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Laser Fusion With a Fast Twist

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Science  28 Feb 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5304, pp. 1254
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5304.1254

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TOKYO—A new technique to ensure a rapid thermonuclear “burn” in a fuel pellet—which has important implications for the U.S. National Ignition Facility—will get a thorough test this year at new facilities in Osaka, Japan, and Livermore, California.