atomic fusion


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atomic fusion

[ə′täm·ik ′fyü·zhən]
(nuclear physics)
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No mention was made (by him) of desalination, using renewable energy sources (wind and solar, just to mention two), or atomic fusion to produce drinking-quality water.
Things that the readers were told not to expect, in the next year, included manned rockets to the moon, practical atomic fusion, and drugs that would cure cancer.
Japanese and British scientists have succeeded in more efficiently realizing atomic fusion with a 100 trillion watt ultra-intense laser, using only half the energy needed in the conventional approach, according to a study to be published Thursday in Nature, a British weekly science journal.