Professor Dimitri Batani (University of Bordeaux and CELIA, France; Plasma Physics Group, University of Milano; Ph.D. in Physics University of Pisa, 1990) has been appointed as Lead Scientist for HB11 Energy. Prof. Batani has always been focused on the physics of laser-produced plasmas and has been involved in many of the early demonstrations of non-thermal fusion with lasers. As Lead Scientist for HB11 Energy, he is now responsible for the scientific strategy intended to get HB11 to Net Energy Gain. This involves submitting experimental proposals to laser facilities to receive allocated ‘laser… Read More
Managing Director, Dr Warren McKenzie accepted an invitation for HB11 Energy to be recognised as among Australia’s Top young ‘deeptech’ companies showcased at Tech23 2021. Invitations were extended only to companies deemed to have “the potential to create new industries, smarter solutions and a better world”. Now in its 13th year, Tech23 is a national forum that takes pride in signposting the capabilities of Australia’s game-changers and sparking valuable and timely connections. It was held this year in Sydney on December 15 at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf. Selected to be one of… Read More
Following a very popular seminar series run by HB11 Energy, a special ‘Laser and Particle Beams’ Issue on one of the world’s largest fully open access journal publishers has been initiated and a ‘Call for Papers’ relevant to the topic: ‘Advances in the Study of Laser-Driven Proton-Boron Fusion’. Submission deadline is 18 March 2022 and Publication Date is July 2022.
‘GREEN ENERGY GENERATION VIA OPTICAL LASER PRESSURE INITIATED NONTHERMAL NUCLEAR FUSION’ PAPER Two Australian scientists collaborating with HB11 Energy have just had a paper published in Optical Engineering – a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research, development and uses of optical science and engineering. Good friends and rock climbing enthusiasts, Francois Ladouceur (UNSW) and Alex Fuerbach (Macquarie University) co-authored the ‘Green energy generation via optical laser pressure initiated nonthermal nuclear fusion’ paper with HB11 Energy’s Prof. Heinrich Hora and Dr Warren McKenzie, who are also affiliated with UNSW Sydney. The paper explains… Read More
Presented by the Federal Association of German Start-ups (Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V.) in co-operation with PwC, Lukasz received a special award in honour of his unique career as an entrepreneur and his major contribution to the German start-up ecosystem. Lukasz has contributed greatly to the German entrepreneurial community, not only founding his own extremely successful start-ups (including Spreadshirt, StudiVZ and Delivery Hero), but also supporting other new businesses. “To receive the ‘Start-up Verband Sonderpreis’( Start-up Association Special Award) is a big honor for me”, said Lukasz. For those of you who speak… Read More
Dr. Warren McKenzie, Managing Director of HB11 Energy is a finalist in 2020 Sydney Young Entrepreneur Awards conducted by Business News Australia. UNSW School of Materials Science and Engineering says, “Warren has been incredibly productive helping found 4 companies: Advanced Alloy Holdings, UniLab, Indee Labs and his latest venture HB11 Energy which is leading an international R&D effort towards the first fusion electric power generator using a new approach, the laser interactions of hydrogen and boron.”