Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
Interests: Zero Point Energy
Dr. Rueda has done extensive research in the area of quantum vacuum and its applications. His research on the origin of inertia has received international recognition and has been commented on in Science, Scientific American, other publications, and researchers such as Paul Davies and Arthur C. Clarke.
Gravity and the Quantum Vacuum Inertia Hypothesis
Alfonso Rueda & Bernard Haisch, Annalen der Physik, Vol. 14, No. 8, 479-498 (2005).
Review of Experimental Concepts for Studying the Quantum Vacuum Fields
E. W. Davis, V. L. Teofilo, B. Haisch, H. E. Puthoff, L. J. Nickisch, A. Rueda and D. C. Cole, Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF 2006), p. 1390 (2006).
Update on an Electromagnetic Basis for Inertia, Gravitation, the Principle of Equivalence, Spin and Particle Mass Ratios
Bernard Haisch, Alfonso Rueda, L. J. Nickisch & Jules Mollere, in Amer. Inst. Physics Conf. Proc., Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF-2003), Ed. Mohamed S. El-Genk, pp. 922 - 931, gr-qc/0209016 (2003).
Geometrodynamics, Inertia and the Quantum Vacuum
Bernard Haisch & Alfonso Rueda, AIAA paper 2001-3360, presented at AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Salt Lake City, July 8-12, (2001).
Inertial mass and the quantum vacuum fields
Bernard Haisch, Alfonso Rueda & York Dobyns, Annalen der Physik, 10, 393-414 (2001).
On the relation between a zero-point-field-induced inertial effect and the Einstein-de Broglie formula
B. Haisch & A. Rueda, Physics Letters A, 268, 224, (2000).
Toward an Interstellar Mission: Zeroing in on the Zero-Point-Field Inertia Resonance
B. Haisch & A. Rueda, Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF-2000), Conference on Enabling Technology and Required Developments for Interstellar Missions, Amer. Inst. Phys. Conf. Publ. 504, p. 1047 (2000).
Electromagnetic Zero Point Field as Active Energy Source in the Intergalactic Medium
A. Rueda, H. Sunahata & B. Haisch, 35th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference, AIAA paper 99-2145, (1999).
Progess in Establishing a Connection Between the Electromagnetic Zero-Point Field and Inertia
B. Haisch & A. Rueda, Space Technology and Applications International Forum-99, American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings 458, Mohammed S. El-Genk, ed., p. 988 (1999).
Inertial Mass Viewed as Reaction of the Vacuum to Accelerated Motion
A. Rueda & B. Haisch, Proc. NASA Breakthrough Propulsion Physics Workshop, NASA/CP-1999-208694, p. 65 (1999).
The Zero-Point Field and the NASA Challenge to Create the Space Drive
B. Haisch & A. Rueda, Proc. NASA Breakthrough Propulsion Physics Workshop, NASA/CP-1999-208694, p. 55 (1999).
Advances in the Proposed Electromagnetic Zero-Point Field Theory of Inertia
B. Haisch, A. Rueda & H. E. Puthoff, 34th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference, AIAA paper 98-3143, (1998).
Contribution to inertial mass by reaction of the vacuum to accelerated motion
A. Rueda & B. Haisch, Foundations of Physics, Vol. 28, No. 7, pp. 1057-1108 (1998).
Inertial mass as reaction of the vacuum to acccelerated motion
A. Rueda & B. Haisch, Phys. Letters A, vol. 240, No. 3, pp. 115-126, (1998).
An Electromagnetic Basis for Inertia and Gravitation: What are the Implications for 21st Century Physics and Technology
B. Haisch & A. Rueda, CP-420, Space Technology and Applications International Forum (M. S.El-Genk, ed), DOE Conf. 960103, American Inst. of Physics, p. 1443 (1998).
The Zero-Point Field and Inertia
B. Haisch & A. Rueda, in "Causality and Locality in Modern Physics," G. Hunter, S. Jeffers & J.-P. Vigier (eds.), Kluwer Acad. Publ., pp. 171-178, (1998).
Electromagnetic Vacuum and Inertial Mass
A. Rueda & B. Haisch, in "Causality and Locality in Modern Physics," G. Hunter, S. Jeffers & J.-P. Vigier (eds.), Kluwer Acad. Publ., pp. 179-186, (1998).
Physics of the Zero-Point-Field: Implications for Inertia, Gravitation and Mass
B. Haisch, A. Rueda & H.E. Puthoff, Speculations in Science & Technology, Vol. 20, pp. 99�114, (1997).
Reply to Michel's "Comment on Zero-Point Fluctuations and the Cosmological Constant"
B. Haisch & A. Rueda, Astrophys. J., 488, 563, (1997).
Vacuum Zero-Point Field Pressure Instability in Astrophysical Plasmas and the Formation of Cosmic Voids
A. Rueda, B. Haisch & D.C. Cole, Astrophysical Journal, Vol. 445, pp. 7-16 (1995).
Inertia as a zero-point-field Lorentz force
B. Haisch, A. Rueda & H.E. Puthoff, Physical Review A, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 678-694 (1994).