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  • FEC2020 | Seeking sponsors for 28th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference

    For only the third time since 1961, the International Atomic Energy Agency's Fusion Energy Conference will be taking place in France—hosted jointly by the Frenc [...]

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  • Nuclear safety | Under constant scrutiny

    Because one of the elements involved in the fusion reaction is the radioactive isotope tritium, and because the hydrogen fusion reaction itself generates a high [...]

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  • Power conversion | Alien structures and strange contraptions

    There are places in ITER that seem to belong to another world, places full of alien structures and strange contraptions. The feeling—a mixture of awe and puzzle [...]

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  • Tokamak Complex | A changing landscape

    For the past three years, the view from the top of the highest worksite crane has not changed much. Inside of the Tokamak Complex, 80 metres below, concrete gal [...]

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  • Ion cyclotron heating | How to pump 20 MW of power into 1 gram of plasma

    To power the ion cyclotron system, the ITER Organization and its partners are designing not only new antennas, which will be housed in the tokamak vessel, but a [...]

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Giant, by any measure (video)

For a spectacular flyover of ITER's largest assembly tool, scroll down ...

The first of the twin sub-assembly tools (SSAT) that will be installed in the ITER Assembly Hall. For a sense of scale, note the size of the two figures on the right side of the image. (Click to view larger version...)
The first of the twin sub-assembly tools (SSAT) that will be installed in the ITER Assembly Hall. For a sense of scale, note the size of the two figures on the right side of the image.
At the Taekyung Heavy Industries facility, in Changwon, Korea, a drone flies over the finalized vacuum vessel sector sub-assembly tool (SSAT), the largest tool in ITER's assembly arsenal (see article).

Click here the view the video.




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