Wednesday , March 29 2023

The Chinese created the "artificial sun" and heated it to a hardly imaginary temperature


This means that the device known as the "Artificial Sun" generated informally 6 times more heat than the core of the Sun, which bursts at only 15 million Kelvin temperatures.

The dream of scientists of nuclear physics – making a controlled thermonuclear reaction and creating an endless source of energy – took a step forward. There may be no recordings at higher temperatures – current indicators are enough to start trying to connect the hydrogen nuclei and trigger a chain reaction. Specifically, this is the minimum figure calculated, and now, beyond this limit, you can start the boldest experiments.

The device used a power of more than 10 MW, and when researchers optimized theoretical calculation and simulation of different heating techniques and advanced plasma control, plasma energy increased to 300 kJ. Electron plasma temperature has increased by more than 100 million degrees.

Dozens of factors limit the reappearance of the thermonuclear reaction in the solar nucleus on Earth. Because we can not restore all the conditions inside the star, we have to look for other ways. Tokamak is designed to reduce the largest plasma-controlled energy of magnetic fields, much higher than in the Sun. Only in such conditions here, on Earth, a self-controlled thermonuclear reaction can be activated.

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