An international panel of experts has approved the next design phase of the first fusion power plant with a Hungarian nuclear expert member

An international panel of experts has approved the next design phase of the first fusion power plant with a Hungarian nuclear expert member

An independent panel of experts reviewed the R&D and design work of EUROfusion, the European fusion research organization, at DEMO, the future demonstration fusion power plant, from 19 to 25 November 2020. The Hungarian member of the 5-member international body is Prof. Dr. Attila Aszódi, professor of the Institute of Nuclear Techniques of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. The head of the board […]

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Fusion, Sziget festival, 2017

Fusion, Sziget festival, 2017

In the last decade it became a traditon that researchers and engineers of the Wigner Physics Research Center left the keyboards, screwdrivers behind, leaving the comfort of labs and go the Sziget festival to tell young people from all over the world about nuclear fusion. At the festival, the Hungarian Nuclear Society’s Youth for Nuclear Energy and Fusion Group jointly promoted the presence and future […]

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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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Teaser about our new test measurement

Teaser about our new test measurement
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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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Hungarians at the forefront of fusion research

Hungarians at the forefront of fusion research

Sorry, this article is only available in Hungarian but there are similar ones available in English as well. For example Our new diagnostics shipped to MAST-Upgrade tokamak We also continuously work on to make contents available in English as well.

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