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  • Worksite postcards | Under fog and autumn light

    Due to its proximity to the Durance River and to the narrow gully spanned by the Bridge of Mirabeau, the area around ITER often experiences a peculiar meteorolo [...]

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  • Assembly Hall | Another massive paint job

    By the end of December, the massive painting job in the Assembly Hall will be complete and the building's floor will be as white and pristine as the landscape i [...]

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  • ITER India | Testing a neutral beam for diagnostics

    Every 23 seconds during fusion operation, a probe beam will penetrate deep into the core of the ITER plasma to aid in the detection of helium ash—one of fusion' [...]

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  • Welded attachments | Follow the laser projections

    How do you position 150,000 welded attachments on to a vacuum vessel the size of a house, each one needing to be accurately placed to less than a 4 mm target? [...]

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  • Visit | Our neighbour the Nobel

    In 2018, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Gérard Mourou for his work on ultra-short, extremely high-intensity laser pulses—the so-called 'chirped pulse [...]

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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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