The prototype Cusped Field Hall Thruster, CFHT-40, was fired for the first time inside the
BUSTLab Vacuum chamber. The thruster was operated for 30 minutes
at a discharge voltage of 400 V with argon propellant for the initial tests.
The prototype Cusped Field Hall Thruster, CFHT-40, is assembled.
Jaunary 8, 2015: TUBITAK-1005 proposal is accepted!
Prof. Murat Celik
's research proposal is selected
as one of the recepients of the TUBITAK-1005 funding program by the Turkish Scientific
and Technological Research Council (TUBITAK). The list of the latest TUBITAK-1005
funding awardies are provided on
December 17, 2014: Vacuum Chamber is Fully Operational
BUSTLab Vacuum chamber is now fully operational with both cryopumps are attached, and
the gas flow and electrical connections are completed.
September 15-17, 2014: HORIZON-2020 SPACE INFO MEETING
September 8-10, 2014: UHUK-2014
September 7-12, 2014: RGCEP-2014
September 1st, 2014: Emre left for Princeton University
left for the US to start his Ph.D. program at Princeton University.
We wish him good luck!
July 28-30, 2014: JPC-2014
July 28th, 2014: Oguz's paper is accepted!
's paper titled "Global Model for the Assessment of the Effect of Geometry
and Operation Conditions on Insert and Orifice Region
Plasmas of a Thermionic Hollow Cathode Electron Source" is accepted for publication
to Contributions to Plasma Physics.
June 8th, 2014: Sina is heading for Spain for the summer
Sina Jahanbakhsh is joining the research group of
Prof. Conde at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid for two months.
We wish him good luck!
May 27th, 2014: Emre's M.S. graduation
has officialy graduated from the M.S. program in mechanical engineering.
May 19-22, 2014: Space Propulsion Conference
Oguz Korkmaz and Mehmet Serhan Yildiz attended the 4th edition of Space Propulsion Conference in Cologne, Germany.
BUSTLab presented four papers at this conference in the form of oral presentations.
April 23-25, 2014: IMEPS Conference
BUST-Lab has attended the International Middle East Plasma Science (IMEPS) Conference in Antalya with its 8 members!
Oguz Korkmaz, Sina Jahanbahksh, and Mehmet Serhan Yildiz have presented their studies.
Emre Turkoz, Firat Sik, Ali Enes Ozturk, Mert Satir and Erdal Bozkurt have attended poster sessions.
Jan. 6th, 2014
There will be a 30-minute presentation and research meeting at M2171. The presentation will be on plasma-wall interactions at low-temperature plasma.
Dec. 26th, 2013
There will be a 30-minute presentation and research meeting at M2171. The presentation will be on plasma modeling and implementation of equations with finite volume method using C++ programming language.