Possibilities of Nuclear Fusion Based on the Functionality of Superconductors

Siming Fu


This article will explain the possibilities of nuclear fusion based on the functionality of superconductors. It discusses the world energy demand as a whole and compares other energy sources with nuclear fusion power. It then introduces the superconductor by explaining the conductivity first and then how superconductors work. Next, it discusses the feasible application of superconductors in fusion reactors, as well as the future and challenges surrounding the topic.


Nuclear Fusion; Plasma; Magnetic Confinement; Superconductor; Electrons; BCS Theory; Cooper Pair

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/esta.v9i4.264


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