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Subject: Re: EXL machines with magnetized grids
Date: Jun 22, 09:41 am
Poster: Jim Lux

On Jun 22, 09:41 am, Jim Lux wrote:

>I think Dr Bussard's suggestion that the inner grid be magnetized to deflect electrons from hitting it is a practical way to make this arrangement work

How would you go about magnetizing the grid? Tantalum and stainless steel are both non-magnetic, particularly if run hot. I suppose you could run a current through the grid using an isolated low voltage supply to create a magnetic field, but would this create the effect you are seeking?