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International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp 617–670 | Cite as

Critical review of theoretical models for anomalous effects in deuterated metals

  • V. A. Chechin
  • V. A. Tsarev
  • M. Rabinowitz
  • Y. E. Kim
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Abstract

We briefly summarize the reported anomalous effects in deuterated metals at ambient temperature commonly known as “cold fusion” (CF) with an emphasis on the latest experiments, as well as the theoretical basis for the opposition to interpreting them as cold fusion. Then we critically examine more than 25 theoretical models for CF, including unusual nuclear and exotic chemical hypotheses. We conclude that they do not explain the data.

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Field Theory Ambient Temperature Theoretical Model Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Chechin
    • 1
  • V. A. Tsarev
    • 1
  • M. Rabinowitz
    • 2
  • Y. E. Kim
    • 3
  1. 1.Lebedev Physical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesRussian Federation
  2. 2.Electric Power Research InstitutePalo Alto
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsPurdue UniversityWest Lafayette

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