The fourth of eight goals is to increase the charging potential on the machine, by 5 kV steps, up to the full capacity of 45 kV and in the process achieve a peak current of about 2 million amps with deuterium.
Increasing the current (by increasing the voltage is where a lot of performance improvement is expected.
Scaling with increased current, I^5 scaling to 1.4 MA (55 times more power)
Optimization of axial magnetic field (3 times more power)
Scaling with increased current, I^4 scaling from 1.4 MA to 2.8 MA (16 times more power)
So far LPP has been achieving much faster scaling, almost I^7.
Changing the fuel to pB11 should enable an increase of 160 times (higher reaction rate at 600 keV, more energy per reaction, and more compression)
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