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American Physical Society - Abstracts for Special Sessions on Cold Fusion
May 1-2, 1989, Baltimore, Maryland

APS Press Release


These abstracts were retyped by New Energy Times from a 19-year old photocopy with the help of Sally Robertson, Ron Marshall and Steven B. Krivit. (Source: New Energy Times)

SPECIAL SESSION ON COLD FUSION
Monday evening, 1 May 1989 at 7:30 P.M.; Exhibit Hall E,
Baltimore Convention Center; E. F. Redish, presiding
Introduction. E. F. REDISH, University of Maryland
Comments. J. A. KRUMHANSL, APS President
(Source: New Energy Times)

INVITED TALKS:

1

Cold Nuclear Fusion: Recent Results and Open Questions. S. E. Jones, Brigham Young University . (Same Paper as J1 3.)

2

Cold Fusion: Can It Be True? A Theoretical Point of View. J. Rafelski, University of Arizona , Tucson .

3

Theoretical Issues and Problems Raised by Cold Fusion Experiments. S. E. Koonin, University of California , Santa Barbara .

4

Calorimetry, Neutron Flux, Gamma Flux, and Tritium Yield from Electrochemically Charged Palladium in D20. Nathan Lewis, Charles Barnes, Steven Koonin, California Institute of Technology.

  (Source: New Energy Times)

CONTRIBUTED TALKS:

5

Boson Screening of Deuterium in Metals. K. B. Whaley, University of California , Berkeley .

6

An Investigation of Cold Fusion Using a Sensitive Neutron Detector. W. K. Brooks, D. G. Marchlenski, J. D. Kalen, M. S. Islam, M. Kaitchuck, R. McCreery, R. N. Boyd, P. Holbrooke, H. Dyke, The Ohio State University .

7

Search for Neutron Production in a Palladium-Heavy Water Electrolytic Cell. R. Hirosky, E. Buchanan, J. Jorne, A. C. Melissinos, J. Toke, University of Rochester.

8

A Search for Cold Fusion Neutrons at ORELA. D. P. Hutchinson, R. K. Richards, C. A. Bennett, C. C. Havener, C. H. Ma, F. G. Percy, R. R. Spencer, J. K. Dickens, B..D. Rooney, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; J. Bullock IV, G. L. Powell, Y-12 Development.

9

Analysis of "Excess Power in Cold Fusion." W. E. Meyerhof, Stanford University ; D. L. Huestis, D. C. Lorents, SRI International.

9A

Generation of D-D Fusion-Reaction Bursts in Metal Deuterides, H. Furth, S. Bernabei, S. Cowley, R. Kulsrud, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University .

10

Gammas from Cold Fusion. D. Bailey, University of Toronto .

11

Sources of Neutrons and Tritium from D-Li-6 Mixtures. Lawrence Cranberg, TDN, Inc.

12

Searches for Cold Fusion. E. B. Norman, B. Sur, K. T. Lesko, K. R. Czerwinski, H. L. Hall, R. A. Henderson, D. C. Hoffman, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory.

13

Search for Cold Fusion in Electrolytic Cells. D. R. McCracken, J. Paquette, R. E. Johnson, N. A. Briden, W. G. Cross, A. Arneja, D. C. Tennant, M. A. Lone, W. J. L. Buyers, Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories.

14

Search for DD-Fusion Neutrons. D. Seliger, K. Weisener, A. Meister, D. Ohrns, D. Rahner, R. Schwierz, P. Wustner, Technical University, Dresden.

15

Fusion Rates for Hydrogen Isotopic Molecules of Relevance for Cold Fusion. K. Szalewicz, J. D. Morgan III, University of Delaware ; H. J. Monkhorst, University of Florida .

16

Upper Limits to Fusion Rates of Isotopic Hydrogen Molecules at High Electron Density Interstitial Pd Sites. L. Wilets, M. Alberg, J. J. Rehr, J. Mustre de Leon, University of Washington .

17

"Solid-State" Effects Cannot Enhance the Cold Fusion Rate Enough. A. J. Leggett, G. Baym, University of Illinois .

18

Electrochemically Induced Excess Heat in a "Cold Fusion" Cell with a Zr2Pd Electrode. Joseph Cantrell (Dept. of Chemistry), William E. Wells (Dept of Physics), Miami University .

19

Search for Fusion Products Using X-Ray Detection. M. R. Deakin, J. D. Fox, K. W. Kemper, E. G. Myers, W. N. Shelton, J. G. Skofronick, Florida State University.

20

Search for Neutrons and Gamma-Rays from "Cold Fusion" in Deuterided Metals. M. Gai, S. L. Rugari, R. H. France; B. J. Lund, Z. Zhao, Yale University; A. J. Davenport, H. S. Isaacs, K. G. Lynn, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

 

SPECIAL SESSION II ON COLD FUSION
Tuesday evening, 2 May 1989 at 7:30 P.M.; Room 317,
Baltimore Convention Center; David Micha, presiding

CONTRIBUTED TALKS:

21

A Survey of Cold Fusion. Douglas R. O. Morrison, CERN.

Experimental

22

Dynamic Response of Thermal Neutron Measurements in Electrochemically Produced Cold Fusion Subject to Pulsed Current. J. R. Granada, J. Converti, R. E. Mayer, G. Guido, P. C. Florido, N. E. Patiño, L. Sobehart, S. Gomez, A. Larreteguy, Centro Atomico Bariloche and Instituto Balseiro, Argentina.

23

Examination of Nuclear Measurement Conditions in Cold Fusion Experiments. D. Abriola, E. Achterberg , M. Davidson, M. Debray, M. C. Etchegoyen. N. Fazzini, J. Fernández Niello, A. M. J. Ferrero, A. Filevich, M. C. Galia, R. Garavaglia, G. Garcia Bermúdez, R. T. Gettar, S. Gil, H. Grahmann, H. Huck, A. Jech, A. J. Kreiner, A. O. Macchiavelli, J. G. Magallanes, E. Maqueda, G. Marti, A. J. Pacheco, M. L. Pérez, C. Pomar, M. Ramirez, M. Scasserra, CNEA, Argentina.

24

Gamma-Ray Spectra in the Fleischmann, Pons, Hawkins Experiment. R. D. Petrasso, X. Chen, K. Wenzel, R. R. Parker, C. K. Li, C. Fiore, Plasma Fusion Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

25

Measurements of Neutron and Gamma-Ray Emission Rates and Calorimetry in Electrochemical Cells Having Palladium Cathodes. S. C. Luckhardt, X. Chen, C. Fiore, M. Gaudreau, D. Gwinn, P. Linsay, R. Parker, R. Petrasso, K. Wenzel (Plasma Fusion Center), R. Crooks, V. Cammarata, M. Schloh, D. Albagli, M. Wrighton (Dept, of Chemistry), R. Ballinger, I. Hwang (Dept. of Material Science and Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

26

Tests of "Cold Fusion" in a New Configuration. F. Skiff, H. M. Milchberg, J. Rogers, Laboratory for Plasma Research, University of Maryland .

Theoretical

27

Cold Nuclear Fusion of Dense Metallic Hydrogen: Implications for Astrophysics. C. J. Horowitz, Nuclear Theory Center , Indiana University.

28

Theory of Cold Fusion. M. Danos, National Institute of Standards & Technology

29

Limits on Cold Fusion in Matter: A Parametric Study. J. Rafelski, M. Gajda, D. Harley, S. E. Jones, University of Arizona .

30

Electron Catalyzed Fusion in Metals. D. A. Browne, R. G. Goodrich, P. N. Kirk., E. F. Zganjar, Louisiana State University.

31

The Cold Fusion Rate of d-d in PdDx Hydride and the Branching Ratio of He-4 to (p,n) Production Reactions. Hiroshi Takahashi, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

32

Criterion for Cold Fusion in the Condensed State. E. A. Stern, University of Washington , Seattle .

33

Theoretical Estimates of the Enhancement of Cold Fusion of Deuterium in Deuterated Palladium Systems. M. W. C. Dharma-wardana, G. C. Aers, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa .

34

Chemical Forces Associated with Confinement of Deuterium in Palladium. B. I. Dunlap, J. W. Mintmire, D. W. Brenner, R. C. Mowrey, H. D. Ladouceur, P. P. Schmidt., C, T, White, W. E. O'Grady, Naval Research Laboratory.

35

Molecule-Nucleus Resonance Enhancement of Cold Nuclear Fusion. A. V. Barnes, Heath Pois, Center for Atomic and Molecular Physics at Surfaces and Vanderbilt University .

36

The Bond Length of the Deuterium Molecule in a Metallic Lattice. A. B. Hassam, University of Maryland ; A. N. Dharamsi, Old Dominion University .

37

Fluctuations and Cold Fusion. Ming Li, University of Maryland .

38

Simple yet Accurate Model Potential for Calculating Cold Fusion Rates. J. D. Morgan III, Harvard University ; H. J. Monkhorst, University of Florida .

39

Exotic QED and Cold Nuclear Fusion. Ming Li, University of Maryland .

40

Search for Radiations from Cold Fusion Pd-D System. R. S. Raghavan, L. C. Feldman, M. M. Broer, A. James, D. Murphy, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.