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Subject: Re: An interesting benefit to pulsed fusors
Date: Nov 19, 10:19 am
Poster: Scott Stephens

On Nov 19, 10:19 am, Scott Stephens wrote:

>If we ever get one of these puppies built, a p-B11 reactor ought to run steady state, not pulsed.

You may not want to do that! Consider building a gasoline or turbine engine and not controling its fuel consumption. Before the catastrophic failure, you could get nuked real good.

>Picture this, a spherical reactor about 6 meters in diameter, producing close to 10 Gigawatts ...

Realy need to be so large? I figure the business going on in the core is nano-scopic