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PEPL Thrusters: HHT

Above: Photo of the HHT prior operating with 150-V, 23-A, and 740-W RF power discharge settings inside PEPL's LVTF.

Above: Photo of the HHT prior operating with a RF power only discharge inside PEPL's LVTF.

Above: Photo of the HHT prior to operation.

Above: Video of EDA's HHT operating inside the LVTF.

Selected Relevant Publications

  1. Beal, B., Aerojet Redmond WA., Gallimore, A.D., Morris, D., and Davis, C., Electrodynamic Applications Inc. Ann Arbor, MI, Lemmer, K., "Development of an Annular Helicon Source for Electric Propulsion Applications," AIAA-2006-4841, 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Sacramento, California, July 9-12, 2006.
  2. Rafael A. Martinez, Andrew Hoskins, Peter Y. Peterson, and Dean Massey, "Development Status of the Helicon Hall Thruster," IEPC-2009-120, Presented at the 31st International Electric Propulsion Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, September 20-24, 2009.
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