Triple tracks in CR-39 as the result of Pd–D Co-deposition: evidence of energetic neutrons

  title={Triple tracks in CR-39 as the result of Pd–D Co-deposition: evidence of energetic neutrons},
  author={Pamela A. Mosier-Boss and Stanislaw Szpak and Frank E. Gordon and Lawrence P. Forsley},
Since the announcement by Fleischmann and Pons that the excess enthalpy generated in the negatively polarized Pd–D-D2O system was attributable to nuclear reactions occurring inside the Pd lattice, there have been reports of other manifestations of nuclear activities in this system. In particular, there have been reports of tritium and helium-4 production; emission of energetic particles, gamma or X-rays, and neutrons; as well as the transmutation of elements. In this communication, the results… 
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