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Mass Producing Targets for Nuclear FusionMetal-encapsulating technique advances prospects of controlling nuclear fusion. Prefilled fusion targets form at nozzle as molten metal such as tin flows through outer channel and pressurized deuterium/tritium gas flows through inner channel. Molten metal completely encloses gas charge as it drops off nozzle.
Document ID
19820000234
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Wang, T. G. (CALTECH)
Elleman, D. D. (CALTECH)
Kendall, J. M. (CALTECH)
Date Acquired
August 10, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 1983
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 7
Issue: 1
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
FABRICATION TECHNOLOGY
Report/Patent Number
NPO-15455
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.