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by Dennis P Brown
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Fusors and Maxwell's Equations
Replies: 6
Views: 1331

Re: Fusors and Maxwell's Equations

... by that name. As soon as anyone in admin or safety googles that word, then nuclear fusion, neutrons and possibly x-rays source will appear. That will set off red flags. Call the ...
by Dennis P Brown
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Construction of Neutron Grade Fusor
Replies: 45
Views: 3157

Re: Construction of Neutron Grade Fusor

Don't get discouraged. You are making excellent progress - like getting the plasma under ... no holding the neutron detector) will provide safety (and again, do not sit so the lower body gets x-rays!) A simple metal stand is far too easy to construct ...
by Enzo Carter
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Creation, usage, and destruction of a cathode
Replies: 12
Views: 1323

Re: Creation, usage, and destruction of a cathode

... is that they would be the same because an X-ray is created by an exelorated electron that ... slate tile, but for now i will use lead for X-rays and acrylic for high voltage safety. making the acrylic shield today. as for material ...
by Robert Dwyer
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: How to figure out the specs of old Rigaku scintillation tube probe?
Replies: 24
Views: 1822

Re: How to figure out the specs of old Rigaku scintillation tube probe?

The radiation safety aspect of operating such a supply cannot be overstated. At 50kv and 300ma the amount of x-rays produced in a typical fusor will be copious and lethal. At 50kv ...
by Dennis P Brown
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Someone give me some exact specs
Replies: 19
Views: 1316

Re: Someone give me some exact specs

... (they run about $1K and up each) and complexity. A vacuum gauge system for micron to torr range ... off the self stuff (some do) for big bucks. Safety - if you are comparing nuclear power systems ... are lethal and depending on design, the x-rays from the high voltage can be moderate to very ...
by Enzo Carter
Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Creation, usage, and destruction of a cathode
Replies: 12
Views: 1323

I made the forum recommended changes and added a Turbo pump

... generate!! I added a second ground strap for safety I am now using the mirror and have the fusor ... forms also added a geiger counter but had no X-rays i added a turbo pump so i can get the vacuum below ...
by Samuel Low
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Fusors and Maxwell's Equations
Replies: 6
Views: 1331

Re: Fusors and Maxwell's Equations

... of explosions (or implosions) rattle in the minds of folks in the safety department or the facilities management department who do not come ... in series! Jesus! They thought that demo fusors would output neutron rays and vaporise people like the atom bomb Hiroshima or Nagasaki! When I ...
by Jim Kovalchick
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Creation, usage, and destruction of a cathode
Replies: 12
Views: 1323

Re: Creation, usage, and destruction of a cathode

... safe. I would like to offer an important safety tip to keep you and others out of trouble. ... have a tendency to pop off when you least expect it. If it does when you are applying voltage ... without a camera means exposing yourself to x-rays when you start using higher voltage. Good luck, ...
by Sam_Pasmann
Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Please Help Quantify X-Rays
Replies: 8
Views: 955

Please Help Quantify X-Rays

... Adviser,a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with expertise in thermodynamics and combustion. I preface ... Department learned that fusors produce x-rays and "nuclear waste" (Tritium) and our project ... of radiation would not have been a serious safety risk. My teammate and I have been working ...
by Dennis P Brown
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt
Replies: 13
Views: 3200

Re: Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt

... the gun so biasing was easy*.) The potential x-ray flux can be quit dangerous (electron's tend ... from D-D fusion events. Back ground cosmic rays will likely exceed your signal so long runs ... is certainly better suited for high voltage safety as long as your vacuum housing near the HV ...