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TAE has spent over 20 years working to develop and distribute the cleanest, most sustainable energy source of all time. Our unique approach combines plasma physics and accelerator physics for a brand new pathway to fusion power. Read about our top breakthroughs, and browse the entire research library for over 350 posters and papers published in the world’s leading peer-reviewed journals.

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December 2016 | L. Schmitz | Nature Communications | Paper

An economic magnetic fusion reactor favours a high ratio of plasma kinetic pressure to magnetic pressure in a well-confined, hot plasma with low thermal losses across the confining magnetic field.

May 2015 | M. Binderbauer | Physics of Plasmas | Paper

Conventional field-reversed configurations (FRCs), high-beta, prolate compact toroids embedded in poloidal magnetic fields, face notable stability and confinement concerns.

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October 2021 | S.A. Dettrick | Nuclear Fusion | Paper

The advanced beam-driven FRC is a field reversed configuration (FRC) with the addition of neutral beam (NB) injection, electrode biasing, and magnetic expander divertors.

August 2021 | M. Griswold | OS2021 | Presentation

Original array of diagnostics on C-2W’s divertor electrodes
demonstrated the functionality of C-2W’s expander divertors:
• Measured Ambipolar Potential of 4-5 Te
• Small Debye Sheath of ~1 Te

August 2021 | T. Roche | OS2021 | Presentation

TAE has developed the world’s premier FRC machine
• The C-2W Project has accomplished its goals:
• Steady state operation for > 30 ms
• Plasma parameter ramp up via NB heating and current drive …

May 2021 | J. B. Titus | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper

The C-2W experiment produces advanced beam-driven field FRC plasmas, which are sustained in steady state utilizing variable energy neutral beams, advanced divertors, end bias electrodes, and an active plasma
control system.

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