Re: Spark Propadation
Subject: Re: Spark Propadation
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 1997 23:59:56 -0400
From: "Lord Talimar" <lordtali-at-mill.tds-dot-net>
To: "Tesla List" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
The Laser idea sounds fun. I have a 2mW HeNe laser here at home I use
relax with a bit of Pink Floyd going through a mirror speaker. Perhaps
when I get my coil running again, I can try to see what that will do.
> Hello Gary,
> "My question is. Is there any way to make sparks transmit threw the air
> longer than normal using something like an electronic beam. Laser beam?
> Light beam? Different frequency microwave beam? Hot air beam?"
> Hey you remember Tesla's infamous 'Particle weapon' (Popular on the
> Non-scientific type lists?, As I do not venture into that region, not to
> sure of the 'proper' term), well all you folks involved in research for
> SDI or related spinoffs should know of the high energy laser devises to
> produce suficient ionization in the atmosphere from which a 'High'
> energy source of electrons or protons could then have a much easyer path
> to the target. So, has any body here on this list actually experimented
> with, say, High power lasers for guidence of the discharge? Flames are
> cool, try some Barium or Strontium salts for added color.
> David Trimmell