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Throughout the Galactic Republic, Slipspace is rudimentary to the government’s power, the lifeblood to the Milky Way galaxy. But the technology is not a permanent stream; this universe is bound to its limitations. Being simple in design, an artificially grown crystal with a specific ion matrix is used as a fuel source and the true representation of hybrid tech. It is hard to manufacture but incredibly self-reliant for all communications.

But what is Slipspace?

This alternate dimension does not mimic our dimension as one would theorize and what not scientists and wizards could explain. It is a dimension made entirely of energy—chaotic, limitless energy—much stronger than solar fusion and as a speck to human nuclear energy. It can literally make human physicists forget they wear underwear before workout out the mathematical formulas.  It was discovered long before the Galactic Republic was formed. How or why it was discovered generates conflicted stories. The Archives don’t have the original story, not even the oldest of gods. An accident? A cosmic event found at the right time? A mad titan’s ambition? Economics? Who knows. Understand that others tried refining it as ship fuel and weaponry, but tried and failed like the energy-hungry Sygren people, the energy cannot survive in our universe. So much for the primal need to have limitless energy to power our cities.

Yet it exists. It has purpose.

The Goru Slipspace Drive is the machine to make the connection possible. This device is built as three electromagnetic rings encased in a glass globe rotating a crystal. One rear door allows access to install crystals or perform repairs, while two clamps on either side keep the globe tight to a control base. Using a small enough voltage to the rings and rotate at high velocity, the crystal shatters a little to rip a portal between our world and Slipspace. It is then linked with another Drive to create a stable wormhole. And like any fuel, crystals are diminished. Looking through the event horizon, Slipspace is literally “chewing” at the shards until the device shuts down or diminishes the crystal supply, closing the rift.

Humans would believe the drive designs are from an alien corporation. It could be mistaken for a Vyroken invention. No. The designs are shared to the citizens by the Galactic Republic, by decree as a life right. Businesses and military can build them. Even younglings in science class can build them. The designs date before the formation of the Republic by an extinct species that remain nameless to this day.

For communications using Slipspace, there is no real form of Slipspace comms like radio or subspace. The nature of the dimension is that of thick sludge. The energy does not generate or carry sine waves. Shoot radio signals into it and they dissipate. But shoot radio waves through a wormhole and are energized by the dimension to reach the other end almost instantly, without loss, static, or latency. This alone is proof to establish a Slipspace mesh network of wormholes that allows all radio technologies, vital for video conferences, remote robotics, live RNN broadcasts, entertainment, military strategy, and much more.

This network is built upon Slipspace Drive Towers designed to handle vast amounts of information. These are installed in systems, orbiting or on capital worlds. A cylindrical tower houses the antennas covering 360° of coverage, controlled by a server and router network to code, decode, translate, and re-translate the mathematics. Then they are sent down toward the Drive chamber where all communications are transmitted and received in yottahertz(human measure) through the Slipspace rift. A separate computer monitors the Drive from mechanics to energy levels. So for refilling it after a crystal is depleted, three more Drives are in standby mode: the next drive activates, the computer switches them, and the process continues with only a five-second delay, working around the clock. tower crystals are grown large enough to last a hundred years until restocked.

Of course, every tower is guarded by autonomous sentries capable of ripping enchantments and ship fleets to pieces. Nothing and nobody, not even an iron meteorite, can come close to the towers.

Now if a system doesn’t need the towers, they can use subspace. It still falls under our universe’s physics so it’s limited to cluster systems and relay stations.

The Slipspace comm network, or SCN, is impressive, but that doesn’t help with language barriers.

Also decreed by the Galactic Republic as a life right and spread to all major electronic guilds and corporations specializing in hybrid tech, universal translators are created, or UTs for short.

They are built as collars, most used design, for users with extendable earpieces that don’t obstruct the user’s natural hearing. Other designs like pins, helmets, or wrist devices with wireless earpieces are built; it’s up to the person or species will.

One computer, installed with the user’s dictionary, reads off the inscribed glyphs on the casing or band that handle in-air phonetic translation. Whatever the person says, the user hears them through the glyph’s translation in their language. The other way, the user speaks his own language, and the person hears him/her in their language through the device. Two UTs can lower the computer’s processing power but doesn’t cure bad lip sync.

If personal UTs are not readily available, special techno-enchanted strips and poles networked to language libraries are placed in ships and cities, including hawker markets and government buildings with the most language barriers to hurdle over. There is software available for translating words and glyphs for all mechanical and magical computer systems.

But the main goal for these two feats of communication from the Council is that they must lower misunderstanding across multiple species. They want everybody to talk, without restrictions or boundaries, and not alienate each other. Take that away, and there will be war.

Now we could go on about communication technologies, but that will need to be discussed some other time.

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All Mana Pool facts are from my debut novel, Mana Pool, available here, on my website , paperback on Amazon, and many other ebook stores.…
piccolo2000 Featured By Owner Edited Mar 7, 2017
The first responds that i have reading about freq in the zettahertz (10²¹+ hertz) is there any problems with one of the plank constants, lucky that is on a freq of 10 quintillion yottahertz (1.85×1043 Hz).
For the spectrum from 300 exahertz to 1 Zhz is use for linking person/ship to contact to universal data network or other person/ship with channels of 1Ghz bandwidth with a total 7*10¹¹ channels per node.
And the freqs that above 1 zettahertz are use for comulication between towers with channels of 100-300GHz bandwidth.

For subspace is a good rule that the transmission speed is limit for example that the light travel e.g 946728000 times speed of light in subspace that is 30 light years in a second (seconds in a day * 365.25).

Beside this i see a Ham radio like community for slipspace and subspace communications.
Cooper3 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Hence Jaruka's briefcase, exactly. I had this thought out after listening about Ham radios on the Stuff You Should Know podcast that got me interested, and after dealing with college studying fiber optics and networking. Using yottahertz is just a human measurement; extraterrestrials have different measures of their radio technologies that we can't reach. It might not be yottahertz that they call it.

Come to think of it licensing for Slipspace wasn't thought of compared to Ham radio.
piccolo2000 Featured By Owner Edited Mar 8, 2017
> Come to think of it licensing for Slipspace wasn't thought of compared to Ham radio.

I say not to be a need for a license but is a good idea for a to use a small part of the spectrum to use for experimentation and general messing with communication over slipspace.

For the slipspace transmitter is basic a particle accelerator that accelerate a Eletron beam to between 1,24MV electron-volt and 4.13MeV  (this can be convert as 300 exahertz to 1 Zetahertz) or higher for the backbone.
See the image for a diagram how i think the transmitter work.
slipspaceTransmitter by piccolo2000
As you see the electron beam start acceleration energy that is equal to the centrer frequency of the channel before enter a buffer.
After exit the buffer the beam enter an Linear accelerator that is link to a High-speed DAC for generate the signal waveform.
After the Linear accelerator the beam split in 3 beams and hit the slipspace portal and the electrons move over the crystal to common ground.
This is the reason that the crystal sits in an gyroscopic frame.
On the receiver side is the side the signal is convert from an electron beam in a wave in the electromagnetic spectrum.
I call this: Active slipspace communication.

Another mode is the Passive slipspace communication where an small laser beam hit the portal.
The disadvantage is hat the receiver need to have a lower signal to noise ratio than an receiver for an signal that use the active method.
And this is why this mode is with an Passive transmitter use an Active receiver.
But the advantage is that the crystal have less ware and energy than the active type transmitter.

For a example of an Passive type transmitter is the nanites that Jaruka use after the crash landing on Terra Firma.

> Using yottahertz is just a human measurement; extraterrestrials have different measures of their radio technologies that we can't reach. It might not be yottahertz that they call it.

Beside this i wand to remark about the Slipspace Drive Towers.
Is a good idea that use minimal two Slipspace Drive per link between two towers for minimal uptime of 99,999999999999...%.
Thereby, each system have at lease have two or three towers for a remote situation that one of the towers fail.
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