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Fusion Around the World

News from the global fusion research community
June 20, 2017

Details of the Tokamak bioshield have at last become easier for the non-specialist to "see."

June 19, 2017

A close-up look at the superconducting conductor that lies beneath the massive cases of ITER Toroidal Field coils.

June 7, 2017

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.

May 9, 2017

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.

May 1, 2017

News & views on the progress of fusion research

April 25, 2017

They are the jewels of the concrete crown that will support the combined mass of the ITER Tokamak and its surrounding cryostat.

April 25, 2017

An experimental nuclear fusion project in the UK is to receive £21 million in funding.

January 30, 2017

The Satellite Tokamak Program, JT-60SA, is a major modification of the existing JT-60U tokamak at the Naka Fusion Institute in Japan.

January 17, 2017

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

January 17, 2017

ITER will count approximately over one million of components.

December 15, 2016

Final step of the WEST project: in-situ impregnation of the divertor coils

December 14, 2016

Korean Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR) reactor creates world record 70-second high performance plasma.

December 12, 2016

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.

November 28, 2016

The momentum in the impressive Poloidal Field (PF) coils facility is growing as works are accelerating.

November 21, 2016

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.

November 9, 2016

More powerful fuel to boost Z machine's neutron and energy output

November 7, 2016

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.

October 27, 2016


October 19, 2016
October 14, 2016

Alcator C-Mod tokamak nuclear fusion reactor sets world record on final day of operation.

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