Developing Acoustic Magnetized Target Fusion An Overview of the Science and Development Program at General Fusion
32nd Annual CNS Conference - 2011 June 05-08


Presented at:
32nd Annual CNS Conference
2011 June 05-08
Location:
Niagara Falls, Canada
Session Title:
Special Session – Fusion

Authors:
Michael Delage (General Fusion Inc.)
Dan Blondal (General Fusion Inc.)
Doug Richardson (General Fusion Inc.)
  

Abstract

Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF) is an alternative approach to fusion which proposes to meet Lawson’s criterion for net gain by the rapid compression of a compact toroid plasma using a conductive metal wall.  This paper provides an overview of the science behind MTF and General Fusion’s systematic development program to design, test, and demonstrate the ability to produce energy using its acoustic MTF technology.

 

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