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Title: Turbulence may sink titanic reactor

The $10 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor project is meant to show that fusion is a practical energy source, but a new set of calculations says ITER will fizzle. This article describes the expectations and the projections about its future, as well as the challenges recently mounted using new calculations. 3 figs.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
450652
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Science; Journal Volume: 274; Journal Issue: 5293; Other Information: PBD: 6 Dec 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION; ITER TOKAMAK; BUDGETS; TURBULENCE; PLASMA