NIF

Fusion Approach

Laser Inertial Confinement Fusion

Experimental Results
PublicationDensity (m-3)Temperature (keV)Energy Confinement Time (s)Triple Product (m-3 keV 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
Publications Describing Device

Fusion Energy Output Greater than the Kinetic Energy of an Imploding Shell at the National Ignition Facility