@Wyt Your questions have already been answered before your post. As usual, you don't read, just like 95% of those here.
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To summarize, I suspect the reduction reaction lasts a very few hours at most. I also suspect a…
Dr Richard wrote:
"......the control experiment of zirconia beads alone shows no excess heat - if water is forming from recombination of H or D with oxide - sourced oxygen the same amount of energy due to this source would occur in both test and control…
I find I need to correct a mistake I made in my last post. I wrote:
“As can be seen from the results in the tables presented in the paper referenced at the start of this thread, the yield decreases with each cycle and is restored by recalcining.”
Two questions arise:
1. After baking for 180 hours in an electric oven, in ambient air, at 450 deg, the powder is then baked in a vacuum at 450 deg C for several days. Why doesn't this remove the oxygen?
2. When you heat the powder up to 300 deg…
Ascoli65 has introduced a rational point regarding the interpretation of the Takahashi et al results
Jed Rothwell replied:
As Alan Smith pointed out, this is not rational. It is not possible to calcinate powder in for 180 hours in an…