Chapter 14. Nuclear Fusion: Engine of the Sun

  1. Prof. Franklin Hadley Cocks

Published Online: 21 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627035.ch14

Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions

Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions

How to Cite

Cocks, F. H. (2009) Nuclear Fusion: Engine of the Sun, in Energy Demand and Climate Change: Issues and Resolutions, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627035.ch14

Author Information

  1. Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering, Durham NC 27708, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324460

Online ISBN: 9783527627035

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Keywords:

  • nuclear fusion; cold fusion;
  • cool fusion;
  • hot fusion;
  • ITER;
  • Tokamak;
  • helium-3

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cold Fusion versus Cool Fusion versus Hot Fusion

  • Making Fusion Happen

  • ITER, Tokamaks, Magnetic Fields, and Fusion

  • The Combined Fusion–Breeding–Fission Process

  • Inertial Confinement Fusion

  • Accelerator Fusion

  • Fusion of Helium-3 and Deuterium

  • Lunar Resources of Helium-3

  • Recommended Reading