Cryogenic Engineering and Fusion Power

  • C. E. Taylor
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 19)

Abstract

The goal of controlled fusion research is to eventually produce electric power; after some twenty years of worldwide research effort, there has been much progress toward this goal. We can now outline a reasonable timetable for the U. S. fusion program which leads to the possibility of commercial power in about thirty years [1]; this assumes that a scientific feasibility demonstration will be successful within the next ten years, and serious design studies are now underway on several scientific feasibility demonstration experiments.

Keywords

Burning Europe Helium Epoxy Brittle 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. E. Taylor
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  1. 1.Lawrence Livermore LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaLivermoreUSA

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