Europe’s largest laser research capability, the Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI ERIC), this week declared their commitment to the mission of laser fusion at a dedicated two-day workshop in Prague. This development came only days ahead of an announcement by the White House concerning an initiative to co-ordinate fusion energy commercialisation internationally. It’s expected this announcement…
CLEAN, SAFE, RELIABLE AND UNLIMITED ENERGY
HB11 Energy is developing Laser Hydrogen Boron-11 fusion to provide a new source of unlimited, clean, safe and reliable energy. Our mission is to generate electricity using laser-ignited non-thermal fusion.
“Since the discovery of lasers in 1960, the pursuit of Hydrogen Boron-11 fusion has been my dream. Despite much skepticism over 60 years of research, this dream has come true at a time when its potential as a new source of unlimited, clean, safe and reliable energy is needed more than ever.”
– Professor Heinrich Hora
Theoretical Physicist and Founder of HB11 Energy
The global energy crisis is real, ongoing and in fact, it’s getting worse. It’s primary cause is our reliance on non-renewable sources, which in turn produce carbon emissions that have created climate change. But even renewables like wind and solar have limitations in terms of the very large-scale and long term energy storage they require. The solution is Fusion Energy.
HB11 Energy aims to create a new source of clean, safe and reliable energy using laser technology to fuse hydrogen and boron-11. Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, while boron-11 comprises some 80% of all boron found in nature, is readily available and is a stable, non-radioactive isotope.
Unlike other nuclear and fossil-fuel burning plants, our energy generating process does not require large plants with steam turbines and does not generate any dangerous radioactive waste. There’s no risk of a reactor meltdown and the energy generated can be directed straight to the grid.
HB11 is the future of clean energy. We’re creating the possibility of a world powered by clean, safe and unlimited electricity, generated by small reactors that use abundant fuels and do not create any harmful waste.
no radioactive waste
NO RISK OF REACTOR MELT-DOWN
FUEL IS UNLIMITED AND SAfe
LOW INFRASTRUCTURE COSTS
- Electricity generated directly – Steam turbines not required
- Not intermittent – reducing the need for very expensive electricity storage infrastructure required for solar and wind energy
- Scalable – Ideally suited for both grid integration and remote power generation
- Lack of radioactive materials – will open new market opportunities not possible with fission-based nuclear plants or DT fusion reactor concepts
LASER FUSION OF HYDROGEN AND BORON-11
‘Turning laser leadership into fusion power’ – HB11 Energy contributes to Australia’s CAPABILITY PAPERS
Ultra-High-Power Lasers (UHPL) are the lynchpin of a rapidly emerging industry, the impact of which will span clean fusion energy, advanced manufacturing and defence capability, currently in high demand. UHPL were also a focal point at the Official Launch of ‘The Capability Papers’ at Old Parliament House in Canberra last week at which an industry…
A high-power laser industry in Australia has focused the attention of our highest performing students… and with good reason! The career prospects are immense with the pace of development of the ultra-high power laser industry outpacing Moore’s Law. Australia should be proud of its past contributions in this field. Australian Alexander Prokhorov was jointly awarded…
PROFESSOR HEINRICH HORA,Dr.rer.nat., D.Sc., FAIP, FInstP(London), FRSN
DR. WARREN MCKENZIE, Ph.D.
DR. ADI PATTERSON
General Manager Commercial
General Manager Operations
PROF. DIMITRI BATANI
DR. SERGEY PIKUZ
Experimental/ R&D Team Lead (Australia)
HB11 Energy has appointed a Scientific Advisory Board consisting of the few experts in the field of Laser Fusion. As heads of internationally significant research facilities, they have been crucial to designing the next-stage POC protocol.
HB11 Energy has recently appointed Professor Dimitri Batani as Lead Scientist, responsible for the scientific strategy intended to get HB11 to Net Energy Gain. The HB11 Energy Research Team is joined by collaborators from Australia, USA, Europe and Asia.
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