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Subject: Re: Hirsch device info
Date: Jul 22, 10:16 pm
Poster: Richard Hull

On Jul 22, 10:16 pm, Richard Hull wrote:

>What Hirsch device had the highest neutron count?


The one in the Hirsch-Meeks patent (see Coley's website.) ~10e10 neutrons/sec R Hull

>Did the device have any ion guns?


No, It did not! R. Hull

>Is there a scientific article that I can look at to see what he did to get such a high reaction rate?


Not really. The real specifics of this system are in the patent which contains no real data tables.
Big neutron numbers never came until they first used Tritium Deuterium 50-50 mix in November of 1965, rather late in the effort. R. Hull