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October 2000
Volume 6, Number 5

Features

Plasma propulsion in space
Chemical rockets for propelling and controlling spacecraft are starting to be replaced by electric propulsion systems that have higher exhaust velocities and use dramatically less fuel. Electromagnetic plasma designs are edging out earlier electrothermal and electrostatic thrusters---Eric Lerner

News

Briefs
Smoothing turbulence electromagnetically; single molecule ‘scope; camera in a pill; holography with atoms

Departments

Letters
Fusion; cryptography; energy; gold standard

Technology

Raman scattering becomes more accessible --Willes H. Weber

A new way to deposit organic thin films---Alberto Piqu(e), R. Andrew McGill, and Douglas B. Chrisey

Forum
Georgetown answers industry's call--James Freericks

Industry/Academia
Recruiting the best and brightest--Nancy Forbes

Business
Finding capital for technology start-ups---Alexander J. Glass

Books

 

 

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