Fusion winter school in Budapest

Fusion winter school in Budapest

Over the last decade the Hungarian Association of Physics Students (Mafihe) has been organizing an annual winter school. This event acts like a break for the physics students after the tough examination period, exploring a stimulating part of physics or related scientific area. The topics are usually chosen to be on the edge of the mainstream education subjects and current enough to attract the young […]

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Hungarian camera system recorded the first hydrogen plasma in W7-X

Hungarian camera system recorded the first hydrogen plasma in W7-X

Hungarian camera system recorded the first hydrogen plasma in W7-X On the 3rd of February 2016, fusion community payed attention to Greifswald again. Wendelstein 7-X produced its first hydrogen plasma as a start of the scientific campaign. The first pictures of the hydrogen plasma were captured by the Hungarian camera system just like in December when W7-X officially started. Background: You can read more about […]

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Sun on Earth, the ITER project

Sun on Earth, the ITER project

Fusion energy production is an old dream of mankind, the developments of a fusion power plant have been long underway. Countries including more than half of the world population have joined to create ITER, the biggest research project on Earth. The members are China, the EU, India, Japan, South-Korea, Russia, the USA. Fusion is a nuclear reaction in which two light nuclei fuse, the closest […]

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Fusion infographics

Fusion infographics

We are so proud to present you the first fusion infographics. You can download it if you like.

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F4E signs long-term collaboration in diagnostics

F4E signs long-term collaboration in diagnostics

The European Domestic Agency has signed its first Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA) for the design of diagnostic components. Amounting to EUR 3.7 million, and covering a period of up to four years, the FPA has been awarded to a consortium consisting of three laboratories from the Hungarian fusion association: Wigner RCP (formerly KFKI RMKI); MTA EK (formerly KFKI AEKI); and the Budapest University of Technology […]

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Fast action thanks to expertise

Fast action thanks to expertise

Within only three months KFKI-RMKI successfully designed and installed a prototype system for Beam Emission Spectroscopy on the Korean experiment KSTAR. Now the project has received additional funds to build a fully developed system.Scientists at the Hungarian Associate KFKI-RMKI are experts in Beam Emission Spectroscopy, a technique for investigating plasma turbulence. In 2010, together with the Korean National Fusion Research Institute, they received a starting […]

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