Pramana

, Volume 32, Issue 6, pp 841–844

A possible mechanism of cold fusion

  • J K Bhattacharjee
  • L Satpathy
  • Y R Waghmare
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DOI: 10.1007/BF02846004

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Bhattacharjee, J.K., Satpathy, L. & Waghmare, Y.R. Pramana - J Phys (1989) 32: 841. doi:10.1007/BF02846004
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Abstract

A possible mechanism for the occurrence of nuclear fusion at room temperature is presented. Neutralization of the positive charge of the deuteron nucleus by its orbiting electron due to large enhancement of effective mass results in the vanishing of the Coulomb barrier which facilitates fusion at room temperature.

Keywords

Deuteron nucleicold fusion

PACS Nos

25·7024·1021·30

Copyright information

© Indian Academy of Sciences 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • J K Bhattacharjee
    • 1
  • L Satpathy
    • 1
  • Y R Waghmare
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentIndian Institute of TechnologyKanpurIndia
  2. 2.Institute of PhysicsSachivalaya MargBhubaneswarIndia