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    (Quote from Paradigmnoia)


    Calcite crystal is both fluorescent and birefringent. IIRC, its polarization splitting extends into the deep infrared. That is one reason I think it might be an active agent in the Mizuno system.
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    (Quote from can)


    Probably not unless the viewer has exceptional eyesight. The crystals are typically 5-10 microns and contrast less in visible light compared to SEM imaging. A compound loupe or small optical microscope should be able to see them easily.
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    It seems that the appearance of Calcite crystals on the treated mesh depends on the volume of water used for the one-hour soak. The MR1 mesh was processed using aabout 3 liters of tap water and no crystals appeared. For a test today I heated just 500 ml…
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    Yesterday I assembled a graph by sampling some datapoints manually from live dashboard data:



    T Optris decreased after changing thermal camera temperature range.

    Temperatures from the 40W and 80W power steps seemed to be in line with the previously provided…
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    I will do at least one more attempt, following the published procedure. More care and study must be given to the mesh preparation, including re-annealing the Pd just prior to use, and sample analysis of the mesh after each step. The difference between…
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    After bake-out yesterday, I added 301 Pa of D2 gas. The pressure declined to 260 Pa overnight, showing absorption of 40 Pa. This is nearly identical to the behavior seen in the MR1-1 test.
    The current test run is now live, with data streaming and chat…
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    I've added calibration at 300 Pa to the Live Doc at https://tinyurl.com/vudbmro
    Bake-out to remove H2 is done, though another pass will probably be needed tomorrow. Then some D2 on Saturday for another test.

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    OK, everyone calm down please. If it was easy it would have already been done lots of times. A successful first attempt was not expected, and I'm really just getting started.

    The cell has finished a 100 hr soak at 0.1 Bar of H2. Before a full bake-out,…
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    JedRothwell

    we can see by reading you aren't an engineer, just a reporter, a good reporter.
    In the same way, I should be unable to write sheets and sheets as you know.
    Regarding your answer, I can no longer follow, we were not talking about nickel coated…
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    (Quote from Alan Smith)


    Yeah, that's what I was wondering. I've seen in some welded steel parts that filing the weld immediately works pretty well but is more difficult after a few days.
    I should be able to remove the Pd chip from the holder - it's only…
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    The transfer of Pd onto the Ni mesh has been a problem for all the replication attempts disclosed here. I spent several hours at it preparing for the MR1 test, and only removed 10 mg from the Pd chip in the process. The resulting sample I took for…
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    CWatters The Pd-rubbed side was facing the center, where the heater is located.
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    Yesterday I pumped out the MR1 cell while heated to 160°C for about 7 hours, to attempt unloading D2 from the mesh. Ultimately 5E-6 Torr was reached. After cooling to 50°C, hydrogen gas was added to ~13,300 Pa (100 Torr, 0.15 Bar). The cell will be…
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    (Quote from Rends)


    If the reaction is occurring predominantly on the outer surface of the mesh, carbon could possibly have a role and there are instances where it might be inadvertently indirectly introduced in a less than optimally maintained high…
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    The initial D2 pressure was 1008 Pa, and that dropped to 940 Pa over about an hour. That could have been reduction of oxides, but no trace of D2O was found in the cell after the run. So I think that was rapid loading of the micron-scale deposits of Pd.…
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    can The Mizuno protocol is different in that it instructs to apply the Pd as a surface catalyst on the Ni mesh, rather than being a bulk reaction host. In the MR1 just done only 10 mg of Pd were present, and that was found to be as a scattering of…
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    (Quote from Alan Smith)

    MFMP's formal structure is Quantum Heat, a CIC corporation in UK and a 501c3 non-profit charity in the US. Donations made to Quantum Heat Inc are welcome and are tax-deductible in the US and California. Please contact me off-list…
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    Post-analysis of the cell gas show it is not pure deuterium, but at least 50%. The strong signal at A=3 is almost certainly HD. The residual water vapor and OH- is probably from the RGA system and its sampling capillary rather than from the cell, as…
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    This chart tells the tale of MR1. The complete data sets are available at https://tinyurl.com/s66zevn

  • magicsound

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    (Quote from Bob#2)


    Thanks for the complement Bob#2