A4_16 Set Phasers to stun

Thomas Conlon, John Coxon, Joshua Barker


This article considers the possibility of creating a ’stun ray’ style weapon similar in concept to the phaser
used in Star Trek when on a setting to stun its target. It is found that in order to create such an energy
based stun weapon which was effective over a similar range to that of the phaser which did not simply
kill the target should be technologically possible.

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