September 23, 2018 at 1:55 pm

Last weekend the Fusor produced a plasma for the first time, shown in the photograph below.  That plasma was at a voltage of about 4.5kV and 20mA current.  Pressure was roughly 10 microns. Plasma is the first sign of a Fusor really working.  It’s not fusion yet, but shows what […]

HV Power Supply

December 28, 2017 at 12:52 am

Won an auction for a high voltage power supply “in working condition” last night on eBay.   $100 + $50 shipping from the US for a Matsusada 30 kV, 20 mA negative polarity supply.  It would be preferable to have a higher voltage for experimentation, but it’s a great starting power […]

Faraday Cage

July 12, 2017 at 5:20 pm

The Faraday cage is almost complete.  Constructed from galvanised grid iron and 25mm angle iron.  The top and bottom grids are permanent, side grids are removable and 2 hinged doors are to be added on the front and back respectively.  When in use, the plan is that the Fusor cart […]