The Science of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon: In Search of the Physics and Chemistry behind Complex Experimental Data Sets

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Broken up in to three sections, The Science of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon 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.
  • Overviews the abundance of research and investigation that followed the 'cold fusion scandal' in 1989
  • Explores the fundamental science behind the original Fleischmann experiment
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Publisher
Elsevier
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Published on
Sep 26, 2006
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Pages
208
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ISBN
9780080463155
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Language
English
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Genres
Science / Physics / Nuclear
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