Quantum Weapons Part 1
The real scientific nomenclature for this weapon is Logitudinal EM Wave Interferometer. Because of it's uneloquent name, mainstream media has dubbed it a "scalar" weapon. The Scalar Interferometry weapon is designed to create electromagnetic fields at a distance. The research started in the 1930's by Nobel Prize winner Tesla. He announced the possibility of a weapon that could destroy hundreds of aircraft hundres of miles away. He came up with this idea half a century before its time. Thus, Tesla was regarded as a mad scientist. He died in 1943 without ever revealing the secret of these great weapons. But he was onto something; research that was not resumed until the late 20th century...read complete article here...
By using longitudinal waves, the energy is triggered to emerge from the local vacuum at the point of the target. Thus a modest triggering signal can cause a huge effect from a distance. This weapon would not have visible light, as most people imagin from movies such as Star Wars. Instead, it uses high-powered microwaves and other sorts of radiation. Though usually deadly to humans, the idea behind these weapons is not to kill, but rather to disrupt electronic systems of enemies. Think Matrix.
Britain, China, Russia and the United States head up the research in this feild, with the United States currently being slightly behind the race.