The ITER Organization has officially welcomed the National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NNC-RK) as a new technical collaborator.
On Sunday 11 June, a Cooperation Agreement was signed by...Czytaj więcej
The world's most sophisticated superconducting magnet is made in Europe. It is 14 m high, 9 m wide and weighs 110 tonnes—as much as Boeing 747! This is the first...Czytaj więcej
On April 21, the Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning of South Korea released its third five-year plan for the development of nuclear fusion energy.
The South Korean government enacted...Czytaj więcej
The team of engineers from F4E, ASG and CNIM, working in Europe’s industrial facility on the ITER site, and their colleagues in ASIPP, the Institute of Plasma Physics of China’s...Czytaj więcej
The first ITER diagnostic components to be supplied by F4E – five Continuous External Rogowski (CER) coils – were delivered to the ITER site earlier this week and acceptance testing...Czytaj więcej
The representatives of the nuclear institutions of Kazakhstan who visited ITER on 21st February 2017 stated it simply and clearly: they are very interested in collaborating with ITER. The largest of the...Czytaj więcej
As of 1 January 2017, Ukraine became part of the EUROfusion consortium. The Ukrainian signatory is the Kharkov Institute for Physics and Technology (KIPT) and it will coordinate the fusion...Czytaj więcej
The Korean Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR) tokamak-type nuclear fusion reactor has achieved a world record of 70 seconds in high-performance plasma operation, South Korea's National Fusion Research Institute (NFRI)...Czytaj więcej
A recent article in the online journal Nature Communications confirms that the complex topology of the magnetic field of Wendelstein 7-X—the world's largest stellarator—is highly accurate, with deviations from design...Czytaj więcej
After having completed the insulation of ITER’s first-ever winding pack, the inner core of the massive Toroidal Field coils which will magnetically confine the hot plasma, the stage of resin...Czytaj więcej
South Korea's state-run laboratory said Wednesday that it has successfully developed a technology for the mass production of tritium for nuclear fusion energy.
The technology allows the annual production of more...Czytaj więcej
Plasma—the hot ionized gas that fuels fusion reactions—can also create super-small particles used in everything from pharmaceuticals to tennis racquets. These nanoparticles, which measure billionths of a metre in size,...Czytaj więcej
Iran is hoping to join an international project in southern France that aims to build the first machine to generate significant amounts of energy using nuclear fusion, which is considered...Czytaj więcej
Researchers at the Technology Institute of Costa Rica (TEC) announced the first discharge of high temperature plasma in Latin America on 29 June 2016, joining an elite group of countries who have...Czytaj więcej
Even though ITER will be the biggest fusion device, the efficient use of the remaining space inside its vessel, once all bulky high-tech components will be assembled, is expected to...Czytaj więcej
Like a lunar module checking its landing coordinates one last time, the cylindrical tank with six metal feet hovered silently over the Tritium Building. The event was significant. Part of ITER's...Czytaj więcej
In September, representatives from Euratom, the European Commission and EUROfusion paid a visit to Ukraine to start negotiations for an associate partnership on fusion research. The delegation visited Kyiv where...Czytaj więcej
A successful start with helium plasma / hydrogen plasma to follow at the beginning of 2016.
On 10th December 2015 the first helium plasma was produced in the Wendelstein 7-X fusion...Czytaj więcej
Next week: start with helium plasma planned / hydrogen plasmas are to follow in 2016
With the generation of the first plasma the Wendelstein 7-X fusion device is scheduled to go...Czytaj więcej
In fusion reactor designs, superconductors (which suffer no resistive power loss) are used to generate the magnetic fields that confine the 100 million degree C plasma. While increasing magnetic field...Czytaj więcej
Johannes Schwemmer has been appointed Executive Director of Fusion for Energy, the European Joint Undertaking for ITER and the Development of Fusion Energy.
Joaquin Sánchez, Chair of the Fusion for Energy...Czytaj więcej
The delivery of the first-ever European components to ITER has qualified as one of the key moments of the project carrying tremendous symbolic importance. It has been a turning point...Czytaj więcej
Sustainable nuclear fusion has long been a dream for most scientists and energy experts alike. Clean, abundant, and economical, there have been many attempts to make it workable. Now, researchers...Czytaj więcej
ITER director-general Bernard Bigot explains how he will strengthen leadership and management to refocus the project's aim of harnessing nuclear fusion. Ten years ago this month, China, the European Union,...Czytaj więcej
The transformers that have been designed by F4E, procured by the US Domestic Agency (DA) and manufactured by Hyundai Heavy Industry, have reached the ITER site. Qualified as Heavy Exceptional...Czytaj więcej