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What is a Super X Divertor
« on: 20/07/2010 17:40:41 »
What limits the power of fusion reactors at the moment is how to make an exhaust system that can cope with the extreme super-heated gases that need to be vented from the reaction process.  Now researchers at the Institute for Fusion Studies at the University of Texas in Austin have come up with a new way of handling the exhaust.  They're calling it the Super X Divertor...
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« Reply #1 on: 30/08/2010 06:35:13 »
Interesting. I had thought fusion power was a dead dodo, but maybe not quite.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 30/08/2010 17:45:21 »
I thought what limits the power of fusion reactors at the moment is that they consume more energy than they produce.
 

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