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PEPL Thrusters: X3

Above: The X3 nested-channel Hall thruster with all three channels firing at 30 kW total discharge power.

Selected Relevant Publications

  1. Hall, S.J., Cusson, S.E., Gallimore, A.D., "30-kW Performance of a 100-kW Class Nested-Channel Hall Thruster", IEPC 2015-125 , 34th International Electric Propulsion Conference, Kobe, Japan, July 6-10, 2015.
  2. Hall, S., Gallimore, A., Kamhawi, H., Brown, D., Polk, J., Goebel, D., Hofer, R., "Implementation and Initial Validation of a 100-kW Class Nested-channel Hall Thruster", AIAA 2014-3815 , 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cleveland, OH, July 28-30, 2014.
  3. Florenz, R., Hall, S., Gallimore, A., Kamhawi, H., Griffiths, C., Brown, D., Hofer, R., Polk, J., "First Firing of a 100-kW Nested-channel Hall Thruster," IEPC-2013-394, 33rd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Washington, D.C., October 6-10, 2013.
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