fuel pellet

fuel pellet

[′fyül ‚pel·ət]
(nucleonics)
A small pellet of frozen deuterium and tritium that would be used as fuel in a laser-induced fusion power plant.
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One uranium fuel pellet creates as much energy as one ton of coal or 17,000 cubic feet of natural gas.
this material to Biomass fuel pellet manufacturers - often at very low
Magnetic confinement fusion uses magnetic fields to trap the fuel in a magnetic 'bottle,' and inertial confinement fusion heats the surface of the fuel pellet until it blows off in a way that causes the remaining pellet to implode.
New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo accused Ceglia, the plaintiff, in 2009 of taking more than $200,000 from customers of his wood fuel pellet company and then failing to deliver any products or refunds.
It is also looking at biomass fuel pellet production and chipboard manufacture.
A Toronto-based peat fuel pellet producer thinks he can provide a green source of power to mining companies currently operating off the grid in the Ring of Fire.
One nuclear fuel pellet about two centimetres long produces the same amount of electricity as one and a half tonnes of coal.
One nuclear fuel pellet which is about 2cm long, can produce the same amount of electricity as 1.
forester, who said a recovery facility could convert waste paper into a fuel pellet that could be used in G-P's giant boilers along with its own wood waste.
Most of the near-term growth is predicted in wood fuel pellet markets worldwide.
Glenzer and colleagues used the world's largest laser array-the Livermore lab's National Ignition Facility-to heat a BB-size fuel pellet to millions of degrees Fahrenheit.