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by crowberry
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 97
Views: 74877

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy exceeds target of 20 tesla with HTS Magnets The last 12 months have seen very rapid developments in magnet technology at Tokamak Energy. The HTS programme of developing tokamak magnets from high temperature superconducting (HTS) materials runs alongside our ST40 programme and is an i...
by crowberry
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: News
Topic: ARPA-E Fusion Workshop 2019 Enabling Timely and Commercially Viable Fusion Energy
Replies: 1
Views: 287

ARPA-E Fusion Workshop 2019 Enabling Timely and Commercially Viable Fusion Energy

Enabling Timely and Commercially Viable Fusion Energy August 13, 2019 to August 14, 2019 Building on the ARPA-E ALPHA program and synergies with the Fusion Industry Association and the National Academies recommendation, ARPA-E is exploring opportunities for a potential new fusion program that is br...
by crowberry
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: News
Topic: First Light Fusion News
Replies: 1
Views: 5596

Re: First Light Fusion News

by crowberry
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Agenda for the Roadmap to the Fusion Energy Economy, Thursday 13 Jun 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 266

Agenda for the Roadmap to the Fusion Energy Economy, Thursday 13 Jun 2019

In July there was a meeting called the Roadmap to the Fusion Energy Economy in New York. The agenda for this meeting is listed here:
https://indico.flatironinstitute.org/event/96/timetable/?view=standard. Unfortunately there are no slides published from that meeting.
by crowberry
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Spherical Tokamaks
Replies: 17
Views: 11590

Re: Spherical Tokamaks

There is a new initiative on spherical tokamaks in the UK: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/next-step-in-fusion.
by crowberry
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: News
Topic: Spherical Tokamaks
Replies: 17
Views: 11590

Re: Spherical Tokamaks

NSTX-U will be repaired with tighter tolerances to improve the performance:
https://www.pppl.gov/news/2019/08/improving-magnetic-bottle-controls-fusion-power-earth
by crowberry
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 189
Views: 104286

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

TAE Technology has been granted also for 2019 computer time through the INCITE (Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment) programme: The Department of Energy (DOE) has fueled TAE Technologies' quest in with awards of computer time through the INCITE (Innovative and Novel Co...
by crowberry
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 462
Views: 150937

Re: General Fusion in the news

General Fusion describes their latest activities here: https://generalfusion.com/2019/06/slic-forming-plasmas-inside-molten-lithium/.
by crowberry
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Record performance in the DIII-D apparatus
Replies: 2
Views: 1929

Re: Record performance in the DIII-D apparatus

This is the General Atomics press release: http://ga.publishpath.com/recent-breakthrough-on-diii-d-enables-major-step-toward-economical-fusion-energy and this is their corresponding (paywalled) paper in Nuclear Fusion: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1741-4326/ab235b . This looks indeed a...
by crowberry
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: News
Topic: ARPA-E workshop: Enabling Timely and Commercially Viable Fusion Energy
Replies: 1
Views: 1750

ARPA-E workshop: Enabling Timely and Commercially Viable Fusion Energy

The purpose of this workshop is to address the following questions to help inform and frame the proposed new program: What are the most compelling examples of transformative and off-roadmap R&D opportunities to enable commercially viable fusion energy, especially in two key areas: Advancing the...
by crowberry
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: INFUSE - Innovation Network for Fusion Energy
Replies: 0
Views: 1087

INFUSE - Innovation Network for Fusion Energy

A new public-private funding initiative INFUSE - Innovation Network for Fusion Energy has been launched with this website https://infuse.ornl.gov/ . More details on this can be found in this presentation https://indico.cern.ch/event/749923/contributions/3423370/attachments/1855367/3047193/INFUSE_Int...
by crowberry
Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: News
Topic: MIT claim they will build the SPARC
Replies: 11
Views: 13190

Re: MIT claim they will build the SPARC

Whytes talk is now available on the conference site: https://indico.cern.ch/event/749923/contributions/3315374/attachments/1855772/3048091/SPARC_SOFE_2019_Whyte.pdf CFS has more than 100 people working now and 70 of them are working on the HTS magnets. The HTS magnet development project is scheduled...
by crowberry
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 462
Views: 150937

Re: General Fusion in the news

General Fusion will participate in the 28th IEEE Symposium on Fusion Engineering, 2 – 6 June, 2019, Sawgrass Marriott Resort, 1000 PGA Tour Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082 USA with a poster contribution: Kelly Epp, Formation of a Spherical Tokamak Plasma for Compression in a Liquid Metal...
by crowberry
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: ARPA-E Requests Information on Enabling Technologies for a Commercially Viable Fusion Power Plant
Replies: 2
Views: 3385

Re: ARPA-E Requests Information on Enabling Technologies for a Commercially Viable Fusion Power Plant

Dennis Youchison, Private/Public Partnerships in Fusion Energy Research, 28th IEEE Symposium on Fusion Engineering, 2 – 6 June, 2019, Sawgrass Marriott Resort, 1000 PGA Tour Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082 USA The U.S. DOE is providing opportunities for collaborative research between pr...
by crowberry
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: News
Topic: MIT claim they will build the SPARC
Replies: 11
Views: 13190

Re: MIT claim they will build the SPARC

D.G. Whyte (MIT), SPARC and the high-field approach to fusion energy, 28th IEEE Symposium on Fusion Engineering, 2 – 6 June, 2019, Sawgrass Marriott Resort, 1000 PGA Tour Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082 USA The SPARC tokamak and accompanying R&D program is based around the high-fiel...

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