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Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Funding provided (nondilutive)

DateFundedDescription
September 01, 2020PhoenixGAMOW: Application of Plasma-Window Technology to Enable an Ultra-High-Flux DT Neutron Source External Link
September 22, 2023NK LabsCREATE: Active-target Muon Source for Muon-catalyzed Fusion External Link
April 06, 2020University of Wisconsin MadisonBETHE: An HTS Axisymmetric Magnetic Mirror on a Faster Path to Lower Cost Fusion Energy External Link
April 06, 2020University of RochesterBETHE: Advanced Inertial Fusion Energy Target Designs and Driver Development External Link
April 01, 2022Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryOPEN 2021: Advanced Manufacturing of High-Entropy Alloys as Cost-Effective Plasma Facing Components for Fusion Power Generation External Link
August 24, 2015University of WashingtonALPHA: Flow Z-Pinch for Fusion External Link
November 14, 2018Zap EnergyOPEN 2018: Electrode Technology Development for the Sheared-Flow Z-Pinch Fusion Reactor External Link
October 01, 2015NumerExALPHA: Stabilized Liner Compressor For Low-Cost Fusion External Link
April 06, 2020Princeton Plasma Physics LaboratoryBETHE: Fusion Costing Study and Capability External Link
March 27, 2020Hyperjet FusionSBIR Phase 1: Plasma Guns for Magnetized Fuel Targets for PJMIF External Link
September 01, 2020Pacific Northwest National LaboratoryGAMOW: Microstructure Optimization and Novel Processing Development of ODS Steels for Fusion Environments External Link
September 30, 2015Helion EnergyALPHA: Compression of FRC Targets for Fusion External Link
September 01, 2020Bridge 12GAMOW: High Efficiency, Megawatt-Class Gyrotrons for Instability Control of Burning-Plasma Machines External Link
September 01, 2020Oak Ridge National LaboratoryGAMOW: Fusion Energy Reactor Models Integrator (FERMI) External Link
September 01, 2020Stony Brook UniversityGAMOW: ENHANCED Shield: A Critical Materials Technology Enabling Compact Superconducting Tokamaks External Link
September 01, 2020Oak Ridge National LaboratoryGAMOW: Advance Castable Nanostructured Alloys for First-Wall/Blanket Applications External Link
April 21, 2022Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyOPEN 2021: Liquid Immersion Blanket: Robust Accountancy (LIBRA) External Link
April 06, 2020Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyBETHE: Radio Frequency tools for Breakthrough Fusion Concepts External Link
April 11, 2022Princeton UniversityOPEN 2021: Economical Proton-Boron11 Fusion External Link
April 06, 2020Naval Research LaboratoryBETHE: The Argon Fluoride Laser as an Enabler for Low Cost Inertial Fusion Energy External Link
August 15, 2015Sandia National LaboratoryALPHA: Magnetization and Heating Tools for Low-Cost Fusion External Link
April 06, 2020Zap EnergyBETHE: Sheared Flow Stabilized Z-Pinch Performance Improvement External Link
September 01, 2020Colorado School of MinesGAMOW: Interfacial-Engineered Membranes for Efficient Tritium Extraction External Link
January 15, 2019CTFusionOPEN 2018: HIT-TD: Plasma Driver Technology Demonstration for Economical Fusion Power Plants External Link
April 01, 2022Polymath ResearchOPEN 2021: Longer Wavelength Lasers for Inertial Fusion Energy with Laser-Plasma Instability Control: Machine Learning Optimum Spike Trains of Uneven Duration and Delay (STUD Pulses) External Link
October 01, 2015California Institute of TechnologyALPHA: Heating and Compression Mechanisms for Fusion External Link
January 18, 2019Princeton Fusion SystemsOPEN 2018: Next-Generation PFRC External Link
September 01, 2020Princeton Fusion SystemsGAMOW: Wide-Bandgap Semiconductor Amplifiers for Plasma Heating and Control External Link
April 06, 2020University of WashingtonBETHE: Demonstration of Low-Density, High-Performance Operation of Sustained Spheromaks and Favorable Scalability toward Compact, Low-Cost Fusion Power Plants External Link
September 01, 2020Savannah River National LaboratoryGAMOW: Process Intensification Scale-Up of Direct LiT Electrolysis External Link
April 06, 2020Princeton Plasma Physics LaboratoryBETHE: Stellarator Simplification using Permanent Magnets External Link
September 01, 2020University of HoustonGAMOW: Advanced HTS Conductors Customized for Fusion External Link
September 01, 2020University of California Los AngelesGAMOW: AMPERE - Advanced Materials for Plasma-Exposed Robust Electrodes External Link
April 06, 2020Type One EnergyBETHE: Non-Planar Capability HTS Magnet Coil with Additive-Manufactured Components External Link
September 01, 2020Oak Ridge National LaboratoryGAMOW: Plasma-Facing Component Innovations by Advanced Manufacturing and Design External Link
September 19, 2023Princeton UniversityCREATE: Highly Efficient Charged Particle Beam Injection into Magnetically Confined Plasmas External Link
April 06, 2020University of RochesterBETHE: A Simulation Resource Team for Innovative Fusion Concepts External Link
September 01, 2020University of California San DiegoGAMOW: Renewable low-Z wall for fusion reactors with built-in tritium recovery External Link
April 06, 2020Los Alamos National LaboratoryBETHE: Electromagnetic and Particle Diagnostics for Transformative Fusion-Energy Concepts External Link
April 06, 2020SapientaiBETHE: Data-Enabled Fusion Technology External Link
April 06, 2020Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBETHE: Capability in Theory, Modeling, and Validation for a Range of Innovative Fusion Concepts Using High-Fidelity Moment-Kinetic Models External Link
April 06, 2020Commonwealth Fusion SystemsBETHE: Pulsed High Temperature Superconducting Central Solenoid For Revolutionizing Tokamaks External Link
August 01, 2015Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryALPHA: MEMS Based Drivers For Fusion External Link
September 01, 2020Savannah River National LaboratoryGAMOW: EM-Enhanced HyPOR Loop for Fast Fusion Fuel Cycles External Link
April 06, 2020University of Maryland Baltimore CountyBETHE: Centrifugal Mirror Fusion Experiment External Link
August 01, 2015Los Alamos National LaboratoryALPHA: Plasma Liners For Fusion External Link
October 01, 2015Magneto-Inertial Fusion TechnologiesALPHA: Staged Z-Pinch Target For Fusion External Link
April 06, 2020Los Alamos National LaboratoryBETHE: Target Formation and Integrated Experiments for Plasma-Jet Driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion External Link
September 25, 2023Marathon FusionCREATE: Advanced Metal Foil Pumps and Integrated Test Environment for the Fusion Fuel Cycle External Link
April 06, 2020NK LabsBETHE: Conditions for High-Yield Muon Catalyzed Fusion External Link
September 28, 2015Swarthmore CollegeALPHA: Plasma Accelerator on the SSX External Link
April 06, 2020Oak Ridge National LaboratoryBETHE: Magnetic Field Vector Measurements Using Doppler-Free Saturation Spectroscopy External Link

Description

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Energy that funds high technical risk applied energy technologies. ARPA-E provides funding to teams at universities, national laboratories, and companies and encourages commercialization of the technologies it funds.