Micro Coriolis mass flow sensor for chemical micropropulsion systems

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    Abstract

    We have designed a micromachined micro Coriolis flow sensor for the measurement of hydrazine (N2H4, High Purity Grade) propellant flow in micro chemical propulsion systems. The sensor measures mass flow up to 10 mg/s for a single thruster or up to 40 mg/s for four thrusters. The sensor will first be used for measurement and characterization of the micro thruster system in a simulated space vacuum environment. Integration of the sensor chip within the micro thruster flight hardware will be considered at a later stage. The new chip has an increased flow range because of an integrated on-chip bypass channel.
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    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2012
    Event8th ESA Micro & Nano Technologies Round Table for Space Applications Statistics 2012 - Noordwijk, Netherlands
    Duration: 15 Oct 201218 Oct 2012
    Conference number: 8

    Conference

    Conference8th ESA Micro & Nano Technologies Round Table for Space Applications Statistics 2012
    CountryNetherlands
    CityNoordwijk
    Period15/10/1218/10/12

    Keywords

    • EWI-24367
    • IR-89182

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    Wiegerink, R. J., Lammerink, T. S. J., Groenesteijn, J., Dijkstra, P. J., & Lötters, J. C. (2012). Micro Coriolis mass flow sensor for chemical micropropulsion systems. Paper presented at 8th ESA Micro & Nano Technologies Round Table for Space Applications Statistics 2012, Noordwijk, Netherlands.
    Wiegerink, Remco J. ; Lammerink, Theodorus S.J. ; Groenesteijn, Jarno ; Dijkstra, Pieter J. ; Lötters, Joost Conrad. / Micro Coriolis mass flow sensor for chemical micropropulsion systems. Paper presented at 8th ESA Micro & Nano Technologies Round Table for Space Applications Statistics 2012, Noordwijk, Netherlands.1 p.
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    Wiegerink, RJ, Lammerink, TSJ, Groenesteijn, J, Dijkstra, PJ & Lötters, JC 2012, 'Micro Coriolis mass flow sensor for chemical micropropulsion systems' Paper presented at 8th ESA Micro & Nano Technologies Round Table for Space Applications Statistics 2012, Noordwijk, Netherlands, 15/10/12 - 18/10/12, .

    Micro Coriolis mass flow sensor for chemical micropropulsion systems. / Wiegerink, Remco J.; Lammerink, Theodorus S.J.; Groenesteijn, Jarno; Dijkstra, Pieter J.; Lötters, Joost Conrad.

    2012. Paper presented at 8th ESA Micro & Nano Technologies Round Table for Space Applications Statistics 2012, Noordwijk, Netherlands.

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    Wiegerink RJ, Lammerink TSJ, Groenesteijn J, Dijkstra PJ, Lötters JC. Micro Coriolis mass flow sensor for chemical micropropulsion systems. 2012. Paper presented at 8th ESA Micro & Nano Technologies Round Table for Space Applications Statistics 2012, Noordwijk, Netherlands.