National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, California
Recent breakthroughs in nuclear fusion ignition represent a significant licensing opportunity that could provide much-needed revenue for commercial fusion energy projects, write Emma Graham and Alex Savin at Mewburn Ellis.
In July 2023, a research team in California achieved a breakthrough in nuclear fusion ignition.
This wasn’t the first time that the scientists at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) had achieved net energy gain in inertial confinement fusion (ICF).
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