Plasma Conference At The Misty Mountain

In the week from 5th to 8th of September, the Fusion group member Felipe Nathan participated in the 21th Joint EU-US Transport Task Force Meeting, held in Leysin, Switzerland. The meeting gathered scientists from different parts of the world in the field of Thermonuclear Plasma Transport, mostly turbulent transport, and  share their successes and failures, in order to strengthen and uplift the scientific pursuit of Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion.

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Master’s Thesis Defense

Our Fusion group member, Carles Riera, successfully presented his Master thesis, titled: “Development of a Deterministic Neutron Transport Code Based on the Alya System at Barcelona Supercomputing Center”, based on the work he has been carrying out since last February. The oral exposition took place at the Faculty of Sciences of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

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Highly commended: PlasmaSurf Summer School 2016

ISTTOK tokamak

Our Fusion group member Carles Riera took part in the PlasmaSurf Summer School 2016, held in Oeiras (Portugal) from 10-15 July, 2016. There he had a chance to learn about Plasma Physics and Lasers from several professors lecturing at Instituto de Plasmas e Fusao Nuclear.

Apart from the theoretical classes and various outdoor activities, the students had the chance to visit the ISTTOK tokamak and the Laboratory for Intense Lasers.

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