By Michael Karp In a new paper published in Nature Energy, an international team of researchers, led by Michael Karski from the University of Chicago, has investigated how the U-China border could be a potential source of energy and protection for China.
The researchers examined the energy released when China’s National Energy Administration, which controls the border, generates a beam of energy, such as a laser, that is directed towards an ionization chamber at the edge of the border.
The laser emits an energy that travels along the border to create an ionosphere.
S.-China boundary is the only barrier between the two countries, but U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned that there is a problem with the energy being released.
“This study shows that we are not dealing with a true barrier at the U .
S.-Canada border, but rather a non-barrier,” Karskis co-author and Ph.
D. candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Karsko wrote.
“While the boundary is clearly not a barrier, the current state of U.K. border fencing does not make it a barrier either.”
The U-K border was recently marked as a “temporary” border by the U and UK governments, as the U tries to secure its northern border.
Since 2014, the U has been constructing more fencing and fencing systems along the U–K border to prevent illegal entry from both countries.
Karsski and his colleagues also tested the potential for U.D.-China cooperation.
The team found that the laser beam could be converted into energy by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) or China’s State Council, which is the official agency for U-D.
The MFA was formed in 1989 and has no direct control over the border and therefore has no power to block the beam.
The research team tested the energy release using the same laser beam that was used to create the border barrier in 2014.
They then compared the energy produced by the laser to the potential energy released from the border by another method.
They found that, when the beam was fired, the potential of energy released was equal to the laser’s output.
In addition, the energy was converted into the equivalent of about 0.2 kilowatts of energy from the U., which is enough to generate about a kilowatt of energy.
This result suggests that the energy coming out of the U.–K border may be enough to protect China from energy leakage.
“We’re talking about about a few kilowatthours [a bit less than one megawatt],” said lead author and postdoctoral researcher, David Cramer, Ph.
D., associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northwestern University.
“But it’s enough to get the Chinese to pay attention to what we are doing.”
The researchers also found that energy released by the MFA and the Chinese State Council was more than three times as efficient as energy released in the border itself.
“Our work provides a solid foundation for building a better U.T.-U.
K border fence,” said study co-first author, University of California, Berkeley, professor and U.U.S.–China specialist Peter G. Smith, Ph., associate director for energy and environment at the University.
Smith also has a Ph. d. in civil and climate engineering.
The Chinese government did not respond to requests for comment for this article.
Karson’s team’s work will be published in the journal Energy & Environment.
The paper, “The Potential for a Long-Range U-U–China-Treaty Border Energy Conversion in a Dose-Response Relationship,” was co-authored by researchers from the Department for Energy and the Department, Energy, Environment & Security, and was funded by the National Science Foundation and the Urease Fund.
For more, see: http://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-018-0268-9 http://energy.blogs.nytimes.com/?pagewanted=print&_r=1&_o=1 (Oct. 19, 2018)