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					      Fusion:
Putting it all Together



      Leroy F. Aqiqi
          Topics to be Covered

   Brief History

   How Fusion Works

   Advantages of using Fusion
History of Fusion
              How Fusion Works
   The Reaction
       Proton-proton Chain
       Deuterium-Deuterium
       Tritium-Deuterium
                 How Fusion Works
   Conditions
       Temperature
            100 million degrees Celsius
            Plasma
            Microwaves, Lasers and Ion Particles
              How Fusion Works
   Pressure
       Spacing of H atoms
       The Sun uses its gravity to squeeze H atoms
        together
       We use magnetic fields, lasers and ion beams
              How Fusion Works
   Confinement
       Magnetic
       Inertial
            How Fusion Works
   The Reactor
           Advantages of Fusion
   Abundant fuel supply
   Impossibility of a nuclear accident!!!!
   Very little nuclear waste
   No products can be used for weapons
                                Bibliography


   Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
   http://www.pppl.gov/fusion_basics/pages/fusion_basics.html

   How Stuff Works
   http://science.howstuffworks.com/fusion-reactor1.htm

				
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