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Alexander.Daykin-Iliopoulos@soton.ac.uk

Alexander Daykin-Iliopoulos

Postgraduate research student

Alexander graduated in Aerospace Engineering at Queen Mary, University of London in 2014. He is currently a PhD student at the University of Southampton working on an investigation of heaterless hollow cathode ignition as well a research engineer at Mars Space LTD working on a wide range of EP systems. 

Research

Research interests

His research focus is primarily on electric propulsion systems, in particular the development of novel hollow cathode concepts.

Projects

Professional

Qualifications

MEng Aerospace Engineering from Queen Mary University of london (2014)

Publications

Daykin-Iliopoulos, A., Gabriel, S.B., Golosnoy, I.O., Kubota, K. and Funaki, I. (2015) Investigation of heaterless hollow cathode breakdown. At 34th International Electric Propulsion Conference 34th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Japan. 04 - 10 Jul 2015. 9 pp.

Daykin-Iliopoulos, Alexander and Desai, Ravindra (2014) Performance evaluation of micropropulsion systems with the application of Active Debris Removal. At 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, United States. (doi:10.2514/6.2014-3540).

Daykin-Iliopoulos, Alexander, Gabriel, S.B. and Golosnoy, I.O. (2016) An investigation into the glow discharge phase of an LaB6 heaterless hollow cathode. Space Propulsion 2016 (the 5th conference on space propulsion), Italy. 02 - 06 May 2016. 13 pp.

Gabriel, Stephen B., Golosnoy, Igor O. and Daykin-Iliopoulos, Alexander, Joey Nikolaos (2017) Electric propulsion at the University of Southampton. Electric Propulsion Innovation & Competitiveness Workshop 2017, Madrid, Spain. 24 - 25 Oct 2017. 14 pp.

Daykin-Iliopoulos, Alexander, Golosnoy, Igor and Gabriel, Stephen (2017) Thermal profile of a lanthanum hexaboride heaterless hollow cathode. 35th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Atlanta, United States. 08 - 12 Oct 2017. IEPC -2017 -291.

Praeger, Matthew, Daykin-Iliopoulos, Alexander, Joey Nikolaos and Gabriel, Stephen (2018) Vacuum current emission and initiation in an LaB6 hollow cathode. At Space Propulsion 2018 (18/05/18) Space Propulsion 2018, Seville, Spain. 14 - 18 May 2018. 17 pp.

Praeger, Matthew, Daykin-Iliopoulos, Alexander and Gabriel, Stephen (2018) Vacuum current emission and initiation in an LaB6 hollow cathode. At Space Propulsion 2018 (18/05/18) Space Propulsion 2018, Seville, Spain. 14 - 18 May 2018. 8 pp. (In Press)

Daykin-Iliopoulos, Alexander, Joey Nikolaos, Golosnoy, Igor O. and Gabriel, Stephen (2018) Development of a high current heaterless hollow cathode. Space Propulsion 2018, Seville, Spain. 14 - 18 May 2018. 8 pp, pp. 1-8.

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