Controlled Nuclear Fusion was written as part of a larger study of the nation s prospective energy economy during the period 1985-2010, with special attention to the role of nuclear power among the alternative energy systems. Written to assist the American people and government in formulating energy policy, this report is an examination of the current state of fusion technology with an estimate of its future progress. Controlled Nuclear Fusion discusses the wide-ranging implications of energy in the coming decades.
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|METHODS OF APPROACH||5-8|
|PROSPECTS FOR MAGNETIC CONFINEMENT||9-13|
|PROSPECTS FOR INERTIAL CONFINEMENT||14-16|
|TECHNOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS OF D-T FUSION||17-23|
|ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH PURE D-T FUSION||24-28|
|OTHER APPLICATIONS OF FUSION||29-32|
|APPENDIX: FUSION-FISSION HYBRID AND ACCELERATOR BREEDING CONCEPTS||45-55|
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