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Eye witness report from the Plasma Diagnostics course in Lausanne, Switzerland, part 2

FUSENET sponsors the Plasma Diagnostics course in Lausanne, Switzerland. The course gives students the opportunity to get acquainted with a variety of plasma diagnostics. One of the students present, Owen Jones, reports:

Eye witness report from the Plasma Diagnostics course in Lausanne, Switzerland, part 1

FUSENET sponsors the Plasma Diagnostics course in Lausanne, Switzerland. The course gives students the opportunity to get acquainted with a variety of plasma diagnostics. One of the students present, Owen Jones, reports:

Eye witness report from the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TUe Course, part 3

FUSENET sponsors the Hands-On Plasmalab@TU/e course in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The course gives students the opportunity to get acquainted with a variety of plasma experiments. One of the students present, Dario Andres Cruz Malagon, reports:

Eye witness report from the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TUe Course, part 2

FUSENET sponsors the Hands-On Plasmalab@TU/e course in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The course gives students the opportunity to get acquainted with a variety of plasma experiments. One of the students present, Dario Andres Cruz Malagon, reports:

Eye witness report from the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TUe Course, part 1

FUSENET sponsors the Hands-On PlasmaLab@TU/e course in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The course gives students the opportunity to get acquainted with a variety of plasma experiments. One of the students present, Dario Andres Cruz Malagon, reports:

Wendelstein 7-X closes the ring

Last month the ring of Wendelstein 7-X was closed: the last of the five large modules that make up the core of the stellarator was installed, closing the ring-shaped core of the device.



Fusenet Delegation visits the ITER site

FUSENET held its 16th Executive Board meeting last week in Cadarache, and paid a visit to the ITER building site.

World Population reaches 7 Billion - is there enough clean energy for all?

The Population Division of the United Nations projected that the world population has reached 7 billion people this week.
Can the world provide energy for that many people?

Documents from IPP Garching PhD event available

Presentations from the IPP Garching PhD event are now available for download.
Download links can be found below.

Eye witness report from the fusenet Phd event at IPP Garching, part 2

FUSENET funded an event in IPP Garching that allows Ph.D students to network and learn from each others' work. One of the Ph.D students present, Stuart Henderson, reports.


Eye witness report from the fusenet Phd event at IPP Garching, part 1

Currently, FUSENET is funding an event in IPP Garching that allows Ph.D students to network and learn from each others' work. One of the Ph.D students present, Stuart Henderson, reports.

Eye witness report from Carolus Magnus Summer School 2011 in The Netherlands, part 3

In September, the Carolus Magnus Summer School took place. Two of the students attending, Stéphanie Panayotis and Rachel McAdams, reported their experiences during the summer school here. This is Stéphanie's final report of the summer school.

Carolus Magnus Summer School report

Athina Kappatou tells the story of her experiences at the Carolus Magnus Summer School

Eye witness report from Carolus Magnus Summer School 2011 in The Netherlands, part 2

On Monday, the Carolus Magnus Summer School kicked off. Two of the students attending, Stéphanie Panayotis and Rachel McAdams, will report their experiences during the summer school here.

Eye witness report from Carolus Magnus Summer School 2011 in The Netherlands, part 1

On Monday, the Carolus Magnus Summer School kicked off. Two of the students attending, Stéphanie Panayotis and Rachel McAdams, will report their experiences during the summer school here.

World’s largest fusion experiment back in operation

After an 18-month shutdown to upgrade the machine and four months of commissioning, the Joint European Torus (JET), the world’s largest magnetic fusion device, is ready to start new experiments. The inside of the vessel now has a completely new wall. JET is the first fusion machine to test the materials that will be used inside the next-generation international experiment, ITER.

Eye witness report from SUMTRAIC 2011 in Prague, part 4

The final days of the SUMTRAIC Summer School have been very hard for most of us. We had to work long days to complete the data analysis in time.

Luckily we found some time for a goodbye party on Wednesday. Tom van Laer reports.

Eye witness report from SUMTRAIC 2011 in Prague, part 3

The last few days the COMPASS tokamak has been running every day and everyone has been very busy with learning how to analyze the data from the experiments. Tom van Laer Reports.

Eye witness report from SUMTRAIC 2011 in Prague, part 2

The second day of the SUMTRAIC Summer School in Prague, each group learned how to work with the diagnostics they are assigned to and how to process the experimental data. Tom van Laer reports.

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