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Subject: Re: multigrid fusors
Date: Feb 14, 6:41 pm
Poster: Robert Machler

On Feb 14, 6:41 pm, Robert Machler wrote:

picture is impossible to form in the mind. For more info, those bitten hard by the idea of the fusor should read the classic text "Ionized Gases" by A. von Engel.
>von Engel really gives a great treatment in that the math is there along with the insider's gotchas and numerous special case codiciles.
> If one is honest with oneself after reading this text, and comprehends all that was said, the whole deal smacks of more black art than science. It is a science only if done in a rigidly controlled two or three tight parametered, sanitized, theoretical thought experiment, environment!! Electric and magnetic fields of varying intensity and form really skew the simple view.
>More on this later.
>Richard Hull