According to researcher Takunori Taira, the lasers are able to ignite an engine three times faster than spark plugs, and because the beams can be focused precisely at the center of the fuel/air mixture, there is more-efficient combustion.
What does F/A stand for?
F/A stands for Fuel/Air
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It is expected that the alternative is likely to involve using laser beams to ignite the fuel/air mixture inside the engine.
Scuderi says its design is able to achieve compression cylinder pressures equal to that of a conventional internal-combustion engine during the combustion cycle, thus creating large amounts of turbulence for improved atomization of the fuel/air mix.