Past Research

Our Past Research Projects

HRI has been the lead research group in a series of experimental investigations into various areas of novel and advanced physics. A small historical sampling giving a flavor of the wide range of areas investigated is provided below.

  • 1989 Spence ‘ECT’ device. An electron cyclotron device allegedly capable of “over-unity” energy production.
  • 1989 Boday magnetic flux-switching energy device for private client.
  • 1990 Collaboration with Institute for Advanced Studies at Austin on Shoulders’ EV “over-unity” energy devices.
  • 1990 Investigation of Chernetskii hydrogen arc-based energy device in Moscow for private client.
  • 1990 General research into arc-based anomalous energy production claims for potential investor.
  • 1990 Initial experiments on Alzofon’s AGNUE (Anti-Gravity by NUclear Entropy) gravity modification theory.
  • 1991 Determination of invalidity of energy claims of coupled homopolar DC machines for scientific paper.
  • 1991 In-house test of Hyde electrostatic energy device.
  • 1992 Design, build & test spectrographic telescope, RF detection & recording apparatus for private research group.
  • 1992 – 1994 Field investigations of anomalous aerial phenomena for private research institute.
  • 1994 Graneau capillary fusion and energy from water-arc explosions for potential investor.
  • 1996 Podkletnov spinning superconductor gravity experiment for potential investor showing null results to accuracy greater than Podkletnov published.
  • Awarded US Patent 5587618 for brushless orbital or gear-coupled DC homopolar machine.
  • 1997 Field investigations of anomalous aerial phenomena for private research institute.
  • Tests of Brandenburg GEM theory.
  • 2000 Development of high-voltage pulsed power apparatus for investigations of quantum vacuum fluctuations in conjunction with Institute for Advanced Studies at Austin.
  • Tests of Barrett/Froning specially-conditioned toroidal RF coils.
  • 2003 Investigation of Schauberger levitation technology in collaboration with Institute for Advanced Studies at Austin.
  • 2004 Development of electric bicycle gearbox for U. of Toronto.
  • 2005 Replication of Zinsser pulsed RF in water force machine for private European client.
  • 2006 Collaboration with Phoenix-based research institute on novel energy and propulsion ideas based on highly original physics and materials science.
  • 2008 Investigation of various anomalous electrolysis-based energy claims for private client.
  • Development of high pulsed-power supply and radiator for tests of Puthoff Polarizable Vacuum Theory.
  • 2009 Repair cabling system for Toronto Wind Turbine for Toronto Wind Energy Cooperative.
  • 2012 Tests of Williams’ 5-Dimensional theory gravitational effect.
  • Analysis of material allegedly from Anomalous Aerial Phenomenon for private research institute.
  • 2013 Design of lab-scale tests of Special Relativity for private client.
  • 2014 Design, build & test specialized high-power, high voltage power supply for Aurtas International for the SAFIRE solar plasma physics experiment.