Navy files for patent on room-temperature superconductor

Navy files for patent on room-temperature superconductor
Illustration of the room-temperature superconductor design described in the U.S. Navy's patent application. Credit: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

A scientist working for the U.S. Navy has filed for a patent on a room-temperature superconductor, representing a potential paradigm shift in energy transmission and computer systems.

Salvatore Cezar Pais is listed as the inventor on the Navy's patent application made public by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday.

The application claims that a room-temperature superconductor can be built using a wire with an insulator core and an aluminum PZT (lead zirconate titanate) coating deposited by vacuum evaporation with a thickness of the London penetration depth and polarized after deposition.

An is circumferentially positioned around the coating such that when the coil is activated with a pulsed current, a non-linear vibration is induced, enabling room temperature superconductivity.

"This concept enables the transmission of electrical power without any losses and exhibits optimal thermal management (no )," according to the patent document, "which leads to the design and development of novel energy generation and harvesting devices with enormous benefits to civilization."

No data was included in the patent documents.

A room-temperature superconductor is a material that is capable of exhibiting superconductivity at temperatures around 77 degrees Fahrenheit.

Current superconductors work when cooled near absolute zero, and the warmest superconductor, hydrogen sulfide, works at -95 degrees Fahrenheit.

Others have claimed to have invented a room-temperature superconductor in the past. Last year, two Indian scientists claimed to have made a room-temperature superconductor using particles of gold and silver. Other physicists are using pressurized lanthanum and hydrogen.


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Feb 25, 2019
I have room temp superconductor since 2010. chk this out
https://www.scrib...savvys84

Feb 25, 2019
No data was included in the patent documents.

In other words, and given we haven't heard of any proper scientific evidence that it works from a report from elsewhere, there is no proper scientific evidence that it works.
There have been many such claims of discoveries of room temperature superconductivity in the past that have either shown or come to be suspected to be false due to pure scientific methodology.
It is highly likely this is just another one of those false claims, especially with the comment of;

"An electromagnetic coil is circumferentially positioned around the coating such that when the coil is activated with a pulsed current, a non-linear vibration is induced, enabling room temperature superconductivity."

-so a "non-linear vibration" can "enabling room temperature superconductivity."? Where did that one come from? By what kind of physical mechanism would that work? Sounds to me suspiciously like just some made-up crap.

Feb 25, 2019
I am skeptical. On the other hand, it is the US Navy. And on the other, other hand it is the Navy.

Sigh.

Feb 25, 2019
I am skeptical. On the other hand, it is the US Navy. And on the other, other hand it is the Navy.

Which is sorta weird, because the military can declare any technology "security sensitive" and thereby supersede any kind of patent protection.
Why they would bother to patent this (and thereby implicitly, openly disseminate the knowledge) is a bit of a poser.

Feb 25, 2019
I have room temp superconductor since 2010

Yeah, but you also have papers written in crayon that claim rotting fruit is a disproof of Einsteinian time dilation...so....no. You do not have anything but an brain aneurysm.

Feb 25, 2019
A neighbor is retired NRL physicist contributor to multicolored LED technology.

The conspiracy of ignorance masquerades as common sense - here even elevated sense. Eschew argument from ignorance.

Feb 25, 2019
My missedit;

"There have been many such claims of discoveries of room temperature superconductivity in the past that have either shown or come to be suspected to be false due to pure scientific methodology."

should be;

"There have been many such claims of discoveries of room temperature superconductivity in the past that have either shown or come to be suspected to be false due to POOR scientific methodology."

Feb 25, 2019
To sum up: crap runs downhill.

Crap #1: Of course the patents is crap as so many other patents that never have supporting tests.

Moreover it happens to be crackpot, it discuss for no good reason the finestructure constant and how that supports a 'theory [on] cosmic meta-structure'. If TechLink is any of PhysOrg sources, I suggest un-source the uncritical report site.

A neighbor is retired NRL physicist contributor to multicolored LED technology.

The conspiracy of ignorance masquerades as common sense - here even elevated sense. Eschew argument from ignorance.


Crap #2:.

First, that is meaningless anecdote, not statistical fact.

Second, the anecdote is backdrop for terrible philosophy and naive folk belief in "common sense" in a terrible mix, not science which naturally easily goes against "common sense" of everyday experience.

Feb 25, 2019
Yeah I dont get this. Here is another patent from the same gentleman for a 'High Frequency Gravitational Wave Generator'
http://www.freepa...864.html

-???

But the navy frequently patents things. Heres one you might enjoy

"NAVY LENR Patent Granted – Transmutes Radioactive Waste
"This U.S. Navy patent transmutes radioactive elements into less harmful elements through a benign "cold fusion" low energy nuclear reaction process. The patent was granted April 16, 2013"

Feb 25, 2019
Seriously, what is this? The same guy also wrote a paper
"A hybrid craft using an inertial mass modification device". I must be missing something.

Feb 25, 2019
a non-linear vibration is induced, enabling room temperature superconductivity."

-so a "non-linear vibration" can "enabling room temperature superconductivity."? Where did that one come from? By what kind of physical mechanism would that work? Sounds to me suspiciously like just some made-up crap.


Sure, but in case anybody actually discovers room-temperature SC this dude has a patent to troll him with.

OR, this dude is just filing crap patents to build up a portfolio so that he can later create a company to troll people with business model patents.


Feb 25, 2019
"Craft Using an Inertial Mass Reduction Device
Abstract
"A craft using an inertial mass reduction device comprises of an inner resonant cavity wall, an outer resonant cavity, and microwave emitters. The electrically charged outer resonant cavity wall and the electrically insulated inner resonant cavity wall form a resonant cavity. The microwave emitters create high frequency electromagnetic waves throughout the resonant cavity causing the resonant cavity to vibrate in an accelerated mode and create a local polarized vacuum outside the outer resonant cavity all."

Ah the memories...

"Lazarus Long, the eldest member of the Families, proposes that the Families hijack the colony starship New Frontiers to escape Earth. Using an inertialess drive invented by Howard member Andrew Jackson "Slipstick" Libby, the Families leave the Solar System..."

Heinlein, Methusalehs Children

Feb 25, 2019
Sure, but in case anybody actually discovers room-temperature SC this dude has a patent to troll him with
Nah the patent is pretty specific and esoteric. Meaning that someone else would have to make a gadget

"using a wire with an insulator core and an aluminum PZT (lead zirconate titanate) coating deposited by vacuum evaporation with a thickness of the London penetration depth and polarized after deposition"

-and

"an electromagnetic coil is circumferentially positioned around the coating such that when the coil is activated with a pulsed current, a non-linear vibration is induced

-that actually worked.

Feb 25, 2019
A 2019 paper written by Pais, "Room Temperature Superconducting System for use on a Hybrid Aerospace-Undersea Craft" qualifies that the concept remains unconfirmed. Excuse me? You mean flying saucer shaped vehicles?

Feb 25, 2019
I have room temp superconductor since 2010

Yeah, but you also have papers written in crayon that claim rotting fruit is a disproof of Einsteinian time dilation...so....no. You do not have anything but an brain aneurysm.
Lol I think you have that brain disorder

Feb 26, 2019
Inventors of sensitive or dangerous gadgets have an obligation not to put the finer details in the patent application.

I am skeptical. On the other hand, it is the US Navy. And on the other, other hand it is the Navy.

Sigh.


Feb 26, 2019
Many many years ago, I 'heard' that the speed of light was not really 'constant'. Varied with 'mediums'. But MANY things can constitute such. Even space is a 'medium' inasmuch as it is NOT 'empty'. So just like if your airplane runs out of gas, or engine seizes mid flight--you will have a 'terminal velocity' that you might even 'achieve' before you get snuffed by another physical principle. Excessive negative acceleration [ da/dt >= when your organs crunch themselves as you...crash] So too space, seemingly 'empty' space have a 'terminal V' as well, related to drag forces and its associated special 'numbers' from fluid dynamics, like Reynolds number or Froude number. And time which we have been taught is one dimensional.... However time that we experience is a discontinuous function involving three temporal dimensions sooo... Our reality is a subset of 6 dimensions out of the prime set of 11 posited so far. 3 temporal & 3 spatial. MultivarPartialDiff calculus of QCD sees all

Feb 26, 2019
Maybe we really DO have a black project involving real ships, not artillery shells like 'Dragon' or 'Apollo, that operate in space and can drive many places. That would explain the ''shadow of a man" seen in an unguarded release of a rover foto. Be nice to maintain our gear that is out there to please the common unwashed herd that still believes in Santa Clause and the Easter Bunny and that you 'gotta be nuts to believe in UFO's'. We actually committed many folks to looony bins in this country and in others which were really special prisons that kept both people and the secrets they knew from 'getting out' or in newspeak: 'going viral on the internet'!! Russians had Gulag. Post WWII allies had Spandau. We had Alcatraz. Now probably many others. It is official service policy that anyone who 'broadcasts' seeing outlander's craft (UFO's) has neither job nor career and better shut up for their own good! Civilians too!

Feb 26, 2019
Had an old frat friend that got his first job way back when craposauers like Newwt Gingrich was still a history prof at Emory University in Georgia.......as a patent examiner. These are the Johnnies that check patent apps for errors, typos, evidence of nonsense (typ: perpetual motion machines and flying carpets, etc.), evidence such incorporates work already done, plagiarism, trumpism (lies), etc. Qualifications for patent examiner are tough. One has to be a scientist AND a Juris Doctor degreed Lawyer. Scientist at least an MS. Put JD and MS together and that is a lot of years hittin' da books before hittin' da bricks.

Patents are HARD to get and not given to just any zombie that falls thru the door and rots on the floor.......before eatin' yer' brains. Many unsuccessful apps get filed only to find that some fella' in Finland did it before, or a 'significant part of it'.

Pais works for the Navy so many behind him and he gets to file. Give him credit.

Feb 26, 2019
Spooky Otto, did you actually read that web page you cited 'grav wave genset' . Navy backs up their claim in the deeper text.

Feb 26, 2019
Sorry but I dont usually interact with people as whacked as you.

Feb 26, 2019
@Osiris
yes reporting ufos and such is detrimental to your career

Feb 27, 2019
Meanwhile, there are all kinds of engineers at work right now trying to prove this concept right or wrong. Waiting for some results!

Feb 27, 2019
Sorry but I dont usually interact with people as whacked as you.
-And godlover bart doesnt usually interact with satanspawn like otto but hes giving me a surprising number of 5/5s which makes me very uncomfortable.

Careful there bart your souls at stake-

Mar 01, 2019
I have a few ideas and schematics written down here, maybe its worth another look? Tried to publish a while back but the magazine editors seemed to think that it needed to be tested experimentally first.

Mar 02, 2019
The initial conclusion by the U.S. Patent Office was to reject all the claims as being "unworkable," which is at it should be.

I admit to being a bigger Star Trek fan than most, but so far only pathological liars and self-deluded morons have claimed to have invented inertial dampeners, warp drive and room temperature superconductivity like this Salvatore Cezar Pais guy. One has to wonder how much the Navy is paying this him for this crap.

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