FuZE (Fusion Z-Pinch Experiment)

Fusion Approach

Z Pinch

Key Technologies

Shear Flow Stabilization of Z-Pinch

Experimental Results
PublicationDensity (m-3)Temperature (keV)Energy Confinement Time (s)Triple Product (m-3 keV s)
Sustained Neutron Product... 1.1×1023(electron) 1.8(ion)5×10-69.9×1017
Publications Describing Device

Sustained Neutron Production from a Sheared-Flow Stabilized Z Pinch

Notes

Scaling sheared flow stabilized Z Pinch to higher currents

Affiliated Organizations

University of Washington

In Operation

2015 - present