Unconventional Approaches to Fusion

Unconventional Approaches to Fusion

by B. Brunelli (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1982)

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ISBN-13: 9781461334729
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/26/2012
Series: Ettore Majorana International Science Series , #13
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1982
Pages: 526
Product dimensions: 0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Opening Talk.- What is an Alternative?.- Potentials of Fusion Reactor Concepts.- Alternate Fusion Concepts as Reactors.- Criteria for the Assessment of Reactor Potential.- The Tokamak: An Imperfect Frame of Reference?.- Compact Tori and Plasma Focus.- Fusion Reactor Aspects of the Compact Torus.- The Speromak.- The Extrap Concept.- The Plasma Focus.- Some Results of Plasma Focus Studies.- Linear Systems and Particle Rings.- Long Linear Fusion Systems.- Reminiscences on Inertial Confinement.- Some Remarks on Inertial Confinement of Very-High-Density Plasmas.- The Linus Concept.- The High-Density Z-Pinch as a Fusion Reactor.- Z-Pinch-Liner Thermonuclear System.- Dense Plasma as a Neutron Source for the Subcritical Reactor.- Particle Ring Fusion.- Multipoles and Advanced Fusion Fuels.- Multipoles and Surmacs I: Physics.- Multipoles and Surmacs II: Engineering.- The Intrap Concept.- Advanced Fuels and the Development of Fusion Power.- Ignition Experiments with Advanced Fusion Fuels.- Survey Topics.- Summary of U.S. Compact Torus Experiments.- Los Alamos Compact Toroid, Fast Liner and High-Density Z-Pinch Programs.- Round Table Discussions.- Round Table on Unconventional Approaches to Fusion.- List of participants.

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