The Hall Thruster Experiment (HTX) was established by Prof. Nathaniel J. Fisch and Dr. Yevgeny Raitses at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) in 1999. The HTX is a part of the PPPL Plasma Science and Technology Department. The research objectives of the HTX are to:

Sponsors of HTX research projects: US DOE Fusion Energy Sciences, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Aerospace Corp, New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology.

Operation of the 2.0 KW Hall thruster

Contact: Yevgeny Raitses, Head of HTX.