GREGORY QUARLES: DIRECTED ENERGY – DUAL USAGE AND THE TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY (3/30/2021)

Greg Quarles, former OSA chief scientific officer and current CEO of Applied Energetics, takes us beyond the defense sector and the combatting of threats along the electromagnetic spectrum, outlining current applications in directed energy. Tom Nugent, CTO and co-founder of PowerLight Technologies, talks optical power beaming — a technology that is closer than you think.

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