electron-beam fusion

electron-beam fusion

[i′lek‚trän ‚bēm ′fyü·zhən]
(nucleonics)
The use of intense beams of electrons to implode small pellets of deuterium and tritium so that they reach the temperature and density required for initiating a fusion reaction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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