Uh-oh. More Bubble Fusion News

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http://physicsweb.org/articles/news/9/7/8/1

Strangely enough, while it looks similar, the experiment is actually different than the earlier Taleyarkhan experiment. Other than that, it is still equally controversial.

Stay tune for more development in this saga....

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ZapperZ said:
http://physicsweb.org/articles/news/9/7/8/1

Strangely enough, while it looks similar, the experiment is actually different than the earlier Taleyarkhan experiment. Other than that, it is still equally controversial.

Stay tune for more development in this saga....

Zz.
I like that stay tuned ..quite logical that there is some fine tuning going on, I would like to see another variation of the sonic-type Radio-Waves maybe ! justs kidding :tongue2:

I also think that Aaron Galonsky of Michigan State University, has a good point, Gamma Source?
The sound waves create tiny bubbles in the liquid, which then expand before imploding [QUOTE/], the Echo-Points of Expanding energy, may be more of a rip , cause by the fine-tuning of Atomic Vibrational Frequency, away from the Natural?

Fragmentation of Nuclie by certain Wavlengths, may disrupt the Quark-Vibrational modes of ordinary Matter, the 'snap-energy' is then some orders of Magnitude greater than Casimir-Effects, the implode interaction, could tear the fabric of Atoms,as opposed to fusion.

The time/distance of Expansions, creates a Stress-Energy factor, akin to the Potentiality of Rapid 'holes' appearing. The compression of these 'zero-point-energies'..'Voids'.. 'Dirac-Points', is greatly dependant on the density or medium, Vacuum Energy can manifest itself, if the conditions are specifically Tuned?

Stars I believe are thought to be birthed out of such vacuum fluctuations?..it is debatable if Man can bring forth a self-sustaining process?

Still..some seem to be giving it their best shot!
 

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ZapperZ said:
http://physicsweb.org/articles/news/9/7/8/1

Strangely enough, while it looks similar, the experiment is actually different than the earlier Taleyarkhan experiment. Other than that, it is still equally controversial.

Stay tune for more development in this saga....

Zz.
So it's indeed easy to dismiss something like this on one's gut feeling.


Where does the actual reasoning go wrong?

- Standing waves create phase changes (liquid -> gas) in the lows.
- Surface cohesion creates spherical surfaces.
- Things get unstable and collapse.

I presume there is this picture of a perfect sphere which collapses into a
perfect point. This is the first mistake.

Then there is the idea that many "slow" moving atoms get concentrated in
the center resulting in sufficient amounts of extremely fast moving atoms.
That's the second and bigger mistake. This is statistically completely unlikely.
(It's statistics that gives some of a mix of particles a higher speed then the
average)

In fusion one has to start with sufficiently high energetic particles and then
increase the density to increase the chance for fusion. In bubble fusion
one starts with particles which are fundamentally much to slow.
Having them at a higher density doesn't help at all.

How to "bump" a single atom to very high speed with a huge number of slow
ticks? It doesn't work that way. It's much more likely that the faster atoms
loose speed rather than gain speed from collisions. One can not compare
this for instance with energy concentration like in the focussing of light where
the energy of many (photons) is transferred to a few (atoms)

There is just no organized "many to few" mechanism in bubble fusion.


Regards, Hans
 
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