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New high-performance computing hub aims to harness the sun's energy

Erstellt von Renata Vujica | | HighlightsRSS-feed
EPFL will soon be home to a European hub for high-performance computing focused on fusion power – a potential source of clean, risk-free energy. As...

New code will bring better power plant designs in a fraction of the time

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Culham scientists are to develop a new software code capable of fast-tracking designs for future fusion power plants.

Can three-ion heating calm fusion plasmas?

Erstellt von Gieljan deVries | last updated: 03/23/2021 | HighlightsRSS-feed
How a clever plasma-heating technique may let fusion researchers study and calm their fickle plasmas.

30 years of ASDEX Upgrade

Erstellt von Isabella Milch | last updated: 03/22/2021 | HighlightsRSS-feed
Operating modes developed for JET, ITER and DEMO / only tungsten machine worldwide

Advanced computing grants for fusion

Erstellt von Gieljan deVries | last updated: 03/18/2021 | HighlightsRSS-feed
EUROfusion E-TASC enables 19 theory and advanced simulation projects

Hot idea: gold-streaked fusion implosions

Erstellt von Gieljan deVries | | Fusion in EuropeHighlightsRSS-feed
Can you boost laser-driven fusion implosions by seeding the fuel with gold? A creative idea from the world of nanoplasmonics fails to take root in...

EUROfusion awards 16 Enabling Research Projects

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The EUROfusion consortium for the realisation of fusion energy has awarded 16 Enabling Research Projects to scientists across Europe. These grants...

Hollowing out pearls with watchmaker's tools

Erstellt von Gieljan deVries | last updated: 03/03/2021 | Fusion in EuropeHighlightsRSS-feed
Tiny hand-made pellets may show the way to tracking how unwanted impurities migrate throughout fusion plasmas.

Testing fusion walls for ITER in WEST

Erstellt von Gieljan deVries | | Fusion in EuropeHighlightsRSS-feed
During its last campaign in 2020, the French WEST tokamak continued to put wall solutions for ITER to the test.

From trusting your intuition to strict control

Erstellt von Gieljan deVries | | Fusion in EuropeHighlightsRSS-feed
How a novel control system can regulate heat loss and detachment in fusion experiments.

Fusion in Europe digital newsletter

Erstellt von Gieljan deVries | | Fusion in EuropeHighlightsRSS-feed
EUROfusion is proud to announce the relaunch of Fusion in Europe magazine as a digital newsletter.

Testing fusion materials with a hail of neutrons

Erstellt von Gieljan deVries | | HighlightsRSS-feed
For two years, the Belgian nuclear research lab SCK CEN tested materials for ITER and beyond with extreme heat and neutron irradiation

Winding Europe's first ITER magnet

Erstellt von Gieljan deVries | | HighlightsRSS-feed
Challenging projects make the young fusion industry flourish

F4E launches Technology Transfer Award

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F4E has launched the “Technology Transfer Award” to inject new dynamism in the market and reward European companies and laboratories that can present...

Fusion causing a splash in dentistry

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How fusion alumnus Antonis Sergis developed a dentists' protocol to reduce Coronavirus spread