Here are some various fusor images of mine.
Pictures of the fusor while it's running.
My first deuterium run. Star mode is a -lot- more noticable, and the pressures are higher. There should be fusion going on in this shot, but my detector didn't pick anything up.
A shot from the DV camcorder at 19kV, the first I'd ever gotten up that high. The blue glow around the grid seems to have disappeared.
Another shot with the Powershot A610. There seems to be a really odd phenomenon around the grid wires; you can see a faint blue glow. Gas ionization, possibly?
This is a picture with a proper camera, a Canon PowerShot A610 at 1/6 second exposure, instead of a DV camcorder. The detail of the star mode really comes out.
Managed to burn through my transformer after this picture; it'll be the last for a while. It's the hardest I've ever pushed it. Over 150 watts of power into the grid and it's already glowing white-hot? I think this might indicate issues for future high-power runs.
You can notice how the star is a vivid purple, and how the poissor has collapsed to a smaller point.
Lower power run than the one above. Grid glows significantly less.
I have a sneaking suspicion that my voltage meter was lying to me in this picture. Notice how there's a 1kV difference between this and the above, yet it looks totally different.
This is where the grid's the coolest, yet still has a clear and distinct star mode. The poissor's pretty large here, so the number of amps I have recorded here might be a little off; I'd estimate more like 10mA off hand. The grid's just barely glowing red at this point.
For this picture, the camera was placed in IR mode, which was touted as "nightvision". It's just a switchable filter.
You can see how the grid glows green, indicating its heat. It almost overshadows the poissor at this point in terms of IR emission.
No clue at what level this picture was taken. Probably 7kV and 5mA or so.
One of the first discernable star mode images I was able to get, on the day that I got first light.
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