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European 'Fusion for Energy' body headquarters inaugurated

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European Science and Research Commissioner Janez Potočnik took part today in a ceremony to inaugurate the headquarters of the new "European Joint...

ITER discharges examined by new 3D computer code developed by Max Planck Institute of Plasmaphysics

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Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Plasmaphysics (IPP), Germany, have examined possible remedies to stabilize future ITER discharges using...

Task Force Leaders for the JET 2008 Experimental Campaigns appointed

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On its 34th meeting on the 4-6 June 2007 in Helsinki, the EFDA Steering Committee appointed new Task Force Leaders and Deputies for the Experimental...

Research and training programme students visit JET

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Robin Shuff (UK), Ryan King (UK), Teemu Kekalainen (Finland), Karoliina Salminen (Finland), Greg Dubus (France) and Jean-Baptiste Izard (France)...

Public Visit Evening at Culham Fusion Facilities

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Over 80 people visited the Culham Science Centre for the 10th Public Visit Evening on a sunny evening on 23rd of May 2007. The visitors...

JET’s 2007 Shutdown is about to enter “In-Vessel Phase 1″

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During the present JET Shutdown a number of new systems that will significantly improve JET’s capabilities will be installed. These include a new...

EU supports joint initiatives in Fusion Research

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In order to reinforce the expertise of the European fusion research community, on May 22 the EU has made provision for three Coordination and Support...

Fernando Serra new Head of Portuguese EURATOM Association

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In March 2007, Fernando Manuel Moreira Serra has been appointed President of CFN and Head of the Portuguese EURATOM/IST Association. Fernando...

Visitors to the JET Facilities

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  On 30th April Malcolm Wicks, Minister of State for Science and Innovation visited the JET facilities, accompanied by Christina Anderson from...

Awaking the passion for science

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Do you know how to produce electricity from fruit tea? Why does toast always fall butter side down? What chemical secrets are buried underneath the...

JET enters a Shutdown period

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After the very successful C15 to C19 experimental campaigns, JET is now entering a Shutdown period. During the next months a number of new systems...

IPCC Report, Part Two: It´s now or never

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Summary for Policy Makers (PDF) Climate change is not a future problem but a present one that must be tackled now, concludes the...

Jan Mlynar leaves JET

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After four years at the EFDA Close Support Unit in Culham, Jan Mlynar, responsible officer for Web and Public Relations, is now returning to the...

European Joint Undertaking for ITER launched

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On Tuesday, 27 March 2007, the European Council decided to establish the European Joint Undertaking for ITER and the further development of fusion...

JET Operation at High Current

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In order to confine the plasma within a “Tokamak” a current must be induced in the plasma in the toroidal direction. The toroidal current generates...

Fast Visible Camera

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In December 2005 the project “Fast camera for pellet, plasma-wall and fluctuation studies”, led by CIEMAT (the Spanish Association), and with the...

EU and Japan sign agreement on Broader Approach

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On February 5 2007 the EU and the Japanese government signed the "Broader Approach" agreement. The cooperation aims to complement the ITER Project and...

Ripple Experiments

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On the 29th January 2007, JET started experiments focussing on toroidal field ripple studies.

Visit of ITER Deputy Director General

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On Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th of January the ITER Deputy Director General with responsibility for Heating & Current Drive, Diagnostics, Computer...

JET 2006 Report and Future Programme

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On 15th January 2007, Dr Francesco Romanelli (EFDA Associate Leader for JET) presented the JET 2006 report and future programme in a seminar at the...