Combining Fission and Fusion Could Mean Clean Nukes

February 2009
Electrical Wholesaling;Feb2009, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p32
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The article focuses on the development of a system capable of making nuclear power cleaner and more viable replacement of carbon-heavy energy sources by physicists at the University of Texas. The system is coupled with light-water fission reactor with fusion reactor that can consume 99.9 percent of the waste and return it to the fuel cycle. It will also allow nuclear power to take its place in helping combat global warming.


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