Question about fusion

This forum is for other possible methods for fusion such as Sonolumenescense, Cold Fusion, CANR/LENR or accelerator fusion. It should contain all theory, discussions and even construction and URLs related to "other than fusor, fusion".
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Jack Rosky
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Question about fusion

Post by Jack Rosky » Fri Oct 11, 2013 11:09 pm

My friend asked me (while I was explaining a fusor to him) "If you could only detect the neutrons coming from the fusor, how do we know that other reactions are taking place."
I was trying to figure it out. But, I could not give him an answer I was confident of.
If anyone knows please answer this post.
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Re: Question about fusion

Post by Richard Hull » Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:52 pm

We take the other particulates in the D-D fusion reactions on faith. Why? They are well documented and in those reactions neutrons are produced. Neutrons are just about impossible to get in measurable quantities any other way.

How could we prove the other reactions? Purchase a RGA (residual gas analyzer) with electron multiplier, ($4,000), and look for the Tritium and Helium signatures after considerable run time. Use an internally installed PIPs detector with associated MCA multi-channel analyzer. ($5,000+)

There is just no way to explain the low voltage occurance of copius amounts of neutrons coming from the fusor other than D-D fusion. DD fusion has two possible paths and four resultant particles with each reaction about equally likely. (50-50) probability.

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