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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…

LPP receives first foreign patent

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LPP granted its first foreign patent, by Australia Lawrenceville Plasma Physics (LPP) has  now been granted its first  foreign patent, Australian Patent 2007314648, with a priority date of February 28, 2007, and a term of 20 years. The patent is  nearly identical to our  existing US  patent and covers all our improvements to the DPF device, including our use…

Video: LPP Discusses the Qboron Swanq at Clean Tech Summit

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LPP’s Lerner speaks on “After Fukushima” Panel at NJ Clean Tech Summit Eric Lerner shared LPP’s unique perspective on innovation October 4th at the New Jersey Tech Council’s Clean Tech Summit at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab.  Eric was invited to speak on the panel “Life After Fukushima—What happens after a ‘Black Swan’ event? What is the impact of innovative…

Board of Advisors formally organized

To better leverage the experience and insights of a few of LPP’s supporters, LPP has organized an official Board of Advisors. The response was surprisingly fast and positive, and we now have ten members on the Board. Their experience and advice will be invaluable as we face important upcoming decisions, and you can see our…

Japan crisis highlights need to accelerate aneutronic fusion

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We at Lawrenceville Plasma Physics want to share the following statement regarding the ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan.  Given the magnitude of this crisis and the other environmental challenges we face, we hope for greater communication and collaboration as we work towards a more sustainable future. Japan’s Nuclear Accident Dramatizes the Need for Government Funding…

LPP testifies before Assembly utilities committee

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LPP is working with New Jersey state agencies to bolster support for our focus fusion feasibility study and lay the foundation for future deployment of generators.  In addition to meetings with the state Board of Public Utilities and Department of Environmental Protection, on March 7th LPP president and lead scientist Eric Lerner gave invited testimony…