P3_5 Phaser Recoil

Thomas Searle, Allen Phong, Mike McNally, Robert Pierce


The paper looks at the recoil which would be felt by a 5x109Kg ship when firing a 260MHz photon beam with a power of 5.1MW. It is found that the recoil of the ship is very small, approximately 3.5x10-12ms-2.

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