the personal research
intellectual property of its
A poster (print format)
with a peer-reviewed paper
was presented on 11 Aug 2008
SPIE Optics+Photonics'08 - Nature of Light II: Light in Nature
on a newly discovered capability for separating waves
simultaneously received from multiple sources
the exponential chirp transform.
The transform shifts their respective source spectra
in proportion to their distances
due to a basic dependence of the phase of every wave
with its frequency and total path delay.
Chirp transforms have been used in
radar and imaging for years,
but always in chirp-dechirp pairs,
so that this remarkable property
was never exposed.
The present result is as yet theoretical,
but is backed by computational tests --
see simulation applet.
Efforts are under way for
If validated, the result would
obsolete spectrum allocations and auctions,
and multiply channel capacities;
make communication inherently interference-free
and satellites unjammable,
by enabling any radio or cell-phone to select
a specific station or source
regardless of any number of other transmitters
on the same frequencies;
allow instant passive ranging of
satellites, aircraft, cars, rescue beacons, etc.,
without radar round-trip delays or triangulation;
enable a new generation of
continuously tunable wavelength-transformers
that could transform, for example,
visible LED light into terahertz or X-rays.
A poster along with a peer-reviewed paper
was presented on 29 Jul 2008
6th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC)
on a fundamental breakthrough in thermodynamic theory
that enables direct conversion from hot particles,
the Carnot limit to virtually unity
(thereby effectively doubling our energy resources).
The approach involves
using electric or magnetic fields
in place of mechanical pistons
in order to capture the hot particle energies
before their dispersion into the bulk medium
by relaxation processes
at subpicosecond speeds.
The approach would be applicable as a "front-end convertor"
before traditional conversion
in nuclear, chemical and even solar power.
Another envisaged application is in IC chips for
converting the hot carrier energies
before they can cause
heating and lattice damage.