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National Academies Recommend Continued High Priority for Fusion Experiments

Posted on the 25 February 2013 by Dailyfusion @dailyfusion
The exterior of the National Ignition Facility, a ten-story building the size of three football fields, is pictured at sunset. NIF is the world's largest and highest-energy laser system and the nation's largest scientific project. It is located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in northern California. (Credit: Lawrence Livermore National Security)

National Research Council have recently issued a report called “An Assessment of the Prospects for Internal Fusion Energy,” highlighting that the current U.S. fleet of internal fusion facilities offers a unique opportunity for experiments at “fusion scale” where fusion conditions are accessible for the first time. Report aims to determine, how best to exploit this opportunity and judges that “potential benefits of internal fusion energy justify it as part of the long-term U.S. Energy R&D portfolio.” According to the report, the target physics programs at the National Ignition Facility, Naval Research Laboratories (NIKE laser), Laboratory for Laser Energetics (OMEGA EL Laser) and Sandia National Laboratory (Z machine) should receive continued high priority. Read more »



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