Application of strongly focused pulsed electron beam for the reaction wheels balancing

A. O. Borduleva, G. A. Bleykher, V. V. Solovev, V. P. Krivobokov, Maria N. Babihina

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In the given work the material removing possibility by the strongly focused pulsed electron beam was investigated. The optimal mode of flywheels balancing was found. At this mode the power density is 1.6 MW/cm2 and pulse duration is 0.65 s. At such parameters the evaporation rate is equal to 11 g/scm2. It is possible to vary the amount of remote material from 1 to 100 mg, that is sufficient to balance flywheel. It is found that treatment by an electron beam does not change the material structure.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012059
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 23 Nov 2016


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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