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Fusion Science and Technology
Fortune article summarizes nuclear fusion developments
Nuclear fusion “might actually be on the cusp of commercial viability” today, says a recent article in Fortune magazine. The article offers a brief review of recent technical and entrepreneurial developments in fusion energy. It also places these developments in perspective regarding the hurdles that remain before commercialization can be realized.
C. P. Deck, S. Gonderman, G. M. Jacobsen, J. Sheeder, S. Oswald, R. Haefelfinger, K. S. Shapovalov, H. E. Khalifa, J. Gazza (General Atomics), J. Lyons, P. Xu (Westinghouse), T. Koyanagi, C. Petrie (ORNL), C. A. Back (General Atomics)
Transactions | Volume 120 | Number 1 | June 2019 | Pages 371-374