thermonuclear reactor

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Noun1.thermonuclear 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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Parliament will, on the other hand, attempt to ensure that the thermonuclear reactor's additional funding needs are not detrimental to the other research priorities.
The European Union, which hosts the construction site of the thermonuclear reactor in the Southern French town of Cadarache, shoulders 45% of the construction
He was noted for his 1955 paper, published in 1957, "Some Criteria for a Power Producing Thermonuclear Reactor," (Proc.
-- Japan considers giving up int'l thermonuclear reactor bid (Asahi, Nihon Keizai)
As a means to deliver on the goal, Koizumi promoted Japan's plan to invite an environmentally friendly new thermonuclear reactor site to the village of Rokkasho in Aomori Prefecture, northeastern Japan.
The ITER International Fusion Energy Organization will oversee the international project to build the new type of thermonuclear reactor, developed to generate electricity through nuclear fusion in a manner similar to how the sun creates energy.
Conn et al., Review of the International Thermonuclear Reactor (ITER) Detailed Design Report, panel report to Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (1997).