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New Kind Of Cold Fusion

Buried among other news items in R&D Magazine for November 1991, we find:

A research team at Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp., Tokyo, claims to have created nuclear fusion at room temperature not by electrolysis, but by placing heavy hydrogen on the surface of a metal in a vacuum and discharging electricity for 14 hours. In five out of 14 tests, the team identified protons apparently emitted as a result of a nuclear fusion reaction.

("Chrysler, Cold Fusion, Steel," R&D Magazine, p. 5, November 1991. Cr. J.J. Wenskus, Jr.)

From Science Frontiers #79, JAN-FEB 1992. � 1992-2000 William R. Corliss