Subscribe options

Select your newsletters:


Please enter your email address:

@

News & Media

Latest ITER Newsline

  • Tokamak Complex | Interior design

    Fresh from the offices of the Design& Construction Integration Division, this cutaway drawing peels back the walls to reveal theinterior layout of the Tokam [...]

    Read more

  • Fusion world | A visit to Kyoto's heliotron

    At the Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto University, researchers have been exploring the heliotron concept of magnetic fusion device for more than half a cent [...]

    Read more

  • Construction site | The lights of autumn

    Summer is over in Provence and the beautiful autumn light is back, revealing every detail of the landscape ... and of the ongoing works on the ITER construction [...]

    Read more

  • Cryostat | A true sense of size

    Just like a thermos provides the insulation to keep your coffee warm—or your water cold—the ITER cryostat raises a barrier around the superconducting magnets th [...]

    Read more

  • Image of the week | ITER at 10

    The ITER Organization was established ten years ago, on 24 October 2007. A week ahead of the official anniversary, part of the ITER staff, now numbering 800, ga [...]

    Read more

Of Interest

See archived articles

Second China-Japan-Korea workshop on ITER

The Domestic Agencies of China, Japan and Korea

A second trilateral workshop on ITER—organized by the Domestic Agencies of China, Japan and Korea in July—was the occasion to exchange on the experience of manufacturing ITER components and collaborating together for the success of the project. (Click to view larger version...)
A second trilateral workshop on ITER—organized by the Domestic Agencies of China, Japan and Korea in July—was the occasion to exchange on the experience of manufacturing ITER components and collaborating together for the success of the project.
A second trilateral workshop on ITER was successfully conducted on 20-22 July, with approximately 40 participants from China, Japan, and Korea at the Kansai Photon Science Institute of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency in Kizu (Kyoto), Japan. The workshop not only aimed at the exchange of experience regarding technology and manufacturing of the ITER components, but also aimed at supporting the Central Team of the ITER Organization through close collaboration among the three Domestic Agencies for the success of the ITER Project.

A team-building dinner party was held at the start of the workshop with the participation of government representatives, who strongly encouraged further constructive collaboration between the three countries to promote and advance the ITER Project as planned. During the ensuing technical discussions, each Domestic Agency head provided a report on procurement achievements since the first workshop last year; this was followed by presentations and discussions on 15 action items concerning technical and quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) issues in ITER components such as the blanket, divertor, Test Blanket Modules, magnets, the vacuum vessel, and diagnostics. The discussions were prepared in advance of the workshop through the close communication of technical responsible officers.

As a result of the workshop, the three Domestic Agencies have established a common proposal on QA/QC issues that they will submit to the ITER Organization Central Team, in view of enhancing relations as a single team. Technical collaboration among the three Domestic Agencies will also continue to prepare for the 3rd China-Japan-Korea workshop to be held in Korea in 2016.


return to the latest published articles