Interior of the Alcator C-Mod tokamak

Interior of the Alcator C-Mod tokamak at MIT’s Plasma Science and Fusion Center

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Fusion Energy Sooner and Cheaper?

Andrew Holland  |  American Security Project

On Tuesday, June 16, 2015, Dr. Dennis Whyte, the Director of the MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center, showed that a series of scientific and engineering breakthroughs could enable fusion to become a feasible a power source faster and cheaper than anyone had thought possible. These technological breakthroughs were not originally developed for fusion, but they could revolutionize the development of fusion energy.

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Topics: Magnetic fusion energy, High-field pathway to fusion power, Dennis Whyte