J. Cirne, R. Dormeval, et al.
J. Phys. IV France 134 (2006) 977-982
Shock-wave initiation of nuclear transmutation of chemical elementsV.V. Sobolev1 and S.M. Usherenko2
1 National Mining University, Karl Marx Av. 19, Dnepropetrovsk 49027, Ukraine
2 National Technical University of Belarus, Partizanskiy Av. 77, Minsk 220107, Belarus
Published online: 26 July 2006
Experimental data are given about the synthesis of chemical elements Mn, S, Na, Cu, Al, Ne, Rn etc. during superdeep penetration of lead particles into targets of Armco iron (the SDP phenomenon). It is supposed that flows of dense high-temperature plasma occur at the interface between the penetrating microparticle and the target. Consolidation of the internal energy of the plasma flows as a result of such collisions can cause nuclear transmutation of chemical elements.
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