JET experimental campaign in full swing

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JET control room at the end of M15-02 session on October 19.

Our Fusion Group members Mervi Mantsinen and Dani Gallart are currently on a EUROfusion mission to the Culham Center for Fusion Energy, UK, to take part in the C36b experimental campaign of the JET tokamak. The campaign started on the 10th of October 2016 and is now in full swing.

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New Record for a Fusion Reactor

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Interior of Alcator C-Mod reactor (Bob Mumgaard. PSFC)

A new world record for plasma pressure has been achieved in the Alcator C-Mod tokamak nuclear fusion reactor located at MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC).

The new record raises the mark to 2.05 atmospheres, that is a 15 percent improvement over the previous record of 1.77 atmospheres, obtained in the same fusion reactor in 2005.

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Visiting Marconi Fusion – the New Fusion Supercomputer in Europe

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Marconi Supercomputer.

This week our Fusion Group Leader Dr Mervi Mantsinen visited the largest Italian computing centre, CINECA. Located  in Bologna, Italy, CINECA hosts Marconi-Fusion, the new European High Performance Computer for fusion applications which was inaugurated on 14 September 2016.

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