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Subject: Re: More on Mass Spec Analysis
Date: Aug 23, 12:21 pm
Poster: Ben Franchuk

On Aug 23, 12:21 pm, Ben Franchuk wrote:

>Thought a new thread should be started...
>Regarding using magnetic deflection methods to detect fusion reactants... would like to explore a point made by Jim Lux ... namely how to get the gas species into the mass spec for analysis.

What is the scale of atmospheric recactants
left in the fusor compared to the ones produced by the fusor?

The other thing is since you are looking
for only a few types of small atoms, your
mass spec would be optimized for that and
simpler than general purpose ones.
>Dave Cooper