IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Development and Initial Testing of a Magnetically Shielded Miniature Hall Thruster

Author(s): Ryan W. Conversano ; Dan M. Goebel ; Richard R. Hofer ; Taylor S. Matlock ; Richard E. Wirz
Sponsor(s): IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2015
Volume: 43
Page(s): 103 - 117
ISSN (Paper): 0093-3813
ISSN (Online): 1939-9375
DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2014.2321107
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The scaling of magnetically shielded Hall thrusters to low power is investigated through the development and fabrication of a 4-cm Hall thruster. During initial testing, the magnetically shielded... View More

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