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This is the first I have heard of this technology and even if it also comes to nothing like every other SSBJ concept of the last 10-15 years it at least provokes thought into thinking outside the square.
...produce sufficient power to operate the multi-stage counter rotating, superconducting, dual ring motor electric bypass fans and superconducting electric ring motor axial compressor, power generation and thrust comes from 5-stage superconducting axial turbine...
Originally posted by Aim64C
That said - they use the word superconducting quite a few times.... not sure how they plan to do that in a jet engine since the superconductors we know of still have to be at cryogenic temperatures... but, hey, if they can pull it off - good on them.