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Technology spin-offs from the magnetic fusion energy program

Technology spin-offs from the magnetic fusion energy program

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Published by The Department, Available from National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear fusion.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Research, Office of Fusion Energy.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Fusion Energy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17074026M

    Get this from a library! Oversight, review of the magnetic fusion program of the Department of Energy: hearing before the Subcommittee on Fossil and Nuclear Energy Research, Development and Demonstration of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, Septem [United States. Get this from a library! Review of the magnetic fusion program of the Department of Energy: hearing before the Subcommittee on Fossil and Nuclear Energy Research, Development and Demonstration of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, Septem [United States.

      Magnet Engineer Greg Brittles works on developing the core high temperature superconductor (HTS) technology that will go into Tokamak Energy's next HTS tokamak. Find out about the high temperature.   The threat of climate change has spurred more love from Congress for energy technology, but the love only goes so far. An energy source that promises to .

    Fusion power is a proposed form of power generation that would generate electricity by using heat from nuclear fusion a fusion process, two lighter atomic nuclei combine to form a heavier nucleus, while releasing energy. Devices designed to harness this energy are known as fusion reactors.. Fusion processes require fuel and a confined environment with sufficient temperature.   Fusion energy has the potential to be one of the most important scientific breakthroughs. Physicist Ian Chapman explores the challenges in nuclear fusion .


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Get this from a library. Technology spin-offs from the magnetic fusion energy program. [United States. Department of Energy.

Office of Fusion Energy.;]. From the Back Cover. Magnetic Fusion Technology describes the technologies that are required for successful development of nuclear fusion power plants using strong magnetic fields. These technologies include: • magnet systems, • plasma heating systems, • control systems, • energy conversion systems, • advanced materials development, • vacuum systems, 4/5(1).

The book introduces the major science and technology issues for magnetic fusion energy systems, and explores the progress in the field by examining the contributions to fusion understanding from experimental machines, both leading up to the ITER era, and continuing as. Magnetic Fusion Technology describes the technologies that are required for successful development of nuclear fusion power plants using strong magnetic fields.

These technologies include: • magnet systems, • plasma heating systems, • control systems, • energy conversion systems, • advancedBrand: Springer-Verlag London.

Magnetic Fusion Technology will be useful to students and to specialists working in energy research. About the Author Thomas J. Dolan's work has been in plasma confinement by magnetic fields, plasma diagnostics, and fusion power plant design studies.4/5(1).

Part Four. Key technological elements of magnetic fusion energy power plants and future fusion power plants. Heating, current drive and fuelling of magnetic fusion power plants. Introduction; Heating, current drive and fuelling roles; Heating and current drive system requirements for power plants; Fuelling systems for power plants; Book Edition: 1.

CERN Courier This textbook accommodates the two divergent developmental paths which have become solidly established in the field of fusion energy: the process of sequential tokamak development toward a prototype and the need for a more fundamental and integrative research approach before costly design choices are made/5(12).

History of the Spinoff publication. Spinoff is a NASA publication featuring technology made available to the public. SinceNASA has featured an average of 50 technologies each year in the annual publication, and Spinoff maintains a searchable database of these technologies.

When products first spun off from space research, NASA presented a black and white report intitled the. Talking fusion at the MIT Energy Conference. On April 4 the Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) joined Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) at the MIT Energy Conference Tech Showcase, to demonstrate the magnetic and plasma properties that underlie fusion technologies.

Magnetic Fusion Energy PSFC researchers study the use of strong magnetic fields to confine plasma at the high temperatures and pressures required for practical fusion energy.

This research is conducted using on-site experimental facilities, theory and simulation, and collaboration with researchers at. There is a section on Alternative Approaches to Fusion Energy that includes Stellarators, Inertial Confinement devices and where the authors describe the progress and prospects of various fusion startups including Tokomak Energy, TAE, LPP and CFS.

The role of fusion for space exploration is also given some attention. Finally the book wraps up by pointing out that fusion technology is /5(5). Technology Spin-Offs From the Magnetic Fusion Energy Program, U. Department of Energy report DOE/ER, May 6.

Phillip S. Cited by: 4. Fusion is the process that occurs in stars, such as our sun, when hydrogen atoms fuse together, producing helium — and staggering amounts of energy.

The prospect of achieving fusion has Author: Dennis Whyte. Unraveling the role of fusion in the universe has taken almost a century since Einstein's proof of the equivalence of energy and matter in The discovery that fusion reactions are responsible for the building of the light elements in the "Big Bang" and the subsequent development of the heavier elements in the stars and in exploding supernovae is one of the field's most exciting.

SYMPOSIUM ON THE PHYSICS AND TECHNOLOGY OF COMPACT TOROIDS IN THE MAGNETIC FUSION ENERGY PROGRAM -- Call Number: QCM36 S9 7th: Santa Fe, NM, USA PROCEEDINGS OF THE SYMPOSIUM ON MILLIMETER WAVES The magnetic confinement approach has become the conventional method to attack the problems of fusion energy.

The Soviet Union pioneered the technology as it launched a major fusion energy program. Magnetic Fusion Technology describes the technologies that are required for successful development of nuclear fusion power plants using strong magnetic fields.

These technologies include: • magnet sys. Fusion Technology Proceedings of the 15th Symposium on Fusion Technology, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 19–23 September Select PROGRESS IN FUSION TECHNOLOGY IN THE U.S. MAGNETIC FUSION PROGRAM * Book chapter Full text access. PROGRESS IN FUSION TECHNOLOGY IN THE U.S.

MAGNETIC FUSION PROGRAM. R.J. DOWLING, D.S. BEARD, P. The Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) program has two goals: (1) expand the understanding of matter at very high temperatures and densities, and (2) build the knowledge needed to develop a fusion energy source.

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A new report on the development of fusion as an energy source, written at the request of the U.S. Secretary of Energy, proposes adoption of a national fusion strategy that closely aligns with the course charted in recent years by MIT’s Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) and privately funded Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS), a recent MIT spinout.“Search for the Ultimate Energy Source begins with a primer on fusion for the layman, and describes the rich history of various alternative approaches to reaching the goal of fusion energy.

This is a book that should be in every library, and read by citizens and policymakers, alike.” (Marsha Freeman, 21st Century Science & Technology 4/5(3).Nuclear Fusion distills and combines these disparate subjects to create a concise and coherent foundation to both fusion science and technology.

It examines all aspects of physics and technology underlying the major magnetic and inertial confinement approaches to developing nuclear fusion : Springer International Publishing.