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Old 09-06-2017, 05:01 PM   #6
Michael Thayne
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Default Re: [Ultra-Tech] [Spaceships] Weapons that are hard or impossible to miniaturize

Reading up on FELs, it looks like wavelength is inversely proportional to particle energy. Therefore would 1/10x wavelength require 10x the length? That would make FEL grasers limited to truly massive installations, even moreso than x-ray lasers, right?

Last edited by Michael Thayne; 09-06-2017 at 08:32 PM. Reason: said "10x" when I meant "1/10x"
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