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fusion reactor

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(General Physics) a nuclear reactor in which a thermonuclear fusion reaction takes place
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Noun1.fusion reactor - a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fusion to generate energy
nuclear reactor, reactor - (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
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Summary: In a bid to end the world's reliance on oil, a fusion power firm has raised $500 million to develop commercial fusion power.
The project "has been designed as the key experimental step between today's fusion research machines and tomorrow's fusion power plants.
Fusion power designs are not cheap enough to out-perform systems using fossil fuels such as coal, natural gas or oil.
The Fusion Power Associates (FPA) Board of Directors has selected the recipients of its 2014 Distinguished Career, Leadership, and Excellence in Fusion Engineering Awards.
The operator can place the fusion power unit on the floor while using the cables and hand-held unit on a ladder with the pipe and fittings.
If we really want to avoid burning fossil fuels or conventional nuclear power stations, why are we not investing more in the research and development of fusion power which uses hydrogen found in one of our most abundant resources - water - without the waste associated with fission reactors?
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The American Security Project (ASP) has released a report urging a national program to accelerate development of fusion power, saying the effort could lead to a clean and abundant energy source which doesn't result in creation of long-lasting high-level radioactive waste.
Most design studies for fusion power plants involve using the fusion reactions to create heat, which is then used to operate a steam turbine, which drives generators to produce electricity.
The development of aneutronic fusion power for spacecraft applications is looked into by NASA/JSC.
Washington, June 9 ( ANI ): University of Tennessee engineers have made a giant step toward developing nuclear fusion power.