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Absence of neutron emission during interaction of deuterium with metal at low energies

  • A Shyam
  • T C Kaushik


Technique and instrumentation to detect reliably, multiplicity of neutrons emitted in sharp bursts (≤100 µs) has been developed where a burst of as low as 15 neutrons and continuous emission of ⋍10−1 neutron/s may be detected. Using this technique, attempts were made to detect neutron emission from various experiments in which anomalous nuclear effects (or what is commonly referred to as cold fusion) may be expected to occur. No neutrons, above our detection threshold, were detected in the recent series of experiments.


Anomalous nuclear effects cold fusion deuterated solids burst neutrons pulsed neutrons neutron detection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A Shyam
    • 1
  • T C Kaushik
    • 1
  1. 1.Neutron Physics DivisionBhabha Atomic Research CentreMumbaiIndia

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