Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion by Jean Louis Bobin

Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

byJean Louis Bobin

Kobo ebook | March 12, 2014

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The book is a presentation of the basic principles and main achievements in the field of nuclear fusion. It encompasses both magnetic and inertial confinements plus a few exotic mechanisms for nuclear fusion. The state-of-the-art regarding thermonuclear reactions, hot plasmas, tokamaks, laser-driven compression and future reactors is given.

Contents:

  • Some Basic Physics
  • Thermonuclear Reactions
  • Plasmas
  • Some Features of Magnetic Confinement
  • Tokamaks
  • ITER and Satellite Programs
  • Some Features of Inertial Confinement — The Role of Lasers
  • Big Drivers for Inertial Fusion
  • Off the Main Trails
  • The Fusion Reactor

Readership: Students as well as the general public with a background in physical sciences.
Key Features:

  • The whole of fusion in a nutshell: magnetic, inertial and exotic variations
  • The presentation is made as simple as possible with many tables and figures. Most formulas are given in boxes that can be skipped at first reading
  • Obstacles on the way towards commercial nuclear fusion are not overlooked
Title:Controlled Thermonuclear FusionFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 12, 2014Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814579777

ISBN - 13:9789814579773

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