The Science of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon: In Search of the Physics and Chemistry behind Complex Experimental Data Sets

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Overview

Broken up in to three sections, this book gives a unified explanation of all the significant data on the Cold Fusion Phenomena to date. It presents a history of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon (CFP), gives the fundamental experimental results of the CFP and presents a quantum mechanical treatment of physical problems associated with cold fusion.

• Overviews the abundance of research and investigation that followed the 'cold fusion scandal' in 1989.
• Explores the fundamental science behind the original Fleischmann experiment

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080451107
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/10/2006
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 0.50 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Discovery of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon (CFP)
1.1 The First Experiments
1.2 The Experiment by Fleischmann et al.
1.3 Confirmation of the Experiment by Fleischmann et al.
1.4 Experiment by Jones et al. and De Ninno et al.
1.5 Scandals
1.6 Experiments with Light Water H2O
1.7 Facts and Truth

2 Facts of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon (CFP)
2.1 How the Experiments are conducted?
2.2 Where and How the Cold Fusion Phenomenon occurs?
2.3 Number of Reactions Nx producing an Observable x
2.4 Outline of TNCF Model and Neutron Drop Model – Basis of Data Analysis
2.5 Nuclear Transmutations (NT’s)
2.6 Tritium T (or triton 31H=t)
2.7 Neutron
2.8 Helium-3 (32He) and Helium-4 (42He)
2.9 Excess Heat
2.10 Absence of Gamma Ray
2.11 The Stability Effect in Nuclear Transmutation
2.12 The Inverse Power Law for Occurrence of Events in Cold Fusion Phenomenon
2.13 After Effect and Aging Effect
2.14 The Qualitative Reproducibility
2.15 Summary of Experimental Results of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon

3 Science of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon
3.1 Potency of a Model – Examples in Modern Physics
3.2 The TNCF Model – A Phenomenological Approach
3.3 Explanation of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon by the TNCF Model
3.4 Nuclear Reactions in Free Space and in Solids
3.5 Quantum States of Neutrons and Properties of Lattice Nuclei
3.6 Hydrogen Isotopes in Transition Metals
3.7 CF-Matter and Neutron Drop Model
Drops in Thin Neutron Gas Formed in Solids
3.8 The Cold Fusion Phenomenon as a Science of Complexity revealed by the Stability Effect and the Inverse Power Law

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