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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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See you in September!

The 42-hectare ITER construction platform is the centre of intense activity that will know no pause this summer. But the Newsline team is taking its annual break and will resume reporting in September...

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Construction is underway on six buildings, at various stages of advancement, and preparatory ground works have begun for three others. In June, the workforce directly involved in the construction of the ITER installation passed the milestone of 1,500 people.

This summer issue of Newsline aims to document all of the latest construction progress at the heart of the world-spanning ITER Project, six years after construction began in earnest in Saint-Paul-lez-Durance, France.

We'll be back in September.


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