Nuclear Fusion

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Nuclear fusion basics

Nuclear fusion basics

February 13, 2015

Spontaneous fission Fission reactions can happen spontaneously or when triggered by outside events. Spontaneous fission is a type of…

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Binding energy of tritium

Binding energy of tritium

November 25, 2015

Mass and energy are related to each other by the equation E = energy measured in joules (J) m = mass measured in kilograms (kg) c =…

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Nuclear fusion as a power source

Nuclear fusion as a power source

January 8, 2015

US researchers have achieved a world first in an ambitious experiment that aims to recreate the conditions at the heart of the sun…

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Nuclear fusion Simulations

Nuclear fusion Simulations

February 19, 2015

Prototype assembly of MagLIF system - the top and bottom coils enclose the lit target. Credit: Photo by Derek Lamppa High-gain nuclear…

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Nuclear fusion Technology

Nuclear fusion Technology

October 13, 2014

For the first time, fuel for a nuclear fusion reaction has generated more energy than put into it – a scientific milestone. Scientists…

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Nuclear fusion reaction in the Sun

Nuclear fusion reaction in the Sun

February 7, 2015

This figure is Fig. 2 from the RMP paper by Adelberger et al. (1998) and is adapted from Fig. 9 of Junker et al. (1998), a recent paper…

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Advantages and disadvantages of nuclear fusion

Advantages and disadvantages of nuclear fusion

August 15, 2015

Nuclear fusion is the process in which two or more lighter nuclei combine to form a single heavier nucleus whereas fission involves…

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Benefits of nuclear fusion

Benefits of nuclear fusion

January 20, 2015

In this section we analyze the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power. Nevertheless, most organizations related to nuclear energy…

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