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Fusion for less than $1 billion?

By / August 4, 2009

According to a Technology Review story, a Canadian start-up company, General Fusion, is building on two decade-old research and advances in digital processing, using a fusion approach that is based on 220 pneumatic pistons simultaneously ramming a metal sphere containing lead-lithium liquid and injected plasma targets composed of deuterium and tritium. By spinning the liquid…

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