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An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy

An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy( )
Author: Committee on the Prospects for Inertial Confinement Fusion Energy Systems,
Board on Physics and Astronomy,
Board on Energy and Environmental Systems,
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,
National Research Council,
ISBN:978-0-309-27222-3
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:National Academies Press
Book Format:Ebook
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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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Pages:246
Detailed Subjects: Science / Physics / Nuclear
Technology & Engineering / Power Resources / Nuclear
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 Inches

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