FAQ: Heavy Water Electrolysis Deuterium Source

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Re: Heavy Water Electrolysis Deuterium Source

Post by Andrew Seltzman » Sun Feb 27, 2005 11:14 pm

Looks nice. How fast did the D2 penatrate the foil? how thin was the foil?

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Re: Heavy Water Electrolysis Deuterium Source

Post by Starfire » Sun Mar 06, 2005 7:44 pm

sorry for delay Andrew - I only get on at week ends now. Foil was hot rolled down from a 0.1 mm foil to about 0.005 and Indium soldered on to a SS ring washer then sealed in the plastic tube, but it took forever for the D2 to permeate the foil at 1 bar - the D2O had a bit of Sodium added and was electrolyzed at atmosphere. It would be better with the foil hot and the pressure higher - but how? This was a high school project and on a very small budget.

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Re: Heavy Water Electrolysis Deuterium Source

Post by Richard Hull » Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:10 pm

I upgraded this superb thread to a "FAQ".

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