Review of Experimental Observations About the Cold Fusion Effect

@article{Storms1991ReviewOE,
  title={Review of Experimental Observations About the Cold Fusion Effect},
  author={Edmund K. Storms},
  journal={Fusion Technology},
  year={1991},
  volume={20},
  pages={433-477}
}
  • E. Storms
  • Published 1 December 1991
  • Physics
  • Fusion Technology
AbstractThe experimental literature describing the cold fusion phenomenon is reviewed. The number and variety of careful experimental measurements of heat, tritium, neutron, and helium production strongly support the occurrence of nuclear reactions in a metal lattice near room temperature as proposed by Pons and Fleischmann and independently by Jones. 

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