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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Plasma engines.,
  • Ion currents.,
  • Current density.,
  • Plasma propulsion.,
  • Density measurement.,
  • Ion propulsion.,
  • Hall accelerators.,
  • Propulsion system performance.

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StatementDavid Manzella ... [et al.].
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 107326.
ContributionsManzella, David., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15503518M

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An ion thruster or ion drive is a form of electric propulsion used for spacecraft tangoloji.com creates thrust by accelerating ions using electricity.. An ion thruster ionizes a neutral gas by extracting some electrons out of atoms, creating a cloud of positive tangoloji.com ion thrusters rely mainly on electrostatics as ions are accelerated by the Coulomb force along an electric field. Descanso, Deep Space Communications and Navigation Systems Fundamentals of Electric Propulsion - Ion and Hall Thrusters JPL DESCANSO - Deep Space Communications and Navigation Center of . This use of the PPSG, starting on September 28, , was the first use of a Hall thruster outside geosynchronous earth orbit (GEO). Like most Hall thruster propulsion systems used in commercial applications, the Hall thruster on SMART-1 could be throttled over a . Force Transfer in Ion and Hall Thrusters The propellant ionized in ion and Hall thrusters is accelerated by the application of electric fields. However, the mechanism for transferring the thrust from the ion motion to the thruster body, and thereby the spacecraft, is different for ion thrusters and Hall thrusters.

Request PDF | Performance Evaluation of the T Low-Power Hall Current Thruster | The performance of the Aerojet Rocketdyne T low-power Hall current thruster (HCT) is experimentally. The exact power level that qualifies as “high-power” in Hall thrusters is a shifting target. In the s anything over a kilowatt would have been considered high power, yet with the advent of thrusters like the kW NASA M and more recently nested thrusters like the X2, the bar has shifted and now it would be fair to say that “high-power” begins in the kW range, if not higher. Carl Book, Mitchell Walker, “Effect of Anode Temperature on Hall Effect Thruster Performance,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, Volume 26, Number 5, September-October , pp. Journal of Propulsion and Power; Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets; Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer; Browse All Journals; Browse All Virtual Collections; Books. AIAA Education Series; Library of Flight; Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics; The Aerospace Press; Browse All Books; Meeting Papers; Standards; Other Publications.