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Fusion Around the World

News from the global fusion research community
November 6, 2017

Both the mission and physics of ITER can be reduced to a single letter: Q. To understand the Q of ITER is to understand its most essential operating parameter as well as the raison d'être of the ITER Project.

October 24, 2017

A new documentary called “Let There Be Light” explains the history and promise of fusion, and offers first hand accounts of fusion’s technical, financial and political challenges.

October 17, 2017

Fresh from the offices of the Design & Construction Integration Division, this cutaway drawing peels back the walls to reveal the interior layout of the ITER Tokamak Complex.

October 11, 2017

The load that was delivered on Thursday 5 October contained the first shipment directly connected to one of the most spectacular of all ITER components—the 1,000-tonne central solenoid, a pillar-like magnet standing 18 metres tall at the very core of the machine.

September 27, 2017

A star performer producing fission-free plasma power.

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