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Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Quarterly, Fall 2002
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Defense Transformation
A Modular Neutron Detector

Satellite Microthruster

Operation of a Satelite Microthruster
A satellite microthruster is shown next to a dime for size comparison (top) and in the process of combusting the solid propellant DAAT-N-Ox (bottom). With a diameter of about 1 millimeter, the thruster's nozzle would be rapidly clogged with deposits from combustion of a carbon-based fuel.


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