Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

By: Louis Bobin Jean (author)Hardback

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The book is a presentation of the basic principles and main achievements in the field of nuclear fusion. It encompasses both magnetic and inertial confinements plus a few exotic mechanisms for nuclear fusion. The state-of-the-art regarding thermonuclear reactions, hot plasmas, tokamaks, laser-driven compression and future reactors is given.

Contents

Some Basic Physics, From Atoms to Nuclear Reactions; Thermonuclear Reactions; Plasmas for Fusion; Some Features of Magnetic Confinement; Principles of Tokamaks and Typical Devices; ITER and Satellite Programs; Some Features of Inertial Confinement and the Role of Lasers; Big Drivers for Inertial Fusion, Lasers, Ion Beams and Pulsed Power; Off the Main Trails Including Fusion-Fission Hybrids; Paths Towards Fusion Reactors, Magnetic Inertial and Hybrids.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789814590686
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9789814590686
  • ISBN10: 9814590681

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