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by crowberry
Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 48
Views: 5672

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy is featured in a World Nuclear News article. David Kingham gives a nice summary of the short and long term plans of Tokamak Energy. It will be very interesting to see how their ST-40 spherical tokamak performs once it becomes operational later this year. http://www.world-nuclear-news....
by crowberry
Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 48
Views: 5672

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy has grown significantly in terms of manpower during 2016 from ten people to thirty.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoFKo493QAIb
by crowberry
Thu Dec 22, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 48
Views: 5672

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy, one of the world’s leading private fusion energy ventures, has received a major investment boost totalling £10M from Legal & General Capital and British billionaire David Harding.


http://www.tokamakenergy.co.uk/press/
by crowberry
Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:27 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 48
Views: 5672

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy has published a nice and illuminating 3 min 59 s long video on the construction of their next device the ST-40. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRyUWOUk_48 Inside information on ST40 - the compact, high-field tokamak currently under construction at Tokamak Energy. This video shows the...
by crowberry
Tue Dec 06, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Fusion 2030 – A Roadmap for Canada
Replies: 0
Views: 1602

Fusion 2030 – A Roadmap for Canada

Members of the Canadian fusion community representing universities, industry and research support organizations from five provinces are proposing a revitalized Canadian fusion program with the vision that: by 2030, Canada will support the deployment of a demonstration fusion power plant. https://ww...
by crowberry
Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Lockheed Martin news
Replies: 22
Views: 1931

Re: Lockheed Martin news

Lockheed Martin has published a poster from the APS 2016 conference Lockheed Martin Compact Fusion Reactor Concept, Confinement Model and T4B Experiment . The Lockheed Martin Compact Fusion Reactor (CFR) concept relies on diamagnetic plasma behavior to produce sharp magnetic field boundaries and con...
by crowberry
Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 48
Views: 5672

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Here is another article written after the previous article was published: Post-Brexit business as usual at JET
by crowberry
Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 355
Views: 45554

Re: General Fusion in the news

General Fusion has published a set of posters presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics. The five posters show the current status of their work at http://www.generalfusion.com/blog/category/category/scientific-papers/.
by crowberry
Mon Oct 31, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: News
Topic: EMC2 news
Replies: 181
Views: 26010

Re: EMC2 news

This is the same thing Bussard was saying in 2007. Man i wish so bad that wb7 didn't freakin vaporize itself. Was the government and the R&D industry unduly hard on Park & co? Is there anything to learn from this moving on forward? Actually the situation is quite different now because the P...
by crowberry
Tue Oct 25, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Spherical Tokamaks
Replies: 10
Views: 1827

Re: Spherical Tokamaks

The NSTX-U has unfortunately a malfunctioning magnet, which can take up to a year to fix.
http://www.nature.com/news/us-left-with-just-one-working-fusion-reactor-for-now-1.20710
by crowberry
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:22 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 48
Views: 5672

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Thanks Skipjack, this is an interesting presentation. I have not previously seen this idea with merging/reconnection heating in the connection with spherical tokamaks.
by crowberry
Sat Sep 03, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: News
Topic: 2016 ALPHA Annual Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 5028

2016 ALPHA Annual Meeting

The 2016 ALPHA Annual Meeting has a lot of interesting talks posted on their website at http://arpa-e.energy.gov/?q=site-page/2016-alpha-annual-meeting.
by crowberry
Sat Sep 03, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: News
Topic: More Helion Energy news....
Replies: 147
Views: 32234

Re: More Helion Energy news....

John Slough presented the status of Helion Energy at the 2016 ALPHA Annual Meeting with the talk Staged Magnetic Compression of FRC Targets to Fusion Conditions http://arpa-e.energy.gov/sites/default/files/ALPHA_SLOUGH.pdf . The talk shows their latest device VENTI. They have also been working on si...
by crowberry
Sat Sep 03, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: News
Topic: Polywell poster at 26th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference
Replies: 2
Views: 714

Polywell poster at 26th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference

The 26th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference will be held in Kyoto, Japan 17–22 October 2016 http://www-pub.iaea.org/iaeameetings/48315/26th-iaea-fusion-energy-conference . According to the preliminary programme there will be a poster presentation The Optimization of Ion and Electron Guns Voltage in a Pol...
by crowberry
Mon Aug 29, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 57
Views: 12592

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

Nice to see presentations of the big dark horse projects (LM is only included because of the name, not sure of the project itself ). I don't see Helion in the lineup. Whats up? Maybe Helion Energy really wants to be a dark horse ? :) On a more serious note I agree that they have been rather quiet a...

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