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Contributing to the nuclear fusion project

Many regard nuclear fusion as the main energy source of the future. Among others, the ITER project is seeking to turn this venture into reality and is making use of the Tokamak reactor for this purpose. Reactors of this type have a number of control problems, and to solve them the electronics engineers have come up with some tools.
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Getting to know the Sun advances fusion research: Coaxial helicity injection could make fusion reactors cheaper

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

A method known as coaxial helicity injection could eliminate an expensive component in tokamaks, leading to a more economical fusion reactor. Read Post

Prototype Superconductor For Tokamak Fusion Reactor Proves Successful

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

Fusion for Energy (F4E) with the support of the European Commission, Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) and ITER Organisation have successfully tested a prototype superconductor for the ITER Poloidal Field coils made of Niobium(Nb)-T... Read Post

Smaller reactor design for fusion may work in a "pinch"

Academics / General Science : Nobel Intent (5 years ago)

Despite all the focus on alternative energy sources, nuclear fusion has barely rated a mention, as it has turned out to be very difficult to execute. The construction of ITER, a very large scale fusion reactor, has become a divisive... Read Post


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