Additional evidence of nuclear emissions during acoustic cavitation

R. P. Taleyarkhan, J. S. Cho, C. D. West, R. T. Lahey, R. I. Nigmatulin, R. C. Block

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Abstract

Time spectra of neutron and sonoluminescence emissions during cavitation experiments in chilled deuterated acetone were discussed. It was observed that the neutron and sonoluminescence emissions were time correlated. It was found that the neutron output during cavitation in chilled deuterated acetone was in the range between ∼1×105 n/s and ∼4×10 5 n/s. It was shown that the data on measurements of tritium production implied a neutron emission rate due to D-D fusion .

Original languageEnglish
Article number036109
Pages (from-to)036109-1-036109-11
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Volume69
Issue number3 2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2004
Externally publishedYes

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