In reply to  JonesBeene's message of Fri, 27 Oct 2017 13:06:29 -0700:

57Fe+57Fe => 58Fe + 56Fe + 2.399 MeV

>Think about this: a process for converting sound into x-rays but not involving 
>hydrogen or sonoluminescence….
>The conference papers from ICCM/20-Sendai includes an important but overlooked 
>“Developing Phonon–Nuclear Coupling Experiments with Vibrating Plates and 
>Radiation Detectors”
>Florian Metzler, Peter Hagelstein and Siyuan Lu
>This was available on the LENR-CANR site but for some reason a proper URL 
>citation cannot be found. Also, apparently it has been
>updated with further work recently. 
>Excess heat has been reported in cold fusion experiments since 1989; however, 
>there is at present no accepted explanation for what
>mechanisms are involved. Over the past decades a general theory has been 
>developed which seems applicable to excess heat and
>other anomalies systematically; but in this case we do not yet have 
>unambiguous experimental support for the phonon–nuclear
>coupling and enhanced up-conversion and down-conversion mechanism. This has 
>motivated experimental studies with which we
>hope to develop relevant experimental results from which clear tests of theory 
>can be made. A facility has been developed with
>which we are able to induce vibrations in metal plates from about 10 kHz up to 
>about 10 MHz and then measure the relative
>displacement. With a high-power piezo transducer we have driven a steel plate 
>at 2.23 MHz to produce a vibrational power of 100W
>We are able to detect X-rays… END.
>In short they put in sound waves which produce x-rays by upconversion. This 
>seems to be related to the Mossbauer effect.
>No indication is provided of the power ratio in vs out but anytime 
>upconversion is claimed, there is a potential avenue for gain unless
>there is a corresponding downconversion to balance the books. 
>One variation which I would like to see is to irradiate iron (57Fe) with both 
>ultrasound and RF at the first sideband absorption line at 34 MHz
>The is a surprising history in alternative energy of anomalous energy coming 
>from iron. 
>With MIT/Hagelstein on the case, answers may be forthcoming.

Robin van Spaandonk

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