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Steady State Fusion Demo


Steady State Fusion Demo

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As part of the Internet Plasma Physics Education eXperience, this Java applet is designed to illustrate the basic principles of magnetically confined thermonuclear fusion. The applet allows the user to specify a fusion reactor's operating parameters. The resulting fusion performance is simulated and presented to the user numerically and visually.
Material Type: Simulation
Date Added to MERLOT: February 12, 1998
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 25, 2002
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Submitter: Jason Isaac


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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Avatar for John Walkup
14 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

This looks like a fun way to learn about Tokamak design. A link is provided for
a good introduction to fusion research.