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fusion power

Nick Jelley

in A Dictionary of Energy Science


Published online January 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191826276

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A source of energy under development that is obtained from an *exothermic nuclear reaction of two light nuclei. The reaction favoured is the fusion of deuterium (D) and tritium (T) nuclei to produce very energetic alpha particles and neutrons. The products provide ...

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Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology ; Fossil Fuel Technologies ; Energy Economics

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