Guidelines for usage and outline of areas of investigation

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Guidelines for usage and outline of areas of investigation

Post by Frank Sanns » Wed May 13, 2015 4:14 am

Welcome to the advanced discussion area of Please use this area for advanced presentation of data and for collaboration on fusor projects.

To kick this off, I am posting an outline that I made from what we on were working on back in 2004. It is not exhaustive but you can see it is quite a bit more technical than just building a fusor. Hopefully it will stimulate some of the more scientific in the group to push this work forward.

Inertial Electrostatic Confinement
-----Chamber Geometry
-----Grid Geometry
-----Grid Design
----------Plasma electrodes
-----Grid composition
----------High temperature (W, Ta, Re...)
----------Fuel absorbers (Pd, Ti,.....)
----------Fusable Gases (Deuterium, Tritium, Boron.....)
----------Fissionable Gases (mostly Hi Z....)
----------Gas Mixtures (Argon, Xenon, D2O....)
-----Increase the number of Ions
----------Ion Guns
----------RF Guns
----------Filament Guns
-----Mean Free Path Determination
-----Location of fusion in a fusor
----------Metal latices (Ti, Pd etc.)
-----Pulse Mode
----------Descrete or intermittent pulses

------Targeted Systems
----------High ion current devices
------Hybrid Systems
----------Boron Shell to capture neutrons and release heat
----------Cold/hot fusion hybrid
----------U238 energy multiplication

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