M1 & M2 NanoFET
Schematic of the M2 thruster under development (left) and photograph of the M1 prototype thruster mounted in a spherical ultra-high vacuum test facility at PEPL (right).
2006 – 2010
Tested at PEPL
2009 – 2010
PEPL, ElectroDynamic Applications (EDA)
NanoFET is designed to be a scalable, self-neutralizing, high thrust-to-power propulsion system spanning a wide range of specific impulse of interest for small satellite missions.
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.