# Novel nuclear reactions observed in bremsstrahlung-irradiated deuterated metals

@article{Steinetz2020NovelNR,
title={Novel nuclear reactions observed in bremsstrahlung-irradiated deuterated metals},
author={Bruce M. Steinetz and Theresa L. Benyo and Arnon Chait and Robert C. Hendricks and Lawrence P. Forsley and Bayarbadrakh Baramsai and Philip. B. Ugorowski and Michael D. Becks and Vladimir Pines and Marianna Pines and Richard E. Martin and Nicholas Penney and Gustave C. Fralick and Charles Edward Sandifer},
journal={Physical Review C},
year={2020},
volume={101},
pages={044610}
}
• Published 20 April 2020
• Materials Science, Physics
• Physical Review C
$d$-D nuclear fusion events were observed in an electron-screened, deuterated metal lattice by reacting cold deuterons with hot deuterons $({d}^{*})$ produced by elastically scattered neutrons originating from bremsstrahlung photodissociation (where d'' and D'' denote $^{2}\mathrm{H}$). Exposure of deuterated materials ($\mathrm{Er}{\mathrm{D}}_{3}$ and $\mathrm{Ti}{\mathrm{D}}_{2}$) to photon energies in the range of 2.5--2.9 MeV resulted in photodissociation neutrons that were below 400…
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