Ion Thrusters are often used on satellites and small spacecraft like the Dawn Mission. There is even an Ion Thruster on the International Space Station to help keep it in orbit. Ion Thrusters have not yet been used for manned missions, but that may change soon.
Hall Effect Thrusters
The VASIMR engine is a much larger form of ion engine, using a plasma. It might require a nuclear power plant to generate enough electricity.
Ion Propusion has also been demonstrated with airplanes
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