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Scientific papers and seminars from HB11 Energy and our collaborators

Scientific Papers

2024

Physics of Plasma: From KMS Fusion to HB11 Energy and Xcimer Energy, a personal 50 year IFE perspective

A historical perspective of the evolution of the private laser fusion industry by Prof. Tom Mehlhorn
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2023

Laser and Particles Beams Special Issue – Advances in the Study of Laser-Driven Proton-Boron Fusion

Editorial by D. Batani, D. Margarone, F. Belloni
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2022

Laser and Particle Beams Special Issue – Advances In the Study of Laser-Driven Proton-Boron Fusion

Path to Increasing p-B11 Reactivity via ps and ns Lasers
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Laser and Particle Beams: Modeling of High-Energy Particles and Radiation Production for Multi Petawatt Laser Facilities

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Laser and Particle Beams Special Issue – Advances In the Study of Laser-Driven Proton-Boron Fusion

Multiplication Processes in High-Density H-11B Fusion Fuel
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Laser and Particle Beams Special Issue – Advances In the Study of Laser-Driven Proton-Boron Fusion:

Analysis of the p-11B Fusion Scenario with Compensation of the Transfer of Kinetic Energy of Protons and Alpha Particles to the Gas Medium by the Electric Field
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Laser and Particle Beams Special Issue – Advances In the Study of Laser-Driven Proton-Boron Fusion: Particles Detection System with CR-39 Based on Deep Learning

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White Paper – The Case for Petawatt Laser Research Infrastructure in Australia

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Applied Sciences: In-Target Proton–Boron Nuclear Fusion Using a PW-Class Laser

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2021

IEEE Pulsed Power Conference & Symposium on Fusion Engineering (PPC/SOFE) NPSS: Study of Proton-Boron Fusion Burn Driven by Short Pulse Lasers

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Optical Engineering: Green energy generation via optical laser pressure initiated nonthermal nuclear fusion paper

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2020

High Density Physics: Pressure of picosecond CPA laser pulses substitute ultrahigh thermal pressures to ignite fusion

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HB11 Energy 2020 January, GSI Workshop: About Thermal and Non-thermal Ignition of Nuclear Fusion Reactions

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2019

HB11 Energy 2019 September, IFSA Conference and ANA Meeting: Pressure of picosecond CPA laser pulses substitute ultrahigh thermal pressures to ignite environmentally clean hydrogen boron fusion

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HB11 Energy 2019 July: First dominating non-thermal pressures by CPA-laser pulses in contrast to billion degree thermal pressures for fusion

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HB11 Energy 2019 May: Environmentally Clean Energy from Laser Boron Fusion using CPA pulses

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HB11 Energy 2019 May, ICMRE Conference: Reducing problem of very high temperatures to ignite fusion by using non-thermal pressures of extreme CPA-laser pulses

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HB11 Energy April 2019: Non-thermal pressures by ultra-extreme CPA-laser pulses generating environmentally clean fusion energy for abundant electricity

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HB11 Energy 2019 February, GSI Report: CPA-Laser Pulses for Non-Thermal Initiation of Laser-Boron-Fusion

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2018

HB11 Energy 2018 November, American Nuclear Society: Extreme CPA-Laser Pulses for Environmentally Clean Laser Boron Fusion

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HB11 Energy 2018 October, IAEA Fusion Energy Conference: H-11B Fusion Reaction with Extreme Laser Pulses for Non-LTE Ignition

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HB11 Energy 2018 October: Physics Nobel Prize 2018 supports fight against Climatic Catastrophe

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HB11 Energy 2018 July: Crucial Non-Thermal Ignition for Gaining Electrical Energy from Laser Boron Fusion

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HB11 Energy 2018 February: Summary of scientific developments on Laser Boron Fusion

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2015

HB11 Energy 2015 July, Cambridge University: Fusion-energy-using-avalanche-increased-boron-reactions-for-block-ignition-by-ultrahigh-power-picosecond-laser-pulses

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Videos

Seminar Series

Our Seminar Series covers scientific discussions among industry experts who are developing Laser Boron Fusion for the energy transition. Outcomes from some of these seminars will be published in academic journals.

18
April
2024

Richard Magee, Sr Director of Physics R&D, TAE Technologies, USA: Measurements of p11B alphas in a magnetically confined plasma

This is part of the Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applicatiOns).

Zoom Meeting

28
March
2024

Prof. Lorenzo Manti, Physics Department, University of Naples, Italy: The proton-boron fusion reaction as a means to improve protontherapy effectiveness: radiobiological rationale, current status and future developments

This is the 14th of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applicatiOns).

29
February
2024

Dr. Fabio Belloni, School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications, UNSW Sydney, Australia: The physics basis of proton-boron fusion

This is the 13th of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applicatiOns).

15
February
2024

Dr. Marcia Regina Dias Rodrigues, Institute of Physics, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil & Cyclotron Institute, Texas A&M University: Radioisotopes production using lasers: from basic science to applications

This is the 12th of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applicatiOns).

Zoom Meeting

25
January
2024

Dr. Yueng-Kay Martin Peng, ENN Energy Research Institute, China: Spherical Torus p-11B Fusion Plasma Physics Challenges and Opportunities

This is the 11th of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applicatiOns).

11
January
2024

Prof. Paata J. Kervalishvili, Georgian Technical University, Georgia: Isotope Effects in Condensed Matter: Some Applications

This is the 10th of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applicatiOns).

22
June
2023

Paul Moroz, WA Peritonectomy Service & Curtin University, Australia: Treatment of Liver Cancer Based on Nuclear Hyperthermia

This is the 9th of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applicatiOns).

26
May
2023

Fabrizio Consoli, ENEA, Italy: Laser-Initiated 11B(p,α)2α fusion reactions in petawatt high-repetition-rates laser facilities

This is the 8th of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applicatiOns).

18
May
2023

Dieter H.H. Hoffmann, Dept. of Laser and Particle Beams, Xi ‘An Jiatong University, China: Recent Results on Proton-11Boron Reaction obtained in Accelerator and Laser-Plasma Experiments

This is the 7th of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applications).

04
May
2023

Martina Salvadori,Intense Laser Irradiation Laboratory, National Institute of Options, Italy: Advanced Time-Of-Flight schemes for ion spectrometry in laser-driven experiments

This is the 6th of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applications).

31
March
2023

Pablo Cirrone, INFN – Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy: Studies on Proton Boron Fusion Reactions and applications at INFN-LNS

This is the fifth of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applications).
17
March
2023

Daniel Molloy, Queen’s University Belfast: In-target Proton-Boron fusion driven using the multi-TW TARANIS Laser System

This is the fourth of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applications).
02
March
2023

Alessandro Tentori, CEA, France: Development of Monte Carlo codes “adapted” for laser-matter experiments

16
February
2023

Hartmut Ruhl, Marvel Fusion: Short pulse volume ignition

This is the third of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applications).

02
February
2023

Edmund Turcu, CLF RAL, UK: New Hydrogen Rich materials for Micro-structured Laser-Targets for Alpha Sources generated by Proton-Boron Fusion

This is the second of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applications).

19
January
2023

Alex Robinson, CLF RAL, UK: Intense laser-generated ion beams propagating in plasmas

This is the first of the Energy Seminar Series on Hydrogen-Boron Fusion, organized by HB11 Energy and by the COST Action PROBONO (PROton BOron Nuclear fusion: from energy production to medical applications).

19
May
2022

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Dr Qiran Cai, Dr Srikanth Mateti, Deakin University: Boron nanomaterials and their applications

Zoom Meeting
24
March
2022

Maria Gatu Johnson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Exploring Stellar Nucleosynthesis and Basic Nuclear Science using High Energy Density plasmas at OMEGA and the NIF

01
March
2022

Antonino Picciotto, Micro Nano Facility, Sensors and Devices Centre, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy: Advanced targets for laser driven particle acceleration and nuclear fusion applications

17
February
2022

Mike Campbell, University of Rochester: Perspectives on IFE and a development pathway

10
February
2022

Dong Wu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Effects of the state of boron on the laser-driven proton-boron fusion reaction

13
January
2022

Fabrizio Consoli, ENEA Research Centre, Frascati: Diagnostics of proton-boron fusion reactions initiated by laser-matter interaction

Zoom meeting

09
December
2021

Yu. K. Kurilenkov: Proton-boron fusion in a compact scheme of plasma oscillatory confinement

02
December
2021

Jonathan Peebles, University of Rochester: Creating, measuring and utilizing strong magnetic fields

18
November
2021

Noaz Nissim: A discussion on avalanche and stopping power mechanisms in PB11 fusion for power production

04
November
2021

Daniele Margarone: Generation of alpha-particle beams at 1 kHz through proton-boron fusion

14
October
2021

Yongtao Zhao: Results on proton boron fusion at Xi’an JiaoTong University

30
September
2021

M.L. Shmatov, Ioffe Institute: Analysis of some assumptions about the high potential importance of avalance proton-boron11 fusion reactions

23
September
2021

Fabio Belloni: Multiplication effects in high-density H-11B fusion fuel

29
July
2021

Dieter Hofmann: Energy from nuclear fusion and the p11B Project

22
July
2021

Paraskevas Lalousis: Multi-fluid plasma physics and the effect of the magnetic field on mass separation of ions in HB11 fusion

08
July
2021

Prof. Heinrich Hora, University of New South Wales: Non-thermal ignition of controlled fusion

Zoom meeting

01
July
2021

Stavros Moustaiz, Technical University of Crete: Numerical investigations on alpha heating effects for fusion Ignition process in Hydrogen–Boron plasma

Zoom meeting
24
June
2021

Tom Mehlhorn: Increasing p-B11 reactivity via PS and NS lasers – modeling, diagnostics, and validation

Zoom meeting
10
June
2021

Philippe Nicolai, University of Bordeaux: Energetic α-particle sources produced by high energy, high intensity laser beams

Zoom meeting
27
May
2021

Lance Labun: University of Texas: Addressing uncertainties in predicting the p-11B fusion yield

Zoom meeting