Safety, Environmental Impact, and Economic Prospects of Nuclear Fusion

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Bruno Brunelli, Heinz Knoepfel
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 6, 2012 - Science - 352 pages
This book contains the lectures and the concluding discussion of the "Seminar on Safety, Environmental Impact, and Economic Prospects of Nuclear Fusion", which was held at Erice, August 6-12, 1989. In selecting the contributions to this 9th meeting held by the International School of Fusion Reactor Technology at the E. Majorana Center for Scientific Cul ture in Erice, we tried to provide a comprehensive coverage of the many interre lated and interdisciplinary aspects of what ultimately turns out to be the global acceptance criteria of our society with respect to controlled nuclear fusion. Consequently, this edited collection of the papers presented should provide an overview of these issues. We thus hope that this book, with its extensive subject index, will also be of interest and help to nonfusion specialists and, in general, to those who from curiosity or by assignment are required to be informed on these as pects of fusion energy.

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European Studies on Safety Environmental Impact and Cost of Mag
Summary of the U S Senior Committee on Environmental Safety
The Energy Scene in the Mid21st Century 81
Review of Plasma Physics Constraints
The Status of Inertial Confined Fusion Research in the US
Special Materials for Fusion Reactors
Feasibility Safety and Environmental Aspects of D3He Fusion
Tritium Environmental Risk in Future Fusion Reactors
Safety and Environmental Impact of ITERNET 231
Cost Analysis of Next Step Devices and the Implications for Reactors
Pulsed Versus SteadyState Reactor Operation in View of Safety
Materials Selection for Fusion G J Butterworth
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