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by crowberry
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: News
Topic: EMC2 news
Replies: 337
Views: 69392

Re: EMC2 news

Dr Park has given the talk A Compact Fusion Approach Using Magnetic Confinement of Electrons and Electrostatic Acceleration of Ions during the ENN Symposium on Compact Fusion Technologies, April 19-20, 2018, Langfang, China. The simulation code they are working with is the ECsim: G. Lapenta, D. Gonz...
by crowberry
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: ENN Symposium on Compact Fusion Technologies, April 19-20, 2018, Langfang, China
Replies: 0
Views: 49

ENN Symposium on Compact Fusion Technologies, April 19-20, 2018, Langfang, China

The ENN Symposium on Compact Fusion Technologies took place during April 19-20, 2018 in Langfang, China. The titles of the presentations look interesting. Dr Park participated in this symposium.

http://www.ennresearch.com/fusionsymposium2018/InvitedSpeakers/
by crowberry
Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 148
Views: 38889

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

Alan Boyle has written about the plans of TAE Technologies: TAE rearranges its leadership and gets ready for next chapter in fusion quest backed by Paul Allen,
https://www.geekwire.com/2018/tae-rearranges-leadership-gets-ready-next-chapter-fusion-quest-backed-paul-allen/
by crowberry
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 436
Views: 79756

Re: General Fusion in the news

The talk General Fusion Program by David Plant at the First IAEA Workshop on Fusion Enterprises has been added to the web page at https://nucleus.iaea.org/sites/fusionportal/Shared%20Documents/Enterprises/2018/Presentations/13.06/Plant.pdf . It is is good summary of where they are now.
by crowberry
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: News
Topic: The First IAEA Workshop on Fusion Enterprises
Replies: 0
Views: 206

The First IAEA Workshop on Fusion Enterprises

The First IAEA Workshop on Fusion Enterprises was organized in Santa Fe, USA during the time 13th to 15th of June 2018. Most of the presentations are available. The summaries of the different approaches are quite nice. https://nucleus.iaea.org/sites/fusionportal/Shared%20Documents/Enterprises/2018/S...
by crowberry
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 148
Views: 38889

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

ASIPP and TAE Shake Hands to Increase Cooperate in Fusion Technologies Institute of Plasma Physics (ASIPP) and TAE Technologies Inc. (TAE) is to increase their cooperate in Fusion Technologies, according to MOU signed on a high-level meeting between the two side, which was held on 1st June in Hefei...
by crowberry
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 89
Views: 23740

Re: Tokamak Energy news

General Fusion moved also when they were growing in number of persons. Tokamak Energy has now about 40 people in their team according to their web page. You can see from the picture of the surroundings of the ST40 that the space is already quite crowded. When you raise the temperature to fusion rele...
by crowberry
Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 89
Views: 23740

Re: Tokamak Energy news

According to their latest video their next milestone is 100 million degrees, but they will move the ST40 to a larger building and upgrade it. We will see whether reaching the next milestone happens during this year or not.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjbkUIWWmVg
by crowberry
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 89
Views: 23740

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy has issued a press release stating that they have reached their milestone of creating a plasma with a temperature of 15 million degrees in the ST40 tokamak. Their next milestone is to create a plasma with a temperature of 100 million degrees. The plasma density would be interesting to...
by crowberry
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 89
Views: 23740

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy has announced that their ST40 is now operational and that they are optimising its performance.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOKY41Q2_rU
by crowberry
Tue May 22, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 89
Views: 23740

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy has published a 1 min 38 s long time lapse video of preparing ST40 for hot plasma experiments. The video covers the period from the 12th of October 2017 to the 31st of January 2018. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cjzok6h2-xA
by crowberry
Mon May 21, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Royal Society Event: Fusion energy using tokamaks: can development be accelerated?
Replies: 3
Views: 2199

Re: Royal Society Event: Fusion energy using tokamaks: can development be accelerated?

Audio recordings of the talks are available as mp3-files in connection with the abstracts. The slides of the talks are at least not yet available.
by crowberry
Fri May 18, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: News
Topic: Divertor Tokamak Test facility (DTT)
Replies: 3
Views: 1623

Re: Divertor Tokamak Test facility (DTT)

krenshala wrote:So, are these 7 years to "develop the device" part of the planned time for ITER development/construction, or is this in addition to it?


The DTT targets DEMO, so my understanding is that the schedule of DTT construction is independent of the ITER schedule.
by crowberry
Wed May 16, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Divertor Tokamak Test facility (DTT)
Replies: 3
Views: 1623

Divertor Tokamak Test facility (DTT)

The Divertor Tokamak Test facility (DTT) is a superconducting tokamak costing 500 M€ to be built in Frascati, Italy to develop divertor technology for DEMO. The construction is set to start in November 2018 and it will take seven years to complete the device. The tokamak is 10 m high and has a 5 m r...

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