[EMS Discuss] inertial electrostatic confinement fusion reactor

Tom Conlin tomc at cs.uoregon.edu
Fri Feb 14 12:00:39 PST 2014


So  was all like, if we can't see the frickin stars all frickin winter 
in this valley that fine, we'll just make our own.

On 02/14/2014 11:54 AM, Rick Osgood wrote:
> Ben that is so freaking cool looking.  If that's the only reason this
> project happens it will be enough.
>
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> On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 11:45 AM, Darrell Perko <dperko at efn.org
> <mailto:dperko at efn.org>> wrote:
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>     Tiny demons with flashlights can be helpful as well.  Or can they
>     be?  I'm uncertain.
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>     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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