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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 (in place of Charles Greenfield)

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Public Input

 

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

 

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 Mead, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

 

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