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.
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- Fri May 05, 2017 9:04 am
- Forum: News
- Topic: Fusion Power Associates annual meeting 2017 agenda
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D Tibbets wrote:What EMC 2 patent? The original is well over 20 years old and a newer application (in 2008?) was rejected.
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.
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.
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 ...
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...
This thread is essentially a duplicate of this one: http://www.talk-polywell.org/bb/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=6291
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...
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...
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 .
ANSYS has written a blogpost on their cooperation with General Fusion: http://www.ansys-blog.com/general-fusion-clean-energy-simulation/.
- Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:48 pm
- Forum: Fund-Raising
- Topic: ARPA-E to begin funding alternative fusion concepts
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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/.
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)...
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...
- Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:20 am
- Forum: General
- Topic: "Let There Be Light" fusion documentary
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Here is a review of the film: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/let-be-light-film-review-sxsw-2017-985283.