Jun 22, 2024

China reveals fusion tech breakthrough

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A commercial ‘artificial sun’ has achieved its first plasma discharge, the developer says © Getty Images / mesh cube.

The Chinese privately run fusion company Energy Singularity has built the world’s first fully high-temperature superconducting tokamak, and used it to produce plasma, state media outlets have reported, citing the firm.

The creation of the device, dubbed HH70 and located in Shanghai, is seen as a major step in the development of fusion technology to potentially generate clean energy.

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