Skip to comments.Nikkei Reports Mitsubishi to Use LENRs To Clean Nuclear Waste
Posted on 04/28/2014 7:49:53 AM PDT by PapaBear3625
On April 8, 2014, Nikkei, the Japanese equivalent of the Wall Street Journal, reported that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Yokohama, Japan, plans to use low-energy nuclear reactions to clean nuclear waste. This patented LENR transmutation method was developed by Mitsubishi physicist Yasuhiro Iwamura.
New Energy Times has translated the Nikkei story below. We have also placed online a copy of a recent slide presentation from Iwamura and an updated European patent specification from the company.
The patent claims that the reactions occur not by fission or fusion, but by a two-step mechanism beginning with a weak interaction; a neutron is created and is followed by a neutron capture process.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.newenergytimes.net ...
I thought I would have seen this earlier, but Kevmo appears to have been banned for some reason.
Does anybody on the list read Japanese well enough to validate the New Energy article faithfully translates the Nikkei article?
Please don't bring Rossi up in this thread, he isn't involved. This is about Mitsubishi.
So all they need to do is place thousands of tons of contaminated material on top of these thin layers of material? I wonder how long this will take?
“Please don’t bring Rossi up in this thread, he isn’t involved.”
I guess it is safe to say now that Rossi missed his 1st quarter 2014 delivery date?
“Nikkei Reports Mitsubishi to Use LENRs To Clean Nuclear Waste”
Appears New Energy Times has jumped the shark with this headline ...
“Well, it looks like a respected Japanese business newspaper is reporting that a major Japanese corporation is going forward with commercialization of a LENR process,”
Going forward? The article quotes the researchers saying it is only in the research stage. Other statements say the amount is so small it doesn’t prove anything. The researchers say they will have to build a bigger unit to get enough mass to prove the results which they have no idea why it happens.
The big thing will be their unambiguously showing that it DOES happen. The theory as to WHY it's happening will be debated for a long time to come.
“The big thing will be their unambiguously showing that it DOES happen. “
What do you mean? You said they were ready to commercialize it?
THAT has already been done, and replicated. And ignored. The skeptopaths will ALWAYS find some reason to deny.
But I'd keep an eye on LENR-CANR. I believe Jed Rothwell speaks and reads Japanese, so is most likely to be first with a translation.
And it wasn't even cold fusion that did it. He ran afoul of JimRob on some question of conservative politics.
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