Fusion Around the World
Climate Commissioner says the giant ITER project has made important managerial ‘turnarounds’, after the European Parliament refused to sign off the 2015 accounts earlier this year
To determine the precise date of ITER's First Plasma, hundreds of engineers, technicians and schedulers worked for nearly 18 months to reconcile the latest information from manufacturers in over twenty countries with construction progress on site.
A team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST claims to have made yet another step towards finding a solution to one of the critical but unsolved fusion plasma physics problems.
Europe is one of the ITER parties with a big stake in the field of cryogenics of the biggest fusion machine in history.
On Thursday 8 September, when the last of the coconuts had been broken and shared between all participants, the first welding operations for the ITER cryostat could get off to a start.
Dr. Cherry Murray, Director of the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, visited the Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) on September 8.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) physicist Tammy Ma has won the American Physical Society (link is external)'s (APS) 2016 Thomas H. Stix Award for Outstanding Early Career Contributions to Plasma Physics Research.
Inside of a purpose-built facility at General Atomics in California (US), ten customized workstations for central solenoid fabrication—from winding through to final testing—have been built and are undergoing commissioning with a dummy coil.
JET is equipped with an ITER-like plasma facing wall, tungsten divertor and beryllium wall.
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