It’s a tricky process making sure you are measuring your fusion power correctly.
There’s a new exhibit in EFDA’s Fusion Expo, the Remote Handling Experience. Host Dr Phil Dooley gets one of the remote handling professionals from JET, Tim Powell, to try it out. After showing how the demo should be done, Tim takes us to see the real Remote Handling control room [...]
Japanese ceramics have a long history of elegance – now they are providing an elegant solution to tritium containment.
In 1980 Claus Madsen joined the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Since then he has shaped ESO’s Public Affairs activities. His favourite topics are the various aspects of the interactions between science and society. Like ESO, EFDA JET is a member of the European Intergovernmental Research Organisation’s Forum (EIROforum for short; [...]
The stakes are high for Kaname Ikeda, the new director of the world´s biggest ever fusion experiment. Kaname Ikeda is not a fusion scientist, but has dealt extensively with fusion researchers while moving up the ranks of Japan´s science administration. His manifold experience in both national and international project management [...]
At a meeting in Tokyo on 1st April, the chief ITER negotiators from the seven international parties (European Union, India, Japan, Korea, China, the Russian Federation and the USA), accepted the European Union´s proposal to designate Dr. Norbert R. Holtkamp as nominee Principal Deputy Director-General (PDDG) and Project Construction Leader [...]
Nineteen year-old high school student Jake Martin travelled half the globe from Auckland, New Zealand to Culham to redeem his prize – last week he looked behind the scenes of JET. After passing a national competition in New Zealand, Jake Martin gained a travel scholarship to go to the “European [...]
On March 23rd, the EFDA Steering Committee appointed Francesco Romanelli to the role of EFDA Leader. For the time being, he will also remain the EFDA Associate Leader for JET. Read more about his future plans. ? Francesco, what is your strategy for EFDA? Francesco Romanelli:“EFDA should implement goal-oriented activities [...]
In this week we are talking to Phil Prior, Project Leader of this shutdown.
Today JET’s shutdown starts. Read more about it in an interview with Francesco Romanelli, EFDA Associate Leader for JET.