This is a subject close to my heart and the focus of the new edition of my Homopolar Handbook
On page 4, I review the Wilson experiment from 1904 with a cylindrical rotating dielectric. Also on pages 135-6, I compare Einstein's figures in his papers (see below) with Roentgen's work, Eichenwald's experiment, Tate's indications,
Sommerfeld's observations, and the recent work of Graham and Lahoz, Corson, Paulsen, Thomson, Eagleton and Kaplan. Perhaps this information will be helpful to any Electromagnetic Theory Working Group.
In the Homopolar Handbook, I have included two German papers by Einstein and Laub (p.121), that we had translated into English, on the E/M solutions for a rotating magnetic dielectric cylindrical capacitor as well as a new list of homopolar patents. I am also interested in solutions for the rotating magnetized dielectric regarding possible gravitational anomalies when the radius and speed is sufficient to create high voltage electrostatic effects.
The reason for this is my other book: Electrogravitics Systems
which presents a case for the likelihood that high voltage electrostatics, when designed properly into the construction of a craft incorporating a dielectric, can produce significant propulsion effects, historically called "electrogravitics." Based on the recent theoretical and investigative journalistic work by Dr. Paul LaViolette (author of SubQuantum Kinetics available from IRI) and the declassified Office of Naval Research work by T. Townsend Brown, electrogravitic force increases with the translation speed and works in a vacuum. Furthermore, to relate this to the subject of interest, it has been indicated by LaViolette and predicted by Brown that the higher the mass density of the dielectric, the better the electrogravitic force.
It is an privilege to converse with colleagues interested in these two subjects.
Nick Cook from Jane's Defence Weekly in Britain contacted me recently regarding an article that he was writing about electrogravitics in the magazine and a new book that he is writing on antigravity. Electrogravitics was already mentioned in the June 10, 1995 issue of the same publication on p.30.
Furthermore, electrogravitics has been included in an article in AIR International magazine (also from Britain but on the stands here in this country) in the January, 2000 issue. The editor, Malcom English, also agreed to a few full page ads for Electrogravitics Systems in two issues of AIR International in settlement of a copyright dispute between his magazine and IRI.
P.S. This is a comment from the DOE regarding the Russian MEC paper which members should already have received:
---------------------- Forwarded by David Hamilton/EE/DOE on 06/20/2000
This paper appears to follow some of the rotating dielectric work done quite some time ago and also the gravity experiments of recent years. It would seem that if a low gravity field could be reliably produced, it might be possible to have a ground system that could greatly reduce shuttle costs.