Fusion Around the World
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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