Accession Number:

ADD015287

Title:

Method and Apparatus for Generating High Energy Nuclear Reaction by Low Energy Ion Bombardment of Solids.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application, Filed 22 Jan 92,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1992-01-22

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

A method and apparatus for producing an exoergic nuclear reaction. A target made of solid material is positioned in a vacuum chamber containing deuterium gas and having an operating pressure below atmospheric pressure. The target is ion bombarded with a deuterium ion beam produced by an electron cyclotron resonance microwave plasma source.

Subject Categories:

  • Fusion Devices (Thermonuclear)

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE