Journal of Applied Physical Science International
 

Journal of Applied Physical Science International, ISSN No. : 2395-5260 (Print), 2395-5279 (Online), Vol.: 8, Issue.: 4

Original Research Article

A POSSIBLE EXPLANATION FOR THE EM DRIVE BASED ON A PILOT WAVE THEORY

 

J. R. CROCA1,2*, P. CASTRO2, M. GATTA2,3 AND L. GURRIANA4

1Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

2Center for Philosophy of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (CFCUL), Lisbon 1749-016, Portugal.

3CINAV / Escola Naval (Portuguese Naval Academy), Almada 2810-001, Portugal.

4LIP - Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículas, Lisbon 1000-149, Portugal.

Abstracts

Scientific literature refers to a strange observed phenomenon, “impossible” according to traditional physics, looking at the experimental feasibility of the so called “EM Drive”. The authors have called it an Impulsive Thrust from a Closed Radio-Frequency Cavity in Vacuum. Here we present a possible explanation for the observed thrust based on the conceptual framework of Eurhythmic Physics, a kind of pilot-wave theory aiming at bridging the gap between quantum and macroscopic systems. Applied to the present system, a generalized guidance condition could explain the claimed absence of reaction of the material of the drive on the enclosed fields.

Keywords :

EM drive; pilot-wave theory; eurhythmic physics; de Broglie waves; pilot-wave theory; guiding principle; macroscopic physics.