LLNL (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Projects

SSPX (Sustained Spheromak Physics Experiment)

Years Active

1999 - present

SSPX (Sustained Spheromak Physics Experiment) illustration
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustained_Spheromak_Physics_Experiment#/media/File:Spheromak_LLNL.gif

NIF

Approach

Laser Inertial Confinement Fusion

Results
PublicationDensity (m-3)Temperature (keV)Energy Confinement Time (s)Triple Product (m-3keV s)
Fusion Energy Output Grea...2.2×1031(ion)  4.5(ion)1.6×10-101.6×1022
Fusion Energy Output Grea...2.5×1031(ion)  4.5(ion)1.54×10-101.7×1022
Fusion Energy Output Grea...1.3×1031(ion)  5.5(ion)1.63×10-101.2×1022
Location

Livermore California USA