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Subject: Re: Small wire brush deuterium ion generators
Date: Jun 28, 3:41 pm
Poster: Richard Hull

On Jun 28, 3:41 pm, Richard Hull wrote:

Good to see everyone usin' their noodles out there. The threading of the inner wall is a really neat idea.

Stephen is wise to consider the final fate of items which are too sharp. If the current is not very evenly distributed over all of surface then melting begins. Tom Ligon, to his horror, saw a healthy sized tunsten wire vaporized by electron bombardment in seconds in his fusor.

Richard Hull

>I wonder if the heat or particle bombardment might not defeat both mine and/or your idea. But that would take time and a good thing last as long as a good thing lasts.