A discussion is given on the state of research on fusion reactors: the basic physics of fusion versus fission; ultimate fusion: clean, safe, and abundant; near-term fusion: radioactive tritium; inertially-confined plasmas; confinement by a magnetic bottle; toroids: tokamaks and stellarators; scientific breakeven expected in 1986; pulsing as a major drawback; and alternative confinement concepts.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Research and Development (Barrington, Illinois)|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1984|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering