Proposed Satellite Meeting to the 43rd EPSMeeting on Plasma Physics on
Low Energy Nuclear Reactions ...
After the media attention of the Pons and Fleishmann “Cold Fusion” announcement in 1989, the activity in this field of research, presently called Low Energy Nuclear Reaction or LENR, appeared to have withered over the following years at least from the point of view of the “main stream scientists”.
However, today, there is worldwide still a relatively small community of researchers trying to characterise the source of the observed Anomalous Heat Effect (AHE) as well as to improve the conditions for reproducibility while seeking to understand what is going on. Here is a phenomenon, reproducible, albeit not easily, with demonstrated hallmarks of nuclear reactions where none are expected and for which there is no trivial explanation today. It is a scientist's dream: to be at the frontier, at the confrontation of observations and theories that do not predict or explain this yet, trying to unravel what nature appears to be able to make happen unexpectedly thereby possibly opening new avenues to physics and science (cfr. Max Planck and the birth of quantum physics).
The meeting aims to inform scientists outside the LENR field about the history and ongoing activity in the field. The meeting will focus on the science of LENR while attempting to avoid gratuitous extrapolations to commercial future applications.アジェンダは以下のようになっています。日本からは岩村康弘博士が発表者として参加されるようです。
Agenda (subject to modifications)
09.00 Opening comments / practical issues
09.10 Jean-Paul Biberian : History of Cold Fusion
10.00 Pamela A. Mosier-Boss : Pd/D Co-deposition and LENR
10.50 Pause 20'
11.10 Vittorio Violante : Material Science for Understanding the Fleischmann and Pons Effect
12:00 Yasuhiro Iwamura : Transmutation reactions induced by deuterium permeation through nano-structured multilayer thin film
12.50 Lunch 1h10' (possibly standing to achieve mixing and discussions)
14:00 Graham Hubler : Fundamental Physics Experiments to Microscopically Define the Anomalous Heat Effect
14:50 Sveinn Ólafsson : Rydberg Phase of Hydrogen and Low Energy Nuclear Reactions
15:40 Pause 20'
16:00 Peter Hagelstein : A theoretical approach to modelling excess heat and other anomalies
16:50 Mahadeva Srinivasan : TBC: Past and present research on LENR in India
17:40 Edmund Storms: TBC
18:30 Closing Remarks
18:50 Adjourn scientific meeting
19:00 Reception 1h00' TBC