Advances in Laser Fusion
After the invention of the laser in 1960, laser fusion research began in several countries. In early days, laser-plasma interactions were principally studied. Absorption physics was a target for keen interest. In 1972 the laser implosion concept was publicly disclosed. Since then, inertial confinement fusion (ICF) research has progressed remarkably to compete with magnetic confinement fusion.
KeywordsFusion Reactor Inertial Confinement Fusion Fuel Pellet Laser Fusion Inertial Confinement Fusion Target
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