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by crowberry
Fri May 05, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: News
Topic: Fusion Power Associates annual meeting 2017 agenda
Replies: 0
Views: 146

Fusion Power Associates annual meeting 2017 agenda

The preliminary agenda of the 2017 annual meeting of the Fusion Power Associates has been published already by now. The meeting will be held December 6-7 in Washington, DC.

http://aries.pppl.gov/FPA/fpn17-16.shtml
by crowberry
Fri May 05, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: News
Topic: Lockheed Martin news
Replies: 37
Views: 3750

Re: Lockheed Martin news

D Tibbets wrote:What EMC 2 patent? The original is well over 20 years old and a newer application (in 2008?) was rejected.

Dan Tibbets


EMC2 has a patent application from December 2015, see this post http://www.talk-polywell.org/bb/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=6072&start=90#p123726.
by crowberry
Tue May 02, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 52
Views: 6767

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Daniel Clery has written in Science a short (paywalled) article Private fusion machines aim to beat massive global effort covering an overview of Tokamak Energy, General Fusion and Tri Alpha Energy comparing them to ITER http://science.sciencemag.org/content/356/6336/360.
by crowberry
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 52
Views: 6767

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy has published a paper: Overview and status of construction of ST40 Abstract A new generation high field spherical tokamak, ST40, is currently under construction at Tokamak Energy Ltd (TE). The main parameters of ST40 are: R0 = 0.4–0.6 m, A = 1.7–2.0, Ipl = 2 MA, Bt = 3 T, κ = 2.5. It ...
by crowberry
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 378
Views: 49396

Re: General Fusion in the news

General Fusion has two accepted papers at the upcoming SOFE conference, the 27th Symposium on Fusion Engineering (SOFE). Shanghai, China, 4 – 8 June 2017. 353 Magnetized Target Fusion at General Fusion General Fusion Oral 356 Experimental results from the SPECTOR device at General Fusion General Fus...
by crowberry
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Polywell ;Take two?
Replies: 3
Views: 864

Re: Polywell ;Take two?

This thread is essentially a duplicate of this one: http://www.talk-polywell.org/bb/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=6291
by crowberry
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Lawaranceville E-Newsletter
Replies: 804
Views: 159762

Re: Lawaranceville E-Newsletter

LPPFusion has produced a set of six videos explaining their own concept as well as the present status of the fusion race. Part 1 The Old Fusion Race Part 2 Aneutronic Fusion Part 3 Focus Fusion - How Does It Work? Part 4 Fusion Race: Who is Ahead Part 5 Focus Fusion Next Steps Part 6 Fusion Race Sta...
by crowberry
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 378
Views: 49396

Re: General Fusion in the news

What mvanwink5 meant is that the next device by GF will be designed to last for only a limited amount of compression cycles to save money. A real power plant in the GF design would of course need to be able to compress the plasma continuously with ~1 Hz for many years. When pondering on positions in...
by crowberry
Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Apollo Fusion
Replies: 1
Views: 406

Apollo Fusion

Apollo Fusion is developing a fusion - fission hybrid approach. Their home page is at http://apollofusion.com/ . Here is an article about the company https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-03/former-google-vice-president-starts-a-company-promising-clean-and-safe-nuclear-energy .
by crowberry
Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 378
Views: 49396

Re: General Fusion in the news

ANSYS has written a blogpost on their cooperation with General Fusion: http://www.ansys-blog.com/general-fusion-clean-energy-simulation/.
by crowberry
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: ARPA-E to begin funding alternative fusion concepts
Replies: 11
Views: 5251

Re: ARPA-E to begin funding alternative fusion concepts

It sounds really bad that the ARPA-E program is planned to be decommissioned according to this article by Alan Boyle: http://www.geekwire.com/2017/research-trump-budget/.
by crowberry
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Lockheed Martin news
Replies: 37
Views: 3750

Re: Lockheed Martin news

I have not seen this posted yet, but might have simply missed it. It is an analysis of the Lockheed Martin reactor concept. I am honestly a bit at a loss: https://github.com/ThePolywellGuy/Posts-On-PDF/blob/master/41%20-%20An%20Intensive%20Analysis%20of%20Lockheed%20Fusion%20Research%20(12-11-2016)...
by crowberry
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: "Let There Be Light" fusion documentary
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: "Let There Be Light" fusion documentary

The official trailer is found here: https://vimeo.com/205254516.
by crowberry
Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 378
Views: 49396

Re: General Fusion in the news

This is good end interesting news indeed. It would be interesting to know what result made General Fusion decide that they are ready to go for the prototype experiment? The press release points to the results shown in posters presented at the Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, but...

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