Posts tagged with "fusion fuel"

NIF experiments show initial gain in fusion fuel

Feb. 19, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Ignition -- the process of releasing fusion energy equal to or greater than the amount of energy used to confine the fuel -- has long been considered the "holy grail" of inertial confinement fusion science. A key step along the path to ignition is to have "fuel gains" greater...