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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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Giant leap for nuclear fusion as lasers blast new route to ultimate energy source

Technology : Pando Daily (10 months ago)

Researchers in the US have overcome a key barrier to making nuclear fusion reactors a reality. In results published in Nature, scientists have shown that they can now produce more energy from fusion reactions than they put into igni... 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 (6 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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