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.
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 [...]
A BBC film crew took over the JET experiment for a day, so they could film from some unusual vantage points.
Students were thrilled to meet the professionals from the Remote Handling group during a practice session at JET.
While others caroused during the Christmas – New Year break, the Shift Techs and Incident Response Officers were on duty 24 hours a day.
EFDA wishes all their colleagues and friends…
Latest results from the Joint European Torus (JET) fusion device are giving researchers increasing confidence in prospects for the next-generation ITER project, the international experiment that is expected to pave the way for commercial fusion power plants. Operation with a new lining inside JET has demonstrated the suitability of materials for the [...]
JET experiments will help ITER achieve a plasma world record.
Even summer chores can yield good data.