Fusion: New successful experiments on the German stellarator with scientists from Wigner RCP

Fusion: New successful experiments on the German stellarator with scientists from Wigner RCP

Another successful experimental period have been finished on the German fusion device, Wendelstein 7-X. Plasma discharges longer than ever have been recorded by the video diagnostic and beam emission spectroscopy developed by Wigner Research Centre. The restarted experiments in July was preceded by half-year improvements from the Wigner Plasma Physics Department, which is discussed in more detail here. One of the goals of Wendelstein 7-X […]

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Tokamak engineering in Budapest

Tokamak engineering in Budapest

In the very last week of the summer (27-31 August 2018) international students from 6 countries and 3 continents gathered in Budapest for a lecture series on Tokamak engineering by guest lecturer Tom Todd.  After a quick review on fusion basics the audience could learn “How to build a tokamak?” already in the first morning. On the next days, the retired Chief Technologist of the […]

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