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Burning like the sun

Engineers building parts of a new type of power plant for generating green energy with nuclear fusion are using their expertise from building rockets like Europe's Ariane 5 to create the super-strong structures to cope with ...

dateMar 16, 2016 in General 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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ITER superconductor production nears completion

The single largest superconductor procurement in industrial history is drawing to a successful close. An eight-year campaign to produce the superconductors for ITER's powerful magnet systems is in its final stages, with nearly ...

dateSep 17, 2015 in General Physics
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