The Science of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon

1st Edition

In Search of the Physics and Chemistry behind Complex Experimental Data Sets

Authors: Hideo Kozima
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080451107
eBook ISBN: 9780080463155
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 27th July 2006
Page Count: 208
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Broken up in to three sections, this book gives a unified explanation of all the significant data on the Cold Fusion Phenomena to date. It presents a history of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon (CFP), gives the fundamental experimental results of the CFP and presents a quantum mechanical treatment of physical problems associated with cold fusion.

Key Features

  • Overviews the abundance of research and investigation that followed the 'cold fusion scandal' in 1989.
  • Explores the fundamental science behind the original Fleischmann experiment


Physicists, energy researchers, mechanical engineers

Table of Contents

1 Discovery of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon (CFP) 1.1 The First Experiments
1.2 The Experiment by Fleischmann et al.
1.3 Confirmation of the Experiment by Fleischmann et al.
1.4 Experiment by Jones et al. and De Ninno et al.
1.5 Scandals
1.6 Experiments with Light Water H2O
1.7 Facts and Truth

2 Facts of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon (CFP) 2.1 How the Experiments are conducted?

2.2 Where and How the Cold Fusion Phenomenon occurs?

2.3 Number of Reactions Nx producing an Observable x

2.4 Outline of TNCF Model and Neutron Drop Model – Basis of Data Analysis
2.5 Nuclear Transmutations (NT's)

2.6 Tritium T (or triton 31H=t)

2.7 Neutron

2.8 Helium-3 (32He) and Helium-4 (42He)

2.9 Excess Heat

2.10 Absence of Gamma Ray

2.11 The Stability Effect in Nuclear Transmutation

2.12 The Inverse Power Law for Occurrence of Events in Cold Fusion Phenomenon
2.13 After Effect and Aging Effect
2.14 The Qualitative Reproducibility

2.15 Summary of Experimental Results of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon

3 Science of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon 3.1 Potency of a Model – Examples in Modern Physics
3.2 The TNCF Model – A Phenomenological Approach
3.3 Explanation of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon by the TNCF Model


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About the Author

Hideo Kozima

Affiliations and Expertise

Shizuoka University, Japan