Experiments with tritium are rare events which spark curiosity amongst the fusion community both in Europe and beyond. The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, home to JET, has just received the first batch of tritium as part of preparations for the next set of full tritium experiments scheduled in 2017/2018.
Recent images of JET interior tiles have shown, in graphic detail, the damage that can be caused by so-called ’runaway’ electrons in JET plasmas.
Last week saw the first General Planning Meeting under EUROfusion at the Suisse Olympic Museum. The sporty environment suited a challenging and ambitious gathering.
With a lecture on the subject of ”The Fusion Roadmap and the challenges of the ITER era” Francesco Romanelli completed his tenure as EFDA Leader and EFDA Associate Leader for JET on 28th November.
Nuclear fusion could become the main source of energy in the second half of this century (…)
The formation of EUROfusion marks a big step forward for Europe’s quest to develop fusion power.
Monday 25th of August 2014 saw the award of the very first diploma of the new MSc programme Science and Technology of Nuclear Fusion, at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), the Netherlands.