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Subject: Re: Interesting Pulsed Neutron Source
Date: Feb 07, 8:50 pm
Poster: Jim Lux

On Feb 07, 8:50 pm, Jim Lux wrote:

>>I found an interesting site that gives an overview of "Amperian Electrodynamics" at http://www.df.lth.se/~snorkelf/Longitudinal/node1.html
>>It includes a description of a pulsed Dueterated-Ammonia capillary explosion at 500J, 200KV that produces 10^9 Neutrons.
>>Haven't some of the BBS members experimented with water-arc? Ever see any neutrons?

There are all sorts of interesting effects that occur with very fast rise times di/dt > 1E9 V/second, including soft Xray production (in air) and, I seem to recall, neutron production. You might do a search for MAGPIE and SPEED