In Memoriam: Alan Gibson, a JET pioneer

Tokamak and stellarator pioneer Alan Gibson has passed away

An airport for JET

Every component going into JET goes through the beryllium handling facility for a security screening and a passport check

A large, microscopic impact

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

Former JET scientist appointed Fusion for Energy Director

A former JET scientist, Henrik Bindslev has been appointed as Director of Fusion for Energy. The announcement was made on 25th October by the Chair of the Fusion for Energy Governing Board, Stuart Ward. Dr Bindslev worked for ten years at JET during the 1990s. In this time he played […]

Derek Stork Retires

The man who ran the world’s first tritium experiment muses over JET’s past, present and future.

Janis inspired by “hardcore” science

A student prizewinner from Latvia finds a visit to JET an illuminating experience.

Hotspot detection system goes live

A new imaging system to monitor the plasma inside JET will give scientists much greater ability to control the experiment.

World’s largest fusion experiment back in operation

After an 18-month shutdown to upgrade the machine and four months of commissioning, the Joint European Torus (JET), the world’s largest magnetic fusion device, is ready to start new experiments. The inside of the vessel now has a completely new wall. JET is the first fusion machine to test the […]

Still at JET

Danish Morten Lennholm looks back on 24 years in fusion research. He has never been bored.

EFDA Leader Jérôme Paméla takes up new assignment

After almost four years as EFDA leader, Jérôme Paméla took on the role of Director at Agence ITER France (CEA) on January 1st, 2010.

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.

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