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  • The physics behind the transition to H-mode

    H‐mode—or thesudden improvement of plasma confinement in the magnetic field of tokamaksby approximatelya factor of two—is thehigh confinement regime that all mo [...]

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  • In search of the green plasma

    Sébastien König's core competence is in planning and scheduling; his passion is in understanding the workings of the Universe. In his previous life, before join [...]

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  • An outing into the future

    Open Doors days occur with scientific regularity at ITER (spring and autumn) and yet—due to the rapid evolution of work on site—each event offers something new. [...]

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  • Fusion "grandfather" tells family story

    Grandfathers like to tell stories. And Robert Aymar, the 'grandfather' of the French fusion community, is no exception. 'Being so old,' he quipped at last week' [...]

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  • An AC/DC adapter ... ITER size

    Like flashlight and smartphones, the ITER magnets—all 10,000 tonnes of them—will run on direct current (DC). And like flashlight and smartphones they will need [...]

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Giant, by any measure (video)

For a spectacular flyover of ITER's largest assembly tool, scroll down ...

The first of the twin sub-assembly tools (SSAT) that will be installed in the ITER Assembly Hall. For a sense of scale, note the size of the two figures on the right side of the image. (Click to view larger version...)
The first of the twin sub-assembly tools (SSAT) that will be installed in the ITER Assembly Hall. For a sense of scale, note the size of the two figures on the right side of the image.
At the Taekyung Heavy Industries facility, in Changwon, Korea, a drone flies over the finalized vacuum vessel sector sub-assembly tool (SSAT), the largest tool in ITER's assembly arsenal (see article).

Click here the view the video.




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