A real scientist is a brave sailor

Yasser R. Shaban was born in Warsaw, Poland, on March 21, 1962. He grew up in an intellectual atmosphere of an Egyptian family.

1993 Ph.D., Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, USA

1990 Master of Science, Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA

1985 B.Sc., Nuclear Engineering, University of Alexandria, Egypt


2003 NASA Tech Brief, Marshall Space Flight Center, “High-Performance Ion-Beam Source” REF # MFS-31773-1. Note: “selected for publication”.

Research Contribution

Register the lowest threshold power density necessary to generate a visible laser. Direct nuclear-pumped 3He-Ne-H2 laser operating at the 2P1-1S2 Ne transition (? = 585.3 nm) was first reported at the UIUC. The threshold power density for this laser system is 43 mW/cm3. Reference: “Handbook of Lasers” by Marvin J. Weber, CRC Press, pp.1139, Washington D.C., 2001.

Research Granted Patents

1 George H. Miley and Yasser R. Shaban “Methods, Apparatus, And Systems Involving Ion Beam Generation” US_ patent number 6,777,699. Patent filed on 25 of March 2003 and referenced on 17 of August 2004.

2 Yasser R. Shaban and George H. Miley “Methods, Apparatus, And Systems Involving Ion Beam Generation” US_ patent number 7,271, 400. Patent filed on 6 of August 2004 and referenced on 18 of September 2007.

3 Yasser R. Shaban and Tarcisio Passos Ribeiro de Campos, “Sistema gerador de laser 585.3 nm and 588.1 nm baseado em gases ne hidrogenio e ou deuterio bombeado por radio radionuclideos emissores” Brasil-patent number PI9502473-5. Patent was referenced on 30 August 2005.

Research Applied Patents

1 “Source of electric green-energy extracted at the maximum potential point from discharged wastewater of residential and commercial buildings”, US-application number: 13/012,820. Patent filled on 25/01/2011.

2 “A method and apparatus involving high-efficiency photovoltaic with p-type oxidant”, US-application number: 13/018,484. Patent filled on 01/02/2011.

3 “A method and apparatus of identifying explosives and chemical warfare on-field with capacitative neutrons generator”, US-application number: 13/026,334. Patent filled on 14/02/2011.

4 “A method and apparatus of deactivating explosives and chemical warfare with high-energy neutrons generated from deuterium tritium fusion reaction”, US-application number: 13/038,469. Patent filled on 02/03/2011.

5 “A method and apparatus of converting the impact of hydrometeors into practical energy with a mechanical capacitor, and to electricity via electromagnetic induction”, US-application number: 13/072,813. Patent filled on 28/03/2011.

6 “A method and apparatus of extracting an immense electric energy from piezoelectric materials in a super-gain energy system”, US-application number: 13/089,400. Patent filled on 19/04/2011.

Researches and projects accomplished.

1) A practical, on-board, hydrogen generator

2) Radio-Frequency coupling in inertial electrostatic confinement Fusion

3) The magnetic-index ion generator

4) Modified photo-absorption laser isotope separation in the visible transitions

5) High-Power uranium laser generator for space applications

6) The Effect of hydrogen on the 585.3 nm in a He-Ne Nuclear Pumped Laser

7) The transmission of neutrons in Boron Carbide Spheres

8) Continuous wavelength long-life visible laser pumped by α-emitter radioisotope

9) Conceptual Design of a Space Based One-Megawatt Nuclear Pumped Laser System