The Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Laboratory has made history by achieving ignition in a nuclear fusion reactor, marking a crucial milestone in the pursuit of clean energy

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Our company, Chemical Safety Software, is pleased to share that one of our clients, the Department of Energy (DoE), has made a significant achievement in the field of energy production. More specifically, the US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced nuclear fusion reactor at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has achieved ignition for the first time, producing more energy than the input required to start the reaction. Nuclear fusion is a potential source of limitless, clean energy. The successful ignition of the fuel, made up of deuterium and tritium inside a diamond capsule, was achieved by focusing 192 high-energy lasers on the capsule, simulating the conditions inside a star. However, the technology has a long way to go before it becomes a commercial reality, with several scientific, technical and financial hurdles remaining.


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