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Cosmic Rays for Telecommunications?

Discussion in 'General Electronics' started by Radium, Nov 26, 2003.

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  1. Radium

    Radium Guest

    Any current project implying such technology?
    What are the drawbacks?

    Cosmic rays can obviously carry much more information than any radio
    wave or light ray. This is due to their extremely short wavelength.
  2. PiRho Tech

    PiRho Tech Guest

    Um, well, I'd imagine they'd be more toxic/harmful than gamma, not to
    mention the difficulty in creating them - (MV sources - if generated in the
    same way as x-rays).

    On the plus side - They go right throug anything they were shot at -
    communicate over the horizon THROUGH the earth(that might make them a little
    difficult to receive too....

    Mark D.
  3. Guest

    They are called cosmic rays because they come to us from outer space.
    I don't think we can generate them outside of using a cyclotron.

    Mitchell Timin

    "Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in
    pursuit of the goal." - Friedrich Nietzsche is what I'm into nowadays.
    Humans may write to me at this address: zenguy at shaw dot ca
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