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PEPL Thrusters: P5-2

Above: Photograph of the P5-2 discharging inside PEPL's LVTF (500 V and 10 A). (From ref. 1)

Above: Photograph of the P5-2, a high specific impulse two-stage Hall thruster with plasma lens focusing (from ref. 1).

Selected Relevant Publications

  1. Hofer, R. R., Peterson, P. Y., Gallimore, A. D., "A High Specific Impulse Two-Stage Hall Thruster with Plasma Lens Focusing," IEPC-01-036, 27th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Pasadena, CA, October 15-19, 2001.
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