New Mechanism Post!!

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mattman
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New Mechanism Post!!

Postby mattman » Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:53 pm

http://thepolywellblog.blogspot.com/201 ... works.html


The new post is up: “How It Works”


Thanks everyone for the hard work. This was a group effort.


We need to make this into a YouTube Cartoon: How the Polywell Works.


The Polywell Blog is Now Receiving over 60 Hits a day!




Post Summary:
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This describes the proposed mechanism for polywell fusion in 9 steps, with citations, for WB6. First (1) the electrons are emitted using thermionic emission. Next (2) a Lorentz force pushes the electrons down a 12,500 voltage drop into the rings. Next, (3) the magnetic becomes greater than the electric component of the Lorentz force, and the electrons follow the field lines. (4) The electrons recirculate from the center to the 14 cusps and the motion is straight in the center and corkscrews tighter in the dense fields at the cusps. Under high density, the electron experiences a magnetic mirror and is reflected. Straight motion in the center scatters the electrons and leads to their eventual loss. (5) When billions of electrons are caught, they form a 10 kV point charge. (6) Uncharged deuterium gas is puffed towards the rings. (7) When the gas reaches the electron cloud it heats up past 16 eV and ionizes. ( 8 ) The ion experiences a Lorentz force, falls towards the cloud and builds up as much as 10,000 eV of energy. (9) If two ions collide, in the center, at 10 KeV, and they can fuse. The stated goal of NIF was to get the average plasma temperature over 10,000 eV under confinement. The fusion product should be too energized (multiple MeV’s) to be held by the fields. Other physical processes occur simultaneously with fusion, such as: x-ray generation, cyclotron radiation and columbic repulsion. Net power would mean minimizing these competing processes and raising reactor efficiency to lower Lawsons’ “critical temperature” for fusion. This post closes by discussing scale up through the cross section and volumetric fusion equation.
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Postby ladajo » Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:58 am

Dude,
Your efforts are appreciated. But PLEASE stop spamming your updates into multiple posts.
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Postby hanelyp » Fri Sep 14, 2012 4:20 am

ladajo wrote:PLEASE stop spamming your updates into multiple posts.

Seconded.

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Postby Aero » Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:20 pm

hanelyp wrote:
ladajo wrote:PLEASE stop spamming your updates into multiple posts.

Seconded.

Thirds !
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Postby MSimon » Fri Sep 21, 2012 3:05 am

I'll take a third of that and double it.


When I was working Polywell publicity I was a supreme spammer.
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Postby vernes » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:28 am

No excuses, just post here and leave it at that.


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