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by Richard Hull
Thu Feb 06, 2003 8:06 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: FAQ - Fusion reactions other than D-D
Replies: 3
Views: 2187

FAQ - Fusion reactions other than D-D

... reaction chosen, produce copius quantities of X-rays. The danger of this ever present hazard are directly ... trade off. Reactions that are highly desireable from a safety or energy return standpoint might cost a lot to implement ...
by kojikun
Thu Jan 23, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Few ideas from a newbie
Replies: 11
Views: 3015

Few ideas from a newbie

... will GUARANTEED result in extremely energetic XRays and probably gamma rays thanks to both particle collision with the grids as well as synchrotron ... MIECA learn as much possible about particle accelerators and associated safety. You should also contact your states radiation control bureau unless ...
by Richard Hull
Thu Jan 16, 2003 5:30 pm
Forum: FAQs: Neutron - Radiation Detection
Topic: FAQ - NEUTRON SAFETY
Replies: 19
Views: 15924

FAQ - NEUTRON SAFETY

... view the numerous discussions on neutron and x-ray safety issues.<br/> <br/> This FAQ is an attempt to mollify ... quite), a non-issue. Far more problematic are the X-rays from glass or large viewported fusors. While the x-rays ...
by guest
Wed Dec 04, 2002 7:46 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: 123 bang under glass..pulsed demo fusor
Replies: 4
Views: 1870

Re: 123 bang under glass..pulsed fusor-setup

... The resistor is across the cap for safety but in a run it would connect to the top ... white then fades to blue again.<br/> Do not exceed 10 kv ...there is zero xray protection in ... I have no instruments that can register x rays during the pulse... keep a good distance please.<br/> ...
by guest
Sun Jul 21, 2002 7:10 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Homeland Security Issues
Replies: 9
Views: 2036

Re: Homeland Security Issues

... particularly mind.<br/> It is only the rabid safety nazi crowd that is foaming at the mouth. ... Your 19" honking big monitor produces more x-rays than our setups. We take the time to shield our stuff. ...
by Richard Hull
Tue May 07, 2002 1:44 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: X-Ray Primer - Tutorial
Replies: 5
Views: 1794

Re: X-Ray Primer - Tutorial

... the thinest thickness of lead will stop the rays DEAD! 1/4" lead plate would be spartan protection ... only the most microscopic amount of the X-ray flux will be at an energy level (kev) of your ... major issue associated with operational fusor safety right after electrocution issues. Fortunately, ...
by Richard Hull
Mon Apr 01, 2002 6:30 am
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Scintillator tests
Replies: 11
Views: 3290

Scintillator tests

... levels to avoid counting the Gamma rays from the sealed RaBe source.<br/> <br/> Every ... to construct such a device. Most of all, the safety concerns are severe and slipups by rank amateurs ... counting scenarios that meant that 1.33 X 166.6 = 221.6 neutrons zipped through the mass ...
by guest
Mon Jan 28, 2002 3:22 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Microwave Saturation ???
Replies: 14
Views: 3287

Re: Microwave Saturation ???

... and appropriate. Any magnetron stuff that I experiment with is tested with a simple microwave ... transmitters. With all the voltages, x-rays, implosion hazards and such that this group ... routinely, I sort of figured that microwave safety would be a given...<br/> The idea of putting ...
by guest
Sun Dec 30, 2001 7:46 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Pulsed Fusor #3: Case Study of a 1HP Fusor
Replies: 5
Views: 2636

Pulsed Fusor #3: Case Study of a 1HP Fusor

... would hate to lose friends to lethal doses of x-rays<br/> and neutrons.<br/> Pulse systems are not toys.<br/> ... ... breeding blanket... system cooling...shielding....safety ect.<br/> This first design will be bare with out ...