Superconductor and Antimatter Bootstrap Space Launch, Propulsion and Weapons

Nuclear fusion or any larger power source that can be put into space combined with superconductors will enable antimatter production that can be 100,000 to one million times more effient in terms of cost than earth based systems. * A $50-100 million system with 200 KW of power using current (or conservatively within four year …

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Nanotech Roundup: Nanolasers, Room Temperature Nanocars, Fast Nanotube Memory, Nanowire Building

This plasmonic whispering gallery microcavity consists of a silica interior that is coated with a thin layer of silver. It improves on the quality of current plasmonic microcavities by better than an order of magnitude and paves the way for plasmonic nanolasers. (Credit: Image courtesy of DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) 1. The principle behind whispering …

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Chinese Will Build Modular High Temperature Nuclear Reactors Like Cans of Soda: in Eight Packs

A 60 slide presentation Chinese HTR Program: HTR-10 results & Work Progress on HTR-PM by Zuoyi ZHANG, Institute of Nuclear and new Energy Technology (INET), Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China The Chinese High Temperature Reactors is one of the top 16 programs for the Chinese Government from 2006-2020. They figure that as they make their …

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