From http://www.businesswire.com/news/: BlackLight Power, Inc. Announces Sustained Production of Electricity
Using Photovoltaic Conversion of the Millions of Watts of Brilliant
Plasma Formed by the Reaction of Water to a More Stable Form of Hydrogen
CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BlackLight Power, Inc. today announces that it achieved sustained
electricity production from a primary new energy source by using
photovoltaic technology to transform brilliant plasma, with power
comprising millions of watts of light, directly into electricity.
applying a very high current through its proprietary water-based solid
fuel in BlackLight Power’s breakthrough Solid
Fuel-Catalyst-Induced-Hydrino-Transition (SF-CIHT) technology, water
ignites into brilliant plasma, an extraordinary bright flash of
extraordinary optical power that has a power density of over 1,000,000
times that of any prior controllable reaction. Remarkably, the light
emitted from the plasma is nearly a perfect spectral equivalent of the
Sun, but at 50,000 times the intensity. BlackLight Power has now
successfully converted the brilliant plasma directly into electricity
using photovoltaic cells (solar cells) which have been increasingly
perfected to convert the Sun spectrum into electricity for more than
five decades costing an estimated $1 trillion.
Using a proprietary water-based solid fuel confined between opposing
roller electrodes of a SF-CIHT cell, and applying a current of 12,000
amps through the fuel, water ignites into an extraordinary bright flash
of optical power. The fuel was sequentially fed into the electrodes to
produce pulses of millions of watts of power in a volume that is one ten
thousandths of a liter corresponding to a power density of over an
astonishing 100 billion watts per liter. As a comparison, the electrical
output power of a central power generation plant is typically 1 billion
watts from a boiler 100 million times larger. The H2O-based
fuel ignition produced brilliant plasma, an essentially fully ionized
gaseous physical state of the fuel comprising essentially positive ions
and free electrons. From a spectroscopic signature called a blackbody
curve, the SF-CIHT cell plasma was determined to have the same
temperature as the Sun emitting the same solar spectrum of light, but at
extraordinary power equivalent to 50,000 times the Sun’s intensity at
the Earth’s surface. Optical power was converted directly into
electricity using photovoltaic cells (solar cells). Simply replacing the
consumed H2O regenerated the fuel, and the fuel can be
continuously fed into the electrodes to continuously output optical
power that can be converted into electricity.
Our safe, non-polluting power-producing system catalytically converts
the hydrogen of the H2O-based solid fuel into a non-polluting
product, lower-energy state hydrogen called “Hydrino,” by allowing the
electrons to fall to smaller radii around the nucleus. The energy
release is 200 times that of burning the equivalent amount of hydrogen
with oxygen. Due to this extraordinary energy release, H2O
can serve as the source of hydrogen fuel to form hydrinos and oxygen.
Based on a spectroscopic technique called Stark line broadening, the
power was determined to be in the form of fully ionized brilliant
plasma, a gaseous brilliantly glowing ionized physical state of the fuel
comprising essentially positive ions and free electrons. The plasma
particles recombine to emit light that can be converted directly to
electricity using commercially available, mass-produced photovoltaic or
solar cells. Very high-power, high efficiency cells are commercially
available to convert the SF-CIHT cell optical power directly into
electric at its 100 billion watts per liter power density.
Using readily-available components, BlackLight has developed a system
engineering design of an electric generator that is closed, except for
the addition of H2O fuel, and generates ten million watts of
electricity, enough to power ten thousand homes. Remarkably, the device
is less than a cubic foot in volume. The SF-CIHT cell uses cheap,
abundant, nontoxic, commodity chemicals, with no apparent long-term
supply issues that might preclude commercial, high volume manufacturing.
Moreover, the power converter is mass-produced for the solar power
industry. The SF-CIHT cell power is in the form of light that has the
same spectral composition as sunlight. With the discovery of the
photovoltaic effect by Becquerel in 1839 and the invention of the first
modern solar cell by Bell Labs, an era of cheap clean energy from the
Sun was envisioned for mankind. Realization of that vision is enabled by
the invention of the SF-CIHT cell that overcomes the impediment of the
very low power density of sunlight. With advances since its inception,
solar cells have demonstrated the capacity to convert light into
electricity at tens of thousands of times higher power levels than
sunlight at much higher efficiency at high versus low light intensity.
At 50,000 times brighter than sunlight, the corresponding reduction in
the area of the photovoltaic converter gives rise to a projected cost of
the SF-CIHT cell of about $25/kW compared to over one hundred times that
for conventional power sources of electricity.
Applications and markets for the SF-CIHT cell extend across the global
power spectrum, including thermal, stationary electrical power, motive,
and defense. Given the independence from existing infrastructure, grid
in the case of electricity and fuels in the case of motive power, the
SF-CIHT power source is a further game changer for all forms of
transportation: automobile, freight trucks, rail, marine, aviation, and
aerospace in that the power density is one million times that of the
engine of a Formula One racer, and ten million times that of a jet
engine. The energy release of H2O fuel, freely available in
the humidity in the air, is one hundred times that of an equivalent
amount of high-octane gasoline. This technology is enabling of a
conventional-sized and powered car to travel 3000 miles on a liter of
water without producing pollution.
To protect its innovations and inventions, multiple worldwide patent
applications have been filed on BlackLight’s proprietary technology. The
disclosure of one of BlackLight’s patent applications that was
recently-filed worldwide, its 10 MW electric SF-CIHT cell system
engineering design and simulation, an automotive application simulation,
high-speed video of millions of watts of SF-CIHT cell plasma, and a
video of the pulsed production of millions of watts of light with
photovoltaic conversion into electricity are publicly available on
BlackLight’s webpage (http://www.blacklightpower.com/).
About BlackLight Power
BlackLight Power, Inc. is the inventor of a new primary energy source
applicable to essentially all power applications such as thermal,
electrical, automotive, trucking, rail, marine, aviation, aerospace, and
defense. The BlackLight Process, the power source, is the process of
releasing the latent energy of the hydrogen atom by forming Hydrinos.
The SF-CIHT cell was invented by Dr. Mills to release this energy
directly as electricity from water as the only source of fuel.
For more information, please visit http://www.blacklightpower.com/
BlackLight Process: A novel chemical process invented by Dr.
Mills causing the latent energy stored in the hydrogen atom to be
released as a new primary energy source.
Hydrino: Hydrinos are a new form of hydrogen theoretically
predicted by Dr. Mills and produced and characterized by BlackLight.
Hydrinos are produced during the BlackLight Process as energy is
released from the hydrogen atom as the electron transitions to a
lower-energy state resulting in a smaller radius hydrogen atom. The
identity of the dark matter of the universe as Hydrinos is supported by
BlackLight’s spectroscopic and analytical results as well as
SF-CIHT Cell: Each SF-CIHT cell comprises two electrodes that
confine a highly electrically conducive H2O-based solid fuel
that serves as a source of reactants to form Hydrinos. A low-voltage,
very high current (about one thousand times that of household currents)
ignites the water to form hydrinos and cause a burst of
brilliant-light-emitting plasma power of millions of watts that can be
directly converted to electricity using proven photovoltaic cells that
are commercially available for converting light to electric power.
Photovoltaic or Solar Cell: Each cell comprises a flat panel of a
semiconductor material that exhibits the photovoltaic effect, a method
of generating electrical power by converting radiation such as solar
radiation into direct current electricity. Light absorption in the
semiconductor material creates energized charge carriers of opposite
polarity that are collected at corresponding negative and positive
electrode contacts on opposite sides of the flat panel to create a
voltage that can deliver power to an external load.