Thruster

1.35-kW MAI Hall Thruster


The MAI Hall Thruster on display.

Developed
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Tested at PEPL
1995

Developer
Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI)

In 1995 the 1.35-kW laboratory Hall thruster, developed by Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) was tested at PEPL. The goal of the experiments were to improve the efficiency of Hall thrusters operating on krypton.

Selected Publications


  • The H9 Magnetically Shielded Hall Thruster

    Hofer, R.R., Cusson, S.E., Lobbia, R.B., and Gallimore, A.D.

    35th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Atlanta,GA, IEPC-2017-232, 2017

  • Performance of the H9 Magnetically Shielded Hall Thrusters

    Cusson, S. E., Hofer, R. R., Lobbia, R. B., Jorns, B. A., and Gallimore, A. D.

    35th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Atlanta,GA, IEPC-2017-239, 2017