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Nuclear Technology, 4. Nuclear Fusion

  1. Uwe Schumacher,
  2. Hans Herold

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o17_o07

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Schumacher, U. and Herold, H. 2011. Nuclear Technology, 4. Nuclear Fusion. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Plasmaforschung, Stuttgart, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Fusion Physics
3.Plasma Confinement and Status of Fusion Research
3.1.Magnetic Plasma Confinement
3.1.1.Status of Magnetic Confinement Fusion
3.1.2.Further Development of Magnetic Confinement Toward a Fusion Reactor
3.2.Inertial Confinement Fusion
4.Fusion Reactors as Energy Sources
4.1.Fusion Power Plants
4.2.Energy Resources and some Economic Aspects
4.3.Environmental Impact and Safety-Related Aspects of Fusion Power