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An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy

An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy( )
Author: Prospects for Inertial Confinement Fusion Energy Systems Committee,
Board on Physics and Astronomy,
Board on Energy and Environmental Systems,
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,
National Research Council,
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

The potential for using fusion energy to produce commercial electric power was first explored in the 1950s. Harnessing fusion energy offers the prospect of a nearly carbon-free energy source with a virtually unlimited supply of fuel. Unlike nuclear fission plants, appropriately designed fusion power plants would not produce the large amounts of high-level nuclear waste that requires long-term disposal. Due to these prospects, many nations have initiated research and development...
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Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Power Resources / Nuclear
Science / Physics / Nuclear
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 Inches

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