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by crowberry
Thu May 07, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Fusion Energy R&D
Replies: 1
Views: 3669

Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Fusion Energy R&D

This is another nice fusion research funding initiative: Department of Energy Announces $50 Million for Fusion Energy R&D
https://www.energy.gov/articles/departm ... -energy-rd
by crowberry
Mon May 04, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 480
Views: 228945

Re: General Fusion in the news

Here is a recent paper by General Fusion: Stable compression of a spherical tokamak plasma Abstract An analysis of toroidal plasma compression by a collapsing flux conserver reveals linearly stable scenarios of operation to high compression ratios. The resistive and ideal MHD stability is calculated...
by crowberry
Mon May 04, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Administration
Topic: Apologies for the long down time
Replies: 10
Views: 3877

Re: Apologies for the long down time

Hello Joe! Many thanks Joe for bringing the site back up again! It has indeed been a long time since the problem started and much has happened since then. I look very much forward to be able to share and learn about the progress in fusion during the past months on Talk-Polywell. It is great to have ...
by crowberry
Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: DOE Announces Small Business Funding Opportunities
Replies: 0
Views: 6906

DOE Announces Small Business Funding Opportunities

U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette has issued the Department of Energy's (DOE's) second Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. The Phase I Release 2 FOA, with ap...
by crowberry
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 480
Views: 228945

Re: General Fusion in the news

16 Dec General Fusion Closes $65M of Series E Financing Posted at 04:13h in Featured, Most Recent, Press Releases Share Funding Enables the Company’s Fusion Demonstration Plant VANCOUVER, Canada – General Fusion announced that it has successfully closed USD$65 million of Series E equity financing. ...
by crowberry
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: INFUSE - Innovation Network for Fusion Energy
Replies: 1
Views: 4486

Re: INFUSE - Innovation Network for Fusion Energy

The 2019 INFUSE awards have been announced. A listing can be found at
https://infuse.ornl.gov/2019-infuse-awards-2/
by crowberry
Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: ARPA-E BETHE (Breakthroughs Enabling THermonuclear-Fusion Energy)
Replies: 1
Views: 3345

ARPA-E BETHE (Breakthroughs Enabling THermonuclear-Fusion Energy)

Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Fusion Energy R&D November 7, 2019 The U.S. Department of Energy today announced up to $30 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program, Breakthroughs Enabling THermonuclear-fusion Energy (BETHE). BETHE project...
by crowberry
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 480
Views: 228945

Re: General Fusion in the news

Michel Laberge gave a presentation at the Schulich Leader Scholarships event and the talk is available on Youtube. Most of the video is actually introduction and questions at the end. Laberge mentions in his very popular and general presentation that they are still working on raising the funding for...
by crowberry
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 197
Views: 173780

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

TAE Technologies has published a new paper: Formation of Hot, Stable, Long-Lived Field-Reversed Configuration Plasmas on the C-2W Device https://ai.google/research/pubs/pub48250.pdf , Nucl. Fusion 59 (2019) 112009 (16pp). They have also published two new patent applications: Systems and methods for ...
by crowberry
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics
Replies: 0
Views: 6487

61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics

The abstracts for the 61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, taking place on October 21–25, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida are available at: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DPP19/Content/3779 .
by crowberry
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 480
Views: 228945

Re: General Fusion in the news

General Fusion has been rather quiet lately, but here is a 1/10 scale model of their full sized reactor:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EEIvQWOXoAU6euR.jpg
by crowberry
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 119
Views: 132861

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy exceeds target of 20 tesla with HTS Magnets The last 12 months have seen very rapid developments in magnet technology at Tokamak Energy. The HTS programme of developing tokamak magnets from high temperature superconducting (HTS) materials runs alongside our ST40 programme and is an i...
by crowberry
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: News
Topic: ARPA-E Fusion Workshop 2019 Enabling Timely and Commercially Viable Fusion Energy
Replies: 1
Views: 4809

ARPA-E Fusion Workshop 2019 Enabling Timely and Commercially Viable Fusion Energy

Enabling Timely and Commercially Viable Fusion Energy August 13, 2019 to August 14, 2019 Building on the ARPA-E ALPHA program and synergies with the Fusion Industry Association and the National Academies recommendation, ARPA-E is exploring opportunities for a potential new fusion program that is br...