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Old Aug 26th 2017, 06:57 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Garonoius View Post
Currently I'm attempting a feasibility study of the confinement of bulk hydrogen ions (~10^30 ions). The challenge is knowing where to put time and effort into often dry subject matter (pun, sorry). I'm not naturally academic, so it is a wee challenge!!!
I don't understand. Hydrogen ions are called "protons." The problem with confining as much as you want to is that the charge of so many protons becomes formidable (not that I sat down to determine exactly how much charge that is, just guessing). How do you propose to use protons as a fuel?
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