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by Richard Hull
Thu Feb 06, 2003 8:06 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: FAQ - Fusion reactions other than D-D
Replies: 3
Views: 3715

FAQ - Fusion reactions other than D-D

... this ever present hazard are directly proportional to the acceleration voltage needed to make the reaction go.<br/> <br/> All fusion reactions require ... reactions are a trade off. Reactions that are highly desireable from a safety or energy return standpoint might cost a lot to implement or require ...
by 3l
Thu Jan 30, 2003 7:46 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Pulsed Fusor #24 Why the linac?
Replies: 0
Views: 1782

Pulsed Fusor #24 Why the linac?

... warning signs with a flashing warning light are necessary.<br/> High voltage safety will be stringent due to the extra high potentials involved.<br/> The radiation is short ...
by 3l
Wed Jan 29, 2003 9:12 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Pulsed fusor #23 How to design a linac/ with example
Replies: 20
Views: 8136

Pulsed fusor #23 How to design a linac/ with example

... warning signs with a flashing warning light are necessary.<br/> High voltage safety will be stringent due to the extra high potentials involved.<br/> The radiation is short ...
by kojikun
Thu Jan 23, 2003 3:11 am
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: Few ideas from a newbie
Replies: 11
Views: 5811

Few ideas from a newbie

... For instance, if you have 5 cavities each with two grids and an input voltage of 10KV, the protons have final impact energy of 10KeV * 10 or 100KeV. ... MIECA learn as much possible about particle accelerators and associated safety. You should also contact your states radiation control bureau unless ...
by Richard Hull
Thu Jan 16, 2003 5:30 pm
Forum: FAQs: Neutron - Radiation Detection
Topic: FAQ - NEUTRON SAFETY
Replies: 19
Views: 22840

FAQ - NEUTRON SAFETY

... this very forum to view the numerous discussions on neutron and x-ray safety issues.<br/> <br/> This FAQ is an attempt to mollify the "chicken ... physics.<br/> <br/> Normal, simple amateur fusors, operating at lower voltages, rarely emit a total isotropic neutron count exceeding 100,000 neutrons ...
by Richard Hull
Mon Jan 13, 2003 9:31 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Thermocouple gauge voltage vs. pressure calibration
Replies: 6
Views: 3989

Re: Thermocouple gauge voltage vs. pressure calibration

... resistance. Thus throwing 97 ohms plus the tube's filament or heater in series with the battery, thereby drawing far less than the required 18ma. (safety)<br/> <br/> A vacuum is pulled on the tube and, hopefully, pulled to at or below one micron. The pot can now be adjusted down in resistance so ...
by 3l
Sat Jan 04, 2003 4:35 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: High Voltage Capacitor Safety :{
Replies: 0
Views: 1662

High Voltage Capacitor Safety :{

... rings chains ect.<br/> <br/> #3 Charge them up slowly<br/> increases the lifetime of the caps.<br/> By breaking them in by escallating the voltage in steps of say 100 volts<br/> Also any defect in the capacitor will<br/> malfunction with less juice (if you are lucky)<br/> <br/> #4 Don't ...
by guest
Sat Dec 07, 2002 3:33 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Beyond Dr. Milley ...Pulsed fusor #19
Replies: 19
Views: 5262

Beyond Dr. Milley ...Pulsed fusor #19

... are as follows:<br/> <br/> 1. How do you insulate this mess at higher voltage at the power supply level ?<br/> <br/> 2. Kilowatt discharges at ... are needed.<br/> The voltage is created and used up at the helix so safety is inherent even at zillions of volts.<br/> How big can you make it... ...
by guest
Wed Dec 04, 2002 7:46 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: 123 bang under glass..pulsed demo fusor
Replies: 4
Views: 3090

Re: 123 bang under glass..pulsed fusor-setup

... trani<br/> color tv trippler<br/> The resistor is across the cap for safety but in a run it would connect to the top of the fusor.<br/> Simply ... to ten kv... a minute or so.<br/> To discharge the cap simply apply voltage to the nst<br/> primary then when the trippler hits 45kv... pow!<br/> ...
by DaveC
Tue Nov 26, 2002 9:44 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: NEON SIGN TRANSFORMERS - TROUBLE OR GODSEND
Replies: 4
Views: 6192

Re: NEON SIGN TRANSFORMERS - TROUBLE OR GODSEND

... and thus stays relatively cool in operation.<br/> <br/> There is also a safety reason for the center tapped secondary.. When the arc has been struck in the sign tubing, the plasma voltage drops to only a couple hundred volts during each half cycle. By grounding the ...