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Offline Voxx

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Ion Force Field?
« on: 07/07/2012 19:12:31 »
To be quite honest I don't have a full understanding of Ion's, but for those who do I ask this question.

Is it possible to create an Ionic Force Field?


 

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Re: Ion Force Field?
« Reply #1 on: 10/07/2012 05:23:42 »
You have to define what you mean by an ionic force field.  Otherwise you just have a catch phrase that sci-fi movie producers like to spin off to sound scientific. 

Ions are charged particles, and thus are very responsive to magnetic fields.  So, in a sense, any particle collider, or fusion reactor (experimental) would be considered a force field for ions.
 

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Re: Ion Force Field?
« Reply #2 on: 16/07/2012 03:50:27 »
You have to define what you mean by an ionic force field.  Otherwise you just have a catch phrase that sci-fi movie producers like to spin off to sound scientific. 

Ions are charged particles, and thus are very responsive to magnetic fields.  So, in a sense, any particle collider, or fusion reactor (experimental) would be considered a force field for ions.

Alright, so if Ions are charged particles then what about charging the surrounding particles within a vicinity and then forcing them into a resistance towards an accelerating object? 

I know there are probably a million better alternatives, but is it possible to generate a "force" field within this sense?
 

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Re: Ion Force Field?
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