TITLE

Magnetic steering of a helicon double layer thruster

AUTHOR(S)
Charles, C.; Boswell, R. W.; Cox, W.; Laine, R.; MacLellanA, P.
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;11/17/2008, Vol. 93 Issue 20, p201501
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The ion beam generated by a helicon double layer has been electrically steered up to 20° off axis by using a solenoid placed normal to the two axial solenoids of the helicon plasma source without significantly changing the beam exhaust velocity.
ACCESSION #
35514106

 

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