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fusion reactor

Physics. a reactor for producing atomic energy by nuclear fusion.
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  • The other is to spend enough time on inventing a fusion reactor so there will never be any pollution.
  • The current plan for fusion reactor design would use graphite shielding to absorb the stray neutrons.
  • We know there is a fusion reactor of some kind in there.
  • It's possible that it can use solar power to start up a nuclear fusion reactor until it gets to break even.
  • But building a fusion reactor that can convert that tremendous heat into useful energy has posed an immense challenge.
  • Tokamak still needs improvement to become an attractive fusion reactor.
  • What steps with what estimated costs in what period must be taken until an economically usable fusion reactor will be available.
  • Furthermore, a high-performance fusion reactor will be realized by establishing steady-state operation.
  • Structural materials are those that have a load bearing purpose in the fusion reactor.
  • These fluxes can seriously damage fusion reactor surfaces.
British Dictionary definitions for fusion reactor

fusion reactor

a nuclear reactor in which a thermonuclear fusion reaction takes place
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