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by crowberry
Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: ARPA-E to begin funding alternative fusion concepts
Replies: 10
Views: 4950

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: 30
Views: 2669

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: 205

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: 360
Views: 46786

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...
by crowberry
Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 48
Views: 5863

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: 5863

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: 5863

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: 5863

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: 1640

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: 30
Views: 2669

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: 5863

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: 360
Views: 46786

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: 186
Views: 27231

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: 1864

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

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