Recently on the vortex-l discussion board there appeared an analysis done by Bob Higgins — scientist of Motorola solutions — of the October 6th E-Cat test in Bologna.
From my point of view it is a very deep and extensive analysis that clearly demonstrates a positive outcome of the test despite some known weaknesses. Although a lot of things could have been improved, the strength of the effect shown was so big that the effect of important flaws still remained only at a noise level, or as Higgins put it in nicer words – “have been of second order”.
The most important part of the analysis in my eyes is that Bob Higgins did a very detailed calculation of all the energy (including final stored energy inside the E-Cat) not having passed via the heat exchanger (i.e. lost energy), and thus did not contribute to the final input/output energy balance. Doing all these computations (containing heat radiation from E-Cat surface and many more) still in a conservative way, he arrives at a total Output/Input ratio of 3.
Clearly this ratio could have been still largely improved by allowing more time for the self-sustain phase of the E-Cat operation and there was obviously no reason at all why this should not have worked properly.
I strongly recommend reading the details of the analysis, which seems a really good piece of true scientific work, and to me as a physicist leaves only little doubt about the validity of the E-Cat.
Dr. Johannes Hagel, physicist, Neuss Germany