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Cold fusion , low energy nuclear reactions , or dark nuclear synthesis ?

@inproceedings{Pitknen2019ColdF,
  title={Cold fusion , low energy nuclear reactions , or dark nuclear synthesis ?},
  author={Matti Pitk{\"a}nen},
  year={2019}
}
Steven Krivit has written three books about the history of cold fusion/low energy nuclear reactions (LENR). These books provide excellent overall view about the subject and inspired to develop further the TGD inspired model of cold fusion (as I have called the phenomenon for historical reasons) at more detailed level and compare it to Widom-Larsen model (WL). WL has three questionable assumptions. The basic idea is that proton is transformed to neutron by weak interactions so that Coulomb wall… 

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