- Jun 29, 2022 9:13 pm GMT
Fusion has a confinement problem. How do you keep high density, high-temperature plasmas contained continuously to create conditions akin to what occurs deep within the Sun? You do it using very powerful magnets to create a magnetic containment field. It was previously thought that there was a limit to how much hydrogen can be injected before the magnetic field is disrupted. But researchers in Switzerland have shown they can double the amount which could kickstart commercial fusion.
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