Cold fusion research

Cold fusion research

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Caption: "Cold fusion": close-up of French CEA experimental apparatus used to investigate the results of Fleischmann & Pons, who, in March 1989, claimed to have created sustained cold fusion energy production in a simple electrolytic cell. The British & American electrochemists' "fusion cell" consisted of platinum & palladium electrodes in heavy water doped with lithium. This French experiment is located at Bugey, in a shielded facility suited to the detection of the high- energy neutrons that are released in nuclear fusion. The platinum/titanium cell is cooled by a refrigerant flowing through the copper pipe. The platinum gauze electrode is visible in centre.

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Keywords: energy research, equipment, experimental apparatus, french cea experiment, nuclear cold fusion, technology

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