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UC San Diego Center for Energy Research, LPPFusion to Collaborate on Fusion Energy Research

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For immediate release October 10, 2017 Contacts: LPPFusion: Eric J. Lerner 908-546-7654, eric@lppfusion.com UC San Diego Center for Energy Research: Dr. Farhat Beg (858) 822-1266, fbeg@eng.ucsd.edu   An energy source that is safe, clean, inexhaustible, cheaper than any available today and that can be delivered by small, decentralized units would change the world. Fossil fuel…

Beryllium Cathode Arrives

The long-awaited beryllium cathode arrived at LPPFusion’s Middlesex lab on August 18. Since the beryllium anodes have been in hand for some months, this completes the delivery of the electrodes that are needed for the next crucial step in the Focus Fusion experimental program. This will be the first time beryllium electrodes are used in…

New Video Ranks Top Fusion Project Results–Small Start-Up Leads Many Giants

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“The New Fusion Race” is available on YouTube and Vimeo.   LPP Fusion released on April 10, 2017 a new video series, “The New Fusion Race”, providing the first ranking of the world’s leading efforts to achieve fusion energy. The film compares objective measures of the results that various projects have achieved in the race…

LPPFusion Statement on US Immigration: We Support Freedom of Movement for ALL

LPPFusion joins with hundreds of high-tech firms and tens of millions of people in condemning President Trump’s Executive Order banning entry from seven nations. We support the inalienable right of freedom of movement for all.   Eighty percent of LPPFusion’s team are immigrants, born outside of the United States. We are part of the great…

FF-1 Moves Toward “Goldilocks” Bake-Out

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LPPF Research Physicist Dr. Syed Hassan and Chief Scientist Eric J. Lerner continue to prepare FF-1 for the next set of experiments, which aim to rid the device of oxygen that has caused continued high impurity levels. A key step to doing this is a “bake-out” that heats the vacuum chamber and electrodes to drive…

LPPFusion and Focus Fusion Society Announce New Fundraising Drives

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The purchase of the beryllium was made possible by money that LPPFusion raised in an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign in 2014. However, Focus Fusion still needs contributions. The Focus Fusion Society, in cooperation with LPPFusion, Inc. is making a set of new videos explaining the physics behind Focus Fusion. Everyone can help fund these videos (and…

Beryllium Arrives for New Electrodes

Two cylinders of nearly pure beryllium metal were delivered to LPPFusion’s Middlesex, NJ lab on January 14. The cylinders, weighing together 35 kg, are to be machined over the next five months into two anodes and a cathode for experiments in the second half of 2016. They were fabricated from 97.8% pure beryllium at the…

Fusion Innovation Act of 2015 Introduced into U.S. House of Representatives

A bill has been introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives to fund a range of fusion concepts that have “the potential to demonstrate net energy production not later than 7 years” after the start of the program. The bill The Fusion Innovation Act of 2015, sponsored by Rep. Alan Grayson (Dem, FL), is the…