There have been a number of people who have been wanting to know about the size and shape of the grains of nickel powder used in Alexander Parkhomov’s ‘Hot Cat’ replication attempt. I asked Mr. Parkhamov about this, also about what his future plans were for continued testing were, and whether he had considered using iron (as was found in the fuel used in the Lugano test of Andrea Rossi’s Hot Cat).
In the appendix outcomes of sizes analysis of the used nickel powder. My next problem – to achieve long duration steady activity of the reactor. In the component of iron I do not see yet necessity.
This is the document he provided of the nickel powder analysis: