Fusor Reassembled

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Scott Moroch
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Fusor Reassembled

Post by Scott Moroch » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:06 am

After about 2 years of my fusor sitting disassembled in my basement, I finally had an opportunity to reassemble it. I have upgraded the high voltage feedthrough and am now using a turbo pump. Base pressure is now 5E-7 Torr. Here are pictures of the first plasmas with it. More runs up to 80kV are planned.

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Dennis P Brown
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Re: Fusor Reassembled

Post by Dennis P Brown » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:38 am

Very nice. Look forward to you posting progress pics and write ups on results.

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Richard Hull
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Re: Fusor Reassembled

Post by Richard Hull » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:11 am

Fabulous! Nuff said.

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Re: Fusor Reassembled

Post by emsbye » Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:54 pm

Amazing! :-)

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