Conference Proceedings Paper
Progress Towards Acoustic Magnetized Target Fusion: An Overview of the R&D; Program at General Fusion
33rd Annual CNS Conference - 2012 June 10-13
Michael Delage (General Fusion Inc.)
Aaron Froese (General Fusion Inc.)
Dan Blondal (General Fusion Inc.)
Doug Richardson (General Fusion Inc.)
Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF) is a hybrid approach to fusion in which a self-organized plasma is compressed with the inertia of a conductive liner to conditions that fulfill the Lawson criterion. This paper provides an overview of the science behind MTF and the ongoing research at General Fusion to design, test, and demonstrate the ability to produce energy using its acoustic MTF technology.
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