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Journal of Fusion Energy, VoL 4, Nos. 2/3, 1985 Panel Discussion

Summary: Journal of Fusion Energy, VoL 4, Nos. 2/3, 1985
Panel Discussion
Technology Research and Development
Gregory M. Haas, 1 Charles C. Baker, 2 Mohamed A. Abdou, 3
and Raymond F. Beuligmann4
These are my personal thoughts and don't repre-
sent office policy. I want to talk about the impacts of
the changing directions on setting priorities. That's
an issue we're faced with right now. We're going to
have to write something in the next few months that
represents more detail for this new direction. I suc-
cinctly list in Table I what the old priorities were and
what the new priorities are. Previously, we had specific
milestones in the plan. We characterized the program
as tokamak-dominated. Large central station electric
was more or less the focus. The thrust was U.S.
leadership of the world fusion energy program.
Based on the new program plan, the parameters
are a broad scientific and technology knowledge base,


Source: Abdou, Mohamed - Fusion Science and Technology Center, University of California at Los Angeles


Collections: Plasma Physics and Fusion