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Extinguishing a fusion fire in a flash of light

Fusion energy researchers have discovered that they can rapidly extinguish and cool a magnetically confined fusion plasma hotter than the center of the sun by injecting a large quantity of neon gas to prevent damage to fusion-energy ...

dateOct 27, 2016 in Plasma Physics
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ITER diagnostics heat up across the US

ITER, the world's largest tokamak now under construction in France, will have over 60 diagnostic systems installed to enable plasma control, optimize plasma performance, and support machine protection. Princeton Plasma Physics ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Plasma Physics
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