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by Liam David
Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Fusor Update - Liam David
Replies: 10
Views: 521

Fusor Update - Liam David

... System I made a new control box that has hardwired connections for voltage, current, and MFC deuterium flow. The signals are passed through ... and verified an inverse-square relation, but such is high voltage safety and hindsight. Chamber Reconfiguration My 6-way chamber was nestled ...
by Dennis P Brown
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Demo Fusor Progress
Replies: 23
Views: 1004

Re: Demo Fusor Progress

... is/will be your power supply? You should consider the very clever high voltage meter and current gauges recently featured here by Ed Meserve. More ... essential for any real fusor. These builds are worth looking at. As for safety, using window screen should be sufficent protection. Build a frame ...
by Dennis P Brown
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Fusor theory variant on arxiv.. EV Tsiper
Replies: 16
Views: 2234

Re: Fusor theory variant on arxiv.. EV Tsiper

... about these units I see is that they apparently do not handle high voltage plasma flash overs very well - as Richard will attest to. I've always ... (no star mode) and throat screening alone isn't going to guarentee safety, I guess - I did provided these features to my turbo system but partly ...
by Andrew Seltzman
Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: Compilations of long term fusor.net technical contributors
Topic: Andrew Seltzman
Replies: 2
Views: 1374

Andrew Seltzman

... at lower pumping rates and will decrease neutron numbers. Radiation safety is important, particularly as you start to get to lower vacuum (<20mTorr) and higher voltage (>15kV). The hazard is x-rays not neutrons. Use a lead glass shielded viewport (I ...
by Steven Haid
Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Power Supply using Car Amp, Transformer and 5X VM
Replies: 2
Views: 1108

Power Supply using Car Amp, Transformer and 5X VM

... 3000 CPM, as compared to 300 CPM from my previous power supply. SAFETY Extreme care is needed when working around high voltages. Do not touch anything until the voltages have diminished to zero. And always wear ...
by Steven Haid
Thu Dec 26, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Steven Haid's Fusor
Replies: 11
Views: 5313

Re: Steven Haid's Fusor

... 3000 CPM, as compared to 300 CPM from my previous power supply. SAFETY Extreme care is needed when working around high voltages. Do not touch anything until the voltages have diminished to zero. And always wear ...
by Maciek Szymanski
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Small demo fusor for educational purposes
Replies: 4
Views: 1080

Small demo fusor for educational purposes

... so it can be easily explained to a layperson. To meet the safety requirements the HV power must be restricted in voltage and current. There is of course only low vacuum rotary vane pump, and the fusor will ...
by Rich Feldman
Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Non-Corrosive and/or Dielectric Liquid Cooling?
Replies: 16
Views: 3789

Re: Non-Corrosive and/or Dielectric Liquid Cooling?

... a BBQ tank so old it still has a POL valve. Glad to be with Dennis on a safety thing! Am reminded of one classic HV high bandwidth scope probe: the ... it needed to be refilled. https://www.eevblog.com/forum/testgear/high-voltage-oscilloscope-probes-make-or-buy/ Amateurs have used butane as a replacement ...
by David Vermilion
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Brute forcing high voltages with two MOTs (not what you think)
Replies: 7
Views: 1744

Brute forcing high voltages with two MOTs (not what you think)

... build a ~30Kv transformer with 0.03-0.04mA use a variac for control, a voltage divider to measure the voltage and string some cheap 20Kv diodes ... through issues/revisions so I waited. For anyone concerned with my safety, I DO OF COURSE plan on using NMN laminate paper for the insulation ...
by Trent Carter
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: 1D Cathode with Neutron Run
Replies: 3
Views: 2011

1D Cathode with Neutron Run

... 2. 3D, 2D, and 1D Cathodes and the advantages in pressure, Neutrons, voltage and current based on geometry. Today I will share a Neutron generating ... welding put a brass brush on a dremel and brush the welds shiny. Wear safety goggles or you will lose an eye. Brass dremel brushes release brass ...