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HEAVYWATERGATE UPDATE: 

While the corrupt officials at the USPTO have covered up cold fusion, they did also reprehensibly steal from US taxpayers millions of dollars by not even working.  There has been so far NO accountability on anything at the USPTO, as the following reports demonstrate. 

 


 

Commerce IG Report: Patent examiners defrauded government of millions for unworked time
Gene Quinn

August 31, 2016 - "The Office control mechanisms are deficient and patent examiners seem to be defrauding the agency, it doesn’t get much worse than that. It is also further proof of what has continued to come to light in recent weeks about how some patent examiners simply ignore office policy, ignore the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, ignore the Federal Circuit, preventing cases from reaching appeal, and issuing bogus rejections with impunity. Based on what we know is going on in certain Art Units and the conclusions reached in this report there seems to be a near complete breakdown in institutional control at the Patent Office."


Patent office employees Steal Millions from American taxpayers

September 7, 2016 - "A new report from an independent watchdog found that employees of the Patent and Trademark office billed the government (AKA, the taxpayers) for 300,000 hours they never worked, costing the American people $18.2 million.  Many employees work from home, and the report found numerous instances of time logged without any work being completed.   ... Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) said, “The government failed to receive millions of dollars in work product that would have reduced the patent application backlog by thousands of cases. This is a conservative accounting, according to the report, and things could be even worse.”   To make matters worse, buried towards the bottom of the report was this line: “The watchdog’s findings will not result in repercussions for any no-show employees.”


Patent office workers bilked the government of millions by playing hooky, watchdog finds
Lisa Rein

August 31, 2016 - "Using records of turnstile badge swipes, computer logins and remote connections from examiners’ homes to federal computer systems, investigators looked for discrepancies between the time employees reported working and the hours they actually put in.   Deputy Inspector General David Smith’s office found a gap of 288,480 hours covering not only employees with permission to work independently from home but also examiners assigned to the agency’s Alexandria, Va., headquarters who were gaming the system.  ....    At the time, Director Michelle Lee and her staff told concerned members of Congress that the abuse was limited to a few bad apples. She pledged zero tolerance for time and attendance fraud. But that apparently did not happen. Lee, through a spokesman, declined an interview request.   Investigators have now determined that poor performers are not the ones gaming the system."


    November 24, 2016    -    On this Thanksgiving, there is much to be grateful for. A better cleaner world, and a cornucopia of condensed material nuclear science and engineering efforts which continue even tonight.  We should be grateful that there are so many diverse methods of achieving excess energy in aqueous and nanomaterial systems IF, and when, the lattice is appreciated and mathematics is correctly used. We should also be grateful that we now have a growing set of facts demonstrating cold fusion, and engineering understanding how to achieve it, along with a new field that continues to surprise all with terrific discoveries as we aspire toward clean energy production and better control/understanding of condensed material nuclear science.

  That  said,  here  is  another tale of how the lattice changed history.  A lattice is,  in  fact,  a regular geometrical arrangement of points or objects over an area or in space. In CMNS, in the Group VIII lattice, when contamination and quenching factors are considered, it enables successful cold fusion.  That is the story of the Quantum.  The lattice also enabled the Pilgrims to survive, and this is the Story of Tisquantum.

     

         Tisquantum (Squanto) teaching (Spring 1621)                              Blue Hill - the Algonquin "massa adchu"

In the United States of America, Thanksgiving (which goes back many more centuries, and in many ways) is a holiday usually traced to the 1621 Plymouth celebration of its survival. The thanksgiving was for their good harvest, and frankly it was a very close call.  And THAT harvest and their survival only resulted from Tisquantum, of the Patuxet tribe, who met the Pilgrims and taught them the science of agricultural lattice engineering which saved their lives.

 Before they met Tisquantum, more than half of the settlers died miserably during their first winter.  But then, on March 22, 1621, Tisquantum (also known as Squanto) and the Abenaki sagamore  (an Indian chief, but not as auspicious as a sachem), Samoset,  met with the Plymouth Pilgrims and would save their lives by sharing lattice technology.

   The Pilgrims had been surprised  when Samoset just walked into their colony six days earlier speaking broken English he had learned in Maine, but now they were further astonished as his colleague, Tisquantum, who spoke English quite well, also taught them how to catch  menhaden and then plant the fish with corn seeds in a lattice arrangement.

  ===>(LATTICE = a regular geometrical arrangement of points or objects over an area or in space)  

  Menhaden is a name derived  from "munnohquohteau"  meaning "he fertilizes".

 Strange is it not, that the Native American Tisquantum had already crossed the Atlantic two times by the time he met the  hungry and about-to-starve Pilgrims.  Tisquantum's sortie had his return to Massachusetts in 1614 with none other than Pocahontas Captain John Smith [**].  Before that return voyage, Tisquantum had been liberated from slavery, and after was horrified to find his entire coastal tribe had been exterminated by plague, smallpox or leptospirosis while he was taken.

 Because of Tisquantum, the Pilgrims did a bit better, and their  colony would   later   be   subsumed   by  the Puritans and their  Mass. Bay Colony which was operating out of Boston.  The Puritans  regarded  the  Pilgrims  as  Separatists, as did the British, and that story ended with the forced union of the Pilgrims and the Mass Bay Colony in 1691.

 [** Massachusetts was named by Captain John Smith  in his book, entitled "Description of New England", published in 1616, after his  return of Tisquantum to America. The origin of the word comes from the description of the Blue Hill in Milton, Mass; from the Algonquin Indian word meaning large "hill" ["massa" means "large" and "adchu" means "hill"].  ]

 So take a moment, as you feast with family and friends on turkey, potatoes, and stuffing, to ponder that the Pilgrims using a Lattice, fertilized in vacancies by fish as suggested by Tisquantum, enabled the survival of those people and what would become the First American Thanksgiving.    

      Best regards and Happy Thanksgiving,    Dr. Mitchell Swartz                                     


It is Time for President-Elect Donald J. Trump  and Lt. Gen Michael Flynn to Drain the Swamp

... and Liberate Clean Energy from Hot Fusion's and the APS' "Heavywatergate"

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Time to Criminalize Tyranny

November 11, 2016 - American Thinker:  "President Trump should set up a special prosecutor to dig up all the government workers  (Ed. like those in the USPTO) who used government power to further tyranny.  ... We can't drain the swamp if all the alligators have life preservers and "get out of jail free" cards. We need to strike fear in the hearts of all government workers.  They need to know that if they intentionally abuse their power, they face serious negative consequences – just as citizens know that if they break the law, they face consequences. Today we live in a tyranny because the people are afraid of the government.  We need to change that so that the government is afraid of the people in order to restore the America the Founders left us."


 

ad hoc Lattice Assisted Nuclear Reactions 

Experimental Engineering Colloquium       

       for CF/LANR electricals: 1:00 PM in Room 1-273 MIT (MA)

Dr. Mitchell Swartz - 4D Printing in LANR: Temperature Toll NANOR®-type Components

Prof. Peter Hagelstein - Beam formation in the Karabut experiment

Dr. Mitchell Swartz - High Power Phusor®-type High-Impedance Aqueous Systems

Florian Metzler - Improved Gamma Spectrophotometer

 


Previous US gov't classified, and other, documents from the early and mid-years of the Cold Fusion coverup ["Heavywatergate"].  They are now public through FOIA and FairUse, courtesty of the Black Vault

 

 

The Status of “Cold Fusion”, February 17, 1998 [29 Pages, 2.5MB] 

"The announcement on 23 March 1989 by Pons and Fleischmann that they had achieved power generation from nuclear reactions at ordinary temperature had a rapid and enormous impact. About six weeks later, the cover stories of three major popular news magazines in the U. S. were on ‘cold fusion’. The response to the prospect of easy and inexhaustible energy, maybe with little residual radiation, was comparable to the public reaction to Roentgen’s report of x-rays in 1895."

A Summary of NRL Research on Anomalous Effects in Deuterated Palladium Electrochemical Systems, January 9, 1996 [146 Pages, 9.6MB]

"Claims of excess power produced in electrochemical cells have been made by many investigators including those from two Navy laboratories. The excess power reportedly occurs in palladium electrodes highly loaded with deuterium. Other anomalous effects such helium-4, tritium and low energy radiation production have also been reported. This report summarizes the experimental results from a number of electrochemical loading/calorimetric experiments on palladium electrodes run at NRL."

  Cold Fusion Verification, March 1991 [62 Pages, 2.3MB]

"The objective of this work was to verify and reproduce experimental observations of Cold Nuclear Fusion (CNF), as originally reported in 1989 by Fleischmann, Pons, and Hawkins (see reference 1)."

 The Accelerating Mechanism in Cold Fusion, 18 September 1990 (USED UNDER FAIR USE) [25 Pages, 1.7MB]

"The report of the observation of “cold fusion” reaction accompanying the saturation of palladium and titanium by deuterium appeared entirely unexpectedly and has attracted enormous interest worldwide. Meanwhile, however, references to the possibility of such phenomena go back some years."

  In Search of Electrochemically Induced Cold Fusion, by A. Mayer, May 1990 [3 Pages, 0.77MB]

 

 

Updates:

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DRAIN THE SWAMP

=> COVERUP OF COLD FUSION

==> SYSTEMATIC CORRUPTION  AT THE  US P.T.O. 

 

HEAVYWATERGATE  continues at the USPTO led by a corrupt Group Art that mischaracterizes facts about cold fusion on federal documents using mail fraud. 

For example, the Patent Office has claimed falsely that there is "no utility" to cold fusion.  

Really?  

Does anyone believe that lie?

Clean, efficient energy production of no use?   

It has been 27+ years since the  announcement of cold fusion, the crash of Exxon Valdez, and the start of the coverup of cold fusion.

This is Heavywatergate.  

DRAIN THE SWAMP


National Defense Authorization Act for 2017 - Report of the Committee on Armed Services - Excerpt - Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENR) Briefing

"The committee is aware of recent positive developments in developing low-energy nuclear reactions (LENR), which produce ultra-clean, low-cost renewable energy that have strong national security implications. For example, according to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), if LENR works it will be a ``disruptive technology that could revolutionize energy production and storage.'' The committee is also aware of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's (DARPA) findings that other countries including China and India are moving forward with LENR programs of their own and that Japan has actually created its own investment fund to promote such technology. DIA has also assessed that Japan and Italy are leaders in the field and that Russia, China, Israel, and India are now devoting significant resources to LENR development. To better understand the national security implications of these developments, the committee directs the Secretary of Defense to provide a briefing on the military utility of recent U.S. industrial base LENR advancements to the House Committee on Armed Services by September 22, 2016. This briefing should examine the current state of research in the United States, how that compares to work being done internationally, and an assessment of the type of military applications where this technology could potentially be useful." 


 

         


The followng is mistitled.  Cold fusion NEVER died.    

And the author does not even cover the real, robust, scientific cold fusion efforts !!

Cold fusion died 25 years ago, but the research lives on
Scientists continue to study unusual heat-generating effects

November 7, 2016 - "In 1989, the scientific world was turned upside down when two researchers announced they had tamed the power of nuclear fusion in a simple electrolysis cell. The excitement quickly died when the scientific community came to a consensus that the findings weren’t real—“cold fusion” became a synonym for junk science. In the quarter-century since, a surprising number of researchers continue to report unexplainable excess heat effects in similar experiments, and several companies have announced plans to commercialize technologies, hoping to revolutionize the energy industry. “LENR is real experimentally, and not understood theoretically,” says David J. Nagel, an electrical and computer engineering professor at George Washington University and a former research manager at the Naval Research Laboratory. “There are results that you just can’t explain away. Whether it’s cold fusion, low-energy nuclear reactions, or something else—the names are all over the place—we still don’t know. But there’s no doubt that you can trigger nuclear reactions using chemical energy.”  Nagel prefers to call the LENR phenomenon “lattice-enabled nuclear reactions” because whatever is happening takes place within the crystal lattice of an electrode. The original branch of the field focuses on infusing deuterium into a palladium electrode by turning on the power, Nagel explains. Researchers have reported such electrochemical systems that can output more than 25 times as much energy as they draw. "


Leaked NASA paper shows the 'impossible' EM Drive really does work

Paper here:

Nov. 7, 2016 - "The EM Drive has made headlines over the past year, because it offers the incredible possibility of a fuel-free propulsion system that could potentially get us to Mars in just 70 days. But there's one major problem: according to the current laws of physics, it shouldn't work.  The issue is the fact that the EM Drive defies Newton's third law, which states that everything must have an equal and opposite reaction. So, according to Newton and our current understanding of the world around us, for a system to produce propulsion, it has to push something out the other way (in space, that's usually combusted rocket fuel).  But the EM Drive works without any fuel or propellants at all. It works by simply bouncing microwave photons back and forth inside a cone-shaped closed metal cavity. That motion causes the 'pointy end' of the EM Drive to generate thrust, and propel the drive in the opposite direction. Despite years of testing and debate, the drive remains controversial. The bottom line is that, on paper, it shouldn't work, according to the laws of physics. And yet, in test after test, the EM Drive just keeps on working .... - it also generates some pretty impressive thrust.  .... the EM Drive generates force of 1.2 millinewtons per kilowatt in a vacuum.  That's not an insignificant amount - to put it into perspective, the super-powerful Hall thruster generates force of 60 millinewtons per kilowatt, an order of magnitude more than the EM Drive.  But the Hall thruster uses fuel and requires a spacecraft to carry heavy propellants, and that extra weight could offset the higher thrust, the NASA Eagleworks team conclude in the paper.  Light sails on the other hand, which are currently the most popular form of zero-propellant propulsion, use beams of sunlight to propel them forward rather than fuel. And they only generate force up to 6.67 micronewtons per kilowatt - two orders of magnitude less than NASA's EM Drive, says the paper.  The NASA Eagleworks team measured the EM Drive's force using a low thrust pendulum at the Johnson Space Centre, and the tests were performed at 40, 60, and 80 watts."


 New theory of gravity might explain dark matter

Nov. 8, 2016 -  "A new theory of gravity, ... Emergent gravity, ...predicts the exact same deviation of motions that is usually explained by invoking dark matter. In 2010, Erik Verlinde ... showed how Newton's famous second law, which describes how apples fall from trees and satellites stay in orbit, can be derived from these underlying microscopic building blocks. Extending his previous work and work done by others, Verlinde now shows how to understand the curious behaviour of stars in galaxies without adding the puzzling dark matter.

...  One of the ingredients in Verlinde's theory is an adaptation of the holographic principle ... (where)  all the information in the entire universe can be described on a giant imaginary sphere around it.  Verlinde now shows that this idea is not quite correct—part of the information in our universe is contained in space itself.


President-Elect Trump: Energy Independence

   November 9, 2016 - "The Trump Administration will make America energy independent.  Our energy policies will make full use of our domestic energy sources, including traditional and renewable energy sources.  America will unleash an energy revolution that will transform us into a net energy exporter, leading to the creation of millions of new jobs, while protecting the country’s most valuable resources – our clean air, clean water, and natural habitats. America is sitting on a treasure trove of untapped energy. In fact, America possesses more combined coal, oil, and natural gas resources than any other nation on Earth. These resources represent trillions of dollars in economic output and countless American jobs, particularly for the poorest Americans.

Rather than continuing the current path to undermine and block America’s fossil fuel producers, the Trump Administration will encourage the production of these resources by opening onshore and offshore leasing on federal lands and waters. We will streamline the permitting process for all energy projects, including the billions of dollars in projects held up by President Obama, and rescind the job-destroying executive actions under his Administration.  We will end the war on coal, and rescind the coal mining lease moratorium, the excessive Interior Department stream rule, and conduct a top-down review of all anti-coal regulations issued by the Obama Administration.  We will eliminate the highly invasive "Waters of the US" rule, and scrap the $5 trillion dollar Obama-Clinton Climate Action Plan and the Clean Power Plan and prevent these unilateral plans from increasing monthly electric bills by double-digits without any measurable effect on Earth’s climate.  Energy is the lifeblood of modern society. It is the industry that fuels all other industries.  We will lift the restrictions on American energy, and allow this wealth to pour into our communities. It’s all upside: more jobs, more revenues, more wealth, higher wages, and lower energy prices.

The Trump Administration is firmly committed to conserving our wonderful natural resources and beautiful natural habitats. America’s environmental agenda will be guided by true specialists in conservation, not those with radical political agendas.  We will refocus the EPA on its core mission of ensuring clean air, and clean, safe drinking water for all Americans.  It will be a future of conservation, of prosperity, and of great success.”

 

 

DTRA: Investigation of Nano Nuclear Reactions in Condensed Matter

P. Mosier Boss, L. P. Forsley, P. K. McDaniel   (click for pdf)

Internet Discussion


Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) report on High Energy Science & Technology Assessment workshop

March 18, 2015 - "Today I present a report in 2007, originally "for official use only", distributed only between US government agencies and their contractors, then declassified in 2011, finally put online yesterday on http://www.governmentattic.org . It provides a comprehensive account of a workshop on science valutatativo high energy held December 12 to 13, 2006 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. 

....    "Dr. Mitchell Swartz, JET Energy, Inc. presented a brief summary of the results of excess heat experiments in electric-field loaded deuterated metals: Excess Heat in Electric-Field Loaded Deuterated Metals.  ....    "Professor Michael Melich, WE Meyer Institute for Systems Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, talked about transmutation as the signal for detecting LENR experiments using Deuterium Conducted in a cell with an electrolytic Pd diffusion barrier. .....    Low Energy Nuclear Reactions are showing some remarkable progress with respect to energy (excess heat) production and transmuted element detection, ....    "LENR Still Suffers from negative publicity associated with Cold Fusion and is viewed as being Conducted outside the domain of legitimate, mainstream science. Nonetheless, the persistent and increasingly repeatable Demonstrations of excess heat and transmutation suggest That there is something here worth Pursuing.  You can download the entire document here:
http: //www.governmentattic. org / 14docs / DTRA-HESTA_2007.pdf


"We are water power and nothing can stop what is going to happen."

 

Optical Detection of Phonon Gain Distinguishes an Active Cold Fusion/LANR Component

                           Dr. Mitchell R. Swartz   JET Energy, Inc.

October 14, 2016 - "Successful cold fusion is heralded by a large, if not quite abnormal, increase in the antiStokes to Stokes (aS/S) ratio in coherent multi-wavelength optical reflection volume-enhanced electric-driven spectroscopy (CMORE-spectroscopy).  This distinguishing phonon gain is not seen in the “off” state or the avalanche (undesirable) mode.  It heralds 7 acoustic phonons assisting nuclear reactions and a core peak calculated Stokes temperature of circa 1645 degrees Kelvin."

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I am saddened to report that Stan Szpak died this afternoon. He would have been 96 years old on his birthday next month. Stan had been involved in LENR research since the 1989 announcement and will probably be best remembered as the first to use co-deposition to prepare the cathode."    

          Frank Gordon, SPAWAR (retired)       October 12, 2016



ICCF-20 - 20th Int. Conf. Cond. Matter Nuclear Science

  

  

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full Program (pdf)   More Pics

Poster session Tuesday, October 4- Report by Dr. Jean Paul Biberian

O. Azizi showed the dramatic effect of the addition of mercury in the electrolyte to increase the loading of deuterium in palladium. An addition of 200pp as a mercury-based molecule achieves a loading D / Pd = 0.99
 
Georges Egeley Hungary showed transmutation results obtained with its unique equipment he developed himself using a microwave oven magnetron. With this apparatus, it puts the ultra pure carbon powder, in a quartz sphere, and it triggers a plasma. After about ten minutes of operation, the carbon powder becomes magnetic. An analysis by electron microscopy shows the presence of new elements, in particular iron.
 
Arik El-Boher of the University of Missouri tried to replicate the experience of Parkhomov with a mixture nickel / LaAlH4. Despite 12 attempts, the results were all negative.
 
Peter Hagelstein MIT showed deuterium absorption isotherms in that palladium modeled assuming that the deuterium is placed in the octahedral sites, but also in the tetrahedral. By varying the relative number of these sites, it has perfectly reproduced the experimental isotherms. Whereas until now it was believed that the tetrahedral sites were occupied after filling the octahedral sites in the calculation shows that the two types of site are filled simultaneously.
 
Philippe Hatt of Belgium has developed a model of the atomic nucleus assuming a structure based on the alpha particles, neutrons and protons. He was able to calculate and all nuclear binding energies.
 
T. Itoh, showed the transmutation of Pd-106 Sn114 by fusion with 4 deuterium nuclei in permeation experiments deuterium through multilayer Pd / CaO.
 
Andrew Meulenberg spoke physical reasons of existence DDL levels deep electrons.
 
Slobodan Stankovic of Switzerland presented its work on the gas HHO Brown, showing the specific torches using this gas.
 
 
Jinghao He of the University of Missouri has described an international collaboration to study the correlation between the local environment and the electromagnetic field in PdH x and x DPs. It uses Hg-181 that converts to Ta-181 with two gamma emissions, the first isotropic and the second anisotropic. The samples were prepared by Vittorio Violante loaded Hg-181 at CERN.
 
Tatsumi Hioki of Nagoya University in Japan studied the stabilization of palladium nano particles in a hydrogen atmosphere. The palladium is introduced into the meso pore zeolites. It analyzed X-ray crystal structure of the palladium particles. He noted that even after hydrogen charging, crystal size does not change. This shows that the palladium grains remain separated from each other.
 
Emmanuele Marano of the University of Turin in Italy, studied by differential scanning calorimetry loading into hydrogen and deuterium of Pd-Ni-Zr alloys. The materials are made by "melt spinning" and then oxidation. Thanks to the precision of the differential scanning calorimetry, it has been possible to demonstrate the various stages of oxidation. It begins at 400 ° C, and the palladium is stable up to at least 500 ° C. His calorimeter can not stay hot for long periods, he could measure the heat absorption of hydrogen and deuterium which is exactly what is expected theoretically.
 
Conclusion of the conference
I enjoyed this week and a half with the first meeting in China and that of Japan. The organization both in Xiamen to Sendai was excellent. Compared to ICCF19, there was this year much more scientific presentations, which was more interesting. Finally, there were 145 participants from 19 countries, with 78 Japanese, 34 Americans, 8 French, Swiss ... 4. I think that apart from ICCF11 in Marseille is the largest French delegation that is coming. I was impressed by the work done in Japan where the subject is taken very seriously, with a large national program, but also private equity and in universities. It seems that very soon India will re-awaken to the Cold Fusion.
The presentations were of high quality, as well as on testing theories. There is progress in all areas, in electrochemistry, but also with the gas phase powders. The interest of industrialists and financiers continue, which is a good sign of the interest of the subject.

Thursday, October 6, Day 4 of ICCF20 in Sendai, Japan - Report by Dr. Jean Paul Biberian

David Nagel of George Washington University in the US has given China conference.

Wu-Shou Zhang of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has given China conference.

John Paul Biberian, Aix-Marseille University, I restored a part of China conference, detailing the progress of the experiment in progress, and showing that there were three power ranges, analyzed according to the use of three temperature measurements at different levels. Experience with a cathode of palladium-silver 100mm length, Loading. I also detailed the results obtained with the proton conductors. Three indications on average an excess of heat in excess of 30%.

Melvin Miles, from the University of Laverne in the United States, has given its China conference.

Konrad Czerski of Szczecin University Poland showed its work showing that there was a screening effect of the network when electrons are sent D + ions on various metallic targets. With an incident energy of 5keV, he found the 322 volt tantalum, zirconium for 300 volts, 190 volts for aluminum. An extrapolation at room temperature the value of screening could increase by 10 orders of magnitude. This may explain why cold fusion is possible. He noted that it was important that the surface is clean. In the new assembly UHV surface will stay clean longer with experiences 1keV.

Yuki Honda, Tohoku University reported similar results to those of Czerski. He observed for palladium a value of 310 volts, but PdO to a value of 600 Volts, indicating the role of electrons from the oxygen in the screening effect. Reversible error systematic errors from the loading level of deuterium target.

Ken Naitoh, of Waseda University in Japan showed results and pulsed gas beam simulations in a room where eight (or more) gas jets are concentrated in the center speaker. The temperature can reach 2000K and 800 atmospheres of pressure. The use of pulsed beams, enables that the heat does not spread on the reactor walls. In the future, a cold fusion experiment will be tested.

Katsuaki Tanabe Kyoto University showed that when sending a laser beam onto the nanoparticles, the magnetic field is increasing within the particles by a factor of 10. In the case of nano particles coated a metal layer the field could grow by a factor of 1,000.

Jean-Luc Aix-Marseille University Paillet developed the theory of deep electronic states, ie by considering the relativistic effects, electrons can fall to levels below the basic level. This would be an intermediate step before the merger.

Andrew Mulenberg, Science for Humanity Trust, showed the involvement of deep orbital electrons in cold fusion. He showed that these profound statements were a step toward cold fusion.

Steward Kurtz, spoke of the energy states fractional energy of the hydrogen atom. For him, the levels range from n = 137, 136, ... 2 .1, ½, 1/3 ... .1 / 136, n = 1/137. The atomic radius of hydrogen from 7.25 nm for n = 137, in 386fm for n = 1/137.

The day ended with the traditional gala dinner. On this occasion, it was announced that ICCF21 be held in June 2018 in Raleigh, North Carolina, organized by Industrial Heat. There will also be a workshop in Siena in Italy in May 2017.


 Wednesday, October 5, The Third day of ICCF20 in Sendai, Japan- Report by Dr. Jean Paul Biberian

Jirohita Kasagi, of Tohoku University wanted to confirm the results of Iwamura transmutations of Cs-133 in Pr-141 during the diffusion of deuterium through multilayer palladium and CaO. The measurements made by different techniques, such as XPS, ICP-MS, TOF-SIMS. There are three years, Toyota's laboratories have successfully replicated these results by ICP-MS only. This discovery is not accepted by the community of nuclear physics research. He sucked decided to do an experiment Rutherford Back Scattering (RBS) to check praseodymium training. The experiment was done at Tohoku University. Actually a peak was observed which would correspond to praseodymium, but of low intensity.
 
Srinavasan Mahadeva of India reported the results obtained by K. P. Rajeev over a nickel smelting experience. The cathode was a nickel 0.è wire (diameter in mm of a K2CO3 solution. After the experiment, they measured by SIMS copper, rhodium, zirconium and iron and nickel whose isotopes 60 and 62 declined.

Vladimi Vysotskii from the Kiev National Shevchenko University Ukraine reported his results decrease of the radioactivity of Cs-133 and Cs-137 by aerobic microorganisms. These works were carried out by an independent team at the University of Moscow. In 20 days radioactivity had decreased by 23%.

Norman Cook, Kansai University in Japan made a historical review of the different models of the atomic nucleus. Among all models, there are none that provide a network structure. The model that offers many advantages to explain the nuclear structure.

Tetsuo Sawada Nihon University in Japan has proposed the role of magnetic monopoles in Cold Fusion reactions. According to him the magnetic monopoles were created during the Big Bang and are diluted as and the expansion of the universe. These monopolies can explain the fusion reactions D + D.

Jean-François Geneste, the Airbus group in Toulouse has developed a new approach of entropy, heat and order.

The session lasted just the morning, the afternoon has been reserved for the discovery of a Buddhist temple.

 Tuesday, October 4, The second day of ICCF20 in Sendai, Japan- Report by Dr. Jean Paul Biberian

Akira Kitamura of Technova company, in collaboration with Tohoku University, Nagoya, Kobe and Kyushu and Nissan working on nanoparticles comprising Ni, Cu, Pd and Zr. The alloy of these materials or a part of them is molten and then subjected to an annealing by dropping the mixture onto a copper water cooled wheel. There is thus an amorphous alloy. This alloy is then oxidized at 450 ° C for 100 hours. The amount of oxygen is calculated from the weight increase. The ICP-MS analyzes are performed at Nissan or two Universities. Calorimetry is mass flow with oil, allowing them to work at high temperatures. Cold experiments gave an excess of heat 3Watts, whereas at 300 ° C it is 10 Watts. However, excess heat occurs when loading hydrogen or deuterium.

Yasuhiro Iwamura, Tohoku University, has done similar work to that of Kitamura. In fact the teams work together and thus check their results using the same samples. The alloys are made by the company Sendai Material Company by the method described above, and are then shared between the different teams. The results obtained are similar to those of Kitamura.

Melvin Miles Laverne University of the United States reported the results obtained by Iraj Parchamazad on the use of zeolites loaded with palladium. He developed a method to penetrate the palladium in the zeolite without affecting it. It provides 1.5 mg of palladium in 1 g of zeolite. He gets a 1kW of output per gram of palladium.

Roger Stringham of First Gate Energies in the United States showed its latest work on cavitation producing photoluminescence working at 1.7 MHz. By placing a copper target, it gets tritium.

Florian Metzler gave the same conference in China

Hitoshi Soyama Tohoku University showed that in a hydrodynamic system with a water jet at high speed, it produces large amounts of bubbles, more than with ultrasound. This jet is sent onto a titanium or nickel target and a green laser beam is directed at the target simultaneously with pulses of 4 to 6ns. It produces luminescence spots.

Max Fomitchev-Zamilov, Quantum Potential Corporation USA replicated the experience from 1922 to Wendt and tungsten son explosion Irion. These authors found helium-4 after the son of explosions. The author did the same experiment with a sphere of glass similar to the original using 35um tungsten son. He used capacitor 1.3uF and 100,000 volts. There is a peak in the mass he attributes to 3 HD, a peak at mass 19: HDO, and also 29: N14 + N15. He also observed neutrons. The work will continue.

Volodymyr Dubinko the Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology in Ukraine has developed a cold fusion theory based on the anharmonic lattice vibrations. They are "Discrete Breather" outside the spectrum of phonons.

Vysotskii Vladimir, the Kiev National Shevchenko University in Ukraine continued its work on the related statements that are produced when assymmétriques sends electrical impulses.

Peter Hagelstein of MIT made the same conference in China

The day ended with the poster session.


Monday, October 3, The first day of ICCF20 in Sendai, Japan- Report by Dr. Jean Paul Biberian

More than 130 people came from 17 different countries.
 
Jirohta Kasagi, presented the conference. He recalled that since the beginning, it was the fourth time that Japan hosted a conference ICCF. The last time it was in Yokohama 11 years ago. He recalled that since that time the research was oriented nano particles with deuterium. There was also the development of torque nickel / hydrogen, because of Rossi's work, whatever one thinks of its results.
 
Ms. Emiko Okuyama, Mayor of Sendai fully supported the conference fully supporting Cold Fusion, and the work being done in Sendai.
 
Mike McKubre, could not come physically to the conference for health reasons that prevented him from flying, sent a video, and his speech was read by one of his colleagues. His presentation was focused on the past, present and future. He recalled that from the beginning, tritium was detected. First it was John Bockris and Ed Storms and Mahadeva Srinavasan. This proves that the reaction was nuclear. It was also noticed that when there is tritium, there is no energy release. SRI then showed the helium-3 forming with the dual cathode Arata. Moreover, as soon ICCF2, Mel Miles showed the correlation between helium-4 formation and excess energy. At the theoretical level, the Nobel laureate Julian and Julian Shwinger Teller, father of the atomic bomb have supported the Cold Fusion. Mike McKubre proposed that ICCF21 to be held in North America, three or four experiments are proposed that could be carried by several laboratories with a special session during ICCF21.
 
Takao Kashiwagi, professor and director of Advanced Energy Systems for Sustainability, detailed the current situation of electric power in Japan, and the forecast for 2030. For now the Cold Fusion is not planned, but according him, this could soon change in light of the results obtained.
 
Akito Takahashi Technova the company developed the results obtained with palladium nano particles in the meso porous silica materials. They got the excess energy as well with the deuterium-hydrogen. He also showed that the absorption of energy is greater than that of desorption. The loading of deuterium is very high, more than three. Of excess heat between 200 and 300 ° C was produced over several days. According to him, the reaction occurs when the deuterium moved into and out of the surface.
 
Francesco Celani INFN in Italy continued to work with the son of constantan Cu (55%) Ni (44%) Mo (1%). He noted that the reaction occurs in non-equilibrium conditions. Vacuum heat destroys the material must be heated in hydrogen or deuterium to avoid sintering. It is important that the heating and cooling will make very quickly. The glass is also important, alumina does not. To improve performance, it is up to 41 knots on the constantan wire. In this case, excess heat of 25 W was measured.
 
Bob Greenyer of MLF, detailed the work they have done to try to verify the experience of Lugano Rossi. Through their actions with the Glow Stick they were able to show that the measures Lugano were wrong. The COP is certainly much lower than that which was announced. At best, it would be a COP of 1.13. It seems the optimum for the excess heat occurs in the range 305-315 ° C.
 
Fran Tanzella SRI in Mountain View United States detailed the results of the audit experiences of the Brillouin society. It seems that the reaction proceeds by an electron capture with formation of a neutron (p + e = n). This is possible due to electrical impulses. An excess of 100% was observed. The pulses are of several hundred volts, over periods of a few hundred nanoseconds. The best COP is detected at 300 ° C.
 
Michael Halem, of LENR Invest presented the same conference in China.
 
Takahiko Itoh of Tohoku University in Sendai   Mizuno has replicated the experience of training palladium nano materials made of nickel and plasma discharge. The best results were obtained at 300 ° C.
 
Jacques Dufour of Paris has a personal theory in which a hydrogen atom in the form of dipole is entrapped within an iron atom. This is the pico chemistry. This reaction is 1000 times more energy than a chemical reaction. He did an installation in an oven with two symmetrical cells of which serves as a reference. It places a mixture containing iron, sodium and SiC. The reaction occurs at 1075 ° C with an excess of 1 Watt. Furthermore an analysis by mass spectrometry shows a peak at mass 55 which corresponds to the mass of the iron 54 with a hydrogen dipole in its electron cloud.
 
Olafson Stein of the University of Iceland has developed the role of Rydberg atoms in excess heat. Rydberg atoms under the effect of laser beam approaching to 2 or 3 microns. The radiation measurements observed suggest production Kaons, Pawns of muons and electrons.
 
George Miley of the University of Illinois introduced the same conference in China.
 
Mitchell Swartz Nanotech in the United States whose presentation was made by Peter Hagelstein has done an outstanding job on Raman spectroscopy on Nanors giving excess energy. As when sending a laser beam on a surface, the beam returns to reflection without loss of energy, but also a loss of energy or an energy gain due to the loss or gain of a phonon. Interestingly, when there is no power, there is the peak of loss of energy, but when there is excess energy, there is also a peak corresponding to the gain of energy with absorption of a phonon.
 
Sangho Bok Clean Planet have developed a new method of temperature measurement using fluorescent film temperature sensitive. The idea is to use these fluorescent dyes such as sensor locations where the heat is generated on an electrode. This will have a spatial resolution of 40 nm, which depends on the resolution of the microscope used. The first results are encouraging and the temperature range can be changed by changing the composition of the fluorescent dye.

October 1 [reporting Friday, September 30] - "David Nagel, of George Washington University in the US has developed efforts in his university to work on cold fusion. They focused on analyzing means in the experiments, for example by recording the sounds inside of a hollow cathode, by Fourier analysis of the electrolysis current variations, infrared measurements , etc ...

Peter Hagelstein, to MIT in the United States recalled that he, energy nuclear reaction between deuterium nuclei were removed by phonons network. For this he had shown the potential coupling between SD passage to He-4 by issuing a large amount of low energy phonons. Moreover, the work of Karabut and Vysotskii showing the production of X-rays when the vibrations are produced on a metal led him to prepare an experiment where the Ta-181 must excite the W-181 will issue X-rays. The experiment is being prepared.

Wu-Shou Zhang of the Institute of the Academy of Sciences Chemistry Beijing in China built a Seebeck calorimeter, in which he experimented with electrodes in acid palladium in D 2 SO 4. He showed excess heat has low loading rate. Moreover, he found the money on the palladium electrode. In the calorimeter, he made a similar experience to that of Rossi and observed a very low excess heat to 1160 ° C 0.45%.

Jean-François Geneste group of Airbus in Toulouse quoted a sentence of French Nobel Prize: "It is the asymmetry that creates the phenomenon." He developed a non-Archimedean geometry that helps explain why symmetry is not perceived in the same way for one who is in the symmetrical object and an outside observer. Perfection is not symmetry, but the asymmetry. That is why if the crystal is perfect cold fusion does not occur, you have impurities, defects.

Daniel Szumski, independent researcher of Davis in California, developed his theory to produce a cathode which works to give energy. It proposes to add certain metal isotopes to activate the electrode.

Farong Wan of the University of Science and Technology Beijing showed that irradiating aluminum foil with deuterium ions, creating bubbles. Under the effect of 200kV electron bombardment of a transmission microscope was locally melted aluminum, indicating an abnormal phenomenon occurred.

John Paul Biberian Aix-Marseille University reviewed the six experiments in progress: experiments with nickel powders, diffusion of deuterium through the wall of a palladium tube, the excitement of carbon powders with micro- oven, plasma electrolysis high voltage and high current, and the replication of the ICARUS experiment 9 Stanley Pons of the permanent boil. Finally I showed last very promising results obtained with solid electrolytes that produced up to 45% more energy.

Florian Metzler MIT in the United States showed with Peter Hagelstein the development of an apparatus for creating vibrations of various frequencies to generate X-rays. This is the counterpart to the Hagelstein theory mentioned above.

Chang-Lin Liang from Beijing University Tsighua showed excess heat discharge experiments with thin film deposition of palladium on the walls of the glass container.

Melvin Miles from the University of LaVerne in the US has shown a thermodynamic analysis and kinetic parameters of the reaction D + D to He-4. He found a delta G 23 000 GJ / Mole, and entropy of 12.3 J / Mole. And the reaction is zero order.

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        NANORTECH Update: Website  

 

  

July 27, 2016 - "In the field of cold fusion, having a laboratory rat ["lab rat"] upon which to try ideas, tweaks, new diagnostics, and possible improvements, has been shown to be a good thing, in both aqueous and dry systems. In dry CF/LANR systems, the lab rat is the NANOR®-type preloaded system [shown in open demonstration for several months at MIT in 2012 (IAP Course on CF)].  We have used dry preloaded NANOR®-type CF/LANR components [1] to investigate material science [2-6] and radiation physics [4,5] of active cold fusion systems, and have published a substantial fraction of what was found.  This R&D from a system which is increasingly well-controlled, reasonably reproducible, and monitored by several calibrations, has taught a better understanding of these CF components, their physics and lattice properties. Our focus today continues on improving the efficiency and production rate of these unique preloaded energy conversion and production components." - Dr. Mitchell Swartz

  1. Swartz, M. G. Verner, J. Tolleson, P. Hagelstein, Dry, preloaded NANOR®-type CF/LANR components, Current Science, 108, 4, 595 (2015); http://www.currentscience.ac.in/Volumes/108/04/0595.pdf
  2. Swartz M. R., Hagelstein P.I., Demonstration of Energy Gain from a Preloaded ZrO2–PdD Nanostructured CF/LANR Quantum Electronic Device at MIT, J. Cond.Matter Nucl. Sci. 13, (2014), 516 www.iscmns.org/CMNS/JCMNS-Vol13.pdf
  3. Swartz,  M.R.  P.  Hagelstein, G. Verner, Impact of Electrical Avalanche Through a ZrO2-NiD Nanostructured CF/LANR Component on its Incremental Excess Power Gain", ICCF-19, JCMNS, 19, (2016)
  4. Swartz  M., Incremental High Energy Emission from a ZrO2–PdD Nanostructured Quantum Electronic Component CF/LANR, J. Cond. Matter Nucl. Sci. 15, 2015, 92; www.iscmns.org/CMNS/JCMNS-Vol15.pdf
  5. Swartz M., Verner, G., et al., Imaging of an Active NANOR®-type LANR Component using CR-39, J. Condensed Matter Nucl. Sci. 15, (2015), p 81; www.iscmns.org/CMNS/JCMNS-Vol15.pdf
  6. Swartz, M. "Detection of Phonon Gain from a NANOR®-type CF Component" (2016, in publication)
  • Series 5 and 6 NANOR-type CF/LANR components - New Concept of Higher Gain, Preloaded, Demo shown.
  • Series 7 NANOR-type CF/LANR components - Enabled Several R&D Experiments; Several reported.
  • Series 8  NANOR-type CF/LANR components - Ongoing Effort - New Materials, approaches, etc. examined.
  • Series 9 NANOR-type CF/LANR components in production based upon past findings.

 


Report from Cold Fusion 101 at MIT by Barry Simon


October 1 [reporting Thursday, September 29] - “Qun Zhong-Tian, the organizer of the conference, greeted us by informing us that a government program was in place with four Chinese universities to study cold fusion.  

Peter Hagelstein, MIT in the United States has a historical reminder of all that was done in the early years of the cold fusion. He showed how the already positive results were convincing to prove the reality of the phenomenon. The excess heat were shown with both palladium and heavy water, but with the nickel and ordinary water.  

 Chen Ping, the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics in China, studied the different metals and alloys for storing hyrogène. Although this topic is not directly of cold fusion, it is still interesting because the hydrogen charging rate is a critical factor in cold fusion.

Melvin Miles from the University of LaVerne in the United States developed the mathematical model allowing Martin Fleischmann to have an accuracy of 0.1% with temperature measurements to a thousandth of a degree, and an understanding of the heat mode dynamic. The calorimeter developed by Fleischmann and Pons was of great simplicity and excellent accuracy, but very few people understood his qualities.

Yasuhiro Iwamura of Tohoku University in Japan has presented four of his team research directions:

1-     Excess heat in nano structured materials Pd-Ni obtained by plasma discharge on substrates of nickel and palladium in hydrogen and deuterium. The excess heat is reproducible, albeit not of the same magnitude.

2-     Experiments with nano particles of alloy Ni-Pd surrounded ZrO 2 into hydrogen and deuterium.

3-     The production of praseodymium scattering on deuterium alternating layers Pd / CaO covered in final layer of cesium. The techniques used to detect the presence of praseodymium are multiple: XPS, ICP-MS, TOF-SIMS SIMS and XRF.

4-     transmutations of experiences in order to transmute radioactive nuclear waste.

Hang Zhang, laboratory Quiran, Xi An to ShanXi China studied more nickel hydrogen system and LiAlH 4. He improved the work done previously by Jiang Songsheng who had had problems with the reliability of thermocouples. Its heating system of the reactor making the outside through an oven, when there is no abnormal heat, the cell is cooler than the furnace. From 800 ° C, there is a temperature inversion indicating excess heat. The estimate is 14 Watts with a heating power of 750 watts, or 2% excess.

George Miley, from the University of Illinois at Chicago has developed the results of his work with electrolysis cathode formed multilayer palladium / nickel, and the results with nano palladium particles coated with ZrO 2. He calculated in particular that the binding energy of the atomic defects was 0.65eV. He wants to create defects in the crystal lattice which will be able to accommodate the hydrogen atoms.

Michael Halem, LENR to invest, a company that has invested in the Brillouin company decided to see for himself if the system worked as advertised. The system Brillouin he studied consists of a heated nickel tube having follow a particular processing used to circulate hydrogen. A flow of argon to the outside of the tube in an enclosure containing the tube serves to cool and measure the amount of heat produced. In the system, they also rajoutent an RF signal. Her measurements yielded an excess of 20 watts for a power of 80 Watts. He is personally reassured 90% that its measures are just.

Jian Tian Clean Energy Technology Laboratory of the University of Changchun in China has made a historic reminder of what happened with the nickel hydrogen system. From the beginning of cold fusion, electrolytic nickel system with K 2 CO 3 was positive and reproducible results.

Song Ding Huan of Xiamen University in China developed a theory suggesting that stimulation of surface phonons can contribute to cold fusion reaction.

 

 

Optical Properties of Fluid Hydrogen at the Transition to a Conducting State

R. Stewart McWilliams, D. Allen Dalton, Mohammad F. Mahmood, and Alexander F. Goncharov

Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 255501 – "We use fast transient transmission and emission spectroscopies in the pulse laser heated diamond anvil cell to probe the energy-dependent optical properties of hydrogen at pressures of 10–150 GPa and temperatures up to 6000 K. Hydrogen is absorptive at visible to near-infrared wavelengths above a threshold temperature that decreases from 3000 K at 18 GPa to 1700 K at 110 GPa. Transmission spectra at 2400 K and 141 GPa indicate that the absorptive hydrogen is semiconducting or semimetallic in character, definitively ruling out a first-order insulator-metal transition in the studied pressure range."

                                                     

"Phase diagram of hydrogen. Black lines are phase boundaries. Present measurements are filled circles for transparent (white) and absorbing (gray, black) hydrogen; black points are characterized via direct transient absorption measurement (Fig. 2), whereas gray points correspond to anomalous temperature responses observed upon increasing heating laser power (Fig. 3). A thermal pressure of 2.5  GPa/1000  K [33] is included. The heavy black line is the onset of absorbing hydrogen in the present data. Prior measurements are the onset of reflectivity in shock compression [14] (crosses and dotted line), the onset of visible absorption in isentropic compression [16] (squares and dashed line), the location of anomalies in temperature with increasing heating laser power in the diamond cell [15] (stars), and the dc conductivity (color map) based on interpolated data"


CFRL News No. 99

Hideo Kozima and the late John Dash

 


Infinite Energy
ISSUE 128, July/August 2016


 House Committee Requires LENR Briefing from Secretary of Defense


HOUSE COMMITTEE REQUIRES LENR BRIEFING FROM SECRETARY OF DEFENSE

Armed Service Committee acknowledges LENR as a potential ultra-clean, low-cost renewable energy source with “strong national security implications”
 
"FALLS CHURCH, VA, JUNE 14, 2016 – The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee has ordered the Secretary of Defense to provide a briefing on LENR (Low Energy Nuclear Reactions) to the committee by September 22, 2016. The order for the LENR briefing was included in House Report 114-537 Part I, which accompanies the National Defense Authorization Act of 2017. The report was submitted to the Committee of the Whole House on May 4, 2016.
 
This overdue attention by U.S. lawmakers to the science and business of LENR brings renewed critical focus to the field at a time when developing new sources of clean energy are of mounting importance.
Previously perceived as an obscure alternative field of energy research and often treated in a derogatory manner, LENR’s growing momentum stems from current and cumulative research, as well as government and commercial projects in several countries.
 
In advancing this legislation, the House Committee on Armed Services cites Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) viewpoints that China and India are moving forward with LENR programs of their own and that Japan has created an investment fund to promote such technology.
 
The committee also refers to the DIA (Defense Intelligence Agency) assessment that Japan and Italy are leaders in the field and that Russia, China, Israel and India are now devoting significant resources to LENR development. The Armed Service Committee’s acknowledgement of LENR as a potential ultra-clean, low-cost renewable energy source with “strong national security implications” adds to the changing perception of the field that is quietly underway. Much greater resources for research are expected once LENR enters the scientific and energy policy mainstream."

Trump: Making America’s Energy Policy Cheaper, Faster, and Better

   July 18, 2016 – “(Donald J.) Trump calls it “An America First Energy Plan.” … Overall, Trump will move away from government-central planning efforts and return authority back to the states  …Trump is known to have called climate change “a hoax,” and has declared that he will not allow “political activists with extreme agendas” to write the rules, he is a true environmentalist. … Trump has pledged to “cancel the Paris Climate Agreement ….  Trump explained: “Any future regulation will go through a simple test: is this regulation good for the American worker? If it doesn’t pass this test, the rule will not be approved.” ,,,  Trump has long been a supporter of nuclear power.  Trump’s energy plan is a turn toward realism. It is based on the fact that our American energy abundance can allow for shared prosperity, better schools, more funding for infrastructure, higher wages, and lower unemployment.”


Industrial Heat Whacked  -  Motion to Dismiss Rejected

  Industrial Heat’s Motion to Dismiss Denied in Part, Granted in Part (Update: Full Decision Added)

July 19, 2016 - Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga has upheld Rossi's Complaint's Counts 1, 3, 4, 6.  These involve Breach of Contract (Non-Payment), Unjust Enrichment, Misappropriaton of Trade Secrets, and Fraud and Deceit.  The Court dismissed Counts 2, 5, 7, 8 for failure to state a claim without prejudice.     Ruling by Judge Antonaga (pdf)

 


Dr. Melvin Miles: Anomalous Effects in Deuterated Systems - The Correlation of Excess Heat and Helium


 

ICCF-19 Proceedings: [Editor Jean-Paul Biberian, JCMNS]  (pdf file, just click)

 


The Coldest Case   (Dr. Eugene Mallove)


 

LESSON #2: THE PRODUCT OF COLD FUSION IN PALLADIUM IS HELIUM

   <==== THE SECRET IS THE LOADED LATTICE

    * Dr. Melvin Miles (China Lake, US Navy; issue #V1-2) and others have demonstrated that helium, used to fill ordinary lighter-than-air balloons, is one product generated by the cold fusion reactions, if adequate loading is achieved (issues #V2-1, 3-1, 4-1).
    * This de novo helium is of a total amount greater than the amount which could leak in from the ambient environment.
    * The helium is generated by, and linked to, the production of excess heat.
   * This generation of energy -- with a safe product for a change -- is therefore quite important


 

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) report on High Energy Science & Technology Assessment workshop

March 18, 2015 - "Today I present a report in 2007, originally "for official use only", distributed only between US government agencies and their contractors, then declassified in 2011, finally put online yesterday on http://www.governmentattic.org . It provides a comprehensive account of a workshop on science valutatativo high energy held December 12 to 13, 2006 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. 

....    "Dr. Mitchell Swartz, JET Energy, Inc. presented a brief summary of the results of excess heat experiments in electric-field loaded deuterated metals: Excess Heat in Electric-Field Loaded Deuterated Metals.  ....    "Professor Michael Melich, WE Meyer Institute for Systems Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, talked about transmutation as the signal for detecting LENR experiments using Deuterium Conducted in a cell with an electrolytic Pd diffusion barrier. .....    Low Energy Nuclear Reactions are showing some remarkable progress with respect to energy (excess heat) production and transmuted element detection, ....    "LENR Still Suffers from negative publicity associated with Cold Fusion and is viewed as being Conducted outside the domain of legitimate, mainstream science. Nonetheless, the persistent and increasingly repeatable Demonstrations of excess heat and transmutation suggest That there is something here worth Pursuing.  You can download the entire document here:
http: //www.governmentattic. org / 14docs / DTRA-HESTA_2007.pdf


WHY   COLD   FUSION   IS   IMPORTANT

Untouched (EMPTY) Fukushima 'exclusion zone' 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 July 12, 2016 - "A photographer has shared haunting images of the abandoned Fukushima earthquake 'exclusion zone' after risking his safety to sneak into the disaster site.  Lying completely untouched since March 2011, the city of Fukushima was evacuated suddenly after the east coast of Japan was devastated by a massive earthquake followed by a huge tsunami."


National Defense Authorization Act for 2017 - Report of the Committee on Armed Services - Excerpt - Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENR) Briefing

"The committee is aware of recent positive developments in developing low-energy nuclear reactions (LENR), which produce ultra-clean, low-cost renewable energy that have strong national security implications. For example, according to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), if LENR works it will be a ``disruptive technology that could revolutionize energy production and storage.'' The committee is also aware of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's (DARPA) findings that other countries including China and India are moving forward with LENR programs of their own and that Japan has actually created its own investment fund to promote such technology. DIA has also assessed that Japan and Italy are leaders in the field and that Russia, China, Israel, and India are now devoting significant resources to LENR development. To better understand the national security implications of these developments, the committee directs the Secretary of Defense to provide a briefing on the military utility of recent U.S. industrial base LENR advancements to the House Committee on Armed Services by September 22, 2016. This briefing should examine the current state of research in the United States, how that compares to work being done internationally, and an assessment of the type of military applications where this technology could potentially be useful." 


ICCF-20 - 20th Int. Conf. Cond. Matter Nuclear Science

Organizers Professors Yasuhiro Iwamura and Jirohta Kasagi Tohoku University

October 2-7, 2016  Sendai City Information & Industrial Plaza  Sendai, Japan


R&D on Cold Fusion is NEEDED NOW because of its clean output

-- and because it will enable safer, DISTRIBUTED electrical systems.

Dangerous malware discovered in EU energy company

July 15, 2016 - "A new piece of sophisticated malware has been discovered on the networks of an unnamed European energy company with what researchers believe is the potential to shut down an energy grid. .... It affects all versions of Windows and has been produced to overcome next-generation firewalls and anti-virus software. The malware also shuts down when put into a sandboxed environment or a virtual machine to escape the notice of security teams. This piece of malware, according to Sentinel One Labs, “exhibits traits seen in previous nation-state rootkits, and appears to have been designed by multiple developers with high-level skills and access to considerable resources”..... This type of attack is nothing new: the Russian state is still widely believed to be behind the Black Energy group, which shut down power to 225,000 people in Ukraine last year by attacking a power company. .... In fact, many industrial control systems are replete with vulnerabilities. ... Cyber attackers who have gained remote access and can remain persistent in a network can cause a loss of view, manipulation of view, loss of control and denial of control for operators running critical infrastructure."

                                        

 Obama’s Ambitious Clean-Energy Goal Will Depend on Nuclear (and Cold Fusion) -- and the Next President

Richard Martin (Technology Review, MIT)

June 28, 2016 - "According to the White House, the three leaders will set a target of generating half of North America’s power from non-carbon-emitting sources by 2025. ... Getting to the target of 50 percent clean energy generation is probably unattainable without significant contributions from nuclear power, but the industry appears to be withering. Of course, it will be up to the next president, who takes office in seven months, to determine whether we ever attain what the Obama administration admits is a “stretch goal.”"


                         

THE GOOD :  (COLD) Fusion Projects Continue Worldwide

"Unlike Hot fusion, Cold fusion works now and has been achievable by those who use the lattice  (solid state physics, phonons, Bose Einstein condensates,  codeposition, Phusor-type high impedance systems, ...) and understand the roles of loading of the lattice.  The lattice alone, and not molecular chemistry, surmount the coulomb barrier in the absence of things that quench the desired reaction sas has been shown for decades. Just as the lattice is the ONLY sine qua non linking the nucleus through the s-orbital connection to the phonon constellation for the Mossbauer effect, there is no simple chemical system, outside of the loaded Group VIII lattice, that achieves cold fusion (hence, lattice assisted or enabled nuclear reactions)."     - Dr. Mitchell Swartz

 NANORTECH Inc.

 Other CF Work [reported at Infinite Energy; pdf - 3/4 of the way down ]
 


THE  BAD:  (Failed HOT) Fusion megaproject confirms 5-year delay, trims costs

Jun. 16, 2016 -  "The ITER fusion reactor will fire up for the first time in December 2025, ... 5 years later than under the old schedule, and to get there the council is asking the project partners ... to cough up an extra $4.5 billion.  ...The panel declared in April that the 2025 goal is technically feasible but warned that there was no slack in case of unexpected problems. ..... Early studies will use only hydrogen or deuterium for simplicity, leaving the radioactive tritium for later...... The council also agreed to a proposal from the United States for more regular independent reviews of key project aspects, because of considerable opposition to ITER in U.S. Congress."

     ITER -  Chronicle of probable failure  - Dr. Jean-Pierre Petit

 


THE UGLY: COVERUP OF COLD FUSION -->  CORRUPTION  AT THE  US P.T.O. 

 

HEAVYWATERGATE  continues at the USPTO led by a corrupt Group Art that mischaracterizes facts about cold fusion on federal documents using mail fraud.  For example, the Patent Office has claimed falsely that there is "no utility" to cold fusion.   Really?   Does anyone believe that lie? Clean, efficient energy production of no use?    It has been 27 years since the  announcement of cold fusion, the crash of Exxon Valdez, and the start of the coverup of cold fusion  (Heavywatergate).  

Ask your Congressmen and women to DEMAND INVESTIGATIONS, and the Removal of the corrupt USPTO Examiners and their Supervisors,  indictment for actions against the Law, and with loss of their pensions and profits made in energy during this coverup.


 

 THE UGLY:   E-catastrophe


    Physics, Material Science and Electrical Engineering of Cold Fusion

 

 

HOUSE COMMITTEE REQUIRES LENR BRIEFING FROM SECRETARY OF DEFENSE

Armed Service Committee acknowledges LENR as a potential ultra-clean, low-cost renewable energy source with “strong national security implications”
 
"FALLS CHURCH, VA, JUNE 14, 2016 – The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee has ordered the Secretary of Defense to provide a briefing on LENR (Low Energy Nuclear Reactions) to the committee by September 22, 2016. The order for the LENR briefing was included in House Report 114-537 Part I, which accompanies the National Defense Authorization Act of 2017. The report was submitted to the Committee of the Whole House on May 4, 2016.
 
This overdue attention by U.S. lawmakers to the science and business of LENR brings renewed critical focus to the field at a time when developing new sources of clean energy are of mounting importance.
Previously perceived as an obscure alternative field of energy research and often treated in a derogatory manner, LENR’s growing momentum stems from current and cumulative research, as well as government and commercial projects in several countries.
 
In advancing this legislation, the House Committee on Armed Services cites Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) viewpoints that China and India are moving forward with LENR programs of their own and that Japan has created an investment fund to promote such technology.
 
The committee also refers to the DIA (Defense Intelligence Agency) assessment that Japan and Italy are leaders in the field and that Russia, China, Israel and India are now devoting significant resources to LENR development. The Armed Service Committee’s acknowledgement of LENR as a potential ultra-clean, low-cost renewable energy source with “strong national security implications” adds to the changing perception of the field that is quietly underway. Much greater resources for research are expected once LENR enters the scientific and energy policy mainstream."


Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) report on High Energy Science & Technology Assessment workshop

March 18, 2015 - "Today I present a report in 2007, originally "for official use only", distributed only between US government agencies and their contractors, then declassified in 2011, finally put online yesterday on http://www.governmentattic.org . It provides a comprehensive account of a workshop on science valutatativo high energy held December 12 to 13, 2006 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. 

....    "Dr. Mitchell Swartz, JET Energy, Inc. presented a brief summary of the results of excess heat experiments in electric-field loaded deuterated metals: Excess Heat in Electric-Field Loaded Deuterated Metals.  ....    "Professor Michael Melich, WE Meyer Institute for Systems Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, talked about transmutation as the signal for detecting LENR experiments using Deuterium Conducted in a cell with an electrolytic Pd diffusion barrier. .....    Low Energy Nuclear Reactions are showing some remarkable progress with respect to energy (excess heat) production and transmuted element detection, ....    "LENR Still Suffers from negative publicity associated with Cold Fusion and is viewed as being Conducted outside the domain of legitimate, mainstream science. Nonetheless, the persistent and increasingly repeatable Demonstrations of excess heat and transmutation suggest That there is something here worth Pursuing.  You can download the entire document here:
http: //www.governmentattic. org / 14docs / DTRA-HESTA_2007.pdf


FLASHBACK: 2007 Cold Fusion (Lattice Assisted Nuclear Reactions) Colloquium at MIT

                                                                          NANORTECH Update:    New Website

                                                                             

  • Ongoing Testing of Series 8  NANOR-type CF/LANR components  
  •  Series 9 NANOR-type CF/LANR components are on the drawing boards

 

 JCMNS (Journal of Condensed Matter Nuclear Science) will be indexed in the Web Of Science

Jean-Paul Biberian, the editor of the only LENR scientific journal, the JCMNS (Journal of Condensed Matter Nuclear Science) reports that JCMNS will be indexed in the Web Of Science produced by ISI (Institute for Scientific Information) of Thomson Scientific.  This is a tiny but important move, toward acceptance of LENR science. This will allow more researcher to have access to articles. (without being burned alive )

Blog of Jean-Paul Biberian

   JET Energy - Efforts Continue to Improve Education

                                                

  JET Energy is scheduling upcoming experimental meetings for the second half of 2016. Efforts Continue to Improve Education, including through a Series of CF/LANR Colloquiua on:  CF/LANR Magnetic Fields, Magnetic Domains, New Materials, Emissions from Nanomaterials, Additional Verification Techniques, Improvements in Calorimetry.


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NASA Unveils Plans for Electric-Powered Plane

JUNE 17, 2016 - "A new experimental airplane being built by NASA could help push electric-powered aviation from a technical curiosity and pipe dream into something that might become commercially viable for small aircraft.  ...Charles F. Bolden Jr., the NASA administrator, announced plans for an all-electric airplane designated as X-57, part of the agency’s efforts to make aviation more efficient and less of a polluter. .... For the X-57, the NASA researchers are designing narrower wings that are efficient during cruise flight, powered by two 60-kilowatt electric motors at the wingtips that spin five-foot-wide propellers.

For takeoff and landing, 12 smaller 9-kilowatt motors powering two-foot-wide propellers will kick in to blow extra air over the skinny wings to generate the necessary lift. In flight, the smaller propellers are folded away.  NASA has already purchased the Italian-designed Tecnam P2006T twin-engine four-seat aircraft that it will transform into the X-57."


  2016 LENRIA History of Cold Fusion Calendar
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The industrial association for LENR, LENRIA, has produced a beautiful 2016 calendar focusing on leaders in today's emerging new energy field.

 

      LENR Phenomena & Apps, Prof. Peter Hagelstein and Dr. Louis DeChiaro
Sept. 23, 2015 - IEEE Meeting at Teradyne, North Reading, Massachusetts

"Back in 1989 Fleischmann and Pons astonished the world with a variety of claims involving low-energy nuclear reactions (LENR) in electrochemical experiments with palladium and deuterium. The most significant of the claims was for the generation of large amounts of energy, presumed to be of nuclear origin, but without a commensurate amount of energetic nuclear radiation. The existence of such an effect goes against textbook nuclear and solid state physics, and no acceptable explanation was put forth at the time. Most early efforts to replicate the anomalies claimed were unsuccessful. The Fleischmann-Pons Experiment was not accepted by mainstream scientists then and is not accepted today.

Over the years a substantial amount of effort has been put in by groups that were able to replicate the excess heat effect, to make sure that the effect was real, and to gain some understanding. Fleischmann and Pons had argued that the D/Pd loading ratio needed to be high in order to see excess heat; this was found to be the case in experiments that followed. A correlation was found between the excess power roduced and the deuterium flux at the cathode surface. In some experiments increased excess heat was seen at elevated temperature. He4 was observed in the gas phase, correlated with the energy produced, and in amounts consistent with the mass difference (24 MeV) between D2 and He4.

There is no agreement at present among those in the field as to what physics is involved in these experiments, even though there have been a large number of proposals. We give a brief outline of some of the theoretical ideas currently being contemplated. Progress continues at present, but there are changes in the focus of the research and in the researchers involved. There is at present some interest on the part of investors and industry, stimulated by the possibility of commercial products and the prospect of a new technology. We will review some of the approaches which have been discussed in public in recent years and will summarize the progress reported by the entrepreneur community, including Andrea Rossi (Industrial Heat, Inc.), Dr. Mitchell Swartz (Nanortech, Inc.), and Robert Godes (Brillouin Energy Technologies, Inc.). Finally, we will touch upon the recent status changes at USPTO regarding LENR inventions."

 


 Energy sources for propulsion to, and for use on, Mars [Includes Cold Fusion]

Dr. Mitchell Swartz, JOURNAL OF SPACE EXPLORATION, vol. 4, issue2, pp 201-204 (2015) (pdf)

                                                   

"More Power  is Needed - Mars is the future.  How do we know that?  Because six times as many people signed up (202,586) for a one-way ride than did for the Affordable Care Act which means that people would rather buy a ticket to the vast unknown than get healthcare as they age.  What is holding back the transport of humans to Mars, and its colonization, is energy. We need more powerful rockets to take people there quicker, and we need more accessible, more portable distributed power sources for exploring, making outposts on, and terraforming of, the Martian surface.   This paper briefly discusses present and soon-to-be available energy sources which will make this possible.  ..."

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  US Patent Granted to US Navy for “Excess Enthalpy Upon Pressurization of Nanosized Metals with Deuterium”

Nov 10, 2015 - Claim 1 provides an overview of the patented method:   “A method for measuring excess enthalpy, comprising: placing a test material in a pressure vessel; heating the pressure vessel to a given temperature; evacuating the pressure vessel; introducing deuterium, hydrogen, or both into the pressure vessel; measuring the enthalpy generated during pressurization; again evacuating the pressure vessel; and measuring the enthalpy used during depressurization.”

"This patent is for what seems to be a very basic process, as deuterium/hydrogen, combined with platinum/palladium have been used in LENR experiments since the time of Pons and Fleischmann, and the USPTO granting this patent might signal something of a vindication for those who have been experimenting with these materials over the years, and reporting excess heat. However, this is not an electrolysis system as Pons and Fleischmann used, but sounds similar to the work of George Miley at Lenuco, who has reported excess heat in a pressurized vessel with nickel nanoparticles."

 

          E- Cat astrophe!!!!!     


The Rossi distraction and diversion of the past several years has significantly impaired LENR progress. In the end, that may become the consumate definition of "The Rossi Effect. 

-  Dewey Weaver
 

Jury Trial in Sep 2017    Response 2 Mot to Dismss  Rossi_et_al_v_Darden_et_al.pdf     M2Dismiss Discussion

Facts do not Support IH M2Dismiss    Industrial Heat Files Motion to Dismiss Rossi Lawsuit    Sifferkoll®    LENR-Forum

Rossi: 1 Week E-Cat QuarkX Test to Start at End of May with Potential Cutomer/Partner

Leonardo Corporation Issues Press Release Announcing Termination of Industrial Heat License    Industrial Heat Don’t Believe ERV Report    

Leonardo Corp. Press Release: “Inventor Sues Industrial Heat, LLC” (ERV is Fabio Penon)   Opposite hypothesis on the Rossi-IH affair  

Andrea Rossi Responds to IH Statement (Updated)   New Q&A on ERV, IH and E-Cat Test  Statement From Andrea Rossi   

Andrea Rossi Goes to Court: What Happens to the E-Cat Now?  New Energy World Symposium cancelled 

The NANOR technology: an alternative LENR reactor Technology
                 Vessela Nikolova

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Energy (is a) a clean promising energy multiplier very different from Andrea Rossi’s E-Cat. ...  So, it could be used, in the future, as an effective, clean, highly efficient, energy production system.  he NANOR® components are smaller than 2 cm in length, and with 30–200 mg of active LANR material. Their ‘core’ contains active ZrO2–PdD nanostructured material [Zr (66%), Ni (0–30%), and Pd (5–25%) by weight], loaded with additional deuterium (D) to achieve loadings (ratio of D to Pd) of more than 130%. Indeed, nanostructured materials have incredibly large surface area to volume ratios. Second, many also have new unexpected quantum mechanical properties: they enable quantum confinements, surface plasmon resonances, and superparamagnetism. ... The fuel for the nanostructured material in the core is deuterium, and the product is believed to be de novo 4He produced by the deuterium fusion. The ‘excess heat’ observed is thought due to energy derived from coherent de-excitation of molecule D2 to ground state 4He.  .... the excess energy gain of a NANOR compared to driving input energy is up to 20 times. The reactor openly demonstrated an energy gain (COP) which ranged generally from 5 to 16  ... It is interesting to compare this parameter with the E-Cat, a much larger device. You have to consider that the Andrea Rossi’s Hot-Cat illustrated in the TPR-1 had a reaction chamber of about 200 cubic centimeters, which may contain about 100 grams of active powder. So, a NANOR using 100 grams of active powder would produce a thermal power of (100000 / 200) x 2 = 1000 W, or, more simply, 1 kW. Thus the difference seems not so great. .... there is approximately a factor 2 between the performances of the two different reactors."

   

Proceedings of JCF15

   LENR Patents Open Doors to New Investment and New Conflict

Nov. 20, 2015 – "...on Nov. 10, the USPTO issued patent US 9,182,365 B2 for a LENR method that produces excess heat to David Allan Kidwell, a chemist with the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). Kidwell’s second LENR patent, US 9,192,918, will issue on Nov. 24. Although some patents for LENR excess-heat-related inventions were issued in the 26-year history of this field, they have been rare events.  .... According to the patents, Kidwell has invented a method for producing excess heat by special preparation of palladium nanoparticles, two nanometers or less, placed on a metal-oxide support mechanism and subjected to pressurized deuterium gas. Kidwell works in NRL’s Surface Nanoscience and Sensor Technology Section (Code 6177).  .... In the past, Kidwell has been critical of other researchers in this field. In his first public appearance in the field, during a 2008 presentation at the 14th International Conference on Cold Fusion (ICCF-14), in Washington, D.C., Kidwell spoke in a condescending tone about the expertise and claims of researchers in the field who had reported low-energy nuclear transmutations.....In his paper and in his patent application, Kidwell claimed that his experiments at NRL with hydrogen did not produce any excess heat. There are strong reasons not to trust this part of his claim and his data. Not only does a significant body of data in the field show that the presence of hydrogen, as a gas or in light water, produce excess heat and nuclear anomalies, but also Kidwell’s own slide presentation says that “hydrogen may not be the best control.” Another statement in Kidwell’s paper seems inaccurate. “No convincing evidence of radiation or transmutations has been reported, and the calorimetry results are sometimes called into question,” he wrote. This blanket statement is wrong. The field has abundant credible references for low levels of low-energy neutron emission, alpha emission, production of new elements and anomalous isotopic changes. [1-4]  Kidwell’s assertion that the reported calorimetry results of the entire field are suspect is not credible. .... Kidwell threw another curveball while he was at the Rome conference. On Oct. 6, 2009, a week after he filed his provisional patent application #61/246,619 for excess heat, he gave a second presentation. In that, he suggested that, in a LENR transmutation experiment performed at Mitsubishi, the growth of praseodymium, a rare earth element reported by the Mitsubishi researchers, was the result of contamination. But Kidwell did not simply suggest that the Mitsubishi data was the result of sloppiness on the part of the Japanese researchers. He went further, suggesting that a former Mitsubishi employee had used “lucky tweezers” to intentionally spike the experiment with praseodymium. It was a shocking accusation, even more so because it came from a U.S. government scientist. In singling out the praseodymium result, Kidwell implied that the decade-long transmutation research effort led by Yasuhiro Iwamura, in a clean room at Mitsubishi, which demonstrated six pairs of element changes, not to mention anomalous isotopic shifts, was the result of contamination. This was not the case."

 Oct. 5, 2015 - Current Review of Low Energy Energy Reactions aka

Cold Fusion by the US Naval Sea Systems Command

 Dr. Louis DeChiaro's Slides from Teledyne Presentation to IEEE (pdf)

   

 

 
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