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by KJNW
Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:35 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Controlling Current and Power to the Fusor
Replies: 11
Views: 4047

Re: Controlling Current and Power to the Fusor

<r>Hello Jeff,<br/> <br/> You sound at arm’s length like you are on the right track insofar as controlling the current by controlling the resistance of the plasma. It’s some of the numbers you are quoting that leave me a little puzzled. I will begin with the finest document on tuning the fusor that ...
by KJNW
Sat Jun 09, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: The page on IEC fusion has finally turned!
Replies: 4
Views: 2437

The page on IEC fusion has finally turned!

<r>Quietly, in the town of Madison Wisconsin, a metamorphosis has occurred that will rattle the walls of fusion research at the highest levels of government. A small company, undoubtedly using a technology drawn from the work on the Farnsworth fusor research done at the University of Wisconsin-Madis...
by KJNW
Mon May 21, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: NWNC & Todd Beamer High School win first place at WSU science technology fair
Replies: 1
Views: 1996

NWNC & Todd Beamer High School win first place at WSU science technology fair

<r>5 Students from Todd Beamer High School take the first place in the regional technology award at Washington State University and $10,000 in prize money. They have created a miniaturized electronic ion pump using neodymium magnets for pulling deeper vacuums, and are in the final stages of packagin...
by KJNW
Wed May 02, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: IEC-9000 Mark II
Replies: 6
Views: 2842

Re: IEC-9000 Mark II

Thank you, Richard. The team will enjoy hearing that coming from you.
by KJNW
Tue May 01, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: IEC-9000 Mark II
Replies: 6
Views: 2842

IEC-9000 Mark II

<t>Well, after a year of running a very large bell jar, we have taken the plunge on a major upgrade. This is our new chamber, and as you can see from the photo's we have followed the yellow brick road in design principal, but we did manage to add a couple of "bay windows" to the experience. We also ...
by KJNW
Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:43 am
Forum: Interesting Links
Topic: Reposted due to domain issue: Update on a growing team.
Replies: 1
Views: 2129

Reposted due to domain issue: Update on a growing team.

<r>We have been doing quite a bit of growing, and reaching out. We are hosting a public school AP Physics class on Friday evenings, and teaching them the wonders of fusion. I have posted our monthly newsletter so you can sample our activities. We are now competing in a Washington State University co...
by KJNW
Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:56 am
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: DOH Health Physicist speaks to Seattle Fusor Group
Replies: 4
Views: 3045

DOH Health Physicist speaks to Seattle Fusor Group

<r>On Friday night, we were privileged to listen to a presentation by Mike Brennan from the Washington State Department of Health, Office of Radiation Protection on the subject of the RAD BIZ! In attendance were all of the NWNC Fusor Crew, Teachers from Todd Beamer High School (We have some of their...
by KJNW
Sun Oct 02, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: More IEC Press from the North West
Replies: 1
Views: 2168

More IEC Press from the North West

<r>Hello all,<br/> <br/> First I just have to say that I'd really rather be at the HEAS 11 this year watching Richard turn a million neutrons! Hats off to a great gathering, and one day I hope my schedule will sync with theirs so I can go. <br/> Next I would like to tip my hat to my loyal group of t...
by KJNW
Sun May 29, 2011 11:52 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: Channel 9 @ MS is carrying our story.
Replies: 11
Views: 5046

Re: Channel 9 @ MS is carrying our story.

Thank you very much. I know 5 kids who are going to be thrilled.
by KJNW
Sun May 29, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: Channel 9 @ MS is carrying our story.
Replies: 11
Views: 5046

Re: Channel 9 @ MS is carrying our story.

The video is now on you-tube. I had to edit it down from 18 minutes to 15 minutes to get it to upload. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWLhxYjMAtQ

Enjoy!