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Fusion Innovation Act of 2015 Introduced into U.S. House of Representatives

A bill has been introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives to fund a range of fusion concepts that have “the potential to demonstrate net energy production not later than 7 years” after the start of the program. The bill The Fusion Innovation Act of 2015, sponsored by Rep. Alan Grayson (Dem, FL), is the…

Oxides Removed From Tungsten Electrodes


As the research team had suspected, an oxide coating on the tungsten electrodes prevented the achievement in the first shots in June of the very low impurity levels needed for increased fusion yield. This oxide coating has now been substantially reduced or eliminated and the electrodes are ready for a new round of experiments. When…

LPPF Releases Processed Data to Researchers and the Public


LPPFusion, Inc. has made available on our website the data in our Processed Database to all researchers, both professional and amateur. This data provides the key observations for each shot from the start of operation of Focus Fusion-1 in 2009 through the end of 2013 for four instruments: the Main Rogowski coil (MRC), High Voltage…

Tungsten Cathode Nears Completion after Long Delays


The long-awaited tungsten cathode is finally nearing completion in a Chinese factory.  According to the latest reports by California-based Tungsten Heavy Powder(THP), which is performing the work in China, machining will be complete within a few weeks and delivery to LPPFusion should occur by mid-February. The 99.95% pure tungsten piece has been in the machining…

Open Letter on Fusion

open letter

Open letter on fusion We, the undersigned scientists, urge that the United States, the European Union and Japan fund a much broader fusion energy research effort, expanding the program to include a large number of promising devices and fusion fuels in order to maximize the chances of getting economical fusion power as soon as possible….