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by Jan Ruge
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt
Replies: 13
Views: 5469

Re: Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt

Thanks for your positive response, yes, we have definitely learned a lot. "As empirical results have shown, our high voltage supply is not lethal" To be honest: while adjusting a spark gap it arced through the handle of a heavy duty screwdriver into my hand... Unless you are paranoid, Murphy's law w...
by Jan Ruge
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt
Replies: 13
Views: 5469

Re: Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt

First of all, sorry for the late response, we had to some major upgrades before doing further experiments. Second, some responses: - Drying the gas is planned at some point (probably using CaCl), but is currently not implemented. I'll keep that in mind. - We also have a calibrated Gamma Scout Alert,...
by Jan Ruge
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt
Replies: 13
Views: 5469

Re: Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt

Thanks for the positive response and also for the tip wit the suppressor grid :). Sadly the ion gun is sealed with epoxy but I keep that in mind, especially for the target. A Geiger counter is always with us (Gamma Scout Alert) but to be honest I don't trust the readings that much. It detects gamma ...
by Jan Ruge
Sat Dec 02, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt
Replies: 13
Views: 5469

Jan Ruge Fusion Attempt @ Chaos Darmstadt

Heyho, First of all, as I'm quite new here, pleas let me know if this is the wrong section :) This is a brief introduction to my Fusor project or static neutron source to be precise (shooting deuterium ions on a metal plate). I try to keep this up to date as we make any progress. The vacuum system i...