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    So, apparently from Doc 207-47 previously linked by Forty-Two Rossi wanted a transformer capable of giving millions of volts. We now pretty much have confirmation (from the Rossi+toupée photo in the other thread) that the 1 ohm resistor is being used as…
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    This is what I think Rossi wrote:

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    EDIT: I noticed that in Gullström-Rossi paper the Stefan-Boltzmann constant in the same calculation was written as 5.67 × 1012 instead of 5.67 × 10 -12.
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    They're probably the same used in the QuarkX "report" in the recent Rossi-Gullström paper. Wien, Boltzmann, etc.


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    I tried to locate the damaged capillary tubing.

    I figured it's this one (Source directory).


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    BobHiggins
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    I'm not going to press much further on this subject.

    In conclusion, what makes this Ni-LiAlH4 experiment different than earlier ones, besides automation and insulation?
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    BobHiggins
    Oxygen was a substantial fraction of the atomic composition of the ash, as well as the fuel, from Parkhomov's AP2 reactor whose analyses were presented during ICCF19. If this was due to oxidation of the metal particles, wouldn't the Al more…
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    magicsound
    It looks like I forgot/overlooked that the first step of LiAlH4 decomposition also forms elemental Al. I do still stand by my previous point.
    I'm interested in those references showing the alternate decomposition paths you mentioned.

    This…
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    (Quote from magicsound)


    That does makes sense.

    But I thought of this. The second step of LiAlH4 decomposition is according to Wikipedia the following:


    2 Li3AlH6 → 6 LiH + 2 Al + 3 H2


    If the so-formed 2 Al readily react with available oxides (as the…
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    (Quote from BobHiggins)


    How is discussing the idea in an internet forum with the appropriate disclaimers going to send other researchers in wrong directions?

    I'll tell you mine, which is very simple: there's at least one case in the mainstream…
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    (Quote from Alan Smith)


    I'm aware too that he did later on start using stainless steel capsules (I think the intention was initially to make the powder easier to extract). If the powder was prepared to obtain what I believe could possibly have more…
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    magicsound
    Interesting photos. It looks as if in picture #2 lithium reacted with the internal surface, forming a sort of passivating layer preventing further Al2O3 from reacting. I guess that modern high purity alumina must be denser and tougher than…
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    Sorry, but I don't quite understand from this if in the upcoming experiment you're going to let the Ni-LiAlH4 powder be direct in contact with the ceramic tube or if you're gong to use some kind of metallic foil or canister to…
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    Alan Smith
    Have you ever tried using Lithium only (or Lithium and hydrogen) in one of your ceramic tubes to check for any sign of reaction at high temperature? I'm wondering if your tubes are particularly unreactive or if somehow it's the combination…
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    (Quote from Forty-Two)




    From page 12 of 15 of the same document.
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    Alan Smith
    With 800°C are you referring to an internal or external temperature?

    EDIT: several sources are reporting the unsuitability of alumina to exposure to lithium metal and lithium metal compounds at even relatively mild temperatures, but I…
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    Replied to the thread A large list of Rossi patents.
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    If they've been abandoned during their provisional phase I don't think they will be published. That's what Industrial Heat also complained about, in a way.

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    BobHiggins
    I take that the powder is in contact with the ceramic tube. Won't the lithium/lithium compounds in LiAlH4 react with the Al2O3? If it doesn't right away, it should eventually as temperatures are increased and the lithium volatilizes. I'm…
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    I think this is the one with COP 11

    US61-821914.pdf


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    BobHiggins
    I think some information about how the reactor is constructed may be missing. It's my understanding that the current ClamShell iteration is composed of a ceramic tube, while the one presented last September, which I previously assumed this…