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by Nik
Tue Mar 17, 2009 3:07 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: polywell reactor for booster rocket applications?
Replies: 60
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Nuclear Bomber studies...

Even if you're not going for runway take-off/landing, the US work on 'nuclear bombers' might apply. eg... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convair_X-6 IIRC, they considered both direct & indirect cycles, former being a flow-through 'light bulb', latter using a heat-transfer liquid eg sodium. A lot of th...