X2 – Nested Channel Hall Thruster
Low-power operation of the X3 at PEPL.
Tested at PEPL
2009 – ongoing
The goal of the project is to create a fourth-generation PEPL Hall thruster capable of multiple modes of operation including a high-thrust, high-power operation mode.
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.