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    Default Steel Melted with Sunlight. Yes.

    http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=8tt7RG3UR4c

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    WOW! that is some impressive stuff.

    but i need some beam shots
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    yeah, somewhere else around here i saw a site that detailed solar powered fibre delivered "laser".

    basically a solar furnace coupled into a fibre optic, for remote deliver of concentrated sunlight for medical uses.

    imagine doing lasershows with that. although, defeats the purpose, coz it'd be in the middle of hte day
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    Quote Originally Posted by aijii View Post
    yeah, somewhere else around here i saw a site that detailed solar powered fibre delivered "laser".

    basically a solar furnace coupled into a fibre optic, for remote deliver of concentrated sunlight for medical uses.

    imagine doing lasershows with that. although, defeats the purpose, coz it'd be in the middle of hte day
    and its completely non coherent

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    Quote Originally Posted by platinum View Post
    http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=8tt7RG3UR4c

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    just beautiful how nice and round that spot is.

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    That's definitely cool
    If i remember good there are power plants using this system.

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    Yea, they use the directed sunlight to heat water and make steam.

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    There are several patents, projects and other plans for sun pumped YAG:s, google "sun pumped yag" and see!

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    The guy on the video is James May from Top Gear (uk). Probably the best motoring program in the world.

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    Some say myself and James May are estranged brothers separated during childhood - something to do with the '70s hairstyle, so Im told, though I would challenge this. My hair has no style.

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