Long pulse fusion - more putt-putt boat fusion

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Long pulse fusion - more putt-putt boat fusion

Post by Richard Hull » Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:49 pm

Due to recent active efforts, the ChiComs have generated long pulse tokamak fusion free of instabilities. As long as 30 seconds (longest run).

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2013/12/resea ... cation=top

It is claimed that this may lead to long pulsed fusion. Which, in my opinion is another longer stroke version of putt-putt boat fusion. It seems 24-7 continuous fusion is closer now by .00000000000621887 percent. Not that I would rain on their parade.
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