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Fusion Around the World

News from the global fusion research community
July 14, 2017

Produces 100 second steady state high performance plasma.

July 12, 2017

Can you believe they are trying to build a Sun on Earth?

July 11, 2017

We will have to wait until the second half of the century for fusion reactors to start generating electricity, experts have announced.

July 10, 2017

Italian scientists eager to go it alone on experiment to tackle ‘waste heat’ problem.

July 3, 2017

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.

June 27, 2017

Government pledges to meet its fair share of funding for the JET project until the end of 2020.

June 27, 2017

The fusion world directed its applause to the east earlier this month as the Kazakh tokamak KTM started operations with a first plasma discharge.

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.

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