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Name: Fusion
ID: m42659
Language: English (en)
  • Define nuclear fusion.
  • Discuss processes to achieve practical fusion energy generation.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Break-even, Ignition, Inertial confinement, Magnetic confinement, Nuclear fusion, Proton-proton cycle
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, OSC Physics Maintainer (

Latest version: 1.6 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 10:28 am -0600
Last revision to module: Sep 11, 2013 11:49 am -0500


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Version: 1.6 Sep 11, 2013 11:49 am -0500 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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