COLD NUCLEAR FUSION.

Johann Rafelski, Steven E. Jones

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Abstract

The electronlike particles called muons can catalyze nuclear fusion reactions, eliminating the need for powerful lasers or high-temperature plasmas. The process may one day become a commercial energy source.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)84-89
Number of pages6
JournalScientific American
Volume257
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1987
Externally publishedYes

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Rafelski, J., & Jones, S. E. (1987). COLD NUCLEAR FUSION. Scientific American, 257(1), 84-89.

COLD NUCLEAR FUSION. / Rafelski, Johann; Jones, Steven E.

In: Scientific American, Vol. 257, No. 1, 07.1987, p. 84-89.

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Rafelski, J & Jones, SE 1987, 'COLD NUCLEAR FUSION.', Scientific American, vol. 257, no. 1, pp. 84-89.
Rafelski J, Jones SE. COLD NUCLEAR FUSION. Scientific American. 1987 Jul;257(1):84-89.
Rafelski, Johann ; Jones, Steven E. / COLD NUCLEAR FUSION. In: Scientific American. 1987 ; Vol. 257, No. 1. pp. 84-89.
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