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  • Without minimizing challenges, Council reaffirms commitment

    On 24 October 2007, the ITER Organization was officially established following the ratification by the seven ITER Members of the project's constitutive document [...]

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    Plasma is like a tenuous mist of particles—light atoms that have been dissociated into ions (the atom nucleus) and free-roaming electrons. In order to study pla [...]

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  • What a difference ten days make

    There was a time when progress in Tokamak Complex construction was easy to follow.Excavation in 2010; the creation of the ground support structure and seismic f [...]

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  • What's in the box?

    At ITER, even the opening of a box takes on a spectacular dimension. The operation requires a powerful crane, a full team of specialists and, as everything ITER [...]

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  • EU Commission has "positive appreciation" of ITER progress

    On 14 June, the European Commission issued a Communication presenting the revised schedule and budget estimates for European participation in ITER. Its object? [...]

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Harnessing "the unlimited clean power" of fusion energy

"The idea of ITER was first discussed at an international forum in Washington, in 1975," explains the former ITER Council chair Evgeny Velikhov in a 25-minute program that was recently aired on the Russian television program Technology Update. This is one of the little known facts that we learn as the TV program takes us from the ITER site, to the archives of the Kurchatov Institute in Moscow, and from the European Tokamak JET to the many places where scientists and engineers are at work to harness "the unlimited clean power" of fusion energy.


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