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LPPFusion Upgrades Computer Network, Database, Security Procedures

LPPFusion has completed a major upgrade of our IT infrastructure. This will make it easier to rapidly analyze our data and to share it among ourselves as well as to plan future improvements in our FF-1 device. A number of steps were taken under the supervision of Chief Information Officer Ivy Karamitsos. First, the data…

Tungsten Cathode Completed, En Route to FF-1

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The critical tungsten monolithic cathode, key to LPPFusion’s next set of experiments, has finally been completed and shipped. It arrived at Tungsten Heavy Powder headquarters in San Diego, California on Monday, Feb.23 from their manufacturing facilities in China. It is expected to arrive at LPPFusion’s Middlesex, NJ laboratory around March 2. “For a long time,…

A Note on Our Name

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Readers of these reports may have noticed that we are now referring to our company as LPPFusion, Inc., not Lawrenceville Plasma Physics, Inc, and using the initials LPPF, not LPP. We are in the process of changing our name. While we have not yet changed the legal name of the company, we have wanted to…

Focus Fusion in Tennessee: LPP’s Lerner Visits Sewanee, University of the South

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Bringing the latest news of fusion research to a Tennessee liberal arts college, LPP’s Lerner led a seminar on Focus Fusion as the Fast Route to Fusion Energy on Nov.12 at Sewanee, University of the South. The two-hour seminar with the college’s Physics Department students and faculty was part of LPP’s ongoing initiative to enlarge…

Physics of Plasmas Publishes LPPFusion’s Runaway Electron Theory

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Physics of Plasmas, the leading journal in the field of plasma physics, has published LPPFusion’s new paper on “Runaway electrons as a source of impurity and reduced fusion yield in the dense plasma focus”. The paper, by Chief Scientist Eric J. Lerner and Chief Research Officer Hamid R. Yousefi, was published online October 22, 2014…