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by Munchausen
Wed Oct 06, 2010 6:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tri-Alpha making some noise
Replies: 33
Views: 13498

Had there been a little less polybullshitbullying here we might even have had the pleasure of an educated opinion on this........
by Munchausen
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:37 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tri-Alpha making some noise
Replies: 33
Views: 13498

I've PM:ed dr Carlson and politely asked him whether he would like to share his views.
by Munchausen
Wed Sep 01, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tri-Alpha making some noise
Replies: 33
Views: 13498

"What is even more remarkable is that the final merged FRC state exhibits a dramatic improvement in transport with flux confinement times approaching classical values. The formation of such a well-confined, long-lived, high-$\beta $ plasma state via collisional merging and magnetic reconnection shou...
by Munchausen
Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: News
Topic: FRC/electrostatic patents have run off the rails!
Replies: 14
Views: 3831

If someone comes up with a working shortcut to commercial fusion power: Assuming there are defendable intellectual rights on it, wouldn't it be a good strategy to use the taxpayers money to buy him out and make the technology available to everyone? It's like working with a bad set of tools: Sooner o...
by Munchausen
Sat Jun 12, 2010 6:14 am
Forum: News
Topic: Lawrenceville plasma physics June update
Replies: 132
Views: 24406

Re: back in April they were calculating 0.5-1 kilojoules

nextbigfuture wrote:http://www.lawrencevilleplasmaphysics.c ... &Itemid=90

0.5 kilojoules in the beams and 1 kilojoule in the plasmoid
I sincerely doubt they have Q=2
by Munchausen
Tue May 11, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: News
Topic: What's the hurry?
Replies: 42
Views: 13416

Wouldn't 265 Wh/kg make it possible to run essential parts of the american way of life on uranium?

http://panasonic.co.jp/corp/news/off...n091225-3.html
by Munchausen
Tue May 11, 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Ignitor, mini tokamak.
Replies: 12
Views: 4731

Perhabs this has got something to do with it:

http://www.sciencecodex.com/upping_the_ ... cal_plasma
by Munchausen
Thu Apr 22, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Innovative Confinement Concepts Workshop 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 2536

Innovative Confinement Concepts Workshop 2010

http://www.iccworkshops.org/icc2010/

Of interest? Please remove if there already is a thread.
by Munchausen
Fri Apr 16, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Significance of Electron Recirculation Revisited
Replies: 135
Views: 51661

Joel Rogers' latest simulation (released Monday)
Link please
by Munchausen
Sun Apr 11, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tri Alpha recruiting
Replies: 15
Views: 6113

by Munchausen
Sun Apr 11, 2010 1:34 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tri Alpha recruiting
Replies: 15
Views: 6113

Tri Alpha recruiting

http://www.jobs-salary.com/tri-alpha-energy-salary.htm Staff Scientist Tri Alpha Energy $75k Foothill Ranch, CA (09/2004) salary of the position in CA, Foothill Ranch, this employer employers of the position, jobs of the employer Accelerator Scientist Tri Alpha Energy $80k Foothill Ranch, CA (05/200...
by Munchausen
Sat Mar 27, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: News
Topic: Visit to Helion Energy Lab
Replies: 87
Views: 97361

p. 11 and 12 in the presentation "Full scale source undergoing testing" in combination with a picture of a stainless steel contraption looking like a disguised moonshine still. Does this mean the Helion did get their money and is now building the phase II break even device? Then we should know in 21...
by Munchausen
Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:41 am
Forum: News
Topic: New Battery Tech: 4 times Wh/kg of lithium ion batteries
Replies: 20
Views: 5878

LiS has been around/researched for awhile. Various types have been tried since the beginning of the eighties. However, theese electrode materials are brand new. From last year. This kind of energy density is pretty good, actually, given other LiS I've read about. However, it is wise to ask question...
by Munchausen
Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New Battery Tech: 4 times Wh/kg of lithium ion batteries
Replies: 20
Views: 5878

This is very early work. In fact so early that a publication is hardly meaningful. A little proof of concept cell that have been cycled 20 cycles. Forget about it for the time being.
by Munchausen
Sun Feb 28, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New high strengh small size magnets.
Replies: 14
Views: 7607

kcdodd wrote:Still, two 17T magnets would make a hell of a mirror machine.
And still no hope for net power, or?