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    What about the current Geiger counters readings seem a bit high! 13.36 Move upwards!

    The Geiger counter readings are consistently in the range of 40-50 CPM, with some diurnal variation. No short-term events like the neutron ones have been seen. The cell body of 2.5 mm thick stainless steel would block charged particles and most (>90%) photons below 100 kEv.

    Ha, the same neutron count behavior seen at the start of 150 watts is evident with the current power bump to 200 watts. At about 10 minutes into the heat increase, the count went up to almost twice the background of ~1 cpm for 1 minute. Then after another 10 minutes, it went up again several times, with a 5 minute moving average of 1.5 cpm that continued for several minutes more.. The pattern and the correlation with a recent power increase suggests this may be related to the cell dynamics. Further analysis of the data after the experiment is needed to be sure.

    MR4.3 Update

    During 24 hours at 150 watts, the cell still matched calibration temp within ±1°C. The pressure increased nearly linearly during this interval, rising from 400 to 450 Pa.

    RGA analysis showed the largest fraction to be mass 3, probably DH. The substantial presence of mass 2 (H2), mass 17 (OH+) and mass 19 (HDO) support this conclusion.The signals at mass 28 (N2) and 44 (CO2) have also increased during the interval, confirming that substantial out gassing has continued at 247°C, as was seen during the calibrations.

    Regarding the neutron count, an increase of about 50% over background was seen for five minutes or so, at 14:00 on 2 Jan. This is consistent with typical cosmogenic events and probably not related to the cell under test.

    The heater will now be increased to 200 watts. The live stream continues at

    MR4.3 Update

    During 24 hours at 120 watts, the cell still matched calibration temp within ±1°C. Small fluctuations at around 18:00 and 21:00 were due to changes in ambient temp from open doors etc. The pressure continued to decline slightly during this interval. No unusual neutron or gamma signal was seen.

    RGA analysis showed predominantly D2 and DH, with an increasing fraction of mass 2 (H2?). The residual traces of H2O and N2 from the analyzer sampling tube and chamber remain unchanged. However, small signals at mass 32 (O2?) and 44 (CO2) have now appeared, suggesting some out gassing has continued at the higher temperature.

    The heater will now be increased to 140, then 150 watts. The live stream continues at

    The generator is self-powered.

    the device described is an electric generator with a stator coil and a magnetic rotor driven by an external source such as a turbine wheel. There is no mention of "self-powered" or any claim of efficiency greater than 100%. I suspect you have mis-interpreted the patent, which in any case would not have been granted if it claimed over-unity efficiency.

    MR4.3 Update

    During 24 hours at 80 watts, the cell mostly matched calibration temp within ±1°C. An increase of just under 2°C can be seen from 16:50 to 17:50, perhaps worth a closer look. The pressure declined gradually from 384 to 377 Pa. No unusual neutron or gamma signal was seen.

    RGA analysis showed only D2 and DH. The traces of H2O and N2 are the residuals from the analyzer sampling tube and chamber.

    The heater will now be increased to 120 watts. The live stream continues at

    MR4 Update 30 Dec.

    The cell was pumped out to 5E-6 Pa at 245C. The pump valve was closed and heat left at 150 watts. The out-gassing continued, resulting in 60 Pa after three days. RGA analysis showed HD (mass 3), N2 (mass 28) and CO2 (mass 44), all in equal amounts. Smaller fractions of H2 or D (mass 2) and H2O or OD+ (mass 18) were also seen.

    The vacuum pump was then restarted. After two days at 200°C and 12 hours at ~245°C, the cell reached 5E-6, and after cooling 1.6E-6 Torr, the base vacuum for the system. Deuterium was added at 14:30 and test MR4.3 started. The live stream is at

    MR4.2 Update:

    After six hours at 150 watts, the cell is spot on calibration temperature. Pressure continues to rise, probably from out-gassing of the metal cell body and the mesh. It will be left overnight to see if the rate of pressure rise diminishes.

    MR4.2 Update:

    The RGA sample shows a drop of D2 (mass 4), replaced by mass 3, which is probably HD. There's also substantial mass 2, which could be mono D, but more likely H2. I found in November testing of an empty cell that 304 stainless has substantial hydrogen in the metal, and that the gas is released when the cell is heated above 200°C. I expect that will increase when the power is now raised to 150 watts.

    The first goal of the current work is to test with some precision the protocol supplied about 18 months ago by Mizuno (through Jed). I can say that the current series of tests is doing just that, despite the lack of air-flow calorimetry. The work leading to this point has revealed quite a bit of additional information, such as the presence and dissociation of calcite deposits to CO2, demonstrating the need for additional de-gassing cycle(s) of the cell.

    After four hours at 100 watts, the cell has stabilized at about 3°C above calibration temperature. This is encouraging but not enough to draw any conclusion. After some additional hours, the power will be increased again, which in theory should increase the temperature rise above calibration.

    MR4.2 update:

    The same protocol as in 4.1 is being used for this test. The cell was pumped out overnight at 190°C and after cooling reached 1.5E-6 Torr. Deuterium was added to 298 Pa. The heater was set to 40 watts for overnight dwell at just over 100°C. After 20 hours, the TC2 temperature was seen to match calibration within 1°C. RGA analysis showed none of the water and CO2 signals seen in 4.1. Heater power will now be increased to 100 watts.

    The live stream continues at

    I know but 300 Pascal should be reached at 300C not at 20C!

    How do you know this? Perhaps I misunderstood the brief instructions in Jed's document:

    Heat production

    1. Valve off the vacuum pumps and set deuterium pressure to 0.75 - 2.25 Torr (100-300 Pa).

    Do not exceed 45 Torr (6000 Pa). Record pressure history.

    2. Raise the temperature 100°C with the sheath heater. This should generate some excess


    3. If there is no excess heat, raise the temperature higher

    Based on the video I can't have much confidence in the claimed COP. A substantial amount of water can be seen splashing out of the tub during the vigorous boiling, and that is not mentioned in the enthalpy calculation. This is the kind of error that is often overlooked in such casual demonstrations and is sure to be used by skeptics.