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Nuclear Fusion Research: Status and Prospects

  • Hugh A. B. Bodin

Abstract

It is appropriate, on this 20th anniversary of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Tokyo, to review progress in nuclear science and technology over the last 20 years and to consider what developments are likely in the next two decades. The purpose of the present paper is to address this question in the field of nuclear fusion research, placing emphasis on studies in laboratories outside Japan. Japanese work will be discussed in the accompanying paper by T. Uchida.1)

Keywords

Fusion Reactor Toroidal Field Confinement Time Magnetic Fusion Lawrence Livermore Laboratory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugh A. B. Bodin
    • 1
  1. 1.Culham LaboratoryUKAEAAbingdonUK

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