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  • ITER DNA | A "case" study...

    In December last year, and again this year in early May, pre-welding fitting tests demonstrated that steel components as tall as a four-storey building (and wei [...]

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  • First plasma| Temporary in-vessel protection

    The vacuum vessel, the operating theatre of the ITER machine, needs to be protected against possible damage from the hot plasma at any given time during its ope [...]

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  • Divertor cassettes | Successful prototypes open way to series

    Before embarking on the fabrication of the 54 complex steel structures that will form a ring at the bottom of the ITER machine—the divertor cassettes—the Europe [...]

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  • Images of the week | Titan tool 90 percent complete

    Towering 22 metres above ground and weighing approximately 800 tonnes, the twin sector sub-assembly tools (SSAT) are formidable handling machines that will be u [...]

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  • Video | How does the ITER cryoplant work?

    Cold is essential to ITER—10,000 tonnes of superconducting magnets, the thermal shield that surrounds the machine, the cryopumps that achieve the high vacuum in [...]

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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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