IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Plume Control of a Cusped Field Thruster

Author(s): Hui Liu ; Guoshun Sun ; Yinjian Zhao ; Pengbo Chen ; Chengyu Ma ; Huan Wu ; Daren Yu
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): 127 - 129
ISSN (Paper): 0093-3813
ISSN (Online): 1939-9375
DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2014.2360015
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The cusped field thruster uses several permanent ring magnets of alternating polarity to create a multistage cusp magnetic topology. It has demonstrated a long lifetime because of reduced plasma... View More

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