EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 59, 2013IFSA 2011 – Seventh International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||I. Keynotes Addresses, General Plenary Papers and Edward Teller Medal Lectures|
|Published online||15 November 2013|
Power photonics for Green Earth –strategic approach to the better life–
Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, The Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries
Published online: 15 November 2013
We have investigated the pathway to realize Laser Inertial Fusion Energy (LIFE) as the primary energy for society, which is vital for the Green Earth (environmentally sustainable economic growth and prosperity for all mankind). The next step toward the fusion power plant is the engineering development of the elements and the integrated system of the LIFE. An integrated system development will open new applications to sciences and industries in many fields such as high energy density physics, advanced manufacturing, nuclear material processing, space, and medical engineerings, with the deployment of high rep-rate, high-average and peak power lasers.
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