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Subject: Re: Are we really at 80 keV effective energy?
Date: Jun 10, 07:43 am
Poster: Scott Little

On Jun 10, 07:43 am, Scott Little wrote:

Mark Sloan wrote:

>Applying conservation of momentum to the collision:

>But, if a high-speed deuteron collides with a stationary deuteron....some (50%) of the energy is "wasted"

Indeed this is true, Mark. The point of all this was to find out what energy we should be using when looking at standard D-D cross-section data which shows a very strong energy dependence.

>What do you think is the true state of affairs in the fusors you are making?