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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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PA) announced today that ITER, the joint international research and development project that aims to demonstrate the feasibility of fusion power is using PLM Solutions from Dassault Syst[c]mes as its development platform.
Miklos is also the recipient of Fusion Power Associates 2010 Distinguished Career Award and is member of Fusion Power Associates Board of Directors.
Harkness, general manager, Systems Processes and Technologies, said: "We are proud of this win, which marks the re-entry of Westinghouse into the nuclear aspects of fusion power.
Last week, the Committee on Advanced Fusion Power of the National Research Council's Air Force Studies Board issued a report advising the Air Force that research on aneutronic fusion processes is worth supporting as a possible answer to Air Force requirements both for electric current and for propulsion.
According to D2Fusion CEO Russ George, "D2Fusion is hard at work designing and testing components for solid-state fusion heat modules that will exploit a low temperature analog of the sun's fusion power that is both inexpensive and non-radioactive.
Robert Aymar was also the recipient of Fusion Power Associates 2000 Leadership Award and served on Fusion :Power Associates Board of Directors.
The ITER program, a jointly funded project by the United States, the European Community, Japan and the Russian Federation, has the goal of developing a reactor that will demonstrate the scientific and technical feasibility of fusion power as an alternate source of energy.
Importantly, fusion power could contribute to the world's clean electrical power needs of the future.
A second review, written by Marsha Freeman, an editor of the magazine 21st Century Science and Technology, is in the their Spring 2013 issue and is available on request from Fusion Power Associates: fusionpwrassoc@aol.
The other two major approaches to a fusion power generator-- confining and heating a plasma (ionized gas) in a magnetic field, and imploding fuel pellets with laser light--are both older (the magnetic field method about three decades older).
The new Gillette Fusion and Gillette Fusion Power shaving systems feature a breakthrough five-blade Shaving Surface(TM) technology on the front of the cartridge and a single Precision Trimmer (TM) blade on the back.
A PDF copy of the 38-page report, titled "Fusion Electricity: A Roadmap to the Realisation of Fusion Energy, can be requested from Fusion Power Associates, fusionpwrassoc@aol.