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FEBAUSA
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Jul30-05, 06:26 PM
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What are projects about nuclear controlled fusion reactor to achieve Q > 1, or possibly obtain Q > 1.
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Jul30-05, 09:55 PM
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You have asked this in another thread, why are you making another thread?

I think a thermonuclear bomb would qualify as having Q greater than one, but that is not controlled as well as anyone would like.
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Aug14-05, 07:03 PM
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The goal of ITER is to achieve a Q = 10, to have a high enough thermal efficiency for a power plant design.

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Aug14-05, 09:48 PM
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Q > 1

I was wondering about that but I could not find the specific information until now.

It is based around a hydrogen plasma torus operating at over 100 million C, and will produce 500 MW of fusion power.

http://www.iter.org/Parameters.htm
http://www.iter.org/plasmascenarios.htm

http://www.iter.org/reports.htm

Previous experiments page - http://www.iter.org/experiments.htm
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Nov13-05, 07:52 AM
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Add this site to your list of fusion sites -

http://fire.pppl.gov/

http://fire.pppl.gov/fire_program.htm

http://www.ms.ornl.gov/programs/fusi...fusionmatl.htm

http://www.fusionmaterials.pnl.gov/

Shape and Aspect Ratio Optimization for a High Beta, Steady-State Tokamak
http://fire.pppl.gov/iea59_optimize_workshop.html
TOKAMAK
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Nov13-05, 11:59 AM
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Here's a few links about the performance of JT-60 if you're interested. I guess they were able to reach gains of 1.25 or thereabouts.

http://www.mext.go.jp/english/news/1998/06/980611.htm
http://www.jaeri.go.jp/english/press/980625-jt/


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