Flux-Pinning Publications

Journal Articles

  • Sorgenfrei, M. C., Jones, L. L., Joshi, S. S., and Peck, M. A. "Results from a Reconfigurable Testbed for Dynamics and Control of Flux-Pinned Spacecraft Formations," AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (in review).
  • Wilson, Jones, and Peck, "A Low-Cost Planar Air Bearing Testbed for CubeSat-Scale Spacecraft," Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control (in review).
  • Norman and Peck, "Stationkeeping of a Flux-Pinned Satellite Network," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 33, No. 5, pp. 1683-1687, 2010. [PDF]
  • Norman and Peck, "Simplified Model of a Flux-Pinned Spacecraft Formation," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 814-822, 2010. [PDF]
  • Shoer, Wilson, Jones, Knobel, and Peck, "Microgravity Demonstrations of Flux Pinning for Station-Keeping and Reconfiguration of CubeSat-Sized Spacecraft," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 47, No. 6, 2010. [PDF]
  • Shoer and Peck, "Flux-Pinned Interfaces for the Assembly, Manipulation, and Reconfiguration of Modular Space Systems", Journal of the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 667-688, 2009. [PDF]
  • Shoer and Peck, "Reconfigurable Spacecraft as Kinematic Mechanisms Based on Flux-Pinning Interactions," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 466-469, 2009. [PDF]
  • Shoer and Peck, "Stiffness of Flux-pinned Virtual Structure for Modular Spacecraft," Journal of the British Interplanetary Society, vol. 62, no. 2, pp. 57-65, 2009. [link]

Conference Articles

  • Jones and Peck, "Control Strategies Utilizing the Physics of Flux-Pinned Interfaces for Spacecraft," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Portland, OR, 2011. [PDF]
  • Jones, Wilson, Gorsuch, Shoer, and Peck, "Flight Validation of a Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Flux-Pinned Spacecraft Model," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Portland, OR, 2011. [PDF]
  • Jones and Peck, "Stability and Control of a Flux-Pinned Docking Interface for Spacecraft," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, ON, Aug. 2-5, 2010. [PDF]
  • Shoer and Peck, "Simulation of Multibody Spacecraft Reconfiguration through Sequential Dynamic Equilibria," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, ON, Aug. 2-5, 2010. [PDF]
  • Wilson and Peck, "An Air-Levitated Testbed for Flux Pinning Interactions at the Nanosatellite Scale," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, ON, Aug. 2-5, 2010. [PDF]
  • Norman and Peck, "Orbit Maneuvers Through Inter-Satellite Forcing," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Chicago, IL, Aug. 10-13, 2009. [PDF]
  • Shoer and Peck, "Sequences of Passively Stable Dynamic Equilibria for Hybrid Control of Reconfigurable Spacecraft," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Chicago, IL, Aug. 10-13, 2009. [PDF]
  • Wilson, Shoer, and Peck, "Demonstration of a Magnetic Locking Flux-Pinned Revolute Joint for Use on CubeSat-Standard Spacecraft," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Chicago, IL, Aug. 10-13, 2009. [PDF]
  • Gersh, "Architecting the Very-Large-Aperture Flux-Pinned Space Telescope: A Scalable, Modular Optical Array with High Agility and Passively Stable Orbital Dynamics," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Honolulu, HI, Aug. 18-21, 2008. [PDF]
  • Jones, "Prospects and Challenges of Particulate Solar Sail Propulsion," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Honolulu, HI, Aug. 18-21, 2008. [PDF]
  • Norman, "Stationkeeping and Reconfiguration of a Flux-Pinned Satellite Network," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Honolulu, HI, Aug. 18-21, 2008. [PDF]
  • Shoer, "Flux-Pinned Interfaces for the Assembly, Manipulation, and Reconfiguration of Modular Space Systems," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Honolulu, HI, Aug. 18-21, 2008. [PDF]
  • Norman and Peck, "Modeling and Properties of a Flux-Pinned Network of Satellites," AAS/AIAA Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Mackinac Island, MI, Aug. 19-23, 2007. [PDF]
  • Shoer and Peck, "A Flux-Pinned Magnet-Superconductor Pair for Close-Proximity Station Keeping and Self-Assembly of Spacecraft," AIAA-2007-6352, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference and Exhibit, Hilton Head, SC, Aug. 20-23, 2007. [PDF]