[ RadSafe ] Boron-11 aneutronic fusion

Tom Simpson bullet308 at att.net
Mon May 30 10:18:06 CDT 2011


Apparently, it is doable from a theoretical standpoint, but the 
engineering requirements dwarf those of deuterium-tritium fusion, which 
would seem to be enough of a challenge.


On 05/30/2011 11:12 AM, Steven Dapra wrote:
> May 30
>         No source material.  Another Chris Busby?  Where has this 
> boron/proton fusion been reported?
> Steven Dapra
> At 11:42 PM 5/29/2011, you wrote:
>> Many people on this list have insinuated that I am opposed to nuclear 
>> power,
>> but I am strongly in favor of boron-11+proton fusion, because it is
>> aneutronic and thus does not produce any nuclear waste, unlike almost 
>> all
>> forms of fission and fusion power.
>> Are any health physicists working on B11 fusion human exposure cross
>> sections?
>> Regards,
>> James Salsman
> [edit]

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