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Fusion Energy Technology R&D Priorities

1st Edition - June 1, 2024

Author: Laila El-Guebaly

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 3 6 2 9 - 0
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 3 6 3 0 - 6

Fusion Technology R&D Priorities examines the current landscape of fusion technology. With a strong focus on technological advances, this book considers technical challenge… Read more

Fusion Energy Technology R&D Priorities

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Fusion Technology R&D Priorities examines the current landscape of fusion technology. With a strong focus on technological advances, this book considers technical challenges and priorities to further the development of fusion research.
Beginning with an introduction to fusion technology research and development, the book then presents an overview of basic magnetic fusion concepts and worldwide pathways to fusion energy. Subsequent chapters then take a deep dive into fusion materials R&D, capabilities of potential neutron sources for materials testing, plasma facing components, and plasma diagnostics/heating/control. Breeding blanket and tritium system, vacuum vessels and shielding system are also highlighted, before concluding with safety features, and environmental/social issues.
Presenting the most advanced developments in nuclear fusion R&D, this is an essential read for researchers and engineers interested in nuclear energy and fusion technology.