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Gamma-Rays for Telecommunication?

Discussion in 'General Electronics' started by Curious, May 20, 2004.

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  1. Curious

    Curious Guest

    Would gamma-rays be practical for use in telecommunication?

  2. Robert Baer

    Robert Baer Guest

    Pray tell, what would you use for the transmitter, and what kind of
    modulation would you use?
    And what would be the signal bandwidth, and how many signals can you
    On a simple coax cable, one can have hundreds or so signals in both
    directions, and on an optical fiber, one can have thousands.
    So, i would expect millions of channels for gamma-ray tranceivers...
  3. Curious

    Curious Guest

    Is any company planning something like this?
  4. I know a company that is developing cell phones using neutrinos that
    will have no dead zones, even at the center of the earth. They are
    also working on an anti-matter, gravity warp drive engine for cars
    based on element 116.
  5. The cell phone idea is cool. I wonder how they got 12 million gallons
    of water stored inside the antenna. ;-)
  6. Wade Hassler

    Wade Hassler Guest

    It's like that old joke about the million-dollar-a-plate fundraiser: a
    tough sell, but you only need to sell one.
  7. Curious

    Curious Guest

    No offense but research has proven telecommunication with neutrinos impossible.
  8. Robert Baer

    Robert Baer Guest

    But they are so "easy" to detect - - all you need are a few billion of
    them per second, millions of dollars in a verrrry specially constructed
    detector, and wait a few years to detect one or two...
  9. Karl Uppiano

    Karl Uppiano Guest

    I like the idea of using *photons* for telecommunication. You get some
    electrons moving real fast, see, then change their direction and accelerate
    them real fast in the other direction. Do that somewhere between half a
    million times a second and 1000 million times a second or so... nevermind...
    been there, done that.
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