Oxbridge Pulsar Sources - advanced transmitting antennas

Oxbridge Pulsar Sources (OPS)

Advanced transmitting antennas based on superluminal technology

OPS is researching and developing novel radio transmitting antennas, based on new principles, which could:


-  enable lighter, lower-power satellites for the same capacity


-  send signals which can only be detected by the intended recipient


-  make better use of  precious bandwidth  (eg for mobile phone masts)


-  enable 'stealth' radar detection of threats


-  and possibly, create highly-directed energy beams (eg for therapy)


OPS is a spinout from Oxford University; it was formed in 2004 to commercialise inventions in the 'superluminal' area.


Of course, electromagnetic radiation cannot travel faster than light, but by energising antenna elements in a very rapid sequence, polarization currents with superluminally moving distribution patterns can be generated.  These emit unusual wavefronts and beams with useful properties.


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