Definition of Lawson criterion

1. Noun. (physics) a necessary, but not sufficient condition for the achievement of sustained release of energy from a nuclear fusion reactor; that the heating effect of the reaction should exceed the losses ¹



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Medical Definition of Lawson criterion

1. Scientific breakeven criterion based on the product of energy confinement time and particle density. Together with plasma temperature, the Lawson value of a plasma indicates how close it is to self-sustained (ignited) fusion. See: ignition. (09 Oct 1997)

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