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you may know of the “Farnsworth/Hirsch fusor” which used inertial electrostatic confinement to achieve fusion. A long time ago I thought perhaps in contrast to the fusor(though I didn't know about it at the time)you could simply create a sphere with an enormous positive charge containing and compressing the positive hydrogen ions that were heated by microwaves to achieve the temprature's and pressures needed for fusion without needing the bulky expensive tokomaks. Note, all electrons have been removed from the hydrogen gas before entry into the sphere, this is a positively charged plasma. Is this a valid method for fusion? I for the life of me can't figure out why my method isn't used instead of the tokamaks
Re: Can electric fields achieve greater than breakeven fusion efficiency
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