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Does anyone have any idea of a professed that may aid in my attempt of building a fusor? I am from Hamilton, Ontario. I know that the university next to me owns a nuclear reactor (fission), but from there, I am completely clueless. Does anyone know any body who can help to get up and running.
- Dennis P Brown
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Glad to hear your interested in fusors. This is the place to start. Next, you need to read the FAQ's in the various areas offered here and get a good idea of what a fusor is, what parts there are, how they are assembled, and finally, rough ideas on the construction/operation. After that, one is ready to ask specific questions on how to really get started - which is, rather easy at that point - you buy components and assemble. As for getting help from a university, best to ask any specific questions here after you read/understand the FAQ's, for the most part.
Oh, I have been here for three months now. I understand the components and concepts involving fusion at this point. I have even 3D modeled my chamber and have all my components ready for buying on a spreadsheet. My only question was about a professor since I don’t want to jump strait into a field like this as I don’t have very good background in nuclear physics.