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  • Gravity supports | First production unit in China

    Bolted in a perfect circle to the pedestal ring of the cryostat base, 18 gravity supports will brace the curved outer edge of each toroidal field coil. These un [...]

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  • Conference | Fun-filled vacuum

    The science of ITER is not simple. But with a bit of imagination (and a dose of humour) a way can be found to convey the most complex physics notions to a publi [...]

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  • Naive question of the week | What happens to the car keys?

    We begin today a new series that aims to answer basic, even naive, questions about fusion and ITER. An image used often, when trying to convey the amount of e [...]

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  • Metrology | Facing the millimetre test

    In the realm of the very large at ITER, some of the biggest challenges are lurking down in the millimetre range. Within the Assembly Building a massive struct [...]

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  • Fusion research in Europe | Working it out together

    In Europe, fusion research is structured around a goal-oriented roadmap that closely involves universities, research laboratories and industry. Sibylle Günter, [...]

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Of Interest

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Roll up, roll up for the magical 3D tour!



It doesn't take much to open up a whole new perspective on ITER: basically a cardboard viewer, a smartphone and an Internet link.

Connect to the site, fit the smartphone into the viewer and brace for a spectacular experience. You'll be flying high over the ITER site, entering buildings, viewing ongoing fabrications...

Still under development, the tool will soon be accessible through the ITER website. But it was made available to the ITER Council participants last week who, like ITER Council Chair Won Namkung and ITER Council Secretary Sachiko Ishizaka, visibly enjoyed the experience...


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