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Old 02-06-2011, 08:04 PM
 
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
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do you think we ever get working nuclear fusion power plants in the 21st century

the problem In hot fusion, the fuel reaches tremendous temperature and pressure inside a fusion reactor or nuclear weapon (or star).

so getting something that is powerful as a nuclear weapon or a star when it come to pressure and heat would be hard in a safe manner.

right now The only man-made fusion device yet to achieve ignition is the hydrogen bomb and we all know wat happend when rusian tested a 50 KT tsar H-bomb which was the most powerful ever tested

so Since 50 Mt is 2.11017 joules, the average power produced during the entire fission-fusion process, lasting around 39 nanosecond, was about 5.41024 watts or 5.4 yottawatts (5.4 septillion watts). This is equivalent to approximately 1.4% of the power output of the Sun.

just the amount of power possible would solve alot of energy problems and could meet power our growing power needs for generations.

it would be a great thing to see happen in the 21st century

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Old 02-06-2011, 09:56 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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YES>>>>>within a few decades....ITER will be finished relatively soon>>>>> There are 2 running threads on the subject>>>>>
ITER - the way to new energy

ITER Experimental Fusion Reactor: The Next Step Towards A Commercial Reactor.

Fusion Generators one step closer
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