Fusion News Extra: in conversation with... Annie Kritcher
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US lab stands on threshold of key nuclear fusion goal
In this months Fusion News Extra Ella Fox-Widdows chats to NIF's Dr Annie Kritcher about their most recent and exciting round of experiments. NIF broke their own record for fusion energy production with a whopping 1.35MJ. This was 70% of the energy input and is a massive step in the right direction for inertial confinement fusion. In this discussion, Ella and Annie discuss more about the science behind inertial confinement fusion, how these experiments were run and why they are so exciting. They then go on to discuss the future of the experiments and of fusion as a whole. This episode references the story discussed in the Fusion News on September 3rd and the links are below.
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