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  1. Andrea Rossi

    Jack Witter:
    Yes, if the results will be positive we will start a strong producion. We are already organizing it. Obviously we need solid and sure results from the tests on course on the 1 MW plant. I sympathize with all the people that is waiting for the E-Cat for sale, but I’m sure they are smart and understand that we can put for sale this product massively at two conditions:
    1- we must be 100% sure of the sucess
    2- we must be able to propose the E-Cat at a price that will make reverse engineering from our competitors useless. I am not decoubertinian and I am not oriented to give graciously to my competitors our technology for free.
    When we will be ready, we will attack massively. A premature attack could be devastating for Leonardo Corporation and its Licensees in all the world and for the present and future investors, necessary to generate a real worldwide expansion. The pressure we are getting to act prematurely comes mainly from our competitors, sometime disguised as “friends”.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  2. Jack Witter

    Dear Dr. Rossi,
    Do you think that after the end of the test on course with the 1 MW E-Cat the products of Leonardo Corp will be on the market for sale massively, if the results will be positive?
    Thank you for your enormous work,
    Jack

  3. Andrea Rossi

    Hank Mills:
    Thank you for your insight.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  4. Hank Mills

    Dear Andrea,

    The following is my conjecture about how the hot cat can exceed the melting point of nickel and a few other issues. The following is only a guess or hypothesis and not fact.

    The early low temperature E-Cat reactors usually operated at lower temperatures than today’s high temperature reactors. These lower temperatures protected the fine structures (tubercules) of the nickel that were important in optimizing the anomalous heat effect. During that time period, high hydrogen pressure supplied by an external tank, temperature, and certain other catalysts (lithium and maybe potassium) came together with pulsed waveforms to produce very high amounts of excess heat. Nickel hydrogen reactions were the most important during the normal operation of the reactor. If a runaway took place and the nickel melted – destroying the tubercules – the nickel hydrogen reactions would cease and there would not be enough anomalous heat and stimulation produced to allow other reactions (p+Li) to continue.

    The high temperature E-Cat is not completely dependent on the tubercules of the fine structures of the nickel. At the lower end of the temperature range of the hot cat, the energy produced by nickel hydrogen reactions are greater than all others. Below 750, in the liquid state, the lithium behaves more as a catalyst (performing functions that are not totally understood) than a fuel. Above this temperature, lithium vapor begins to form. A combination of stimulation in the form of heat, low pressure, and an applied electric field ionizes the lithium-hydrogen gas into a plasma. Depending on the configuration of the reactor, pressures, and intensity of stimulation, the plasma may fill a significant portion of the free space in the reactor or be located only in the small gaps between lithium covered nickel particles. When eddy currents induce arcing, the lithium hydrogen gas may be ionized into a plasma.

    Once the plasma is formed, the protons are accelerated into the lithium atoms at a variety of energies. At low energies, the protons (hydrogen ions) can tunnel into the lithium and induce nuclear reactions.

    At higher temperatures of around 1200C, the fine structure of the nickel is not as important and a greater percentage of the anomalous heat is from p+Li reactions. The thermalization of the alpha particles allows for temperatures greater than the melting point of nickel. Below and above the melting point of nickel self sustain mode can occur. At lower temperatures the nickel reactions are mostly responsible. They somehow provide the stame stimulus provided by the resistor. At higher temps the alpja particles work to continulally ionize and sustain the lithium hydrogen plasma. Eventually, the stimulation by the alpha particles becomes greater than the heat loss and a runaway occurs. However, the E-Cat is safe because as soon as the reactor ruptures and air destroys the plasma all reactions cease.

  5. Lande

    Dear Mr. Rossi,

    When do you think Universities may be allowed to obtain versions of your E-cat or H-Cat technology and do some basic Physics research?

    I would believe they could be food for many PhD programs…

    regards
    Lande

  6. Andrea Rossi

    Lande:
    When the domestic E-Cats will be in the market, for obvious reasons: we cannot give our technology in the hands of our competitors, before we will have reached an economy scale to make pointless any reverse engineering.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  7. Andrea Rossi

    Frank Acland:
    I am very sorry, but to answer to this question I’d have to give confidential information. The principle of the intrinsic safety is still valid, though.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  8. Frank Acland

    Dear Andrea,

    You have said in the past that the E-Cat is intrinsically safe, as once the melting point of nickel is reached, the powder melts, and the reaction is no longer possible. If the melting point of nickel can now be passed, is the intrinsic safety feature no longer valid?

    Many thanks,

    Frank Acland

  9. Andrea Rossi

    Sreven N. Karels:
    The control system is designed to control this issue. I cannot disclose the details of it.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  10. Andrea Rossi

    Italo R.:
    We can overcome that limit, for reasons I am not allowed to explain.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  11. Andrea Rossi

    Patrick Ellul:
    If you go to
    http://www.rossilivecat.com
    you will find easily all the comments placed in other posts than the last of this blog. Otherwise you have to tour all the posts of this blog, but it is more time consuming.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  12. Steven N. Karels

    Dear Andrea Rossi,

    In previous posts you made reference to a new Hot eCat running 80% percent of the operating time in SSM.

    Assume a collection of Hot eCats in an electrical power generation plant or similar application. Can the SSM times be controlled in such a manner that the non-SSM times are spread out in time so that average input power (electricity or fuel based) is nearly constant?

    An envisioned large system would seem to me to require a near constant input energy supply. If not, then the impact on the design/usage of the energy input source would be detrimental. For example, a system load presented to a local electric utility that randomly switches from no load to maximum load would be difficult for the energy utility. Comments?

  13. Italo R.

    Dear Dr Rossi, as we know the melting temperature of the nickel is 1455 ° C.
    I wonder if this is the maximum possible temperature of reactor operation or if, under special conditions, this temperature can be overcome (still working well), without destructive hot spots.

    Kind Regards,
    Italo R.

  14. Patrick Ellul

    Dear Andrea,
    Re “As I explained in another comment on this blog few hours ago”.
    That older comment cannot be found anywhere. Perhaps it wasn’t posted successfully? Perhaps other comments of yours went missing?
    Regards.

  15. Tim

    It is good to hear that you can run in ssm at 1380C. This will permit you to produce hydrogen directly from water using the sulfur-Iodine cycle. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulfur%E2%80%93iodine_cycle This could eliminate the use methane to create hydrogen. It also may make it economical to produce fossil fuel replacements from CO2 and hydrogen.

  16. Andrea Rossi

    Tim:
    Interesting, thank you,
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  17. Andrea Rossi

    Hank Mills:
    Let us make enough experimental work to answer to this. The work of Parkhomov is very respectable.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  18. Andrea Rossi

    Tom Conover:
    As I explained in another comment on this blog few hours ago, the new Hot Cat has been destroyed, but we are making another with a correction that should resolve the problem.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  19. Hank Mills

    Dear Andrea,

    During the run of the new hotcat, how long did each period of self sustain mode last? The longest period of self sustain reported in a replication so far is Parkhomov’s eight minutes after his resistor broke.

    Sincerely,

    Hank

  20. Tom Conover

    Dear Andrea,
    The news about the new hot cat is very exciting. Does the new hot cat continue to survive the testing? (I hope so)
    God bless you!
    Tom

  21. Andrea Rossi

    To our Readers:
    Please go to http://www.rossilivecat to find comments published today on this blog, but in other posts than this one.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  22. Andrea Rossi

    Frank Acland:
    Yes.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  23. Andrea Rossi

    Gerry Carillon:
    We reached 1380°C and resisted for about 10 hours at that temperature, of which 8 hours in ssm.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  24. Frank Acland

    Dear Andrea,

    So far, is the New Hot Cat showing longer overall SSM times than the Classic Hot Cat?

    Many thanks,

    Frank Acland

  25. Gerry Carillion

    Dear Andrea:
    Which is the maximum value of temperature the new Hot Cat can reach?
    Cheers,
    Gerry

  26. KD

    Dir. Mr. Rossi
    You wrote to Paul
    <<<<<<She is a completely new concept, I have no idea if it will last and how much will last. If it will go we will have made a gigantic step forward toward a massive application.<<<<<<

    One of my former employers, when I asked before we started a test of a new machine ” Bill, will this machine work ?”, he always used to answer: ” Casey, we have to believe it will work”. And he was right.:)
    KD

  27. Andrea Rossi

    KD:
    We believe it will work, but this does not mean that it will work: likewise, a lover believes that his beloved lady will fall in love with him, but not always the story goes this way. This is a matter of fact we have to take notice of.
    Update about the new Hot Cat: is working. It is working. So far. It is now 09.20 p.m. of July 28 in the plant, the 1 MW E-Cat is stable, no major problems, and the new Hot Cat works in a very promising way. I am very satisfied of this “incipit”. Let’s see what is gonna happen next. Promising night.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  28. Andrea Rossi

    KD ( about your answer to Robert Curto):
    like Matisse: ” ça c’est une pipe”.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  29. KD

    Robert Curto. You wrote.
    <<<<Thanks Dr Rossi, you could be correct about KD’s smiling face,<<<<
    You wrong.
    It is not KD's smiling face. It is devil's face, you see.:) (even if I don't believe such thing as devil exist).
    On my screen I have, what I typed. Just colon and double parenthesis.
    KD

  30. Fyodor

    Mr. Rossi

    I hope that you are well and are taking it easy after your surgery. I had two questions.

    1. Is there any progress or news on generation of electricity from traditional mechanisms, such as steam engines?

    2. Is there anything you can tell us in general terms about what makes the new hot-cat different? Different temperature? Different control mechanism? Different reactor geometry?

    Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions.

  31. Andrea Rossi

    Fyodor:
    1- not so far. We are working on it with the new Hot Cat.
    2- too soon to enter in details, but all of those issues have been revolutionized.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  32. Andrea Rossi

    Ing. Michelangelo De Meo:
    Thank you for the interesting link.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  33. Andrea Rossi

    Robert Curto:
    Just “could be”? MUST BE! ( he,he,he…)
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  34. ing. Michelangelo De Meo

    Hello Dr. Rossi , please read this article about a jet ski that makes 500 km with one liter of water !

    http://www.tzetze.it/redazione/2015/07/500_km_con_un_litro_dacqua_ecco_la_moto_dei_miracoli/

  35. Robert Curto

    Thanks Dr Rossi, you could be correct about KD’s smiling face,
    Robert Curto

  36. Alexvs

    Dear Mr. Rossi

    I have just read that you underwent a surgical operation. As I told you before, take care. When in doubt, work out. Your health is the most valuable thing you’ll ever possess. Anyway the 400 days term has not expired.

    Greetings

  37. Andrea Rossi

    Alexvs:
    Thank you for your care: I got surgery exactly 7 days ago, now it’s archeology. No more pain. No more pain-killers. The only thing that makes me nervous is that I cannot swim and bike for a month, but I can sustain my work shift from 6.30 p.m. to 10.30 a.m., provided I do not lift weights higher than 1 kg ( 2-3 pounds). So said the surgeon: ipse dixit.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  38. Andrea Rossi

    Robert Curto:
    Symmetry is relative to specific situations and the parity it has not to violate to allow interactions can be positive or negative, depending if when the spacial coordinates are inverted the sign of the wave function changes or not: maybe the smiling face typed by KD is the one of a boxeur immediately after a hard fight, which also implies the introduction of a deformation factor.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  39. Paul

    Andrea,

    Did you monitor the electrical power output of the hot cat during start-up?

    If so, at what temperature did electrical power generation commence?

    Paul

  40. Andrea Rossi

    Paul:
    I understand and sympathize with your thirst of knowledge, but it is too soon to answer. We are collecting data. I cannot even confirm that we will be able to harness and make useful the electric signals we are getting from inside the reactor. She is a completely new concept, I have no idea if it will last and how much will last. If it will go we will have made a gigantic step forward toward a massive application.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  41. Robert Curto

    KD, i did not expect the smily face to come out like this.
    If you follow the instructions, and send it in an email to yourself.
    You should get it as you typed it.
    There is a lot I don’t understand about Computers.
    I have been sending the smily face for years, it never came out like in my post ????
    Robert Curto

  42. Robert Curto

    KD, I get a smile from your smily.
    The nose is above the left eye.
    It has two mouths.
    You may want to try this:
    EYES: Hold the shift key down, press the Collin key.
    NOSE: Press the dash key, next to the 0.
    MOUTH: Hold the shift key down, press 0.
    :-)
    Robert Curto
    Ft. Lauderdale Florida

  43. Paul

    Andrea,

    What will you be able to tell us at the end of tomorrow?

    That the start up was successful? (or not)
    That a superior ssm mode was achieved? (or not)

    That you are producing more electrical power than you are consuming? (or not)

    Paul

  44. Andrea Rossi

    KD, Paul:
    Here is a first update.
    Here the time is now 05.00 p.m. of July 26. The 1 MW E-Cat is stable and regular. The New Hot Cat has worked out his first day of operation and so far the components have operated well. The efficiency so far is the same of the classic Hot Cat, but I am giving Her time to assess all the components. Anyway: it works. How well it works has to be seen yet.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  45. KD

    Paul
    Give a break Mr. Rossi.
    Don’t press him to go again under the total anesthesia.:))

  46. Paul

    Andrea,

    That should be the srtandard by which all other R&D is judged.

    Paul

  47. Andrea Rossi

    Paul:
    In this moment here it is 01.20 a.m. of Sunday July 26.
    The new Hot Cat is just started. She is promising well, but obviously before saying anything worth to be listened is necessary a period of several days.
    Warm Regards
    A.R.

  48. Andrea Rossi

    Gian Luca:
    The aim of our R&D is to prepare an industrial massive production of a product that must have a very competitive price; if the new version will work ( I cannot know if it works or not before due R&D) it will have higher COP, more energy density, lower price, but, again, it has even to be started up for the first time. If it does not work, we’ll base the industral production on the Hot Cat concept we already have and that has been tested in Lugano by the Independent Third Party.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  49. Andrea Rossi

    Gian Luca:
    The new version is smaller, I hope it will have a higher energy density.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  50. Gian Luca

    A.R.
    With this new idea what change for the people that hope and trust in the LENR, Rossi and Ecat?

  51. Gian Luca

    Dea A.R.
    The new HCat will conserve the same dimentions (reactor) of old version?

  52. Andrea Rossi

    Hank Mills:
    1- confidential
    2- it could, maybe
    3- no, I wait for published reports
    4- I will be able to answer when the new Hot Cat will have operated. We are assembling it, the start up will be tomorrow ( I hope)
    5- confidential
    6- confidential
    7- too soon to talk about this
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  53. Andrea Rossi

    Frank Acland:
    The term “stable” is referred also to not ssm status. Stable, in a nutshell, means without temperature and pressure relevant variations, either in ssm or in not ssm, with a constant flow of water.
    Here is the update: now, 05.00 p.m. of Saturday July 25th, we are stable in ssm. We are working on the assembly of the new Hot Cat, that, as I said, tomorrow will be sterted up. “We”, obviously, means my Team and me.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  54. Paul

    Andrew,

    From the time you conceived of the new design, how long did it take for your team to build it?

    Paul

  55. Andrea Rossi

    Paul:
    I am just doing my best to make my duty, as well as all the components of my Team.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  56. Hank Mills

    Dear Andrea,

    I’m glad to hear that you have had an idea of how to build a hot cat with a longer self sustain mode. I hope the test is a success.

    1 – Does the new design still utilize nickel powder?

    2 – Does the new design incorporate changes that could allow for a greater production of electricity directly?

    3 – Have you heard any updates from teams that are successfully replicating the classic hot cat?

    4 – How successful were the changes you made to the classic hot cat?

    5 – You have stated in the Cook paper and else where that most of the heat production of the hot cat comes from proton-lithium interactions. What percentage of heat do you guess comes from other reactions?

    6 – Have you ever tested lithium hydroxide instead of LiAlH4? If so, did it work?

    7 – Could you take a video of the new hot cat glowing in self sustain mode while maintaining the same temperature? You could cover up everything but the glowing cylinder. This would give some of us a morale boost who know the E-Cat works, but are getting bummed out by how it is challenging to replicate.

  57. Frank Acland

    Dear Andrea,

    Just a quick question if you don’t mind. Sometimes you refer to the E-Cat as being ‘Stable’, sometimes you mention it is in SSM. Are these two different states of operation, or does Stable mean ‘Stable in SSM’?

    And so how is the plant at the moment: stable, ssm, both, or something else?

    Thanks very much. Glad you are healing fast!

    Kind regards,

    Frank

  58. Paul

    Andrea,

    Is there an optimal reactor temperature for the production of electricity, or is it the hotter the reactor the more electric power generated?

    Paul

  59. Andrea Rossi

    Paul:
    I have been under surgery on Monday 20 at 10 a.m., the operation has been terminated around 11, I woke up from total anesthesia at 11.30, at 4 p.m. I was in a bed in the computer container giving instructions to the Team about what to do ( stuffed with strong pain killers) , the new Hot Cat will be ready tomorrow morning to be started, so, in total, in a week it will have been designed, made, put in operation. It is not bad, is it?
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  60. eernie1

    Dear Andrea,
    Was your new approach to the design of the hot-cat inspired by data you received from further ash analysis performed on hot-cat experimental residues? Does your reference to Madam Curie constitute a clue that low energy radioactive interactions can play a part in the refinement of the present device?
    Inquisitive regards.

  61. Andrea Rossi

    Eernie1:
    1- Yes, it has been inspired by the experiments and R&D that we made in the computer container on the Hot Cat that was the same type used in the Lugano test.
    2- No, the reference to M.me Curie was just referred to an absolute paradigm of excellence.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  62. KD

    Dir. Mr. Rossi.
    This is unbelievable, that your hernia is more useful than crystal ball.:)

    KD

  63. Andrea Rossi

    KD:
    Yes, but…at a price…Anyway, now, luckily, it is archeology.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  64. Andrea Rossi

    Albert N.:
    Because I made a revolution in it. It is a completely new thing that, by my calculatons, should ( SHOULD) improve the “classic” one. It is an attempt: if it goes, the improvement, in term of ssm, will be strong. Otherwise, it is a wrong idea. The only way to know is to make an experiment. The funny part is how I got this idea: after the hernia surgery, when I woke up from the total anesthesy I got through, I had to stay some hour in a room, with pain. I am used to overcome pain relaxing and focusing strongly in something; obviously I focused on a new reactor and it came out. Now we did it, tomorrow goes in action. We’ll see if she is an abort or a baby. If she is a baby, is a M.me Curie!
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  65. AlbertN

    Dear Dr.Rossi,

    You mention that a new version of the Hot Cat will be put in operation in a few days. You sound very excited. My question is why? You have done literally hundreds of tests on various reactors in the last few years. Why so excited about this particular one?

    Warm Regards,
    AlbertN

  66. Andrea Rossi

    Hank Mills:
    Obviously, I am sure you already know that I cannot comment this insight of yours. Thank you, anyway, for your interesting lines. What is important is not if a theory is right or wrong ( sooner or later any theory turns out to be wrong), what is important is that a theory produces useful results during its lifespan. A good result can be derivated from different points of theoretical interpretations.
    About my “life in the container”: it’s now 09.20 p.m. of Friday July 25 where I am, and She is working stable.Sunday, the day after tomorrow, the new version of the Hot Cat will be put in operation too, and, honestly, I am very excited about it.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  67. Hank Mills

    Dear Andrea,

    I’ve been doing extensive reading about lithium, lithium vapor, and the ionization of lithium (creation of plasma). A few interesting tidbits:

    1) In “heat pipe ovens” Lithium vapor starts to form at 750C.

    2) The lithium vapor can be ionized and turned into a plasma via several methods: lasers, solenoid induction coils, microwaves, or even ultra hot tungsten rods.

    3) The plasma is easier to ignite at low pressures of 1 bar or less all the way down to almost a vacuum.

    4) Ionized gases have different colors. Lithium plasma is reddish.

    From the Lugano test and the successful replications that have been made so far, I could see how maybe the lithium is transformed into a plasma via low pressures, high temperatures, field ionization by the square waves with lots of harmonics (which allow for a strong electric field), and the nickel tubercules that may allow for arcing between their tips where very high voltages may accumulate.

    Of course all of those conjecture could be pure bunk! I’ve learned that I’m often flat out wrong in my theorizing. However, after discussing a failed replication attempt that took place last night with someone who prepared for months (writing software, building a reactor core, setting up a power supply, etc), I’m very eager to figure out a general direction to follow that might lead to successful replications.

    My guess is that igniting a plasma in the high temp E-Cat is important. Most likely, you can’t say anything at all. But if you could just answer yes or no (if producing a plasma is needed in a high temp E-Cat) it would give replicators a small, tiny push in the right direction.

    And if I’m wrong in my speculation, it would prevent me from accidentally misleading people.

    Thank you for your time. And I hope you are able to get a small break from living in the container. You are more dedicated than Edison.

  68. Bob

    Dear Andrea Rossi

    I have two questions about the time it takes to start the hot cat:

    1. How much time does it now take from start of the hot cat until it achieves COP >1?

    2. Is the amount of starting time staying the same, increasing or decreasing as you develop and improve the hot cat?

    Thanks

    Bob

  69. Andrea Rossi

    Bob:
    1- 1 hour circa
    2- this parameter is totally irrelevant, since the E-Cat has to work 24 hours per day. For this reason we do not care about it so far. Maybe for some kind of utilization a shorter time will be necessary, at that point we’ll take this issue in serious consideration.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  70. Paul

    Andrea,

    Can the new hot cat design being tested directly generate electricity?

    Paul

  71. Andrea Rossi

    Paul:
    The hotter, the better. So far.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  72. Andrea Rossi

    Hugh De Vries:
    A complete electrical failure is impossible because we always have a back up for all the necessary items.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  73. Hugh DeVries

    Dear Andrea Rossi,

    When the E-Cat is operating at rated output and experiences a complete electrical input failure, does the E-Cat experience an orderly shutdown.

    Best regards
    Hugh

  74. Andrea Rossi

    Mark Saker:
    1- some hint of direct electricity production has been measured
    2- too soon to know
    3- Direct production, I can’t comment further. It could not work, as well as it could. This is just one of the many targets we have in program with the R&D upon this new concept of Hot Cat; the main target remains an ssm as long as possible, to raise the COP as high as possible. Production of electricity can anyway and without any doubt made by means of well known cycles, mainly the Carnot cycle. Direct production remains intriguing, though, and we have measured direct current exiting from the Hot Cat in some amount, so that we want to know better the issue. So far it is not technology, it is just a pursue of knowledge: ” Fatti non foste a viver come bruti…”
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  75. Andrea Rossi

    Italo R.:
    We are trying to obtain a direct production of electric power. Just R&D so far, but we are getting something. I cannot comment further.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  76. Andrea Rossi

    Robert Curto:
    I cannot comment on this, NDA pending ( he,he,he..)
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  77. Mark Saker

    Dear Andrea,

    Please give at least a tiny bit more information after such an exciting message.

    1. Have you performed any successful proof of concepts for the electricity generation?

    2. Is the aim for a single hotcat to provide enough energy to run a house both thermally and electrically or would more than one reactor be required?

    3. Can you give any indication as to the technology used for the electricity generation. Is it via an established conversion method such as a stirling engine or an exotic technology?

    Many Thanks and good luck with the new hot cat design.

    Mark Saker

  78. Italo R.

    Dear Dr Rossi, you have written that generating electricity is a target of the new Hot-Cat.

    I wonder (but probably you cannot enter in details) if that electricity could be generated by:

    1 – A pulsing magnetic field generated by Hot-Cat, or
    2 – Two electrodes inserted in some way inside the reactor, or
    3 – Using steam generated by the Hot-Cat ant a turbine, or
    4 – ??

    Kind Regards,
    Italo R.

  79. Robert Curto

    Dr. Rossi, if you or your readers would like to cook Risotto alla Milanese,
    Google: MENU FOR RISOTTO ALLA MILANESE
    Scroll down to the 5th Link:
    Risotto alla Milanese Recipe
    Enjoy !
    Robert Curto
    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

  80. Paul

    Andrea,

    I believe your crystal ball is 10 microns in diameter, has a face centered cube lattice structure, and is made of Nickel.

    Great wisdom will be derived by observing this crystal ball when it is in an excited (and hydrogenated) state.

    Paul

  81. Andrea Rossi

    Paul:
    Yes, it is one of its targets.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  82. jackie

    Dear Mr Rossi, if your one year test turns out to be positive instead of negative do you and your team have any special celebration planned, maybe an all expenses paid trip to McDonald’s for a slap up meal. He He.
    Best wishes

  83. Andrea Rossi

    Jackie:
    I already go to Mac Donald’s, that wouldn’t be a celebration ( you, malicious …) What I’d settle for is a good “Risotto alla Milanese”: that’s what I really miss here.
    Risotto alla Milanese and a cup of Barolo: that would be a deal.
    With that in mind, let me go now to listen Her voice with the stethoscope.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  84. Andrea Rossi

    Judy Mc Cain:
    Of course you are!
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  85. Judy Mc Cain

    Dr Andrea Rossi:
    I think you are the first case in the world of a guy that, operated by inguinal hernia, returns to work the next day and after 3 days has no more need of pain killers. I suspect that the secret element that makes your E-Cats work for months, or years, without breaking after several days as happened to the scientists that have replicated your effect is your blood: am I right?
    Cheers,
    Judy

  86. Andrea Rossi

    To the Readers:
    Please find on http://www.rossilivecat.com comments published on this blog today in posts different from this one.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  87. Andrea Rossi

    Gian Luca:
    He,he,he… By the way, it’s 8 a.m. here, I am inside the plant and well; no more necessity of painkillers, I can work as always without any pain. Hernia is over, work is as usual.
    We are working on the new version of the Hot cat, from which I have great expectations, while the 1 MW E-Cat is stable.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  88. Gian Luca

    A.R…..said: “it has been fun ( he, he, he…)
    Frank Akland……said: “You have had a fun time with the surgery?”

    Ergo (therefore):
    Dr. Rossi have inhaled perossido di azoto for your hernia surgery and pain?

    Have a good day and job

  89. Larry

    Dear Dr. Rossi

    Can you say anything about how you would handle a power outage on the grid. Since you say power is required for safety I assume you must have some sort of backup to provide power so that you can make an orderly shutdown of the reactor in the event of a power grid failure. If you do have some sort of backup power would you use it to keep the reactor running/hot for a few hours in case the grid failure is relatively brief. I assume a power outage would immediately stop the customer’s production line.

    Exciting times.

    Thanks
    Larry

  90. Andrea Rossi

    Larry:
    Sure, we have a back up. I have to add, though, that the plant is installed in an important industrial area, therefore the power provider is very well structured, with a network of power distribution well differentiated, to by-pass the supply if a line goes in black out. As a matter of fact, no black outs happened since when we are working here.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  91. Andrea Rossi

    Frank Acland:
    Thank you for the suggestion. Interesting.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  92. Frank Acland

    Dear Andrea,

    If you have the time sometime, could you read this post and provide a response to the ideas presented. I think you will find it interesting.

    http://www.e-catworld.com/2015/07/20/plan-to-sell-e-cat-heat-follows-pattern-for-new-technology-adoption-albert-d-kallal/

    Many thanks,

    Frank Acland

  93. Andrea Rossi

    Frank Acland:
    I have chesen the container of the computers with escapes to the container of the reactors (stable): have I to assume the mental health is critical?
    By the way: today I am very well and to be well in abnormal situation could imply abnormal symmetry!
    Warm Regards
    A.R.

  94. Frank Acland

    Dear Andrea,

    You have had a fun time with the surgery? It does make me wonder (haha) Maybe the change of location helped. Perhaps a trip to the dentist would also be fun — anywhere but inside a shipping container!

    Glad you are feeling better!

    Frank Acland

  95. Andrea Rossi

    Steven N. Karels:
    Yes, is possible, but it is not worth.
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  96. Andrea Rossi

    Gian Luca:
    I have been operated last Monday, today is the third day an I am much better: it happened to me also 1982 years ago, it has been fun ( he, he, he…). Frank Acland: do you think my mental health is in jeopardy too?
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.

  97. Steven N. Karels

    Dear Andrea Rossi,

    You posted “100% ssm is impossible for safety reasons.” While this is absolutely true, do you agree that with some sort of energy storage, e.g., a battery, the overall system could theoretically become self sustaining, i.e., require no external power other than startup? Or are there other reasons against it?

  98. Gian Luca

    Dear Andrea
    but…the bed in the container is double (matrimoniale)?
    Jokes apart.
    you have already been working very hard and do not have to prove anything to anyone, and then we must remember that health comes before everything else.
    Hernia is an ugly beast. I say this from experience.
    When you wear frack and papillon you have to be straight and fit ….

  99. Joseph Fine

    Dear Andrea Rossi,

    Rice University scientists have been doing research on Boron Nitride structures to control heat flow in advanced electronics. Perhaps, this material technology may also prevent hot spots in heat sources of various kinds. :)

    Even though I have only commented on Carbon structures in the past, perhaps Boron Nitride materials should also be given some attention.

    http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-07/ru-gs071515.php

    Feel better!

    Best regards,

    Joseph Fine

  100. Andrea Rossi

    Dr Joseph Fine:
    Thank you for the interesting link,
    Warm Regards,
    A.R.