PROTO (fusion reactor)

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PROTO is a proposed nuclear fusion reactor to be implemented not before 2050, a successor to the ITER and DEMO projects. It is part of the European Commission long-term strategy for research of fusion energy. PROTO would act as a prototype power station, taking in any technology refinements from earlier projects, and demonstrating electricity generation on a commercial basis. It may or may not be a second part of DEMO/PROTO experiment.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The roadmap to magnetic confinement fusion, Damian Hampshire
  2. ^ Beyond ITER. (PDF). 18 August 2008.
  3. ^ Fusion Illusions. Michael Dittmar, Nuclear Monitor Issue: #698, Number:5997. 27 November 2009.