Theoretical Examination of Laser Propulsion for Aerospace Application
J. Sarathkumar Sebastin

J. Sarathkumar Sebastin, Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, (Tamil Nadu), India. 

Manuscript received on 02 December 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 14 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 30 December 2019 | PP: 194-196 | Volume-9 Issue-2S2 December 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10451292S219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.B1045.1292S219

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Abstract: This paper represents the significance of laser Propulsion for Aerospace Application. Laser impetus is a type of shaft controlled drive where the vitality source is a remote laser framework and separate from the response mass. This type of drive varies from a regular concoction rocket where both vitality and response mass originate from the strong or fluid charges continued board the vehicle. The ongoing tests on laser Propulsion demonstrate that, a little quad copter has flown for 12 hours and 26 minutes charged by a 2.25 kW laser (controlled at not exactly 50% of its ordinary working current), utilizing 170 watt photovoltaic exhibits as the power recipient, and a laser has been shown to charge the batteries of an unmanned elevated vehicle in trip for 48 hours. For shuttle, laser electric impetus is considered as a contender to sunlight based electric or atomic electric drive for low-push impetus in space. In the present examination, correlation of execution parameters of Laser Propulsion with Solar Propulsion are assessed hypothetically.

Keywords: Beam Powered Propulsion, Solar Propulsion, Laser Electric Propulsion.
Scope of the Article: Aerospace Engineering