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Tungsten Cathode Arrives, FF-1 Re-Assembly Moves Forward

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The new tungsten monolithic cathode, key to LPPFusion’s next set of experiments, arrived at our laboratory in Middlesex, NJ on Feb. 27. Careful acceptance tests confirmed that it is 99.95% pure tungsten and is within the 150 micron tolerances that we specified, a significant accomplishment by the manufacturer Tungsten Heavy Powder and their colleagues in…

Beryllium Electrodes Ordered, Import Application Submitted

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As we prepare to use the tungsten electrodes for the first time, LPPFusion is also preparing for the final set of electrodes, to be made from beryllium. The tungsten electrodes, with their extreme resistance to heat, will allow the tests needed to pave the way for the use of beryllium, which is a much more…

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…