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by Munchausen
Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: News
Topic: MIT claim they will build the SPARC
Replies: 4
Views: 1593

MIT claim they will build the SPARC

by Munchausen
Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Z-Pinch Renaissance
Replies: 14
Views: 9058

Re: Z-Pinch Renaissance

https://www.zapenergyinc.com
Why that countdown?
by Munchausen
Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Z-Pinch Renaissance
Replies: 14
Views: 9058

Re: Z-Pinch Renaissance

Hmm, Shumlak's Zap Energy Inc now has an ominous countdown to September 1st 2018 on their website: https://www.zapenergyinc.com/ It could be a coincidence, but ARPA-E funding will run out by the end of August. So that could be the day they decided to present their latest results to the world in ord...
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: 1852

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: 1852

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: 1852

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: 1386

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: 131
Views: 30640

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

by Munchausen
Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 131
Views: 30640

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: 131
Views: 30640

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: 2564

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: 771

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...

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