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Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 327021, 16 pages
Numerical Study of Hall Thruster Plume and Sputtering Erosion
1School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
2Department of Electric Propulsion, Shanghai Institute of Space Propulsion, Shanghai 200233, China
Received 14 August 2012; Accepted 28 October 2012
Academic Editor: Yansheng Liu
Copyright © 2012 Li Yan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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