Accession Number : ADA185903

Title :   Advanced Fusion Power; a Preliminary Assessment.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1986-1987,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Miley, George H. ; Berk, Herbert L. ; Cartwright, David C. ; Christy, Robert F. ; Hoffman, Nathan J.

Report Date : OCT 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 56

Abstract : Report is a review of research and studies of fusion with low neutron emission (advanced) fuels (such as Deuterium with Helium 3); it is an assessment of the feasibility of developing advanced fuels as a fusion power source for space propulsion and electrical power generation.

Descriptors :   *SPACE PROPULSION, *CONTROLLED NUCLEAR FUSION, DEUTERIUM, ELECTRIC POWER PRODUCTION, EMISSION, NEUTRONS, HELIUM, CONTROL, FEASIBILITY STUDIES.

Subject Categories : Fusion Devices(thermonuclear)
      Astronautics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE