Fusion at BME Children’s University

Fusion at BME Children’s University

(Written by Dr. Gergő Pokol and Mátyás Aradi) Children’s University summer camp was organized at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) from 26 June till 7 July 2017, which aims to promote engineering and natural sciences among elementary school children. The young students listened to lectures and participated at seminars where they could experience the life of a researcher. At the end of […]

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Fusion and FINA World Championships

Fusion and FINA World Championships

Did you know that the amount of energy which can be extracted with fusion from the water in  a 50 meter long Olympic size pool like Duna Aréna‘s could serve the energy needs of a Budapest size city for more than 4 years? And the fact that more than half of the world’s population are building the first power plant size fusion experimental reactor? No? […]

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The Wigner fusion team and the German stellarator

The Wigner fusion team and the German stellarator

At first hearing, it may sound like a bad sci-fi movie title but the story is very real and serious. A team of Wigner fusion spent the last 3 weeks at the world’s largest stellarator device, W7-X, to install a new, fully Hungarian developed equipment for the German beast. Dr. Gábor Anda, project manager, Tibor Krizsanóczi electrical engineer, Sándor Hegedűs physicist and Domonkos Nagy mechanical […]

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Our new diagnostics departed to Wendelstein 7-X stellarator

Our new diagnostics departed to Wendelstein 7-X stellarator

New Hungarian diagnostics departed and arrives today at the Wendelstein 7-X, the world’s largest stellarator type experimental fusion device in Greifswald, Germany, where the work of the Hungarians is well known. Feverish preparation and packing preceded the departure of the accelerated alkaline atomic diagnostics, designed and manufactured by the members of the Beam Emission Spectroscopy Research Group, Wigner Research Center for Physics,  Dr. Gábor Anda, […]

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Our new diagnostics shipped to MAST-Upgrade tokamak

Our new diagnostics shipped to MAST-Upgrade tokamak

A turbulence imaging 2D diagnostics system has been installed on MAST at 2010. This diagnostic was operating very successfully in measurement campaigns in 2011 and 2013. The experiment was shut down for a major upgrade in 2013 and is expected to be operational at the end of 2017. The machine was also renamed to MAST-U. The is also being upgraded during the shutdown. The optics […]

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Teaser about our new test measurement

Teaser about our new test measurement
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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. Download from here. Fusion is a nuclear reaction in which two light nuclei […]

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Hungarian cameras protecting the Worlds biggest stellarator

Hungarian cameras protecting the Worlds biggest stellarator

Sorry, this article is only available in Hungarian but there are similar ones available in English as well. For example Hungarian camera system recorded the first hydrogen plasma in W7-X We also continuously work on to make contents available in English as well.

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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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