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A Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma: Presentations to the Committee and Public Input

 

Presentations to the Committee

 

Meeting 1 - Washington, D.C.

Perspectives on Burning Plasma Research - United States Burning Plasma Organization

 

Context for an NAS Study on Burning Plasma Research and A Magnetic Fusion Strategy - Edumund Synakowski, DOE Office of Science

 

Meeting 2 - Irvine, California

Perspectives from the University Fusion Association - David Maurer, Auburn University

 

A Reinvigorated U.S. Fusion Energy Program - Stewart Prager, Princeton University

 

Perspective on Fusion Energy Strategy - Tony S. Taylor, General Atomics

 

Perspectives from the US ITER Project - Ned Sauthoff, US ITER Project Office   

 

Response to the NAS Committee for a Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research - Phil Ferguson, US Virtual Laboratory for Technology (VLT)

 

Meeting 3 - Austin, Texas

 

Further Context for NAS Burning Plasma Study - James W. Van Dam, DOE Office of Science

 

The Road Not Taken -- Yet - D. Whyte, MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center

 

Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research - R.J. Hawryluk and M.C. Zarrnstoff, PPPL

 

Meeting 4 - ITER, France

 

ITER Engineering Science and Breakthroughs - Gyung-Su Lee, ITER

 

ITER: The Way to a New, Clean, Safe, and Near-Unlimited Energy - Bernard Bigot, ITER

 

ITER Project Management - Hans H. Altfeld, ITER

 

The Science of ITER - Tim Luce, ITER

 

EU DEMO Design and R&D Activities: Progress and Updates - Gianfranco Federici, EUROFusion 

 

Meeting 5 - General Atomics, San Diego

 

Challenges and Strategy for Development of FNST: Blanket/FW & Tritium Fuel Cycle – Mohamed Abdou, UCLA 

 

On TAE’s Path to Fusion: A Private-Sector Perspective – Michl Binderbauer, TAE Technologies

 

A Mission to Discover the Plasma Solutions for Future Fusion Reactors - RJ Buttery, General Atomics

 

General Atomics Perspective on the Strategic Plans for U.S. Fusion Energy Development - David Hill, General Atomics

 

Perspective on Magnetic Fusion Energy Directions from Early Career Fusion Scientists - Multiple Perspectives

 

Korean Fusion Energy Development Strategy - Y.S. Hwang, Center for Advanced Research in Fusion Reactor Engineering

 

Chinese Fusion Energy Strategy - J. Li, Institute of Plasma Physics

 

Research and Development Policy on Fusion Energy in Japan - Yuichi Ogawa, The University of Tokyo

 

A Fusion Program Strategy for Timely Fusion Energy Development - Mickey Wade, General Atomics

 

 

Teleconference - Stellerators (March 23, 2018)

 

U.S. Research on International Stellarators - Samuel A. Lazerson, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

 

A Vision for an Experimental Stellarator Program in the U.S. that is a Slingshot for a Stellerator DT Device - Oliver Schmitz et al

  

 

Meeting 6 - Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (April 11-13, 2018)

 

First-Wall, Plasma-Material Interaction, Liquid Metals, and Strategic Elements for Advancing Liquid Metal Science and Technology - M.A. Jaworski, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

 

A New Approach to Funding, Accelerating, and Commercializing Fusion - R. Mumgaard, Commonwealth Fusion Systems

 

Magnetic Confinement-Based Fusion Research in the United States - Soren Prestemon, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 

Plasma-Materials and Divertor Options for Fusion - J. Rapp, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 

SPARC: A Critical Step on the High-Magnetic-Field Path to Practical Fusion Energy - Martin Greenwald, Commonwealth Fusion Systems

 

Long-term Fusion Vision, Strategy, and Role - M.C. Zarnstorff, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

 

Trying for Upside Potential in Controlling Fusion - Nat Fisch, Princeton University

 

Advanced Scientific Computing Strategy for Fusion - Amitava Bhattacharjee, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

  

NSTX-U: An Essential Science Facility for US Fusion Innovation - S. Gerhardt, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

 

Options and Strategy Towards Fusion Net Electricity - Jonathan Menard, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

 

 

 

 

 

Public Input

 

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Strategic Element White Papers - US Magnetic Fusion Research Strategic Directions

 

Entering the Burning Plasma Frontier

 

Developing HTS Magnets for Fusion Applications

 

Magnetic Configuration Research: A Foundation Element for the Development of Magnetic Fusion Energy

 

Quasi-Symmetric Stellarators as a Strategic Element in the US Fusion Energy Research Plan

 

Importance of Theory, Computation, and Predictive Modeling in the US Magnetic Fusion Energy Strategic Plan

 

Elements of a US R&D Plan to Solve Plasma-Material Interaction Challenges for Magnetic Fusion Energy

 

Elements of a US R&D Plan to Develop Fusion Nuclear Materials

 

Tritium Fuel Cycle

 

Sustained High Performance Tokamak as the Leading Magnetic Fusion Path to Net Electricity Production

 

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Plasma Pinch (Physics World) - John E. Allen, University of Oxford

 

Two Comments on the NAS Interim Report on a Strategy Plan of U.S. Burning Plasma Research - Stephen E. Bodner, (Ret.) Navy Research Laboratory

 

Whitepaper on Proposed Strategic Element for U.S. Magnetic Fusion Research - Multiple Authors

 

The Advanced Tokamak Path to a Compact Fusion Power Plant - RJ Buttery et. al, General Atomics

 

Comments on A Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research - F.F. Chen, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Los Angeles

 

DOE Should Strongly Support Physics Research and Technology Development for Advanced-Fuel FRCs - S.A. Cohen, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

 

Brief Words on U.S. Fusion Research - Clesio Ismerio de Oliveira, Eletrobras CGTEE

 

Historical Perspective on the United States Fusion Program - Stephen O. Dean, Fusion Power Associates

 

Essential Criteria for Fusion Power Plants - Laila El-Guebaly (UW-Madison), Ilon Joseph (LLNL), Brad Merrill (Idaho National Laboratory), Scott Hsu (LANL)

 

Worldwide Timelines for Fusion Energy - Laila El-Guebaly, University of Wisconsin, Madison

 

Stellarator Research Opportunities - National Stellarator Coordinating Committee

 

Summary of the Quasi-Symmetric Stellarator Program - Working Group 4 for the Austin USMFR

 

The High-Field Path to Practical Fusion Energy - M. Greenwald et. al, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Plasma Science and Fusion Center [UPDATED 3/12/2018]

 

Fusion Research: Time to Set a New Path - Robert L. Hirsch, (Ret.) Science Applications International Corporation

 

Revamping Fusion Research - Robert L. Hirsch, (Ret.) Science Applications International Corporation

 

Whitepaper on Proposed Strategic Element for U.S. Magnetic Fusion Research: Opportunities Presented by Magneto-Inertial Fusion - Scott Hsu et al.

 

A Tritium Research Program in Support of Burning Plasma Science and Fusion Energy - P. W. Humrickhouse et. al, Idaho National Laboratory

 

The ITER Power Amplification Myth - Steven B. Krivit, New Energy Times

 

Harsh Environment Microwave Diagnostics for Reactor Plasmas - N.C. Luhmann, Jr et al.

 

Letter to the Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Committee - Shigekazu Matsuura, International Nuclear and Fusion Energy Affairs Division

 

Letter to Mike Mauel, Chair for Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Committee - Bruno Coppi, Ignitor Program

 

Collection of Documents by the University Fusion Association - sent by David A. Maurer, University Fusion Association

 

Burning Plasma Physics and the U.S. Strategic Plan for Magnetic Fusion Energy - Dale Meade, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory [UPDATED 3/12/2018]

 

Letter to the Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Committee - Matthew Reinke, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 

Letter to the Academy of Sciences on Fusion Review - Walter L. Sadowski, (Ret.) Office of Fusion Energy Sciences, DOE

 

A New Tandem Mirror Concept with High Fusion Power Gain - T.C. Simonen and R.W. Moir, LLNL, Vallecitos Molten Salt Research

 

White Paper on Magnetic Fusion Program - Weston M. Stacey, Georgia Institute of Technology

 

Be Bold: An Alternative Plan for Fusion Research - G.A. Wurden, Los Alamos National Laboratory

 

Perspective on Magnetic Fusion Energy Directions from Early Career Fusion Scientists - Multiple Authors

  

ITER is a Showcase for the Drawbacks of Fusion Energy - Daniel Jaasby

 

Tritium Breeding Strategy for Advanced Fusion Power Plants - L.A. El-Guebaly

 

Reshaping the Fusion Radwaste Management Approach - L. El-Guebaly et al.

 

Letter to NAS - Bruno Coppi

 

Important Gaps in the ST and AT Programs - Roger Raman

 

Comments on the Interim Report - S.A. Cohen

 

White Paper on U.S. Domestic Tokamak Program - C.M. Greenfield, D.N. Hill, M.R. Wade

 

Accelerating Fusion Through Integrated Whole Device Modeling - Amitava Bhattacharjee et al.

 

Development of a Steady State Fusion Core: The Advanced Tokamak Path - R J Buttery et al., General Atomics, LLNL, ORNL, Oak Ridge Associated Universities

 

Pilot Plant: A Shortened Path to Fusion Power - Stephen Dean et. al, Fusion Power Associates, ORNL, MIT, Canadian Fusion Fuels Technology Project, Ebasco Services, Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy

 

Email on Need For 14 MeV Neutrons - Mohamed Abdou

 

Pre-FNSF Research and Development, C.E. Kessel, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

 

Accelerated Compact Fusion Development and Innovations Leveraging Spherical Tokamaks - Steven Sabbagh, Columbia University

 

A U.S. Strategic Plan for Timely Fusion Energy Development - M.R. Wade, General Atomics

 

MIT's Nuclear Cure-Alls - Daniel Jassby, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

 

The Fusion Nuclear Science Facility (FNSF) is a Critical Step Before Proceeding to Larger and Electricity Producing Fusion Plants - C.E. Kessel, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

  

Discussion Group 5 Summary of USMFRSD Workshop in Austin, TX (January 12, 2018) - D. Sutherland et. al

 

A Brief Historical Summary of Fusion Alternatives - Charles W. Hartman, Harry McLean, Uri Shumlak

 

Letter to the Committee - Hutch Neilson, Mickey Wade, Dave Maurer on behalf of the Magnetic Fusion Research Strategic Directions Activity

 

Why Fusion? - Robert J. Goldston, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

 

Follow-Up Polling of the Early Career Fusion Scientist Community in Response to NAS Panel Feedback - Chris Holland et al.

 

A Mid-Scale Quasihelically Symmetric Experiment Would Significantly Accelerate Fusion Development Through the Stellarator Line - D.T. Anderson et. al, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Producing Electricity in a Fusion Nuclear Science Facility or Similar - C.E. Kessel, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

 

Sustained High Performance Tokamak as the Leading Magnetic Fusion Path to Net Electricity Production - R.J. Buttery et al.

 

Delivering Key Technical Achievements, then DEMO - Working Group for Strategic Approach 2 for the 2017 U.S. Magnetic Fusion Research Strategic Directions Workshops

 

Use Present Physics and Technology Basis for DEMO - Working Group for Strategic Approach 1 for the 2017 U.S. Magnetic Fusion Research Strategic Directions Workshops

  

A Vision for Attaining and Exploring a Burning Plasma for Attractive Fusion Power - Dale Meade, Fusion Innovation Research and Energy