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by Starfire
Thu Aug 19, 2010 11:05 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: help me
Replies: 2
Views: 1390

Re: help me

and use your real name - only the " Perfesser" - the board host - has the privilage of a respected pseudo-name.
by Starfire
Sun Aug 08, 2010 11:38 am
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: idea.
Replies: 6
Views: 3633

Re: idea.

Why not build one and see? You will learn a lot about real technology problems.
by Starfire
Sat Aug 07, 2010 3:37 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Cadmium + GM-Tube for Neutron detection?
Replies: 18
Views: 5511

Re: Cadmium + GM-Tube for Neutron detection?

Don't melt - use a roller mill and produce whatever thickness you want
by Starfire
Sat Aug 07, 2010 11:37 am
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Cadmium + GM-Tube for Neutron detection?
Replies: 18
Views: 5511

Re: Cadmium + GM-Tube for Neutron detection?

Illy - try ' morgaine-le-feys-cat ' on ebay - they sometime have Cadmium sheet cheap

330456089754 or 380255016485
by Starfire
Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:57 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Fusor V Chamber
Replies: 20
Views: 7031

Re: Fusor V Chamber

Wow - if 5 doesn't work it will make a great pizza oven
by Starfire
Wed Jul 21, 2010 11:46 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Regular vs PIN Silicon Photo Diodes for Scintillation Detectors
Replies: 4
Views: 2096

Re: Regular vs PIN Silicon Photo Diodes for Scintillation Detectors

Lutz

PIN diodes do not have any gain like a PMT - I doubt if they can be used, even follow by a hi-gain amp - it is not just a question of spectral responce. If they could be used - they would have been used for scintillation detection.before now.
by Starfire
Thu Jul 15, 2010 6:05 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Nature does it beautifully..
Replies: 30
Views: 9279

Re: Nature does it beautifully..

<t>A scientific understanding is not important at this stage - technological sucess is - get the thing working and we will have loads of time for analysis after and no doubt it will abound.<br/> <br/> The moral problem and commercial aspect may be paramount. Beauty is subjective and a concept which ...
by Starfire
Tue Jul 13, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Silver Activation Data from a Hot Fusor Run
Replies: 18
Views: 4872

Re: Silver Activation Data from a Hot Fusor Run

<t>Hi Frank & Carl - it is just that these results are a benchmark for many workers and set a standard of what to expect in activtion and form a reference. The FAQs are again fundimental and a reference source - these reports are a base of what target can expected to be achieved by an amateur an...
by Starfire
Tue Jul 13, 2010 5:51 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Silver Activation Data from a Hot Fusor Run
Replies: 18
Views: 4872

Re: Silver Activation Data from a Hot Fusor Run

Sorry Richard - can I redirect to Paul
by Starfire
Mon Jul 12, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Nature does it beautifully..
Replies: 30
Views: 9279

Re: Nature does it beautifully..

What could you not do with a fraction of the expenditure of the past fifty odd years? but it's not about logic or innovation. I agree - so many high calibre scientists going round in circles