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May 7, 2020

Plasma jet thrusters make push for propulsion

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Researchers in China have demonstrated a prototype device that uses microwave air plasmas for jet propulsion, an advance that could one day replace fossil fuel combustion engines.

The team from the Institute of Technological Sciences at Wuhan University describe the engine in AIP Advances.

Waiting in the wings: How plasma could help revolutionise aircraft design.

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