plasma gun


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plasma gun

[′plaz·mə ‚gən]
(electronics)
A machine, such as an electric-arc chamber, that will generate very high heat fluxes to convert neutral gases into plasma.
(electromagnetism)
An electromagnetic device which creates and accelerates bursts of plasma.
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"Plasma guns are simple, cheap and efficient," Brown adds.
And by shooting plasma guns that generate different metal fogs, he can mix and match the materials being implanted.
Also, an encounter with the Kett will enable the players to craft their plasma guns. In relation to the Kett, the publication described them to be more nuanced as an enemy.
ARPA-E anticipates that expertise including, but not limited to, the following Technical Areas may be useful in responding to the FOA: thermonuclear fusion, plasma physics, pulsed power, plasma guns, rail and coil guns, particle accelerators, laser accelerators, MEMS, plasma compression (e.g.
The host of high-tech weaponry at your disposal in this game ranges from laser and plasma guns, to ones that 3D print ammunition when you're running empty.
Recent advances to he discussed include feedback control of the external magnetic field, pulsed poloidal current drive, plasmoid/helicity injection by plasma guns or flux cores, neutral beam injection, and divertor biasing.
For the majority of the time, you take control of jet packwearing guinea pigs Darwin, who is particularly handy with a variety of weapons such as plasma guns, rifles and an electric whip.
Heavily outnumbered, your best chance is to blast away at everything in sight using your spectacular collection of weapons, including lasers, plasma guns and flame-throwers.
You have machine guns, plasma guns and even rocket launchers at your disposal.