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Subject: Re: Neutron flux and safety
Date: May 26, 10:59 am
Poster: Jim Lux

On May 26, 10:59 am, Jim Lux wrote:

> At one meter from the fusor (assuming it is a point source), this is around 350,000 n/sec. Of course, stand 2 meters away, and you'd have to be cranking out over 1E6 n/sec to get that flux.

OOPS... off by a factor of ten... 30*4*pi*1E4 = 377E4 or about 4E6...
Even as close as a meter, you've got a ways to go, neutron rate wise.