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Subject: Secondary Neutrons
Date: May 26, 11:03 am
Poster: Jim Lux

On May 26, 11:03 am, Jim Lux wrote:

Now that we are making neutrons, what about using them to fission U238? Depleted uranium is fairly available (actually, almost free, in multi-ton (>40) lots, because there is a huge surplus). Using the n from the DD or DT reaction, you can hit a piece of U and generate 2 more n's, etc.