Daily Archives: November 4, 2013

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Tungsten passes erosion, first thermal shock tests

FoFu-1

Tungsten passes erosion, first thermal shock tests This story is part of LPP’s November 4th, 2013 newsletter, available in PDF format here.  Join the discussion at the Focus Fusion Society here. New laboratory tests on the existing tungsten plate in FF-1’s cathode (outer electrode) have increased LPP researchers’ confidence that the planned all-tungsten electrodes will both cure…

Laser experiment boosts pB11 fusion

pB11

Laser experiment gives new visibility to pB11 fusion This story is part of LPP’s November 4th, 2013 newsletter, available in PDF format here.  Join the discussion at the Focus Fusion Society here. While FF-1 is still some steps away from switching to the hydrogen-boron fuel combination known as pB11, other approaches are proving the reality of pB11…

New Analysis Sees Promise in Focus Fusion

Research

Italian physicist analyses Focus Fusion, sees promise This story is part of LPP’s November 4th, 2013 newsletter, available in PDF format here.  Join the discussion at the Focus Fusion Society here. In a third independent analysis of the prospects for pB11 (hydrogen-boron) fusion with the plasma focus device, University of Genoa researcher Andrea Di Vita reports in…