Europe ready to prove the fabrication of Test Blanket Modules
ITER will provide a unique opportunity to test mock-ups of different breeding blanket concepts.
Interview Marco de Baar: a bumpy way up
Created by Mariette Huisjes | Member News
Marco de Baar always knew that he would eventually hold a senior position in research. But he never thought this would be possible at DIFFER, the...
Strong Culham participation at leading European fusion conference
Culham scientists will share their expert research at the 47th European Physical Society’s (EPS) Plasma Physics conference this week (June 21 – June...
Wendelstein 7-X upgrading for next experimental campaign
Created by Hans-Stephan Bosch | Member News
An upgrade to the optimized stellarator fusion experiment Wendelstein 7-X at IPP in Greifswald, Germany will make it possible to stretch plasma...
Digital twins for fusion plasmas
Created by Isabella Milch | Member News
Major advances in plasma modelling and simulation allow for predicting what a fusion plasma will do instead of needing to interpret after the fact.
Strong Portuguese participation at ECPD2021
Created by Diana Amado | Member News
Two researchers from the Portuguese EUROfusion member IPFN contributed with oral presentations to the 4th edition of European Conference on Plasmas...
ITER Feedthrough prototypes pass testing successfully
F4E Diagnostics and their supplier IDOM have performed extensive tests on the connectors that will carry ITER data from inside the experiment to...
Eleven EUROfusion Researcher Grants awarded
Created by Gieljan deVries | last updated: 06/15/2021 EUROfusion
The EUROfusion consortium for the realisation of fusion energy has awarded eleven EUROfusion Researcher Grants (ERG) to talented post-doctoral...
Bursting the bubble of artificial solar flares
Created by Gieljan deVries | EUROfusion
Triggering artificial solar flares early may help protect the inner wall of fusion research devices, show EUROfusion researchers.
ORNL reprises key supporting role in historic fusion experiments
Created by Kristen Coyne, ORNL | last updated: 06/11/2021 Partner News
As part of a long-running collaboration with Europe, ORNL is supporting landmark experiments aiming for a fusion milestone.
Symposium: fusion from a social science perspective
A symposium on 18 June explores the historical, organisational, diplomatic and economical sides of fusion.
Danish universities join fusion forces
Created by Gieljan deVries | last updated: 05/24/2021 EUROfusion
The new DANfusion consortium brings together groups from four Danish universities to strengthen the nation's fusion research.
Hungary’s secret to growing top fusion talent
Created by Gieljan deVries | last updated: 05/11/2021 EUROfusion
Young fusion researchers shine in student competition.
KIT Prints Tungsten Components by Electron Beam Melting
Created by Regina Link, KIT | last updated: 05/05/2021 Member News
Researchers of KIT have developed an innovative approach to making brittle Tungsten soft.
EU-US Breakthrough Mitigates Effects of Fusion Instabilities
last updated: 04/30/2021 Press releases
A new braking technique can protect future fusion devices from damage caused when fast electrons erupt from their 150-million-degree fusion plasma.
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...