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by Munchausen
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Is this a dumbed down version of the tri-alpha concept?
Replies: 11
Views: 435

Re: Is this a dumbed down version of the tri-alpha concept?

With larger dimensions comes less demanding physics. Perhabs they have opted for some kind of ideal compromise. The coil arrangement and the burn chamber in an FRC is vastly simpler than in a tokamak so one should not conclude that it will cost as much as a tokamak of the same size. The full article...
by Munchausen
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: News
Topic: Is this a dumbed down version of the tri-alpha concept?
Replies: 11
Views: 435

Re: Is this a dumbed down version of the tri-alpha concept?

What matters is cost, not size. It is still microscopic compared to a wind power park of the same power.
by Munchausen
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Is this a dumbed down version of the tri-alpha concept?
Replies: 11
Views: 435

Is this a dumbed down version of the tri-alpha concept?

http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1741-4326/aa88e0 A DT fusion reactor design in field-reversed configuration using normal conductive coils Assuming continued stability, favorable energy confinement time scaling, and an effective current drive and maintenance methods, a feasible DT fusion re...
by Munchausen
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: News
Topic: SolidEnergy - 13 Wh in 29 g li-ion cell - any independent confirmation?
Replies: 2
Views: 634

SolidEnergy - 13 Wh in 29 g li-ion cell - any independent confirmation?

This company is claiming 13 Wh in a 29 g li-ion cell: http://assets.solidenergysystems.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/08171937/Hermes_Spec_Sheet1.pdf http://www.solidenergysystems.com/ Quite outrageous. Is this yet another startup soon to be forgotten or is there any indepent confirmation? They also...
by Munchausen
Tue Dec 27, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 120
Views: 21324

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

by Munchausen
Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 120
Views: 21324

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

Article i Nature published online yesterday:

http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms13860

Someone willing to explain?
by Munchausen
Wed Apr 29, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 120
Views: 21324

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

by Munchausen
Tue Apr 28, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Is this of any significance?
Replies: 1
Views: 2465

Is this of any significance?

Anyone daring enough to have an opinion?

http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/15042 ... s7897.html
by Munchausen
Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:34 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Spheromak
Replies: 1
Views: 713

Re: Spheromak

PDF on the subject: http://www.google.se/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=spheromak%20recent%20progress&source=web&cd=5&cad=rja&ved=0CFAQFjAE&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.floridaenergy.ufl.edu%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2FFAMU-and-FAU-Project-Reports_Nov-2012.pdf&ei=4So6UdWKGKek4gTKsoHwDw&us...
by Munchausen
Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Rusnano Chief Chubais Joins US Tri Alpha Energy Board
Replies: 1
Views: 974

Rusnano Chief Chubais Joins US Tri Alpha Energy Board

Why should he do this unless he has gotten some serious indications from his advisors that tri-alpha may have something worth having? http://en.rian.ru/business/20130206/179257704.html MOSCOW, February 6 (RIA Novosti) – Russia's State Nanotechnology Corporation (Rusnano) head Anatoly Chubais has joi...
by Munchausen
Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Article in Nature Materials: Sodium-air battery
Replies: 1
Views: 1112

Article in Nature Materials: Sodium-air battery

Someone out there having access to the full article willing to share the main facts of this article with us? http://www.nature.com/nmat/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nmat3486.html Here we report on a Na–O2 cell reversibly discharging/charging at very low overpotentials (< 200 mV) and current dens...

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