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Re: starship-design: Stellar drive?

Kelly replied:
>> Now that I have said that, if anyone finds a method of 
>> shielding a magnetic field, it might be usable. Even 
>> better, shielding is but the first step to
>> FOCUSING which will boost the efficiency and power 
>> output enormously.
>> L. Parker
>Its called a Faraday cage.  Basicly a electrically conductive outer liner
>with no significant gaps for the fields to get through.

Well, a Faraday cage has it's limits, it may decrease the fieldstrength but
depending on the structure (thickness, conductivity, meshsize) of the wall
it leaves through a certain amount.