Louis Xavier M Manlapig

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Will we be able to use this Quantum Locking and super conductivity idea on mechanical machines?

Starting somewhat small, will it be possible to create frictionless automotive engine parts? Will it be possible for us to replace traditional petroleum based lubricants with a system sharing the same principles as the one in the video?

Will it also be possible to produce magnetic currents under vehicles and have the road be infused with the same material as the super conductor for automobiles to have the same performance as the maglev? This is also assuming that the car's handling problems and cooling are taken care of.

Will we finally see.... a hoverboard?

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    Jul 4 2012: It is possible. What you need is to spin a superconductor, electromagnetically stimulate it into a state of false quantum transition. This will effectively create a gravitomagnetic stream that acts as a sort of jet. And of coarse, it would have no resistance. A good superconductor would be Plutonium-Gallium-Cobalt(PuGaCo). Don't worry, it would have very low radioactivity with the Plutonium diluted like that.
    • Jul 4 2012: Are you sugesting that you can make the superconductor spin by itself by altering the fields its floating on? i thought you should need the force to make it spin in the first place (im sorry im no phisicist). If you can make it spin on its own then all the energy output could go to the cooling process... Could you elavorate on this please?
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        Jul 5 2012: I'll explain this in detail. Imagine a donut shaped superconductor. There would be magnets encasing the it but wouldn't touch it, instead, each side of the encasing magnets would give of an equal magnetic field, thus levitating it. These would spin it. At the same time, you would stimulate the superconductor with around 1.034 megahertz of electromagnetic radiation to force the atoms into a state of quantum transition, thus causing a powerful gravitomagnetic jet stream which would equal thrust. So, your only required "fuel" source would be electricity. Basically an electric car on steroids.
  • Jul 3 2012: Higly doubt it... If they can construct a big enough superconductor set that can move with autonomy, the big issue would be the road itself. think on the budget that countries spend on normal roading, wich ascend to billions, now imagine magneticing them.... you would have to add some kind of magnetic particle to the asfalt.... i dont think there is enough magnetic material in the whole planet to sustain that.

    As for hoverboards... well why not? you would only have to add that magnetic compound to a smaller surface like a skating park... would be expensive but possible.

    I think the future of superconductors would be much more focused on electronics advances, power storage and power administration. we are talking about resistance free materials here, that on its own its much better than a hoverboard :D and with the fuel shortage not so far away, we are going to need a lot of electricity and means to produce and storage it.

    I dont have that much information on the subject but, wasnt there some pattents from Nicola Tesla that would be finally possible to make with this kind of materials, now THAT is exiting!
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      Jul 3 2012: That's a really good suggestion right there.On energy production, what if we could pull this off with turbines in power plants? Will this also be a good way to lessen the amount of energy lost when trying to turn the turbines? That way, we would only have to deal with the turbine's inertia resisting but as it accelerates in a vacuum would it be possible to obtain higher RPMs and energy output from a very rapidly turning turbine?

      I was thinking that, if it took lesser energy to keep the turbine spinning, we could possibly have a more efficient turbine. Also, will the magnets at the end of the turbine be the only resisting force on the turbine and what other forces act on the turbine?
      • Jul 4 2012: I can imagine this technology on turbine shafts, the main problem would be the temperatures they need in order to have this properties. thinking in numbers the energy output produced by said turbine should be high enough to sustain the cooling and still produce a certain amount of energy. How much energy, that is yet to be seen... just imagine a retro feed sistem that should be cooling itself in order to operate, yes, you wouldnt have the resistance problem and the energy output would be sustantially higher, but most of that increase would go to cool the whole sistem to near absolute zero. If we can manage somehow to make that energy output high enough, that would be economic. But with our actual technology i dont think we can produce that positive balance. Maybe and just Maybe, if someone could design a cooling system strong enough to make this possible... i think the higher output would be storing directly electricity generated from the sun. I have seen some TED talk about a way to produce this with a very simple machine invented many years ago, an air engine (http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/bill_gross_on_new_energy.html) this, conbined with superconductivity... may work.
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      Jul 9 2012: I would imagine that using them with those "smart roads" would be imagined. http://www.ted.com/conversations/926/will_more_use_mass_transportat.html
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    Jul 16 2012: Advancement in the field of cold fusion is amazing. No, it isn't with zero friction yet - but close. It does require an energy input, but it then is able to output more energy than it takes in. (A related idea)

    Once severely criticized by MIT who invited its inventor there to give a speech before making him the laughing stock of scientists and drumming him out of the business, one scientists remained faithful to the initial research, and it is now showing that MIT was in error, not the scientist. We can use a non-toxic element from sea water to change the world.

    Also interesting is the inexpensive and relatively simply thing to create - the Rodin coil. It is also able to expand the energy output of an energy source well beyond its initial input. In the immediate sense, this is the most exciting thing I've seen, though technology - perhaps as a result of discoveries like these - will allow us to produce the energy to create zero celcius temps that will make super conductors viable in our lives, but to make them work - at present - one also needs the track for hoverboards to run on, and a way to make the hoverboard stay cold enough and your feet protected from frostbite.

    Perhaps in the distant future - when a village like the Venus Project is being created, this technology will have been advanced to the level of the useful, but don't see it in your lifetime - whatever your age.
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    Aja B.

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    Jul 5 2012: Reading through the comments on Boaz's talk, it sounds like the main challenge right now is finding a combination of materials for the superconductor that can reach the "superconductive" state without requiring massive amounts of cooling... and if they can find a combination of materials that remain superconductive at or near room temperature, then yes, it's going to be flying cars and hoverboards for everyone. At least, that's how I understood it. So fascinating!
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      Jul 6 2012: It is possible to make a room temperature superconductor. By simply putting a normal superconductor into a state of quantum transition(when electrons vibrate in unison) by means of electromagnetic stimulation, you can effectively make a room temperature superconductor.
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    Jul 3 2012: I have no idea - but it sure would be fantastic~~!
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    Jul 3 2012: that is to say,you want the road to be equiped with the magnetic current,like the train track,then all the road equiped with such device,and the car want to drive must conply to the standard of the road,otherwise it can not move anywhere,this is a good thinking,but it is very very difficult to realise it ,since it is a very very large project.
  • Jul 3 2012: Most things of this nature start out ridiculously expensive and only accessible to the rich. I think that's ok though. It will drive innovation in the field and they will find ways to do it cheaper and more efficiently. They always do.
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    Jul 3 2012: I don't see why not. The gasoline is replaced by fluid nitro.
  • Jul 3 2012: Possible, yes. Economical, no. If it does occur, the cost will be high for it and the availability to produce it will be low within this generation. The only people who would have access to this would be the upper class and by upper class I mean 1% of the earths population. By the time this becomes economical, I am sure it would be around the time people started making good judgement instead of ignorant judgement.