China Fusion Engineering Test Reactor

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The China Fusion Engineering Test Reactor (CFETR) is a proposed tokamak nuclear fusion reactor in China.[1] CFETR construction is planned for the 2020s as a demonstration of the feasibility of large scale fusion power generation.[2]

The project would include two phases of operation. The first phase aims to demonstrate steady-state operation and tritium breeding. The second phase would include an update of the system to obtain fusion power production of 1 GW or 1000 MW (compared to ITER's 500 MW) and a fusion gain higher than 12, with tritium self-sufficiency.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Liu, Xiaogang; Wang, Zhaoliang; Ren, Yong; Li, Junjun; Yin, Dapeng; Li, Lei; Gao, Xiang; Wu, Yu (1 January 2018). "Mechanical performance evaluation of the CFETR central solenoid model coil design". Nuclear Fusion. 58 (1): 016035. doi:10.1088/1741-4326/aa9866.
  2. ^ Li, Jiangang (May 11–14, 2015). "Closing gaps to CFETR Readiness" (PDF). IAEA TCM 3rd DEMO workshop, Hefei, China: Institute of Plasma Physics, CAS. Retrieved 30 May 2018.CS1 maint: Date format (link)