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starship-design: Bussard design

Part of the conversation between Kelly and Isaac:

>>>>>The geometry for this system is a hollow sphere by the way.  
>>>>Huh?  A conductive hollow sphere cannot generate an electric
>>>>potential gradient inside it.  You'd have to inject electrons
>>>>into the center in order to attract the (positively charged)
>>>>fuel particles to it, and rely on the charge of those electrons
>>>>alone to acheive compression.

Kelly, Isaac is right about this. Either you or Bussard did conclude
something that does not comply with physics.
I never really thought about the fact that Isaac mentions, mainly because a
charge convined fusion system didn't look much more attractive to me than
most other pulsed fusion designs.