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Hollowing out pearls with watchmaker's tools

Created by 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

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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

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How a novel control system can regulate heat loss and detachment in fusion experiments.

Fusion in Europe digital newsletter

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EUROfusion is proud to announce the relaunch of Fusion in Europe magazine as a digital newsletter.

Testing fusion materials with a hail of neutrons

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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

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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

JET defies Covid to post a record-breaking year

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News from CCFE: JET defies Covid to post a record-breaking year

2020 Nuclear Fusion journal award to Prof. Christian Theiler

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News from the Swiss Plasma Center at EPFL

Expert panel approves next DEMO design phase

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From 19 to 25 November 2020, an independent expert panel reviewed EUROfusion's R&D and design work on DEMO, the future demonstration fusion power...

Hungarians to develop ITER protection system

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How can you quickly shut down runaway electrons in a fusion plasma? Shattering pellets of hydrogen ice may hold the answer.

Small but fierce: SPARC

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We talk to plasma physics expert professor Hartmut Zohm at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics for his expert insight.

World Science Day for Peace and Development

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Tuesday 10 November is the UNESCO World Science Day for Peace and Development. As a member of the European science organisation EIROforum, EUROfusion...

MAST Upgrade starts up its first plasma

Created by Gieljan de Vries | last updated: 10/29/2020 | HighlightsRSS-feed
On 29 October UKAEA produced first plasma in their new fusion device MAST Upgrade. We look at how European researchers contributed and what MAST-U...
Neutral Beam Test Facility building in Padua, Italy

EUROfusion joins Neutral Beam Test Facility

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A new Cooperation Agreement allows EUROfusion researchers to join work on ITER's largest heating system

ITER Magnets

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The fascination of fusion and the power of international team work - interview with Alessandro Bonito-Oliva

Wall Material for Fusion Reactor Survives Hellish Conditions

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EUROfusion consortium member DIFFER has shared some exciting news! Their linear device Magnum PSI has broken some new ground again! Read on!
Diffusion of defects in tungsten

Unfreezable Defects

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New study reveals ground-breaking insights into neutron damage on superconducting magnets.

Long Read: Open Science - Part 2

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In part 2 we look at the people creating solutions for open science for EUROfusion.