Observation of cold nuclear fusion in condensed matter

S. E. Jones, E. P. Palmer, J. B. Czirr, D. L. Decker, G. L. Jensen, J. M. Thorne, S. F. Taylor, J. Rafelski

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Abstract

When a current is passed through palladium or titanium electrodes immersed in an electrolyte of deuterated water and various metal salts, a small but significant flux of neutrons is detected. Fusion of deuterons within the metal lattice may be the explanation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)737-740
Number of pages4
JournalNature
Volume338
Issue number6218
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

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    Jones, S. E., Palmer, E. P., Czirr, J. B., Decker, D. L., Jensen, G. L., Thorne, J. M., Taylor, S. F., & Rafelski, J. (1989). Observation of cold nuclear fusion in condensed matter. Nature, 338(6218), 737-740. https://doi.org/10.1038/338737a0