Cold Cathodes And Ion Thrusters And Methods Of Making And Using Same
Ready, William Judson
Walker II, Mitchell L. R.
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Described herein are improved ion thruster components and ion thrusters made from such components. Further described are methods of making and using the improved ion thruster components and ion thrusters made therefrom. An improved cathode includes an emitter formed from a plurality of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes. An ion thruster can include the improved cathode.
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