25 Mar '12, 2am
Record Breaking Laser Pulse: The Future of Fusion Power? | Solar
Imagine the huge quantity of power that the whole of United States uses at any point of time. Now, multiply this expansive figure by one thousand, and you get the utterly gargantuan scope of the astronomical power generated by world’s most powerful laser, in its record shattering pulse. Well, according to National Ignition Facility , this boisterous system consisting of 192 ultraviolet lasers, produced an equivalent of a whopping 411 trillion watts of peak power for around 23 billionths of a second.