Education, research and development

27. 6. 2021

Fusion energy Helion passes 100 million degrees Celsius

Fusion energy is still under development. Helion Energy, based in Everett, Washington, became the first private company to exceed 100 million degrees Celsius in its sixth prototype Trenta fusion generator. Its prototype recently completed a 16-month test campaign and completed nearly 10,000 high-performance pulses. A little theory Nuclear fusion is a reaction in which two […]

24. 4. 2021

The US Department of Energy is planning to build a microreactor

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is planning to build a microreactor. The RD&D activities should help researchers and end-users understand how microreactors can be integrated with other technologies. Microreactor Applications Research Validation and EvaLuation (MARVEL) liquid-metal cooled microreactor could be operational within three years. What is Microreactor Small modular reactors (SMRs) have been and […]