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by crowberry
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 466
Views: 159807

Re: General Fusion in the news

Michel Laberge gave a presentation at the Schulich Leader Scholarships event and the talk is available on Youtube. Most of the video is actually introduction and questions at the end. Laberge mentions in his very popular and general presentation that they are still working on raising the funding for...
by crowberry
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 193
Views: 112642

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

TAE Technologies has published a new paper: Formation of Hot, Stable, Long-Lived Field-Reversed Configuration Plasmas on the C-2W Device https://ai.google/research/pubs/pub48250.pdf , Nucl. Fusion 59 (2019) 112009 (16pp). They have also published two new patent applications: Systems and methods for ...
by crowberry
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics
Replies: 0
Views: 967

61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics

The abstracts for the 61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, taking place on October 21–25, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida are available at: http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DPP19/Content/3779 .
by crowberry
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 466
Views: 159807

Re: General Fusion in the news

General Fusion has been rather quiet lately, but here is a 1/10 scale model of their full sized reactor:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EEIvQWOXoAU6euR.jpg
by crowberry
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 97
Views: 80858

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: 1157

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: 6384

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: 1311

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: 21
Views: 13667

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: 21
Views: 13667

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: 193
Views: 112642

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: 466
Views: 159807

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: 2757

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: 2521

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...

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