The Fusion Quest

The Fusion Quest

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Offers an insider's account of the quest for fusion power, looking at inertial fusion, international experiments, and the politics of using fusion as a possible alternate energy source

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Fowler (physics, U. of California-Berkeley) has been engaged in fusion energy research for 30 years at such places as Oak Ridge, General Atomics, and Lawrence Livermore. He recounts the exploration for sustained fusion energy beginning with the classical discoveries by Newton and Einstein, and concluding with the December 1993 production of three million watts for one second at Princeton. He also predicts the future research and explains how to design a fusion generator. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997
ISBN: 9780801854569
Characteristics: xii, 250 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm


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