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A promising advance in nuclear fusion

Experiments conducted at the US National Ignition Facility have cleared a hurdle on the road to nuclear fusion in the laboratory, encouraging fusion scientists around the world. See Letter p.343

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Figure 1: Deuterium–tritium fusion reaction.

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Herrmann, M. A promising advance in nuclear fusion. Nature 506, 302–303 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13057

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