plasma Chemistry on Helicon Thruster Performance (Doctoral dissertation).

  31. Petro, E. M., Sedwick, R. J., & Brieda, L. (2019). Pic simulations of chemistry effects in an electrodeless water plasma thruster. In AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2019 Forum(p. 3998).

  32. Petro, E. M., & Sedwick, R. J. (2017). Survey of moderate-power electric propulsion systems. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 54(3), 529-541.

  33. Petro, E. M., & Sedwick, R. J. (2017). Effects of water-vapor propellant on electrodeless thruster performance. Journal of Propulsion and Power.

  34. MacKenzie, S. M., Caswell, T. E., Phillips-Lander, C. M., Stavros, E. N., Hofgartner, J. D., Sun, V. Z., ... & Mitchell, K. L. (2016). THEO concept mission: testing the habitability of Enceladus’s Ocean. Advances in Space Research, 58(6), 1117-1137.

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