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The carousel "feed" on the upper right contains power transmission lines (violet) and a Z-pinch target (invisible because so tiny). When moved into place, tinsel-type ornaments (green) are blown into place. At the fusion flash, transmission lines and ornaments melt. The bottom of the chamber opens and a piston pushes out the melted material. Neutrons captured by the material will be used for tritium generation. Heat will be used to produce steam for turbine power generation. The next limb of the carousel slides into place and the process repeats.

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