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Long wavelength gradient drift instability in Hall plasma devices. II. Applications
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Figures

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FIG. 1.

Experimental profiles of the plasma density, magnetic field, electron equilibrium drift velocity, , and electron temperature for the HTX thruster. The exit plane is at x = 0.

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FIG. 2.

Characteristic gradient lengths for the plume region of the HTX thruster. The exit plane is at x = 0.

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FIG. 3.

Growth rate and frequency of the instabilities in the HTX thruster as a function of axial distance as predicted by the two-field model ((a) and (b)) and the three-field model ((c) and (d)). The exit plane is at x = 0.

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FIG. 4.

Floating plasma potential for the HTX thruster. The well of the plasma potential coincides with the regions where the gradient drift instabilities are strongest. The exit plane is at x = 0.

Image of FIG. 5.
FIG. 5.

Magnetic field lines in the 12.3 cm Hall thruster for three magnetic field configurations: , , and . All diagrams are drawn to scale. Reprinted with permission from Phys. Plasmas , 057104 (2006). Copyright 2006 American Institute of Physics.

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FIG. 6.

Three different profiles for magnetic field configuration and electron density and temperature measured at the midpoint between the channel walls as reported in Ref. .

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FIG. 7.

Growth rate and frequency of the instabilities as a function of axial distance as predicted by the two-field model for the profiles in Fig. 6 .

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FIG. 8.

Plasma density, magnetic field, electron equilibrium drift velocity, , and electron temperature profiles in SPT-100 Hall thruster obtained from HPHall-2 simulations as shown in Fig. 10 from Ref. . The exit plane is at x = 2.5 cm.

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FIG. 9.

Gradient lengths for the channel region of SPT-100 Hall thruster. The exit plane is at x = 2.5 cm.

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FIG. 10.

Growth rate and frequency of the instabilities in a SPT-100 thruster as a function of axial distance to the anode as predicted by the two-field model ((a) and (b)) and the three-field model ((c) and (d)). The exit plane is at x = 2.5 cm.

Image of FIG. 11.
FIG. 11.

Plasma density, magnetic field, electron equilibrium drift velocity, , and electron temperature profiles in CAMILA Hall thruster from Ref. . The exit plane is at x = 0.

Image of FIG. 12.
FIG. 12.

Gradient lengths for the channel region of CAMILA Hall thruster. The exit plane is at x = 0.

Image of FIG. 13.
FIG. 13.

Growth rate and frequency of the instabilities in the CAMILA thruster as a function of axial distance to the anode as predicted by the two-field model ((a) and (b)) and the three-field model ((c) and (d)). The exit plane is at x = 0.

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FIG. 14.

Growth rate of the instabilities for the (a) HTX thruster, (b) SPT-100, and (c) CAMILA, as predicted by the two-field model, Eq. (19) from Ref. and antidrift instability.

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FIG. 15.

Growth rate of the instability as predicted by the two field model and by Eq. (16) for (a) HTX thruster, (b) SPT-100, and (c) CAMILA.

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FIG. 16.

Product for the (a) HTX thruster, (b) SPT-100, and (c) CAMILA.

Tables

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Table I.

Conditions for instability in different regions of Hall thrusters. Condition I: . Condition II: .

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Scitation: Long wavelength gradient drift instability in Hall plasma devices. II. Applications
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