- Armageddon in a Can. Pratt, Sara // Discover;Oct2000, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p22
Focuses on the United States National Ignition Facility, a nuclear fusion machine under construction at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in California.
- Fusion Redux. Wilson, Jim // Popular Mechanics;Aug2002, Vol. 179 Issue 8, p56
Discusses the advantages of the establishment of nuclear fusion plants. Comparison between the amount of waste produced by nuclear fusion and coal-fired plants; Mechanics of fusion; Factors which hinder the development of fusion plants.
- Colliding Nuclei Give Up Their Secrets. // New Scientist;2/2/91, Vol. 129 Issue 1754, p27
Laments the proposed closing of the Nuclear Structure Facility (NSF) at Daresbury, England. Discovery of the super deformation of atomic nuclei at the NSF; Attracting researchers from around the world; How the accelerator works; Ability to study 80 different nuclei; Understanding nuclear...
- Agreement on the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) (2006). // Nuclear Law Bulletin;2006, Issue 77, p67
The article deals with the agreement between the European Union, the U.S., the Russian Federation, Japan, India, China and the Republic of Korea to build the first nuclear fusion reactor. Project negotiations took place under the auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The...
- FRANCE CHOSEN FOR REACTOR PROJECT. // PM Network;Mar2004, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p10
Reports on the selection of Cadarache, France by the European Union as its candidate for what is expected to be the world's largest experimental nuclear fusion reactor. Projected cost of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor project; Participants of the program; Expected...
- JAPAN, FRANCE VIE FOR FUSION PROJECT. // PM Network;May2004, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p8
Discusses issues related to the base location of the nuclear fusion reactor project of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor. Value of the project; Information on the Japanese and French sites; Estimated amount of plant revenue over 30 years.
- THE RETURN OF NUCLEAR FUSION? Pearce, Fred // Prospect;Jul2006, Issue 124, p38
The article focuses on the reaction of the public concerning the construction of the world's biggest ever nuclear fusion reactor in Provence, France. According to Janez Potocnik, commissioner for science and research, the nuclear fusion is the most significant science treaty ever signed. Fusion...
- Sub-barrier Fusion and Breakup of Light Halo Nuclei. Martel, I.; Wolski, R.; Standyło, L.; Acosta, L.; Aguado, J. L.; Angulo, C.; Berjillos, R.; Bolivar, J. P.; Dueñas, J. A.; Golovkov, M. S.; Keutgen, T.; Mazzocco, M.; Sánchez-Benítez, A. M.; Signorini, C.; Romoli, M.; Rusek, K. // AIP Conference Proceedings;10/28/2011, Vol. 1377 Issue 1, p229
In this work we present new data for the sub-barrier fusion of the system 6He+206Pb obtained in the Centre de Recherches du Cyclotron (UCL), in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. The preliminary results suggest the absence of fusion enhancement at sub-barrier energies.
- Fusion Confusion. // PM Network;Jun2005, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p1
One issue long commanding global attention-one that should surpass the limits of national boundaries but which political power struggles often hinder-is the search for an alternative energy source to replace our dependence on fossil fuels-coal, gas, and oil. But when jobs and revenue are at...