FusEdWeb: Fusion Energy Education

Glossary of Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy Research

Search         Submit an Entry

Browse Entries: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

See also the Plasma Dictionary.


   
  Term: Ablation Pellet
  Definition: Fusion reactors and other plasma devices can be fueled by injecting small solid pellets at high velocities. The pellet is ablated by contact with the hot plasma, and the material of the pellet then fuels the plasma.


Previous Next