Development Tasks and Milestones

What We Have Done so Far Cumulative Shots Since Start of Project
0.1 J fusion yield 300
1.8 billion C temperature 1,000
Switches firing together 1,200
Identified impurity problem 1,500
Design of monolithic tungsten electrodes as impurity solution 1,800
Identification of runaway electron problem, solutions 1,900
Identification of oxygen problem, solutions 1,930
0.25 J fusion yield 2,090
2.8 billion C temperature 2,140
 
Development Tasks and Milestones Cumulative Shots from Present Time
1. Demonstrate achievement of low impurity 100
2. Demonstrate 10 J Fusion yield 200
3. Demonstrate continued scaling of yield with current 300
4. Demonstrate 100-fold increase of density 400
5. Install and test heating and other equipment for hydrogen-boron fuel 500
6. Test increased current with upgrade of power supply 600
7. Tests with hydrogen-boron partial gas 700
8. Demonstrate 100 J fusion yield with hydrogen-boron 800
9. Demonstrate 1,000 J fusion yield 900
10. Tests with pure hydrogen-boron fuel 1,000
11. Demonstrate scientific feasibility, net energy output 1,300