Fusion Around the World
An experimental nuclear fusion project in the UK is to receive £21 million in funding.
The Satellite Tokamak Program, JT-60SA, is a major modification of the existing JT-60U tokamak at the Naka Fusion Institute in Japan.
In a world struggling to kick its addiction to fossil fuels and feed its growing appetite for energy, there’s one technology in development that almost sounds too good to be true: nuclear fusion
ITER will count approximately over one million of components.
Final step of the WEST project: in-situ impregnation of the divertor coils
Korean Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR) reactor creates world record 70-second high performance plasma.
Module fabrication for the "heartbeat of ITER"—the 1,000-tonne central solenoid at the centre of the ITER magnet system—is underway at the General Atomics Magnet Development Facility in Poway, California.
The momentum in the impressive Poloidal Field (PF) coils facility is growing as works are accelerating.
Building on renewed confidence achieved through the past 18 months of sustained strong performance in construction and manufacturing, the updated 2016-2035 schedule reflects the consensus and integrated efforts of the ITER Organization and the seven Domestic Agencies.
More powerful fuel to boost Z machine's neutron and energy output
The contract for a value of nearly 100 million EUR is considered to be the single biggest robotics deal to date in the field of fusion energy.
ON-SITE FABRICATION: POLOIDAL FIELD COILS
Alcator C-Mod tokamak nuclear fusion reactor sets world record on final day of operation.
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.
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