Maintenance completed, pump down has commenced on a “cleaner than expected” JET torus.
It’s a tricky process making sure you are measuring your fusion power correctly.
While others caroused during the Christmas – New Year break, the Shift Techs and Incident Response Officers were on duty 24 hours a day.
In its 30th year of operation, JET is preparing to push its performance to even higher levels.
As JET goes into a period of maintenance and upgrade, staff prepare to work hard during shutdown.
Six months of successful experimentation with the ITER-Like Wall will be celebrated at the Plasma Surface Interaction Conference this week.
Fusion power was born with the first D-T experiment 20 years ago.
EFDA leader congratulates the ITER-Like Wall project team for the parent of all upgrades.
The pressure inside JET is 50 milllion times less than the atmosphere around us.
A new imaging system to monitor the plasma inside JET will give scientists much greater ability to control the experiment.