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On the brink of a new era in nuclear fusion R&D

Increasing public and private investment, experimental and technological breakthroughs, and a growing number of demonstration plants and testing facilities under development could bring fusion technology to the delivery era by mid-century. Global cooperation and effective regulation are vital in accelerating progress.

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Fig. 1: The number of fusion devices with varying sources of funding and at different stages.

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Barbarino, M. On the brink of a new era in nuclear fusion R&D. Nat Rev Phys 4, 2–4 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s42254-021-00412-4

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