Here is a selection of our recent published papers:

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2012 2010 2009 2008

2018

R M Ambrosi, B Foxcroft, A Barco, H Williams, E J Watkinson, A Godfrey, C Stroud, C Fongarland, M Libessart, C Nguyen, A J Merrifield, K Stephenson, “Aeroshell Re-Entry Modelling for The European Space Nuclear Power Program”, Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS-2018), 26 February—1 March 2018, http://anstd.ans.org/nets-2018/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/nets2018-web-program-secured.pdf


James C. Beck, Ian E. Holbrough, James A. Merrifield, Nicolas Leveque, “Design-for-Demise Analysis using the SAM Destructive Re-Entry Model”, Stardust Final Conference pp 233-246, Feb 2018, https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-69956-1_14


J. Loiseau, Q. Pontalier, A. M. Milne, S. Goroshin, D. L. Frost, “Terminal velocity of liquids and granular materials dispersed by a high explosive”, Shock Waves, May 2018, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 473–487, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00193-018-0822-4


Q. Pontalier, M. Lhoumeau, A. M. Milne, A. W. Longbottom, D. L. Frost, “Numerical investigation of particle–blast interaction during explosive dispersal of liquids and granular materials”, Shock Waves, May 2018, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 513–531, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00193-018-0820-6


V K Pearson, D J Evans, L J Moran, D Summers, S Paton, M Patel, “Thermal Sterilisation of Organisms for High Speed Impacts”, in preparation, Astrobiology, 2018.


C A Maddock, L Ricciardi, M West, J West, K Kontis, S Rengarajan, D Evans, A Milne, S McIntyre, “Conceptual Design Analysis for a Two-Stage-to-Orbit Semi-Reusable Launch System for Small Satellites”, in press, Acta Astonautica, 2018.


2017

A. S. Pagan, B Massuti-Ballester, G. Herdrich, J A Merrifield, James C Beck, V Liedtke, B Bonvoisin, “Experimental Investigation of Material Demisability in Uncontrolled Earth Re-entries”, 31st International Symposium on Space Technology and Science (2017), Matsuyama, Japan.


A. Milne, A. Longbottom, D. L. Frost, J. Loiseau, S. Goroshin, O. Petel, “Explosive fragmentation of liquids in spherical geometry”, Shock Waves, May 2017, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 383–393, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00193-016-0671-y


M. Marini, M. Di Clemente, G. Guidotti, G. Rufolo, O. Lambert, N. Joiner, D. Charbonnier, M.V. Pricop, M.G. Cojocaru, D. Pepelea, C. Stoica, A. Denaro, “Aeroshape Trade-Off and Aerodynamic Analysis of the Space-Rider Vehicle”, 7th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences (EUCASS) 2017, https://www.eucass.eu/doi/EUCASS2017-416.pdf


J S. Lingard, Arrun Saunders, John C. Underwood, Steven Rogers, James Merrifield, and Luca Ferracina. "Supersonic Parachute Testing Using a MAXUS Sounding Rocket Piggy-Back Payload", 24th AIAA Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technology Conference, AIAA AVIATION Forum, (AIAA 2017-3724), https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-3724


Dossi, L; Cleaver, D; Gould, P; Dunnett, J; Cavaye, H; Ellison, L; Luppi, F; Hollands, R; Bradley, M, “Binders for Energetics - Modelling and Synthesis in Harmony”, APS March Meeting 2017, http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017APS..MAR.M1024D.


S J Overend, J C Underwood, S J Lingard, H Ritter, L Ferracina, E Johnstone, B Esser, “European Studies to Advance Development of Inflatable and Deployable Hypersonic Decelerators”, IPPW 14, June 2017, http://old.esaconferencebureau.com/docs/default-source/17c12-docs/ippw14_abstracts_low_res.pdf?sfvrsn=0


C Maddock, F Toso, L Ricciardi, A Mogavero, Kin Hing Lo, S Rengarajan, K Kontis, A Milne, J Merrifield, D Evans, M West, and S McIntyre. "Vehicle and Mission Design of a Future Small Payload Launcher", 21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Technologies Conference, International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences, (AIAA 2017-2224), https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2017-2224


2016

B Esser, J Barcena, M Kuhn, A Okan, L Haynes, S Gianella, A Ortona, V Liedtke, D Francesconi, and H Tanno. "Innovative Thermal Management Concepts and Material Solutions for Future Space Vehicles", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 53, No. 6 (2016), pp. 1051-1060, https://doi.org/10.2514/1.A33501


A Gülhan, G Pinaud, A Cretella, and E Johnstone, “Use plan from the industrial end users and for technologies developed in the frame of ABLAMOD”, 2016, https://elib.dlr.de/110312/


C. White, T. J. Scanlon, J. A. Merrifield, K. Kontis, T. Langener, and J. Alves, “Numerical and experimental capabilities for studying rocket plume-regolith interactions”, AIP Conference Proceedings 1786, 170003 (2016); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4967667


Dominik Neeb, Ali Gülhan and Jim A. Merrifield, “Rough-Wall Heat Flux Augmentation Analysis Within the ExoMars Project”, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 53, No. 1 (2016), pp. 121-133.; https://doi.org/10.2514/1.A33306


2015

A. S. Pagan, B Massuti-Ballester, G. Herdrich, J A Merrifield, James C Beck, V Liedtke, B Bonvoisin “Experimental Demisability Investigation of Common Spaceflight Materials”, 30th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science, At Kobe, Japan, July 2015.


Couchman B, Haynes, M, “Navier-Stokes Computations for Hollow Cylinders and Cubes Relevant for Satellite Debris”, 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, March 2015.


J Merrifield, J Beck, G Markelov, R Molina, “Simplified Aerothermal Models for Destructive Entry Analysis”, 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, March 2015.


J Merrifield, J Caldwell, L Walpot, J Martinez Schramm, H Olivier, A Roghelia, D Neeb, A Guelhan and R Molina, “Standard Probe Testing in European High Enthalpy Facilities”, 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, March 2015.


Beck J and Merrifield J, “A Heat Balance Integral Method for Destructive Re-entry Codes”, 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, March 2015.


A. S. Pagan, B Massuti-Ballester, G. Herdrich, J A Merrifield, James C Beck, V Liedtke, B Bonvoisin, “Characterization of material demisability through plasma wind tunnel experiments”, 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, March 2015.


J. Stephen Lingard , Arrun Saunders, Jim Merrifield, Jamie Caldwell , José Longo, Luca Ferracina, “Supersonic Parachute Testing Using a MAXUS Sounding Rocket Piggy-Back”, 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, March 2015.


J Beck, J Merrifield, I. Holbrough, G Markelov, R Molina, “Application of the SAM destructive re-entry code to the Spacecraft Demise Integration Test Cases”, 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, March 2015.


D. Neeb, A. Gülhan, J. A. Merrifield, L. Walpot and R. C. Molina, “An Experimental Investigation of Heat Flux Fluctuations on the Rear Cover of a Planetary Probe Entry-Configuration”, 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, March 2015.


J Mora-Monteros, E Fahy, N Banerji, N Joiner, G Duffa, and P Leyland, “Rebuilding Thermal Response and Ablation Radiation Coupling for Superorbital Return”, 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, March 2015.


Smith A and Merrifeld J, “Aerothermal Criticalities & Performance: Beagle2 Discovered”, UK Space Conference, July 2015.


2014

Joiner N, “European Shock-Tube For High Enthalpy Research: Current Status”, RHTG 6, St-Andrews, November 2014.


J. Beck, J. Merrifield, G. Markelov, I. Holbrough, R. Molina, “Verification and Application of the SAM Re‐entry Model”, The 7th IAASS Conference, Friedrichshafen, Germany - 20-22 Oct 2014


Merrifield , James; Beck, James; Markelov, Gennady; Leyland, Penelope; Molina, Rafael, “Aerothermal Heating Methodology in the Spacecraft Aerothermal Model (SAM)”, The 7th IAASS Conference, Friedrichshafen, Germany - 20-22 Oct 2014


Dominik Neeb, Ali Gülhan and Jim A. Merrifield, “Rough wall heat flux augmentation analysis in the framework of the ExoMars project”, 11th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, June 2014.


B Esser, A Gülhan, M Kuhn, I Petkov, V Hannemann, J Barcena, C Jimenez, A Okan, S Ontac, J Merrifield, S Gianella, D Gaia, A Ortona, M Barbato, V Liedtke, D Francesconi, M Portaluppi, D Santella, H Tanno, “Innovative Thermal Management Concepts for Sharp Leading Edges of Hypersonic Vehicles”, 2014, 12. - 16. Oktober 2014, Pittsburgh, USA, https://elib.dlr.de/95392/.


2012

I.P.Wright, S.Sheridan, A.D.Morse, S.J.Barber, J.A.Merrifield, L.J.Waugh, C.J.Howe, E.K.Gibson, C.T.Pillinger, “L-VRAP—A lunar volatile resources analysis package for lunar exploration”, Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 74, Issue 1, December 2012, Pages 254-263.


Longbottom, AW., Milne, AM., and Kirkpatrick, DJ., “Explosively Dispersed Particulates”, MABS 22, Bourges, France, 2012


Merrifield J, Duffa G, O Joshi, Mora-Monteros J and Leyland P “Numerical and Theoratical Aspects of Ablation-Radiation Coupling”, ESA/CNES RHTG Worshop, Barcelona, Spain 2012


2010

van der Wal, R, Rhijnsburger, M, Cargill, S and Longbottom, A, “Explosion mitigation by water mist”, MABS 21, Jerusalem, Israel, 2010.


Milne, AM, Bennett, K, and Longbottom, AW, “Modelling a suite of Aluminised explosive experiments”, 14th International Detonation Symposium, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 2010.


2009

Christophe Laux, Michael Winter, James Merrifield, Arthur Smith, and Philippe Tran. "Influence of Ablation Products on the Radiation at the Surface of a Blunt Hypersonic Vehicle at 10 km/s", 41st AIAA Thermophysics Conference,San Antonio, Texas


2008

P Reynier, D.J.Evans, “Post-flight Analysis of IRDT Blackout during Earth Reentry”, AIAA 2008-2894, 2008.