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High Performance Computing and GENE-3D

Created by Marion Smedberg | last updated: 04/30/2021 Partner News
HPC plays an important role in the field of nuclear fusion. Supercomputers all over the world are used to simulate plasma-wall interactions, plasma...

Virtual reality guides engineers to perform ITER maintenance works

last updated: 04/29/2021 Partner News
Imagine having to repair the biggest fusion device without being able to step inside.

Machine learning speeds up modelling of nuclear fusion

Created by Anouck Vrouwe | Member News
News from EUROfusion member DIFFER: Using machine learning is a promising trend in modelling the behaviour of the plasma inside a nuclear fusion...

CHIMERA to transform fusion component testing

Created by Dr Tom Barrett |
Construction of a unique machine for testing fusion components is underway at EUROfusion partner UKAEA.

New HPC hub aims to harness the sun's energy

Created by Renata Vujica |
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

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?

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

30 years of ASDEX Upgrade

Created by Isabella Milch | last updated: 03/22/2021
Operating modes developed for JET, ITER and DEMO / only tungsten machine worldwide

Advanced computing grants for fusion

Created by Gieljan deVries | last updated: 03/18/2021
EUROfusion E-TASC enables 19 theory and advanced simulation projects

Hot idea: gold-streaked fusion implosions

Created by Gieljan deVries | Fusion in Europe
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

Created by Gieljan deVries |
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

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

Testing fusion walls for ITER in WEST

Created by Gieljan deVries | Fusion in Europe
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

Created by Gieljan deVries | Fusion in Europe
How a novel control system can regulate heat loss and detachment in fusion experiments.

Fusion in Europe digital newsletter

Created by Gieljan deVries | Fusion in Europe
EUROfusion is proud to announce the relaunch of Fusion in Europe magazine as a digital newsletter.

Testing fusion materials with a hail of neutrons

Created by Gieljan deVries |
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

Created by Gieljan deVries |
Challenging projects make the young fusion industry flourish

F4E launches Technology Transfer Award

Created by Fusion for Energy |
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

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

JET defies Covid to post a record-breaking year

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