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Letter to Senator Wyden

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January 28, 2013 The Honorable Ron Wyden 221 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. Washington, D.C.  20510   Dear Senator Wyden: Congratulations on your ascendency to chair of energy and natural resources.  In that role there is one issue I would like to call to your attention.  The scientific consensus, as you well know, is that mankind…

2012 End-of-Year Report

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2012 Summary:   LPP published in a leading peer-reviewed journal, Physics of Plasmas, our achievement of two out of the three conditions needed to produce net energy: a record-high temperature and the required confinement time of the hot plasma.   LPP demonstrated that our approach is, by far, the leader in the effort to achieve aneutronic,…

Video of LPP presentation in Manhattan lifts our visibility

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LPP’s latest presentation “Fusion Energy: Might we finally achieve it?” is ranking near the top in video searches for fusion energy. Over 7,000 people have already viewed this presentation by the LPP team, hosted October 12th by the Center for Economic & Environmental Partnership, Incat the Times Square offices of Ernst and Young in Manhattan. The presentation was organized…

Focus Fusion December 2012 Updates

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Arcing problem looks solved, leak delays new tests Photos confirm plasmoid structure SESAME’s Israel-Iran cooperation shows Fusion for Peace is no pipe dream   Summary: Two shots with no arcing indicate the problem is solved, although more proof is needed. A leak held up key tests while we implement a solution. Analysis of photos taken…

VIDEO: Will we reach fusion breakeven?

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Fusion Energy: Will we finally reach breakeven? LPP’s chief scientist Eric Lerner explains who’s who in the world of fusion energy research and what’s the latest in plasma physics and nuclear fusion. This presentation was hosted by the Center for Economic & Environmental Partnership at the Ernst & Young location in New York City’s Times Square, on…

VIDEO: Curiosity on Mars, Fascination for Fusion

With NASA’s @MarsCuriosity rover set for a spectacular mission of exploration in Gale Crater, what are the prospects for a near-term fusion breakthrough that would accelerate human voyages and help us here on Earth? Courtesy MediaArchives.com, Derek Shannon of Lawrenceville Plasma Physics shares the latest on the company’s Focus Fusion-1 experiment underway in Middlesex, New…

President’s Science Advisors briefed on fusion progress

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On Friday, May 25th 2012, I represented Lawrenceville Plasma Physics in providing one of five public comments at that day’s meeting of President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, or PCAST.  My remarks were well received, and three PCAST members with physics backgrounds took copies of our publications for review.  The remarks are below,…

Watch now: LPP May Day webinar hosted by Agrion

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As a finalist from Agrion’s Green Spaces NY Cleantech Pitch Slam, LPP presented a webinar hosted by Agrion on May 1st.  Hear the latest (for now) directly from the lab by watching the archived webinar! Click here to view the webinar at Agrion (registration required). To play the video, we did need to install the suggested codec…

Board of Advisors welcomes Al Samuels

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Lawrenceville Plasma Physics is pleased to welcome long-time LPP investor Alvin Samuels to our Advisory Board.  Mr. Samuels has many years of extensive experience in oil-drilling engineering, well-head treating of gas and hydrocarbons, and research and development.  As a Staff Drilling Engineer for the Shell Oil Company, Offshore West Division, and advisor to their deep-drilling study…

VIDEO: CFO Aaron Blake makes business case for Focus Fusion

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LPP Chief Financial Officer Aaron Blake explains how Focus Fusion is the fastest way to revolutionize the global energy market As  part of Rutgers University Entrepreneurship Day, Lawrenceville Plasma Physics had the opportunity to reach out to our nearest neighbors in the business and academic communities to explain the potential of our Focus Fusion technology and…