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distinct bursts of neutron that are about 30 microseconds apart. The first is at 14.1 MeV, from the pulsed neutron generator; the second, how ever, is at 2.45 MeV. This is the exact energy level a neutron produced in a deuterium-deuterium fusion reaction is expected to have. These 2.45MeV neutrons are detected at about the same time that the photomultiplier detects a burst of light, indicating that both events take place during the implosion of the bubbles. There is a second fusion “fingerprint” by measuring levels of another hydrogen isotope, tritium, in the deuterated acetone. The reason is that deuterium- deuterium fusion is a reaction with two possible outputs at almost equal probability. On possibility gives 2.45 MeV neutrone plus helium, and the other gives tritium plus a proton. Thus, the build-up of tritium above the measured initial levels is an independent and strong, indication that fusion has taken place, since tritium can not be produced with out a nuclear reaction. The desktop experiment is safe because although the reactions generate extremely high pressures and temperature those extreme conditions exist only in small regions of the liquid in the container-within the collapsing bubbles. 19
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Bubble Power Seminar Report ’07 ADVANTAGES OF BUBBLE POWER OVER OTHER APPROACHES 1. It is self sustainable. 2. Easily controllable. 3. It consistently produces more energy than it consumes. 4. Low cost. 5. Easily available raw materials. 6. Environmental friendly. 20
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Bubble Power Seminar Report ’07 APPLICATIONS 1) Thermonuclear fusion gives a new, safe, environmental friendly way to produce electrical energy. 2) This technology also could result in a new class of low cost, compact detectors for security applications. That use neutrons to probe the contents of suitcases. 3) Devices for research that use neutrons to analyze the molecular structure of materials. 4) Machines that cheaply manufacture new synthetic materials and efficiently produce tritium, which is used for numerous applications ranging from medical imaging to watch dials. 5) A new technique to study various phenomenons in cosmology, including the working of neutron star and black holes. 21
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Bubble Power Seminar Report ’07 FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS FULLY SELF SUSTAINED: To make the fusion reaction fully self-sustaining arranging the setup so it produces a continuous neutron output without requiring the external neutron generator. One of the possible ways is to put two complete apparatuses side by side so that they would exchange neutrons and drive each other’s fusion reactions. Imagine two adjacent sonofusion setups with just one difference: when the liquid pressure is low in one, it is high in the other. That is, their pressure oscillations are 180 degrees out of phase. Suppose hit the first apparatus with neutrons from the external neutron generator, causing the bubble cluster to form inside the first flask.
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