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Journal of Fusion Energy

, Volume 27, Issue 1–2, pp 65–68 | Cite as

An Acoustically Driven Magnetized Target Fusion Reactor

  • Michel LabergeEmail author
Original Paper

Abstract

We propose a new acoustic compression scheme for a MTF power plant. A strong acoustic wave is produced by piston impacts. The wave focuses in liquid PbLi to compress a pre-formed FRC plasma. Simulations indicate the possibility of building an economical 60 MWe power plant. A proof-of-principle experiment produces a small D-D fusion yield of 2000 neutrons per shot.

Keywords

Fusion power plant Magnetized target fusion Acoustic compression 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.General Fusion Inc.VancouverCanada

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