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Fusion students get their reward …

The first students were awarded their FuseNet European Fusion Master’s / Doctorate on Sep 26

Scientific Vandalism helps ITER

Scientists at JET, the world’s largest fusion energy research facility, have been deliberately melting parts of their own machine as they test materials for the fusion reactors of the future. These apparent acts of scientific vandalism are actually courageous experiments which have yielded valuable information for ITER.

A negative influence

Sprinkled amongst the ions in a fusion plasma, electrons are small but significant.

Ten Tokamaks

Czech students have access to not just one model tokamak to learn about fusion. Not even two…

29 EU countries working on fusion

Welcome Croatia, who joined the EU – and Europe’s fusion program – on July 1st.

A large, microscopic impact

EFDA welcomes Timm Piper, prizewinner in the EU contest for Young Scientists.

How far we have come

Two days of celebrations took us from JET’s first pulse – a tiny blip on an oscilloscope – to its current role as the biggest tokamak in the world.

Fusion draws on Japanese traditions

Japanese ceramics have a long history of elegance – now they are providing an elegant solution to tritium containment.

Bridging the gap

“Gap“ was a much-used word in a talk given by G.S. Lee on February 18 at EFDA in Garching, Germany. Lee, who had already helped establishing the South-Korean fusion programme, leads the country’s activities towards a demonstration fusion reactor DEMO.

Fusionsstrom ins Netz bringen

EFDA, das European Fusion Development Agreement, hat einen Fahrplan herausgegeben, der erläutert, wie bis 2050 Fusionsstrom ins europäische Stromnetz gebracht werden soll.

This work has been carried out within the framework of the EUROfusion Consortium and has received funding from the Euratom research and training programme 2014-2018 under grant agreement No 633053. The views and opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the European Commission.