Will any fusion reactor demonstrate >2:1 energy efficiency by the end of 2023?
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Measured as the ratio of energy put into the fuel to energy released from fusion. For example, the Lawrence Livermore labs experiment released 2.5 MJ of energy from an input of 2.1 MJ, which gives an efficiency of 1.19:1.



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Significant part:

  • NIF is currently upgrading its lasers to 2.2 megajoules

  • Computer simulations suggest that the output energy could potentially range to as high as seven megajoules.