plasma technologies

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April 9, 2018 | Source: Defense One, defenseone.com, 20 March 2018, Patrick Tucker
Within three years, the Pentagon's non-lethal weapons lab hopes to have a direct energy weapon that can produce an effect like a haunted walkie-talkie or the biblical burning bush...
July 17, 2017 | Source: Phys.Org, phys.org, 26 May 2017, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
The world's highest gain high power laser amplifier - by many orders of magnitude - has been developed in research led at the University of Strathclyde. The researchers...
June 5, 2017 | Source: Popular Mechanics, popularmechanics.com, 2 September 2016, David Hambling
The EmDrive, a hypothetical miracle propulsion system for outer space, has been sparking heated arguments for years. Now, Guido Fetta plans to settle the argument about...
Plasma Thrusters Teaser
Introduction Like other contemporary energetic and propulsion technologies, electric propulsion—of which plasma thrusters are a subset—has been around for nearly a century. As...
August 25, 2016 | Source: David Hambling, newscientist.com
Can you hear me now? The US Air Force is working on plans to improve radio communication over long distances by detonating plasma bombs in the upper atmosphere using a fleet of...