• N. Yamamoto, Y. Maeda, H. Nakashima, H. Watanabe, I. Funaki, Investigation of Erosion and Deposition in a Microwave Discharge Neutralizer, Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Vol.59, No.2, (2016) pp.100-103.
  • A. Yamaguchi, A. Kibe, N. Yamamoto, T. Morita, H. Nakashima and M. Nakano, Erosion Rate Measurement in Ion Thrusters Using Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy Technique, Journal of Instrumentation, Vol. 11, (2016) C01079.
  • R. Kawashima, T. Morita, N. Yamamoto, N. Saito, S. Fujioka, H. Nishimura, H. Matsukuma, A. Sunahara, Y. Mori, T. Johzaki and H. Nakashima, The Measurement of Plasma Structure in a Magnetic Thrust Chamber, Plasma and Fusion Research, Vol. 11, (2016) 3406012.


  • N. Saito, H. Tominaga, R. Kawashima, T.Morita, N. Yamamoto, H. Nakashima, Acceleration of Miniature Targets by Kilo-Tesla Magnetic Field, Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Aerospace Technology Japan, Vol.13(2015) pp.17-21.

  • T. Tamida, H. Osuga, N. Yamamoto, H. Takegahara,, J. Aoyagi, K. Kuriki, Performance Improvement of Hall Thrusters Using a Pulse-Synchronous Driver System, Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 31, No. 3 (2015), pp. 956-961. doi: 10.2514/1.B35273
  • K. Tanaka, R. Kawashima, N. Yamamoto, T. Morita, H. Nakashima, Diagnostics of Fireball by Discharge on the Surface of an Electrolyte Floating Particulates, 2. 5, Frontier of Applied Plasma Technology, Vol. 8,1 (2015), pp.47-48.
  • N. Yamamoto, H. Takegahara, J. Aoyagi, K. Kuriki, T. Tamida, H. Osuga, Development of a novel power processing unit for Hall thrusters, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 41,1 (2015), pp.158-164. 10.1109/TPS.2014.2370066


  • I. Dey, Y. Toyoda, N. Yamamoto, H. Nakashima, Experimental investigation of microwave interaction with magnetoplasma in miniature multipolar configuration using impedance measurements, Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 21,9(2014), 093502.
  • Naoji YAMAMOTO, Yoshiaki HIRAOKA, Hideki NAKASHIMA, Development of a Miniature Microwave Discharge Neutralizer for Miniature Ion Engines, Vol. 62, 4 (2014), pp.123-128.
  • B. C. Lee, W. Huang, L. Tao, N. Yamamoto, A. D. Gallimore, A. P. Yalin, A cavity ring-down spectroscopy sensor for real-time Hall thruster erosion measurements, Review of Scientific Instruments,Vol.85 (2014), 053111. doi: 10.1063/1.4879135.
  • I. Dey, Y. Toyoda, K. Hirano, N. Yamamoto, and H. Nakashima, Development of a Low Power Multipole Confined Microwave Plasma Ion Thruster, Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Aerospace Technology Japan,Vol.12, ists29,(2014), Pb_7-Pb_12.
  • A. Maeno, T. Hinaga, N. Yamamoto, A. Sunahara, S. Fujioka, and H. Nakashima, Effect of Magnetic Field Strength on a Magnetic Thrust Chamber System, Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol.30,1,(2014), pp.54-61. doi: 10.2514/1.B34911


  • 中村祐輔, 山本直嗣, 中島秀紀, 中野正勝,イオン加速グリッド損耗解析におけるメッシュサイズおよび時間幅の検討,プラズマ応用科学,Vol.20, 1, (2013),pp.33-38.
  • K. Hirata, K. Furumoto, N. Yamamoto, T. Tanabe, Application of pulsed laser irradiation for removal of hydrogen retained in tungsten, Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 443, Issue 1-3 (2013), pp. 298-301
  • K. Furumoto, T. Tanabe, N. Yamamoto, T. Daio, S. Matsumura, K. Yasuda, Development of novel optical fiber system for cathodoluminescence detection in high voltage transmission electron microscope, Materials Transactions, Vol. 54, Issue 5, (2013), Pages 854-856.
  • A. Maeno, N. Yamamoto, S. Fujioka, Y. Mori, A. Sunahara, T. Johzaki, and H. Nakashima, Analysis of Laser Wavelength and Energy Dependences of the Impulse in a Magnetic Thrust Chamber System for a Laser Fusion Rocket, Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences,Vol.56,3 (2013), pp.170-172.