Progress Towards Acoustic Magnetized Target Fusion: An Update on the R&D; Program at General Fusion
34th Annual CNS Conference - 2013 June 09-12


Presented at:
34th Annual CNS Conference
2013 June 09-12
Location:
Toronto, Canada
Session Title:
Fusion Science & Technology

Authors:
Doug Richardson (General Fusion)
Aaron Froese (General Fusion)
Victoria Suponitsky (General Fusion)
Meritt Reynolds (General Fusion)
David Plant (General Fusion)
  

Abstract

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 [1]. This paper provides an overview of MTF and the ongoing research at General Fusion (GF) to design, test, and demonstrate the ability to produce energy using its acoustic MTF technology.

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