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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.
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.

Aug14-05, 09:48 PM
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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.

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Nov13-05, 07:52 AM
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Add this site to your list of fusion sites -

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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.

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