A Hall Effect thruster is a type of ion propulsion engine in which an electric field accelerates the propellant.
What does HET stand for?
HET stands for Hall Effect Thruster (space electric propulsion)
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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Defense Sciences Office (DARPA-DSO), the 18-month project seeks to demonstrate the use of propellant-less cathodes with Hall effect thrusters.
patented Hall Effect Thrusters (HETs), which offer a broad range of thrust levels at various power levels.