In the release, San Diego-based General Atomics (GA) – a leading nuclear research company that manages the DIII-D fusion reactor and was recently featured at Top Fuel in Boise, Idaho – praises Secretary Moniz and the Board’s call for more funding to advance efforts in the nuclear energy space.
Two GA researchers have been recognized for their significant contributions to advancing the scientific quest for fusion, Joe Kilkenny and Michael Van Zeeland. They will receive their awards in Washington, D.C.
A stainless steel ball is supported by a thin sheet of plastic about 200 atoms thick. The plastic sheet was produced using a technology known as Polyelectrolyte Enabled Liftoff (PEEL), which was developed by LLNL researchers and General Atomics.
Christina A. Back, General Atomics’ Vice President, Nuclear Technologies and Materials Division, discusses the future of nuclear energy on the Neal Larson radio show.
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Audio recording of Christina Back on the Neal Larson radio show