Category Archives: E-Cat

Promising Results in New Parkhomov Experiment

Alexander Parkhomov has continued his replication attempts of Andrea Rossi’s Hot Cat reactor, and reports promising results in a new experiment.  If the measurements can be believed, he achieved a COP of 3.2 in an extended run.  He is running … Continue reading

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Parkhomov Demonstration Fails

Bob Greenyer, on behalf of MFMP, visited Alexander Parkhomov in Russia this last week.  Parkhomov had claimed results indicating excess heat production with nickel and lithium aluminum hydride sealed in an alumina tube.  Unfortunately, it appears that the attempt to … Continue reading

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MFMP to Verify Lugano Measurement Techniques

The MFMP is slated to begin an examination of the techniques used for testing Andrea Rossi/Industrial Heat’s latest incarnation of the “Hot Cat” reactor.  Due to some concerns about the validity of the temperature measurements in the most recent third … Continue reading

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Replication of Ni/LiOH Excess Heat Results: Updated – Experiment Completed

  After the earlier success of producing apparent excess heating with a blend of nickel powder, lithium hydroxide, aluminum powder, and iron oxide (Fe2O3), there followed three failed attempts to repeat the results.  The present experiment appears to have been … Continue reading

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Status of Research

With the previous research findings of significant excess heating for approximately 21 hours, the issue was raised of chemical reactions possibly accounting for the reaction.  The attempt to repeat the results empirically ruled out the likelihood of this with no … Continue reading

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Experimental Plans for Replication

As noted in the report from yesterday on our recent replication attempt, there remain some issues to be clarified before there is more certainty about the results.  The following are issues I have identified with the previous study that need … Continue reading

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Hot Cat Replication Attempt: Update – Experiment Completed

For a couple of months, I have been working on various combinations of reactor cells and materials in an attempt to replicate some of the concepts of Andrea Rossi’s Energy Catalyzer.  There have been several failed experiments and several promising experiments. … Continue reading

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NASA Releases Report on LENR Aircraft Concepts

The news on LENR has been sparse for the past year, but that will likely be changing soon with the impending release of a scientific examination of Andrea Rossi’s E-Cat.  Researchers at NASA have continued to take LENR seriously, and … Continue reading

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Criticisms and Rejoinders of the Hot-Cat Report

As noted here previously, it didn’t take long for critics to weigh in on the testing report of Andrea Rossi’s E-Cat HT.  Now some academics from Uppsala University in Sweden have weighed in with a paper published on the same … Continue reading

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E-Cat Report Update – No Evidence of Hidden Power

Not long after the publication of the report validating the operation of Andrea Rossi’s E-Cat HT, skeptics asserted that Mr. Rossi may have concealed direct current (DC) within the alternating current (AC) supplied to the device.  The report authors have … Continue reading

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Initial Reactions to E-Cat Study Paper

It has been interesting reading media and reader reactions to the report issued on the testing of Andrea Rossi’s E-Cat HT (high temperature) device.  A number of articles have been published on the study at places such as Forbes, Popular … Continue reading

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Third Party Report on E-Cat Released

As promised, the report of third party testing on the Energy Catalyzer (E-Cat) has been released and available for download on e-cat.com.  It will be interesting to see how many scientists view this report.  On reading the report, one will … Continue reading

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Hydro Fusion – Hot Cat Results Not Reproduced

Hydro Fusion, a North European licensee of Andrea Rossi’s E-cat has issued an interesting press release. Hydro Fusion witnessed a new independent test of the high temperature ECAT prototype reactor on September 6th in Bologna. Although no full report has … Continue reading

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A Test of the High Temperature E-Cat (Hot Cat)

Today, a report on the test conducted during the certification process for the E-Cat was released.  The report includes many different measurements and provides an analysis of the energy density of the device.  Nuclear engineer, Fabio Penon, conducted the test … Continue reading

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Industrial E-Cat: Safety Certification

A story over at e-catworld.com notes Rossi’s recent comments on the safety certification of the industrial 1MW e-cats.  The following exchange on Rossi’s blog is noted: H. Hansson August 25th, 2012 at 4:27 AM Dear Mr. Rossi, The last several … Continue reading

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