Feb 10, 2012
Congratulations to Team Xiwang, (Cambrie Hickman, Rachel Fisher, Jessie Friedman and Timothy Graunke) on winning the Arizona Future City Competition! And a big Thank You to the team for running their city on aneutronic fuel, dubbed “HB Fuse”!
Apr 14, 2011
A big Thank You to Sascha Becher aka Stereotron for producing this stereoscopic 3D poster of the electrodes of the Dense Plasma Focus.
Please feel free to download and print copies of this poster for your pro-fusion events. Also, feel free to design more posters, collages, fine art, mixed media extravaganzas. As we did with Stereotron, we are happy to supply you with the full sized raw images for manipulation.
Feb 07, 2011
LPP worked together with the Focus Fusion Society to compile images from the experiment’s high-speed camera into an overall movie of what is happening when Focus Fusion-1 fires its capacitor bank.
Jan 14, 2011
Aneutronic means “no neutrons” - does this mean we want to eliminate neutrons?
Jan 02, 2011
This post breaks down the design of FoFu-1’s twelve spark gap switches, which release current from the twelve capacitors to the main electrodes. The switch plates and spark plugs are undergoing “ruggedization” to overcome the challenges discussed here.
Dec 24, 2010
Seasons greetings everyone! I’ve just uploaded a set of photos on FoFu-1’s design. This set is packed with explanations and information. Let me know if it gives you a sense of how the machine fits together.
Nov 29, 2010
It was a challenge to distill FFS into such a small space, but here it is! Check out the new Focus Fusion Society tri-fold (pdf file)
Feel free to print this out and use it to explain our organization to others.
Oct 28, 2010
Ever wonder how to explain Focus Fusion to someone? Ever find yourself starting with the device, and realizing you have to backtrack and explain a whole lot of other stuff first?
Here are some posters to help you with that.
Oct 11, 2010
Thank you to Derek Shannon for decorating the LPP lab walls with a schematic representation of proton boron fusion made from paper plates and mixed media. Now to get every school kid in America to do this sort of thing. A great way to explain aneutronic fusion!
Aug 14, 2010
With ambitious goals close on the horizon, now is a great time to get excited about the science that will stream out of FoFu-1’s experimental program like helium from its electrodes!
And if you have no idea what the previous sentence meant, this video is a great place to join the party! Check out one of the most exciting and near-term clean energy investigations on the planet as the FoFu-1 dense plasma focus unleashes its lightning against MGMT‘s “Electric Feel (Justice Remix)”. Then lend your support as science determines just how these whirling plasma filaments dance.
Aug 03, 2010
Thanks to Mark Nelson for completing this fabulous video!
Technical help: I’ve uploaded it to Youtube and embedded it here. The original video (.mov) is available here. Note some difference in the sound synch between the two vids. Is there any way I can correct that on Youtube? Also, how do I change the still image? I want to have the starburst as the placeholder. Let me know. And now, Enjoy: