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Fusion basics

An introduction to nuclear fusion power, explaining plasma confinement and the use of tokamaks. From JET – Europe's largest nuclear fusion research facility.

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Fusion Energy Educational Website

Uses text and colour images to explain the nuclear fusion process in stars and the current research into achieving controlled nuclear fusion.

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The Nuclear Fusion Arms Race Is Underway

A look at the companies vying to be the first to create commercially viable power from nuclear fusion.

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF)

This site explains the science of laser driven nuclear fusion and explains how NIF's fundamental role in ongoing efforts to achieve self-sustaining nuclear fusion and energy gain in the laboratory.

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What is the difference between nuclear fusion and cold fusion?

This is a clear explanation of cold fusion from physlink's Ask Experts page.

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Visit Explaining nuclear fusion: is it the way forward for cheap energy?

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What is fusion?

Nuclear fusion energy explained simply, with lots of extra resources for students and teachers.

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EFDA Jet

The European Fusion Development Agency site with detailed information about nuclear fusion in general and the JET project in particular

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Tokamaks: the future of nuclear power

A short description of the tokamak nuclear fusion reactors.

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Fission and Fusion

Part of a nuclear reactor tour, this site gives a simplified explanation of nuclear energy.

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