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The Atlantic: Build what we’ve already invented
“What if I told you that scientists had figured out a way to produce affordable electricity that was 99 percent safer and cleaner than coal or oil, and that this breakthrough produced even fewer emissions per gigawatt-hour than solar or wind?” That’s the question that Derek Thompson, a staff writer at The Atlantic, asks in his article, "The Forgotten Stage of Human Progress," before revealing, “The breakthrough I’m talking about is 70 years old: It’s nuclear power.”
S. G. Lee, H. H. Lee, W. H. Ko, J. W. Yoo, KSTAR Team
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 69 | Number 2 | April 2016 | Pages 555-559
Technical Paper | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST15-174
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Simultaneous core toroidal rotation and ion temperature measurements of different impurity species from X-ray imaging crystal spectrometer and charge-exchange spectroscopy diagnostics have shown reasonable agreement with various plasma discharges in KSTAR.