Industry set to benefit from new investment at Culham

CCFE 18/01/2018 More than 80 delegates representing key stakeholders across the UK nuclear sector have heard details of potential multi-million-pound contracts coming from ITER that they can target as part of the Government’s recent £86 million investment in Culham. John Devine, head of exports and investment on the civil nuclear team at the Department for … Read more Industry set to benefit from new investment at Culham

Alternative Fusion Concepts: Helion Energy

Eurofusion January 16th 2018 Helion Energy Fusion research benefits from its variety of labs and approaches. Not all of the ideas and concepts belong to EUROfusion or publicly funded research. Private companies, even far beyond European borders, are also trying to bring fusion energy to life. In this series, Fusion in Europe introduces different approaches … Read more Alternative Fusion Concepts: Helion Energy

A lot of good neutron science

Eurofusion January 16th 2018 Participants in the WP JET3 Annual General Monitoring Meeting in Culham on December 4-7, 2017. Picture: Copyright protected by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority) Scientists at the Joint European Torus (JET) have been working feverishly to prepare experiments which allow the improved measurements of neutrons for the planned tritium (T) … Read more A lot of good neutron science

Compact Fusion: Are the Energy Equations About to Change?

Institute for Defense Studies and Analysis Atul Pant | January 10, 2018 Power generation through fusion reaction has been one of the most attractive fields of nuclear research and has consequently seen considerable investment since the middle of the last century. While the world has been awaiting a breakthrough in an affordable and clean power … Read more Compact Fusion: Are the Energy Equations About to Change?

27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2018)

IAEA 22–27 October 2018, Ahmedabad, India The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) fosters the exchange of scientific and technical results in nuclear fusion research and development through its series of Fusion Energy Conferences. The 27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2018) aims to provide a forum for the discussion of key physics and technology issues … Read more 27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2018)

Six postdocs connect tokamak and stellarator

Eurofusion January 3rd 2018 The Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) in Germany offers unique possibilities. It features not one, but two of the most advanced fusion experiments available. The Greifswald branch hosts the stellarator Wendelstein 7-X and the Garching institute operates the tokamak ASDEX Upgrade. Why not make use of the best of … Read more Six postdocs connect tokamak and stellarator

Leading: Powering up nuclear fusion at Tokamak Energy

Institute of Mechanical Engineers 01 Jan 2018 Jonathan Carling, the new Chief Executive of Tokamak Energy, on moving from luxury cars and engines to nuclear fusion Jonathan Carling, chief executive of Tokamak Energy, which received investment to develop its nuclear fusion technology from the IMechE’s Stephenson Fund (Credit: Tokamak Energy) I was sponsored through university … Read more Leading: Powering up nuclear fusion at Tokamak Energy

ITER Nuclear Reactor May Be The “Holy Grail” of Limitless Renewable Energy

Futurism by Dom Galeon on December 30, 2017 Not Just More Stable Overcoming a series of setbacks, an international project to build what could be a revolutionary nuclear fusion reactor, which will produce renewable energy, has reached a major milestone. Half of the infrastructure required for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project has now … Read more ITER Nuclear Reactor May Be The “Holy Grail” of Limitless Renewable Energy