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2014-10-15 08:21:42

PALMDALE, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Skunk Works(®) team is working on a new compact fusion reactor (CFR) that can be developed and deployed in as little as ten years. Currently, there are several patents pending that cover their approach. While fusion itself is not new, the Skunk Works has built on more than 60 years of fusion research and investment to develop an approach that offers a significant reduction in size compared to mainstream...

2014-10-01 23:01:55

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory nuclear engineer Susana Reyes was named 2014-15 chair of the American Nuclear Society Fusion Energy Division. Reyes aims to "promote the development and timely introduction of fusion energy as a sustainable energy source" in this role. Livermore, California (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) nuclear engineer Susana Reyes has assumed the 2014-15 chairmanship of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Fusion...

Z machine
2014-09-24 03:00:01

Neal Singer, DOE/Sandia National Laboratories Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories’ Z machine have produced a significant output of fusion neutrons, using a method fully functioning for only little more than a year. The experimental work is described in a paper to be published in the Sept. 24 Physical Review Letters online. A theoretical PRL paper to be published on the same date helps explain why the experimental method worked. The combined work demonstrates the viability of...

2014-06-24 23:04:53

In a newly-published paper, Lawrence Livermore scientists have defined, for the first time, a set of theoretical boundaries for the absorption of petawatt laser light. Livermore, California (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The absorption of petawatt (1015 watts) laser light by solid matter is a crucial problem that has been the subject of theoretical and experimental study for more than two decades. In a newly-published paper, Lawrence Livermore scientists have defined, for the first time, a set of...

2014-06-10 23:15:33

Crowdfunding provides a fighting chance at beating the large, government-funded projects in the race for break-even fusion in the next 12 months. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 NJ scientist Eric Lerner of Lawrenceville Plasma Physics has received word from the Plasma Physics Research Center, that his theoretical work on solving the density problem in fusion power has been validated by new experiments. Attaining higher density is the last remaining barrier in the way of viable commercial fusion...

2014-04-22 16:22:59

CARY, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LORD Corporation - a leading supplier of thermal management materials, adhesives, coatings and encapsulants - has formed a strategic collaboration with Composite Technology Development, Inc. (CTD) for the supply of an electrical insulation material to be used for the ITER Toroidal Field (TF) coils. The role of LORD in this global scientific project that seeks to demonstrate the potential of producing commercial energy from fusion is to...

2014-02-24 23:00:18

‘Carbon Dating, Cold Fusion, and a Curve Ball’ presents new scientific theories in line with Bible. Minneapolis (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 In his new book “Carbon Dating, Cold Fusion, and a Curve Ball” (published by Trafford Publishing), which will be showcased at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, author David D. Moon presents to readers a groundbreaking theory that challenges traditional scientific dating methods and attempts to bring science into line with the Bible. Moon explains:...

Series Of Experiments Show Initial Gain In Fusion Fuel
2014-02-12 14:37:51

Breanna Bishop - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Ignition -- the process of releasing fusion energy equal to or greater than the amount of energy used to confine the fuel -- has long been considered the "holy grail" of inertial confinement fusion science. A key step along the path to ignition is to have "fuel gains" greater than unity, where the energy generated through fusion reactions exceeds the amount of energy deposited into the fusion fuel. Though ignition remains the...

2014-01-24 16:20:44

-Company focused on making the technology widely available- RESEARCH TRIANGLE, N.C., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Industrial Heat, LLC announced today that it has acquired the rights to Andrea Rossi's Italian low energy nuclear reaction (LENR) technology, the Energy Catalyzer (E-Cat). A primary goal of the company is to make the technology widely available, because of its potential impact on air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels and...

Control Of Widely Recognized Distortion May Allow Greater Output At Sandia's Z Machine
2014-01-10 09:33:28

DOE/Sandia National Laboratories A surprising effect created by a 19th century device called a Helmholz coil offers clues about how to achieve controlled nuclear fusion at Sandia National Laboratories' powerful Z machine. A Helmholz coil produces a magnetic field when electrified. In recent experiments, two Helmholz coils, installed to provide a secondary magnetic field to Z's huge one, unexpectedly altered and slowed the growth of the magneto-Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities, an...


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2009-04-28 16:45:23

Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm born in Vladivostok, Russia on July 8, 1895 was a Soviet physicist and mathematician. He studied at the University of Edinburgh in 1913-1914. He then switched to Moscow State University where he graduated in 1918. He developed an approximation method for many-body physics, in 1945. He worked with Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov to create a tomohak system based on a toroidal magnetic thermonuclear reactor, in 1958. This led to the T-3 Soviet magnetic confinement...

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