It’s a tricky process making sure you are measuring your fusion power correctly.
Japanese ceramics have a long history of elegance – now they are providing an elegant solution to tritium containment.
The stakes are high for Kaname Ikeda, the new director of the world´s biggest ever fusion experiment. Kaname Ikeda is not a fusion scientist, but has dealt extensively with fusion researchers while moving up the ranks of Japan´s science administration. His manifold experience in both national and international project management […]
Nineteen year-old high school student Jake Martin travelled half the globe from Auckland, New Zealand to Culham to redeem his prize – last week he looked behind the scenes of JET. After passing a national competition in New Zealand, Jake Martin gained a travel scholarship to go to the “European […]
On March 23rd, the EFDA Steering Committee appointed Francesco Romanelli to the role of EFDA Leader. For the time being, he will also remain the EFDA Associate Leader for JET. Read more about his future plans. ? Francesco, what is your strategy for EFDA? Francesco Romanelli:“EFDA should implement goal-oriented activities […]
In this week we are talking to Phil Prior, Project Leader of this shutdown.
Today JET’s shutdown starts. Read more about it in an interview with Francesco Romanelli, EFDA Associate Leader for JET.
How was the first group for Remote Handling established? Tullio: Initially my task was to participate in the design of the toroidal system, paying particular attention to assembly/disassembly problems which ultimately, in radioactive conditions, would have to be performed remotely. I used to spend most of the time in the […]
Dr. Maurizio Gasparotto (63) was born in Rome in 1942, studied at the G. Galilei Technical Institute in the same city, and received his Ph.D. in 1978 from the University of Rome. Since then, fusion has been a leading theme in his career. Dr Gasparotto is married, has three children, […]
At a meeting in Tokyo on 1st April, the chief ITER negotiators from the seven international parties (European Union, India, Japan, Korea, China, the Russian Federation and the USA), accepted the European Union´s proposal to designate Dr. Norbert R. Holtkamp as nominee Principal Deputy Director-General (PDDG) and Project Construction Leader […]