Published May 25, 2005
by Springer .
Written in English
|Contributions||R.E.H. Clark (Editor), D.H. Reiter (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||460|
Nuclear fusion, process by which nuclear reactions between light elements form heavier elements (up to iron). In cases where the interacting nuclei belong to elements with low atomic numbers (e.g., hydrogen [atomic number 1] or its isotopes deuterium and tritium), substantial amounts of energy are released. The vast energy potential of nuclear fusion was first exploited in thermonuclear. Steven B. Krivit's Explorations in Nuclear Research three-book series (Hacking the Atom, Fusion Fiasco, Lost History) describes the emergence of a new field of science, one that bridges chemistry and books give readers an understanding of low-energy nuclear reaction (LENR) research and its history and provide a rare behind-the-scenes look at the players and personalities involved/5(12). Plasma Physics and Nuclear Fusion Research covers the theoretical and experimental aspects of plasma physics and nuclear fusion. The book starts by providing an overview and survey of plasma physics; the theory of the electrodynamics of deformable media and . Although the task remains unfinished, the end of the road for fusion research could be in sight if society makes the right decisions. This book presents an account of the course of fusion energy Read more.
Nuclear energy can also be produced by fusion reactions of light nuclei. This technique promises many advantages and has attracted global research and development efforts. The IAEA has supported fusion energy research since its inception and helps Member States exchange and build knowledge on fusion science and technology. Because obtaining the necessary huge temperature for hot fusion is still difficult, it is time to focus on cold nuclear fusion. We need to bomb the fuel with accelerated deuterium nuclei. Fusion research was expanded rapidly through the early s at Harwell. Bigger and ever most powerful experiments were built in the ZETA section. In , a major conference on fusion research was held in the Siberian town of Novosibirsk. In book: Nuclear Energy, pp Cite this publication. Thomas James Dolan. ; to carry out discovery-driven research in fusion nuclear science and materials, in parallel with and Author: Thomas James Dolan.
Progress in controlled nuclear fusion research over the last decade has led to magnetically confined plasmas that, in turn, are sufficiently powerful to damage the vessel structures over its lifetime. This book reviews current understanding and concepts to deal with . Nuclear Fusion reflects Dr. Morse’s research in both magnetic and inertial confinement fusion, working with the world’s top laboratories, and embodies his extensive thirty-five year career in teaching three courses in fusion plasma physics and fusion technology at University of California, : Springer International Publishing. Nuclear Fusion reflects Dr. Morse’s research in both magnetic and inertial confinement fusion, working with the world’s top laboratories, and embodies his extensive thirty-five year career in teaching three courses in fusion plasma physics and fusion technology at University of California, Berkeley. Fusion research started over half a century ago. Although the task remains unfinished, the end of the road could be in sight if society makes the right decisions. Nuclear Fusion: Half a Century of Magnetic Confinement Fusion Research is a careful, scholarly account of the course of fusion energy research over the past fifty by: