The University of Michigan
Department of Aerospace Engineering
| Plasmadynamics & Electric Propulsion Laboratory |
Loading
PEPL Thrusters: 6-kW HET

Above: Photograph of the 6-kW Hall thruster prior to initial firing (from ref. 1).

Above: Photograph of the 6-kW Hall thruster during operation at nominal conditions of 300 V and 20 mg/s (6 kW). (From ref. 1)

Selected Relevant Publications

  1. Reid, B. M., "The Influence of Neutral Flow Rate in the Operation of Hall Thrusters," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2009.
  2. Brown, D. L., "Investigation of Low Discharge Voltage Hall Thruster Characteristics and Evaluation of Loss Mechanisms," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2009.
  3. Haas, J. M., Hofer, R. R., Brown, D. L., Reid, B. M., Gallimore, A. D., "Design of a 6-kW Hall Thruster for High Thrust/Power Investigation," Presented at the 54th JANNAF Propulsion Meeting, Denver, CO, May 14-17, 2007.
  4. Brown, D. L., Reid, B. M., Gallimore, A. D., Hofer, R. R., Haas, J. M., Larson C.W., "Performance Characterization and Design Verification of a 6-kW Laboratory Model Hall Thruster," Presented at the 54th JANNAF Propulsion Meeting, Denver, CO, May 14-17, 2007.
All rights reserved, copyright ©
Page Last Modified: Saturday, 23-Jan-2016 01:00:47 EST
PEPL is part of the University of Michigan, Department of Aerospace Engineering.
Feedback and questions about PEPL and this web site may be directed to the laboratory director, webmaster, or the laboratory land line, (734)764-4199.