TITLE

Road to fusion open to anyone of modest means

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Mark
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
New Scientist;11/8/2014, Vol. 224 Issue 2994, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses controlled nuclear fusion on a small scale on topics including the cost of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), a small-scale reactor based on a so-called spheromak design by Tom Jarboe at the University of Washington in Seattle, and plasma physics.
ACCESSION #
99300598

 

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