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Maxwell’s equations, cf. Fig. 8, relate four vector fields54 B – magnetic flux density E – electric field D – dielectric displacement H – magnetic field. J is the electric current and q is the electric charge density. With all these fields, the Maxwell equations are strongly underdetermined. But then there are two additional relations, the so-called ether relations, which close the system, if q and J are known. The ether relations connect D to E and H to B. 5·10-7 Acm are constants called the vacuum di-electricity and the vacuum permeability, respectively.
82 According to I. Asimov: “Biographies …” loc. cit. p. 614. Except in those unfortunate countries with a virulent green, or environmentalist party, which, more often than not, is also anti-nuclear. 84 Actually, the difficulty is not so much to reach the high temperatures, but it is difficult to contain the hot gas. All conventional container walls would melt and, in fact vaporize. 85 In the event, however, it turned out to be an error, or a fake. Anyway, the coldfusion-experiment could not be repeated.