In reply to  Bob Higgins's message of Sat, 2 Dec 2017 07:01:42 -0700:
Hi Bob,
>Hi Robin,  Can you supply a link?  The only thing I can find with ion
>thrusters is that the magnetic field is used to prevent the ions from
>striking the side walls.  I didn't find anything that suggests that a
>magnetic field can turn high energy ion trajectories from an
>omnidirectional source into unidirectional thrust.  Magnetic fields only
>make the ion path curl.
This appears to be relevant:-

See also

Try Googling "MPD thrusters"


Robin van Spaandonk

local asymmetry = temporary success

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