IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A 2-D Hybrid Hall Thruster Simulation That Resolves the $\boldsymbol{E}\times \boldsymbol{B}$ Electron Drift Direction

Author(s): Cheryl M. Lam ; Eduardo Fernandez ; Mark A. Cappelli
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): 86 - 94
ISSN (Paper): 0093-3813
ISSN (Online): 1939-9375
DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2014.2356650
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A 2-D axial-azimuthal model of an annular Hall thruster discharge is developed. We use a hybrid fluid-particle-in-cell (PIC) treatment to model a Xe-propellant Hall thruster. Using a PIC... View More

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