Re: TRANSPLANTs and cold fusion

Michael Lorrey (
Sun, 26 Oct 1997 21:27:36 -0500

Anders Sandberg wrote:
> Michael Lorrey <> writes:
> > There is also an outfit in Dallas claiming to be producing hot water
> > heaters using the same catalytic method as Pons & Fleischman, but
> > they can't claim that it's cold fusion because the patent office has
> > banned the use of the phrase (nice to see in our office of
> > innovation, eh?). Their drawings include a reactor about the size of
> > a shotgun shell, filled with pellets of the electrode materials,
> > produced by a proprietary method.
> Sounds like a fraud, since even if cold fusion does work it requires
> deuterium or tritium to work, and the amounts in ordinary tap water
> are likely far too small (~0.015%) to produce any noticeable heating.

The reactor uses deuterium oxide. Heat is transferred by heat exchanger.

			Michael Lorrey
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