Chemistry Nexus

by WebElements: the periodic table on the web

The media cover a story that scientists at the German Max Planck Institute produced a helium plasma contained for about a tenth of a second but at about 1000000 K. The next step at the Wendelstein 7-X (a stellarator fusion reactor) is to increase the stability of the plasma, to improve the heating method, and to increase the plasma temperature.

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December 20th, 2015

Posted In: Nuclear chemistry

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