Isoperibolic calorimetry on modified fleischmann-pons cells
ABSTRACT We present a set of calorimetric data obtained with Fleischmann-Pons type cells, working in a novel electrostatic configuration aimed at achieving high deuterium loading. The analysis of such data, which includes an eight day run with a “blank” cell (Pt cathode), shows that: (a) the heat dissipation of the cells depends strongly on the physical processes occurring at the cathode; (b) the continuing calibration with periodic heat pulses yields accurate estimates of the excess enthalpies generated in the cells; (c) very high excess power densities are observed in the cells electrolyzing D2O with Pd cathodes.
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Article: Tally of Cold Fusion Papers[Show abstract] [Hide abstract]
ABSTRACT: This document contains a tally of cold fusion papers from two sources: the list maintained by Dieter Britz at Aarhus U., and the EndNote database used to generate the indexes at LENR-CANR.org. Various tallies such as the number of peer-reviewed experimental papers are presented. Purpose This report presents some background and a breakdown of the items in two databases of cold fusion papers: the Britz collection, and the LENR-CANR database. The purpose is to give the reader a sense of the scale, variety, and sources of the material available about this subject. This is also intended to give some indication of how much has been published on cold fusion, where it was published, and approximately how many positive and negative papers have been published. This paper includes the following tallies: 1. Summary statistics for the LENR-CANR database 2. Positive, peer-reviewed excess heat papers culled from both databases. 3. Papers from Britz collection. 4. Famous failed neutron studies from 1989. These had a large influence on scientific opinion and the subsequent history of the field, but many cold fusion researchers believe they were flawed and should not be given weight today. Details from these four tallies are gathered in Appendix A. They include multipage lists of journal titles, authors and the individual titles of papers referenced in the four tallies.
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ABSTRACT: This journalistic investigation into cold fusion follows the work of Eugene Mallove, formerly with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology press office as well as Infinite Energy magazine, and the work of author Charles Beaudette. This paper is the result of a broad survey of original interviews with researchers who have been active in the cold fusion field for the past 15 years, their papers, and references to significant, previously undisclosed cold fusion experiments and audits. This investigation shows that the claims of excess heat were never disproved, in contrast to the generally-held belief at the time. With the benefit of 16 years of progress and hindsight, cold fusion researchers have accumulated convincing evidence to establish the claims of a new, genuine field of science. This investigation shows that the original hope of cold fusion, a new source of energy without harmful radiation, remains. This paper also serves as a brief summary of some of the highlights of the field to date. Until recently, the name Low Energy Nuclear Reactions also had been used for this work. However, leaders in this new field have agreed on the name Condensed Matter Nuclear01/2005;