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by crowberry
Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: News
Topic: More Helion Energy news....
Replies: 222
Views: 163494

Re: More Helion Energy news....

Helion has been slowly inching towards break even. Unfortunately they are extremely tight lipped about their progress. They have been even more so since the Alpha program ended. The information that I think I can disclose is putting them somewhere in the 10^20 keV * s/m3 range. Note that those are ...
by crowberry
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: News
Topic: UKAEA Fusion Technology facility construction
Replies: 0
Views: 498

UKAEA Fusion Technology facility construction

The unsolved problem of fusion energy is to construct an energy producing economical fusion core. The next hard problem is to develop all new materials required by such a working fusion core. The external construction phase of the UKAEA facility for fusion material research is ready now and it will ...
by crowberry
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Focus fusion
Replies: 1
Views: 819

Re: Focus fusion

There are two more articles written by Jonathan Tennenbaum on LPP Fusion:
https://asiatimes.com/2020/07/nuclear-f ... -easy-way/
https://asiatimes.com/2020/07/a-cheaper ... ar-fusion/
by crowberry
Fri Jul 17, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: News
Topic: More Helion Energy news....
Replies: 222
Views: 163494

Re: More Helion Energy news....

I think it is a good thing that spin off technologies from fusion can start to generate revenue to help directly the fusion development and also indirectly by increasing the chances of new investements.
by crowberry
Fri Jul 17, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 475
Views: 205018

Re: General Fusion in the news

No one seems to be announcing demonstration machine build funding reached, and project initiation. Either investor cash has died of China Virus or performance targets have failed to have been reached. Smells like Fusion is in need of a China Virus ventilator and cure. General Fusion is raising the ...
by crowberry
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: News
Topic: More Helion Energy news....
Replies: 222
Views: 163494

Re: More Helion Energy news....

There has not been much news from Helion Energy lately. Here is their job ad which tells a bit about what they are up to: Bo Cole Helion Energy | Talent Acquisition | Process Lover | Data Seeker | Relationship Builder Helion Energy is building the world’s first clean, safe, fusion energy generator t...
by crowberry
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 475
Views: 205018

Re: General Fusion in the news

General Fusion has published two articles on arXiv:

First results from plasma edge biasing on SPECTOR
https://arxiv.org/abs/1909.07463

Magnetic Levitation and Compression of Compact Tori
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.10307
by crowberry
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 110
Views: 117965

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy has been awarded £10m government funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”), as part of the UK Government’s Advanced Modular Reactor project. https://www.tokamakenergy.co.uk/tokamak-energy-awarded-10m-funding-from-the-department-for-business-ener...
by crowberry
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: News
Topic: New Fusion Startup CTFusion
Replies: 3
Views: 6983

Re: New Fusion Startup CTFusion

Amy Sprague has written on June 1, 2020 the article A leading fusion expert retires from the UW which is about Tom Jarboe.
https://www.aa.washington.edu/news/arti ... retires-uw
by crowberry
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 196
Views: 154508

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

Corey S. Powell has written the article The Road Less Traveled to Fusion Energy - This privateer is developing a way to power the world with water and borax published on June 3, 2020. The article is a long interview with Michl Binderbauer. TAE is currently real-estate shopping in Orange County, with...
by crowberry
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 196
Views: 154508

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

Michl Binderbauer writes in a blog post dated January 6, 2020 an overview of the achievements of TAE Technologies over the past years and about the coming ten years. https://tae.com/the-future-looks-bright/
by crowberry
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: News
Topic: EMC2 news
Replies: 433
Views: 278419

Re: EMC2 news

Munchausen wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:39 pm
Article submitted 23/1 this year:

https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1901/1901.08041.pdf

https://arxiv.org/abs/1901.08041
The article from December 2019 is the journal published version of the preprint published in January 2019. The results are quite interesting.
by crowberry
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 196
Views: 154508

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

TAE Technologies has been able to get funding for their spin-off technology. This is a positive development that TAE Technology is able to attract funding both for their main fusion task and also for one of their spin-off projects. TAE Life Sciences Secures $30M in Initial B Round Phase to Accelerat...
by crowberry
Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: News
Topic: MIT claim they will build the SPARC
Replies: 12
Views: 20150

Re: MIT claim they will build the SPARC

CFS has raised $84 million so in total their funding amounts to $200 million: https://cfs.energy/press/commonwealth-f ... n-a2-round.
by crowberry
Sat May 16, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: JT-60 Fusion in Japan
Replies: 4
Views: 3305

Re: JT-60 Fusion in Japan

JT-60 turned into JT-60U and now the latest phase JT-60SA has been finished: http://qedfusion.org/FPA/fpn20-30.shtml.