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JET 2007 report and future programme by the EFDA Associate Leader for JET

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On Tuesday 22nd January 2008, Dr Francesco Romanelli, EFDA Associate Leader for JET, presented the JET 2007 highlights and future programme in a...

Visit of the President of the Helmholtz Association and delegation

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The delegation from the Helmholtz Association together with JET representatives: Prof. Dr. J. Mlynek (President of the Helmholtz Association, second...

Chairmen of Fusion Materials and vice-Chairpersons of MHD, Transport and Diagnostics Topical Groups are appointed

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At its 35th meeting, held in Riga on 25-26 October 2007, the EFDA Steering Committee approved the setting-up of 4 EFDA Topical Groups covering the...

Planning for the JET 2008 Experimental Programme

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In comparison with recent years, the process of elaborating the Experimental Programme of JET has been revised for 2008 to further improve the...

JET enters “Restart”

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For the last six months JET has been in a Shutdown state. This means that the JET vacuum vessel, which, during experiments, is pumped by...

First ITER Council convened in Cadarache

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On 27 November 2007, the ITER Council convened for the first time in the history of the new International Organization. Setting a new paradigm...

JET features in ‘Visions of the future’ on BBC 4

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JET is featured in Episode 3, ‘The Quantum Revolution’, of the BBC Four three-part series ‘Visions of the future‘. The contribution includes footage...

CODAS rehearsals completed

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JET is currently coming to the end of a “Shutdown” period – a time when substantial maintenance work and upgrades to the Facilities are performed...

Visits to the JET Facilities

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On Friday 5th October a delegation from South Korea’s National Fusion Research Institute (NFRI), including Mr. Jae-In Shin (President of NFRI),...

ITER Organization formally established

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On Wednesday, 24 October 2007, the ITER Organization formally entered into force. In order to celebrate this milestone in the history of the project,...

Installation of ITER-Like Ion Cyclotron Resonance Heating

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A central activity of the 2007 JET Shut Down is the installation of a new Ion Cyclotron Resonance Heating system (ICRH) referred to as the...

ITER Agreement only 30 days from entry into force

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On Monday, September 24, 2007, China officially ratified the ITER Agreement. Ambassador Tang Guoqiang, China's permanent representative to the United...

In-vessel photogrammetry survey

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As a consequence of the extreme forces during plasma disruptions, high thermal loads, and new tile materials, the geometry of the JET plasma...

Active Control of Edge Instabilities

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Fusion plasmas need good confinement in order to maximise the energy gain. The most common way to achieve this goal in today’s experiments is to...

Didier Gambier appointed as Director of "Fusion for Energy"

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On 17 July, the Governing Board of the European Domestic Agency for ITER ("Fusion for Energy") chose Didier Gambier as its Director. Mr. Gambier has...

The European Union Contest for Young Scientists

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The European Union Contest for Young Scientists is one of the activities managed by the Directorate-General for Research of the European Commission,...

Second Interim ITER Council in Tokyo

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The second meeting of the Interim ITER Council (IIC) took place on 11 and 12 July in Tokyo, under the Chairmanship of Sir Christopher Llewellyn Smith,...

Chinese Delegation

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On the 28th of June Dr. Cheng Jinpei, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of the People’s Republic of China visited JET...

Conference on Plasma Physics

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This week a large fraction of Europe’s fusion researchers gather in Warsaw, Poland for the 34th European Physics Society Conference on Plasma...

Visit of S. Durand, Director of CEA-Cadarache

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On the 27th of June, S. Durand, Director of CEA-Cadarache, visited the JET facilities accompanied by colleagues from CEA G. Marbach, S. Portier...