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Innovation & industry: Fusion

The latest features and products for those interested in fusion

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Latest articles

Magnet challenges for ITER

Sep 29, 2011

ITER uses complex magnets to control a 150 million Kelvin plasma, as Daniel Clery explains

Bright future for fusion careers

Aug 2, 2010

Roberto Kersevan reveals life and work as a vacuum scientist at the ITER fusion project

Fusion challenges and solutions (PDF, 8MB)

Our 20-page December 2009 supplement on fusion technology

Fusion challenges and solutions (PDF, 3MB)

Our 20-page October 2008 supplement on fusion technology

Fusion Symposium looks to ITER and beyond

Sep 12, 2008

Fusion researchers from around the world will gather in Germany next week to chart the way forward to commercial fusion reactors. Hamish Johnston surveys what will be on offer in Rostock

Industrial procurement in fusion

Sep 12, 2008

Dan Mistry outlines how industry can compete for valuable fusion contracts

Tessella gets to work on ITER's computer systems

Sep 12, 2008

Tessella is providing software services to the next-generation ITER fusion reactor being built in France. The UK-based firm firm's fusion project manager, Richard Layne, explains how the company is building on its extensive experience supporting fusion research at the Joint European Torus

Tritium–deuterium plasma puts the heat on ITER's first wall

Sep 12, 2008

The UK firm MG Sanders is developing tungsten tile modules that will soon be installed in the Joint European Torus, where the components will be evaluated for use in the ITER fusion reactor. Ian Warrington explains the challenges of developing a complex technology that can withstand the intense heat of nuclear fusion