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Muon Catalyzed Fusion

by AbsoluteZer0
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AbsoluteZer0
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Nov26-12, 01:56 PM
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Hi,

I came across Muon Catalyzed Fusion while on my physics-researching rampage. How does [itex]\mu[/itex]cf take place? Is it that the muon that replaces the electron draws in other nuclei? Does it have anything to do with electronegativity?

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mathman
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Nov26-12, 03:26 PM
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muon-catalyzed_fusion

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