Record proton-boron fusion rate achieved

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goldfish
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Record proton-boron fusion rate achieved

Postby goldfish » Mon Dec 29, 2014 11:33 am

It is a rather old (2013) message but could not find it on talk-polywell.org. See:
http://www.fusenet.eu/node/575
Also a promissing development...

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Re: Record proton-boron fusion rate achieved

Postby D Tibbets » Fri Jan 02, 2015 1:35 am

This was discussed tangentially in the past. At that time it was a vague report that "Russians had used a laser to get P-B11 fusion" This gives more detail and I suspect is the pertinent work.

The context was mostly speculation about the energies of the P-B11 alphas, and the implications for alpha particle thermalization and direct conversion. Tri Alpha has a report where the energy distribution among the three alphas is different from the classical values. Clarifying this question is needed for any direct conversion scheme.

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