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Latest Research and Reviews

  • Research |

    Climate change will affect future water availability and temperature and hence thermoelectric power generation, which uses water for cooling. This study explores future usable capacity for existing thermoelectric power under different scenarios, including US state-level environmental regulations.

    • Lu Liu
    • , Mohamad Hejazi
    • , Hongyi Li
    • , Barton Forman
    •  & Xiao Zhang
    Nature Energy 2, 17109
  • Reviews |

    Following on from ITER, a fusion demonstration reactor will be needed to showcase the commercial viability of fusion energy. To guide preliminary design considerations, this Review explores safety gaps that must be filled between current fission reactors, ITER and future fusion reactors.

    • Y. Wu
    • , Z. Chen
    • , L. Hu
    • , M. Jin
    • , Y. Li
    • , J. Jiang
    • , J. Yu
    • , C. Alejaldre
    • , E. Stevens
    • , K. Kim
    • , D. Maisonnier
    • , A. Kalashnikov
    • , K. Tobita
    • , D. Jackson
    •  & D. Perrault
    Nature Energy 1, 16154