Biefeld-Brown effect: Misinterpretation of corona wind phenomena

  title={Biefeld-Brown effect: Misinterpretation of corona wind phenomena},
  author={Martin Tajmar},
  journal={AIAA Journal},
  • M. Tajmar
  • Published 1 February 2004
  • Physics
  • AIAA Journal
With its theoretical origins dating back to the early 1920s, the Biefeld‐Brown effect was believed to be responsible for the generation of thrust in capacitor configurations exposed to high voltage. This thrust was claimed to be unrelated to corona wind phenomena and to exist in vacuum. These claims, although only published in patents, survived until recent publications for very advanced propulsion concepts. Brown’s and similar work, as well as credible theoretical and experimental studies… 

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