Photograph of the BHT-200 cluster mounted inside the LVTF with diagnostics and with thruster labels.
Tested at PEPL
This cluster of four 200 W Busek thrusters (4x BHT-200-X3) was tested at PEPL to determine the coupling effects associated with clustering. Clustering allows a spacecraft to achieve virtually unlimited scaled power and thrust levels with a given thruster.
The H9 Magnetically Shielded Hall Thruster
Hofer, R.R., Cusson, S.E., Lobbia, R.B., and Gallimore, A.D.
Performance of the H9 Magnetically Shielded Hall Thrusters
Cusson, S. E., Hofer, R. R., Lobbia, R. B., Jorns, B. A., and Gallimore, A. D.