Fusion Around the World
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.
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.
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.
A star performer producing fission-free plasma power.
In a major milestone for the ITER magnet procurement program China has successfully completed the first manufactured component of the feeder package: the cryostat feedthrough for poloidal field coil #4.
The Plasma Science and Fusion Center explores a new recipe for heating plasma.
One of the most visual elements of the ITER construction site is the bioshield of the Tokamak complex, where the ITER machine will be located.
Giant magnets used for nuclear fusion weigh almost as much as 747 jet plane.
Produces 100 second steady state high performance plasma.
Can you believe they are trying to build a Sun on Earth?
We will have to wait until the second half of the century for fusion reactors to start generating electricity, experts have announced.
Italian scientists eager to go it alone on experiment to tackle ‘waste heat’ problem.
The Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (BINP) located near Novosibirsk is the largest institute in the Russian Academy of Sciences and a world-renowned centre of excellence for particle and plasma physics.
Government pledges to meet its fair share of funding for the JET project until the end of 2020.
The fusion world directed its applause to the east earlier this month as the Kazakh tokamak KTM started operations with a first plasma discharge.
Details of the Tokamak bioshield have at last become easier for the non-specialist to "see."
A close-up look at the superconducting conductor that lies beneath the massive cases of ITER Toroidal Field coils.
In ITER, six technological solutions for tritium breeding—in the form of test blanket modules plus associated ancillary systems—will be operated and tested for the first time.
ANU is poised to provide China with its first stellarator device, which enables experimental research on magnetically confined plasma that is vital for developing fusion energy.
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