[EMS Discuss] inertial electrostatic confinement fusion reactor

Darrell Perko dperko at efn.org
Fri Feb 14 11:45:47 PST 2014

Tiny demons with flashlights can be helpful as well.  Or can they be?  
I'm uncertain.

On 2/14/2014 11:28 AM, Tom Conlin wrote:
> Ben
> If you ever get serious I can get a hold of
> final stages vacuums and maybe the highvoltage
> and probably some awesome help.
> Rick a hard vacuum has fewer stray atoms in the volume
> suction can only go so far then you need tricks like cooling
> the atoms so they don't bounce around,
> or spraying them with oil that captures the stray atoms then falls 
> down or good old fashioned hitting them with a bat and knocking them 
> into a separate containment area.
> On 02/14/2014 10:58 AM, Benjamin Hallert wrote:
>> I'd need ~.025mm/mercury vacuum.  I've wanted to build a
>> Farnsworth/Hirsch inertial electrostatic confinement fusion reactor for
>> years, and once in a while the bug comes back to bite me.
>> Anyone here ever build one?  I suppose I should probably start a
>> separate thread for that at some point, right now I'm still sourcing
>> materials to see if I can afford it.
>> - Ben

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