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by Charles Vorbach
Wed Apr 20, 2016 1:59 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: PEM fuel cell deuterium generator
Replies: 32
Views: 29539

Re: PEM fuel cell deuterium generator

Beautiful. Much less hacked together than my supply.

I am curious though, is the D2 really wet when produced from a PEM cell? Most of the diagrams I have seen seem to show the PEM membrane as impermeable to water.

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by Charles Vorbach
Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Complete Fusor Set-Up
Replies: 11
Views: 5462

First Fusion

Thank you so much. It is an honour to be part of such a select company. I will try to continue to improve my set-up and detector. I hope to produce much higher neutron counts in the future. As I am 17 and I am currently attending Bronxville High School, would it be possible to place my name under hi...
by Charles Vorbach
Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:40 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Complete Fusor Set-Up
Replies: 11
Views: 5462

First Fusion

Here is a more detailed overview of my detector set-up. Here is a link to the sketch I am using with the Arduino: http://vorbachblog.com/files/GeigerCounter.ino So I started out by disassembling my Geiger counter. http://vorbachblog.com/pictures/neutron-detector-photos/Step%20One.JPG It does use a r...
by Charles Vorbach
Wed Apr 13, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Complete Fusor Set-Up
Replies: 11
Views: 5462

First Fusion

Firstly, thank you to everyone who provided the information to complete this project and answered my all-too-frequently naive questions. I can't even begin to list all of diverse subjects I have learned about and problems I have solved in the course of completing this project. I owe a debt of gratit...
by Charles Vorbach
Tue Apr 12, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Complete Fusor Set-Up
Replies: 11
Views: 5462

Re: Complete Fusor Set-Up

All credit does go to Richard on those HV displays. The PEM is from an old Hydrocar kit off eBay.
by Charles Vorbach
Sat Apr 02, 2016 6:16 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Complete Fusor Set-Up
Replies: 11
Views: 5462

Complete Fusor Set-Up

Hi all. Here are a few pictures of my complete fusor setup. http://vorbachblog.com/pictures/Apparatus.jpg Complete Apparatus http://vorbachblog.com/pictures/BallastAndAutotransformer.jpg The Variac and inductive ballast (MOT in primary) http://vorbachblog.com/pictures/ChamberAndDiffPump.jpg Chamber ...
by Charles Vorbach
Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Plasma Update
Replies: 1
Views: 1351

Plasma Update

image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg So after a lot of fiddling I got some plasma. It looks super cool and is just going to get better. I have current leaking all over the place, but hopefully I will be able to fix that in the next few days. I have current metering up, and should get voltage and pressure ...
by Charles Vorbach
Sat Jun 06, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Pre-Plasma Update
Replies: 2
Views: 1488

Pre-Plasma Update

So I am almost ready for air plasma. I just wanted to post a few images of my set-up before I went ahead. The whole thing: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui=2&ik=070279b56d&view=fimg&th=14dca88c85d81a4d&attid=0.3&disp=emb&realattid=ii_14dca8358951001d&attbid=ANGjdJ-eUutNxeoEVar_F6Y6wYHpOt9Jh9mP_d...
by Charles Vorbach
Thu May 28, 2015 12:57 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Vacuum Chamber Complete
Replies: 2
Views: 1829

Re: Vacuum Chamber Complete

There are six ports, 2 CF and 4 KF, arranged in a symmetrical orientation.
by Charles Vorbach
Wed May 27, 2015 12:47 am
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Fixing an Analog Thermocouple Gauge
Replies: 11
Views: 6816

Re: Fixing an Analog Thermocouple Gauge

Thank you so much for all your help. I really appreciate your patience in helping to find the problem. I get the circuit now. I did an extended pump down today. Here is my connection to the pump. image.jpg It is a short pvc tubing connection between the pump and gauge tube. I sealed it with epoxy an...