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Fusion with laser.

  1. Sep 14, 2009 #1

    PrincePhoenix

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    How is fusion initiated with a laser? What are the difficulties that are preventing physicists from using it?
     
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  3. Sep 14, 2009 #2
    Have you read about the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Livermore? See
    https://lasers.llnl.gov/programs/nic/icf/ [Broken]
    The difficulties include billions of dollars, and decades of time.
     
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