Laser fusion experiment extracts net energy from fuel

@article{Ball2014LaserFE,
  title={Laser fusion experiment extracts net energy from fuel},
  author={Philip Ball},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2014}
}
  • P. Ball
  • Published 12 February 2014
  • Materials Science
  • Nature
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