PPPL and Princeton help lead a new center to understand and mitigate runaway electrons that pose a challenge for ITER

PPPL By John Greenwald | August 22, 2016 Physicist Dylan Brennan (Photo by Elle Starkman/Office of Communications) Runaway electrons, a searing, laser-like beam of electric current released by plasma disruptions, could damage the interior walls of future tokamaks the size of ITER, the international fusion experiment under construction in France. To help overcome this challenge, … Read morePPPL and Princeton help lead a new center to understand and mitigate runaway electrons that pose a challenge for ITER

Iran yet to decide on nuclear fusion project, ITER chief says

Reuters Jul 13, 2016 Model of the future experimental nuclear fusion reactor in Cadarache, north of Marseille, June 30, 2005. REUTERS/CHARLES PLATIAU/FILES Iran is assessing whether to apply for associate membership of the ITER multi-national nuclear fusion project, its director said on Wednesday, just a year after Tehran struck a deal with six world powers … Read moreIran yet to decide on nuclear fusion project, ITER chief says

Iran is cooperating in global nuclear fusion project ITER

HispanTV July 5, 2016 The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) cooperate in the global project to commercially produce energy by nuclear fusion, known as ITER. “It has been established increased cooperation and relations the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor project (ITER, its acronym in English) and Iranian scientists” , announced Tuesday AEOI spokesman, Behruz Kamalvandi. … Read moreIran is cooperating in global nuclear fusion project ITER

A fieldtrip to ITER, a work-in-progress that will test fusion’s feasibility

Ars Technica by Dave Loschiavo – Jul 3, 2016 Foreground buildings: Contractors Canteen, Changing Rooms, Showers, etc. || Green, Yellow, and Red buildings: Contractors’ Offices || White Building: Canteen and Infirmary for Contractors || Tall building: Assembly Hall || To the right of the Assembly Hall and behind the other buildings: Cryostat Assembly Site Dave … Read moreA fieldtrip to ITER, a work-in-progress that will test fusion’s feasibility

India on schedule with deliveries for ITER fusion reactor: Official

The Indian Express June 28, 2016 India, which has already spent close to Rs 2,000 crore on this project that involves building a 500 megawatt fusion reactor The aim of the ITER project, which began in 2006, is to determine whether nuclear fusion can be a source of energy and electricity in the future. (Source: … Read moreIndia on schedule with deliveries for ITER fusion reactor: Official

Analyzing a Component of the ITER Tokamak with Simulation

comsol Brianne Costa | April 12, 2016 We can solve many of the world’s energy sustainability problems by harnessing the power of the sun through fusion energy. Tokamaks are devices that test the practicality of employing fusion energy on Earth. ITER, which will be the largest tokamak on Earth when complete, has required years of … Read moreAnalyzing a Component of the ITER Tokamak with Simulation