Low-Energy Nuclear Reactions and New Energy: Technologies Sourcebook Volume 2

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Low-Energy Nuclear Reactions and New Energy is a summary of selected experimental and theoretical research performed over the last 19 years that gives profound and unambiguous evidence for low energy nuclear reaction (LENR), historically known as cold fusion.

In 1989, the subject was announced with great fanfare, to the chagrin of many people in the science community. However, the significant claim of its discoverers, Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons, excess heat without harmful neutron emissions or strong gamma radiation, involving electrochemical cells using heavy water and palladium, has held strong.

In recent years, LENR, within the field of condensed matter nuclear science, has begun to attract widespread attention and is regarded as a potential alternative and renewable energy source to confront climate change and energy scarcity. The aim of the research is to collect experimental findings for LENR in order to present reasonable explanations and a conclusive theoretical and practical working model.

The goal of the field is directed toward the fabrication of LENR devices with unique commercial potential demonstrating an alternative energy source that does not produce greenhouse gases, long-lived radiation or strong prompt radiation. The idea of LENR has led to endless discussions about the kinetic impossibility of intense nuclear reactions with high coulomb barrier potential. However, recent theoretical work may soon shed light on this mystery.

Understanding this process is one of the most challenging and perhaps important issues in the scientific world. This book includes previously unpublished studies, new and controversial theories to approach LENR with access to new sources and experimental results. The book offers insight into this controversial subject and will help readers re-evaluate their perspective on LENR as a possible alternative energy source.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780841224544
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society
  • Publication date: 10/15/2010
  • Series: ACS Symposium Series, #1029
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jan Marwan, who built up his own research laboratory in Berlin, Germany, to deeply investigate cold fusion processes, is a specialized electrochemist and focused his research on the electrochemical properties of metal hydride systems.

Steven B. Krivit is the editor of the New Energy Times online magazine and Executive Director of New Energy Institute. He has been the lead journalist investigating the LENR field for the last ten years.

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Table of Contents



1. Introduction - Steven B. Krivit
Review Papers
2. Low Energy Nuclear Reactions in Gas Phase: A Comprehensive Review - Jean-Paul Biberian
3. Wide-Ranging Studies on the Emission of Neutrons and Tritium by LENR Configurations: An Historical Review of the Early BARC Results - Mahadeva Srinivasan
LENR Experiments
4. Excess Heat and Anomalous Isotopes and Isotopic Ratios From the Interaction of Palladium With Hydrogen Isotopes - J. Dash, Q. Wang, D. S. Silver
5. Dual Laser Stimulation and Optical Phonons in Palladium Deuteride - Dennis Letts, Dennis Cravens, Peter L. Hagelstein
6. Hot Deuteron Generation and Charged Particle Emissions on Excitation of Deuterium Subsystem in Metal Deuterides - Andrei Lipson, Ivan Chernov, Alexei Roussetski, Yuri Chrdantsev, Aslan Tsivadze, Boris Lyakhov, Eugeny Saunin, Michael Melich
7. Characterization of Energetic Particles Emitted During Pd/D Co-Deposition for Use in a Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG) - Pamela A. Mosier-Boss, Frank E. Gordon, Lawrence P.G. Forsley
Acoustic Experiments
8. Recent Advances and Results in Acoustic Inertial Confinement Bubble Nuclear Fusion - R. P. Taleyarkhan, C. D. West, R. T. Lahey, Jr., R. I. Nigmatulin, R. C. Block, J. S. Cho, Y. Xu
9. Sonofusion, Deuterons to Helium Experiments - Roger S. Stringham
LENR Theories
10. Overcoming the Coulomb Barrier and Related Effects Through Resonant Electrodynamics and Quantum Mechanics in the Fleischmann-Pons Excess Heat Effect - Scott R. Chubb
11. The Basics of Deuteron-Cluster Dynamics as Shown by a Langevin Equation - Akito Takahashi
12. Quark-Gluon Model for Magic Numbers Related to Low Energy Nuclear Reactions - H. Hora, N. Ghahramani, G. H. Miley, M. Ghanaatian, M. Hooshmand, K. Philberth, F. Osman
13. Radiochemical Comparisons on Low Energy Nuclear Reactions and Uranium - George H. Miley, Heinrich Hora, Karl Philberth, A. Lipson, P.J. Shrestha
14. A Primer for Electro-Weak Induced Low Energy Nuclear Reactions - Y.N. Srivastava , A. Widom, L. Larsen

Author Index
Subject Index

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