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11-15-2012, 06:57 PM
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Did a short research presentation on this start-up a little while ago:
www.generalfusion.com

It's an experimental magnetized target fusion reactor based in Burnaby, BC. A classmate of mine worked there a few summers ago.

This info is on the site, but he basic idea (iirc) is that the tritium plasma is injected into the centre of a heavy water lithium vortex, which is compressed from the exterior of the chamber.



Obviously this is pretty speculative, but fusion is almost definitely the endgame, so it's worth watching development.

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