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Rossi Should Not Reveal The Catalyst, Until Intellectual Property Rights Are Protected

Property of Andrea Rossi

Property of Andrea Rossi

 

I have an interest in science, but as I am not a scientist, I care much less about understanding the physics of why the E-Cat device works than whether it produces heat or not.  Instinctively, I have had a positive opinion of the E-Cat since first hearing about the device in January, 2011.  After the March 2013 independent tests by accredited scientists obtained positive results, I have no doubt that it works, and that there has never been anything hidden under a deceptive sleeve.  Eventually, the world will understand the science behind the anomalous heat energy production of the E-Cat  device, but it seems that the only evidence that will allay skeptical criticism  is revelation of the secret catalyzing agent.  This undoubtedly has to be considered the intellectual property of Andrea Rossi and must be legally protected before divulgence.

I dislike the current Catch-22, and am openly impatient for the progression of what could be an immensely beneficial, clean energy technology for the good of the entire planet.

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Photo of the reactor that was destroyed, according to the report since the reaction rocketed.  Foto: Giuseppe Levi

Photo of the reactor that was destroyed, according to the report.
Foto: Giuseppe Levi

We do not draw any conclusions, but we point out that the test gives an abnormal heat that is far beyond that possible with chemical reactions, says Bo Höistad, emeritus professor of nuclear physics and the representative of the group.

– To learn more about what is going on, we need to see what has happened with the fuel. In order to even talk about a nuclear transformation, we need to see waste. If there are no conversions at all in the fuel, then this is totally incomprehensible.

http://www.nyteknik.se/nyheter/energi_miljo/energi/article3697489.ece

Indication of anomalous heat energy production in a reactor device

(Submitted on 16 May 2013)

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An experimental investigation of possible anomalous heat production in a special type of reactor tube named E-Cat HT is carried out. The reactor tube is charged with a small amount of hydrogen loaded nickel powder plus some additives. The reaction is primarily initiated by heat from resistor coils inside the reactor tube. Measurement of the produced heat was performed with high-resolution thermal imaging cameras, recording data every second from the hot reactor tube. The measurements of electrical power input were performed with a large bandwidth three-phase power analyzer. Data were collected in two experimental runs lasting 96 and 116 hours, respectively. An anomalous heat production was indicated in both experiments. The 116-hour experiment also included a calibration of the experimental set-up without the active charge present in the E-Cat HT. In this case, no extra heat was generated beyond the expected heat from the electric input. Computed volumetric and gravimetric energy densities were found to be far above those of any known chemical source. Even by the most conservative assumptions as to the errors in the measurements, the result is still one order of magnitude greater than conventional energy.

The full report is available for download here:  PDF only

 

The independent testing of The Andrea Rossi Hot Cat is now complete.  On his Journal of Nuclear Physics blog, Andrea Rossi has signaled a very positive result.

 “The last test was completed with the continued operation of the reactor for 120 hours (the new generation of Hot-Cat goes through two stages, carried out with an activator with resistance coupled with a kind charges that activate the E-Cat with a different charge). effect is stunning and we saw it with our tests, all this has been replicated with independent testing. Now for industrial commitments, we deliver our plants by the end of April. “

The test results should be available in short order.  Now the fun begins!

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The Andrea Rossi energy catalyzer was mentioned in an article today in The Economic Voice.  The article was titled, Protect yourself from rising radiation levels, by Philip Ridley.  In a section describing alternatives, Ridley cites the E-Cat.

Alternatives to radioactive “prosperity”

Andrea Rossi recently demonstrated that cold fusion is viable, with a demonstration of his E-Cat cold fusion generator in Italy. This potentially safe technology would provide unlimited cheap energy utilizing a proprietary catalyst to make nuclear fusion occur at a safe temperature.

Read more: http://www.economicvoice.com/protect-yourself-from-rising-radiation-levels/50025728#ixzz1dnoYCqVC

in Italiano
TEDxBologna – Sergio Focardi – L’E-cat e la fusione nucleare con il Nichel e l’Idrogeno

Uploaded by on Nov 7, 2011

http://www.tedxbologna.com

Professore emerito del dipartimento di Fisica dell’Università di Bologna, ha contribuito alla costruzione della macchina E-Cat, macchina che produce energia elettrica con un processo fisico-chimico ancora sconosciuto.

Preside fino al 1990 della facoltà di scienze matematiche, fisiche e naturali dell’Alma Mater, ha poi diretto la sezione di Bologna dell’Istituto nazionale di fisica nucleare.
Ha concentrato i suoi studi scientifici sulla fusione fredda con reattori Nichel-Idrogeno ed ha collaborato con Andrea Rossi per la realizzazione dell’ E-Cat, un meccanismo per la fusione nucleare a freddo

 

The skeptical slant of the article does nothing but place doubt in the mind of the reader.  The E-cat has been repeatedly tested and verified by many physicists; including representatives of the Swedish Skeptics Society, Professor Emeritus Sergio Focardi of the university of Bologna and others.  While skepticism is necessary regarding such a profound discovery, there comes a point where the proof wins out over the armchair.  The E-cat is definitely NOT a hoax.  In fact, it is now commercially available.  Skeptics can buy one and test it all they want.  Clean energy has arrived!

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Italian scientist claims he has achieved ‘cold fusion’ – the only problem is that most physicists think it is impossible (Daily Mail Online)

  • Andrea Rossi says he can fuse nickel and hydrogen at room temperature creating almost unlimited energy
  • Many scientists simply claim it defies the very laws of physics and cannot be true

By Martin Robinson

Last updated at 4:56 PM on 4th November 2011

True or false? Andrea Rossi says he has built a machine achieving 'cold fusion' but scientists question if it is possible

An Italian physicist claims he has managed to achieve ‘cold fusion’ – a procedure that could solve the world’s energy crisis by creating huge amounts of safe nuclear energy without dangerous radiation.

Andrea Rossi says his new machine fuses nickel and hydrogen at room temperature creating almost unlimited energy.

But there is one problem – many scientists claim it defies the very laws of physics. Several high-profile demonstrations of ‘cold fusion’ have been proven to be hoaxes in the past – and no one can adequately explain how or why it might work.

The United States Department of Energy the U.S. Patent Office say the process is impossible because physics rules out the possibility of room-temperature nuclear fusion.

But Rossi’s E-Cat machine can allegedly do it, and he says he proved it worked during tests at the University of Bologna last month.

‘With low energy, it’s possible to give a heater a certain amount of energy and to get from the same heater a superior amount of energy,’ he said.

‘The heat is initiated by electrical resistance. The reactors then produce another 479kWh of energy for another three to four hours without needing that initial electrical input — the low-level nuclear reaction continues on its own.

True or false? Andrea Rossi, pictured, says he has built a machine achieving’ cold fusion’ but scientists question

if it is possible

Machine: Professor Rossi's E-Cat was tested last month and produced huge amounts of non-radioactive energy, he says
Machine: Professor Rossi’s E-Cat was tested last month and produced huge

amounts of non-radioactive energy, he says

Key: Rossi says he ha produced a pattern of triple track atoms, pictured, which is at the heart of the cold fusion theory
Key: Rossi says he has produced a pattern of triple track atoms, pictured,

which is at the heart of the cold fusion theory

‘The test we made by the customer was to see if the process was working properly, and to control whether the energy was in an amount superior to the amount supplied to the system.

‘We have nothing to say, just to make plans that work properly and let those facts win against the scepticism.’

The idea of cold fusion was put forward by in the 1920s by Austrian scientists Friedrich Paneth and Kurt Peters.

But despite several people saying they have done it, it has been dismissed by most physicists.

An atom is a nucleus of protons and neutrons, with electrons orbiting around
An atom is a nucleus of protons and neutrons, with electrons orbiting around

Scientists say that Rossi’s claims must be taken from his lab and analysed before he can claim he has done it.

Energy consultant Jonathan Koomey said ‘[The E-Cat experiment] should be treated as a hoax until independent scientists are able to replicate these results,’

But Sterling Allan, CEO of the alternative energy news agency Pure Energy Systems, told FoxNews.com he attended Rossi’s demonstration and the E-Cat is self sustaining.

‘What Rossi demonstrated was 470 kilowatts of continuous output in self-sustain mode — meaning the output was enough to keep the thing running on its own,’ he said.