Lockheed Portable Fusion project still making progress

Lockheed Martin continues to invest in its portable nuclear fusion generator, with that investment recently entering a more advanced stage, according to the head of the company’s Skunk Works division. Rob Weiss told an audience at the Atlantic Council that Lockheed is “about four months into a little bit more significant investment” into the technology, …

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Lockheed Martin Compact Fusion Reactor Update with Video of Technical Presentation made at Princeton

Lockheed Martin Skunkworks is developing a compact fusion reactor concept, CFR. The novel magnetic cusp configuration would allow for stable plasmas in a geometry amenable to economical power plants and power sources. The details of the CFR configuration will be discussed along with a status of the current plasma confinement experiments underway at Lockheed. The …

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Dynomak fusion details and summary of other nuclear fusion projects

There has been some recent coverage of the Dynomak nuclear fusion project in IEEE Spectrum and other sources over the last few days. Nextbigfuture had extensive coverage of the Dynomak over 6 weeks ago. Dynomak makes the claim that they will be cheaper than coal power. The Dynomak is priced out at about $2.7 billion …

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Summary of Nuclear Fusion Projects

Lawrenceville Plasma Physics (LPP Fusion) has been very public about their experiments. LPP Fusion is about 46% of the way to a $200,000 fund raising goal. So another 109,000 more They had a review by three independent researchers. The committee of researchers was led by Dr. Robert Hirsch, a former director of fusion research for …

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Summary of Nuclear Fusion Projects

Lawrenceville Plasma Physics (LPP Fusion) has been very public about their experiments. LPP Fusion is about 46% of the way to a $200,000 fund raising goal. So another 109,000 more They had a review by three independent researchers. The committee of researchers was led by Dr. Robert Hirsch, a former director of fusion research for …

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Nuclear Fusion Summary – Prospects for breakthrough commercial reactors 2018-2025

Nuclear fusion is one of the main topics at Nextbigfuture. I have summarized the state of nuclear fusion research before. A notable summary was made three years ago in mid-2010. I believed at the time that there could be multiple successful nuclear fusion project vying for commercial markets by 2018. Progress appears to be going …

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General Fusion targets prototype by 2015 and a working reactor by 2020

Canadian Manufacturing has an article covering General Fusion. General Fusion is creating a prototype and subsystems at full scale. They have made a full scale plasma injector that create the magnetized targets and individual full scale pistons. They have made a one meter diameter sphere with 14 pistons to demonstrate the symmetry of the compression. …

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Emerging Nuclear Innovations

Emerging Nuclear Innovations report by Kachan and company uses Nextbigfuture.com as one of its secondary sources. The Kachan report profiles those with the most potential, after exclusive interviews with executives from organizations such as Flibe Energy, General Atomics, General Fusion, Helion Energy, Hyperion Power, ITER, Lightbridge (NASDAQ:LTBR), NuScale Power, Ottawa Valley Research, QPower, Radix Power …

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