Fusion Reactors

The section for Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy (PPFE) has access to nearly all mayor fusion experiments within the topics turbulent transport and fast ion diagnostics. 

Asdex

PPFE operates the CTS diagnostic, on Asdex Upgrade near Munich (Germany)

JET

PPFE also participates in the scientific exploitation of the common European device, JET close to Oxford (UK).

ITER

ITER in Cadarache (France) is the next step fusion energy experiment build in collaboration between EU, China, Japan, India, Korea, Russia and the USA. It is the biggest scientific facility in the world. PPFE participates actively by experts seconded to the ITER organization and have also contributed to parts of the design.

Please consult PPFE's web pages for more information.