Dense plasma focus (DPF) is potential candidate for various technological applications.
Mandrekas, "Particle beams generated by a 6-12.5 kJ dense plasma focus," Nuclear Fusion, vol.
These proceedings of the March 2001 symposium include the full text of the opening remarks that contain a call for an "intellectual committee" to develop a fusion machine that reaches "breakeven." In the meantime, contributors of these 61 papers and other materials describe international cooperation and overall progress in fusion research, results of plasma-focus experiments and dense plasma focus
, numerical simulations and burning plasma concepts, antimatter-initiated microfission/fusion, studies of fast particles using pellet charge exchange diagnostics, plans for the National Ignition Facility, physics results and prospects of the National Spherical Torus Experiment, fusion at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Z-pinch experiments, laser fusion in China, and fast ignition.