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Federico Pesamosca - Master's project at the Max Planck Institute in Garching

For his Master's degree, Federico Pesamosca has done a research project at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics in Garching. For his research on the development of ELMs during the I-phase of L-H transitions, Federico received financial support of FuseNet.

Ahmed Abdelhameed & Aleksandra Dembkowska - Kudowa Summer School

From 13th to 17th June 2016, the 13th Kudowa Summer School took place in Kudowa-Zdrój, Poland. The subject of the Summer School was "Power exhaust in fusion plasmas" and FuseNet has supported several students to attend the event.

ITER council confirms new first plasma date: December 2025

Following two years of preparatory work and an independent review, the ITER council has now approved an updated schedule that foresees a first plasma test in Dec. 2025.

Published book: Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion (3th edition)

The 3th edition of the 'Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion'-book, written by Francis F. Chen, has recently been published.

Rion Barrois - Internship at the University of York

Supported by FuseNet, Rion Barrois has done an internship at the Universtiy of York on Flux-Limited transport in Fluid Simulations of Magnetised Laser-Plasmas.

New online course on Nuclear Energy now available

A new Massive Online Open Course on understanding Nuclear Energy was published on the EdX platform, which aims to explain the science and technology behind nuclear energy and the special features of this energy source.

NSTX upgraded to the world's most powerful Spherical tokamak

Last month, the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX-U) was reopenend at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), after a $94 million upgrade.

Despite positive advice, US stay in ITER not settled yet

The U.S. Department of Energy delivered a critical report to Congress recommending that the U.S. should continue its participation in ITER for at least two more years. However, the continuation requires the investment of more money...

Mark Verbeek - Master graduation project at ITER

Mark Verbeek has recently done a part of his master graduation project at ITER on the topic of Non-Linear MHD Simulations of Edge-Localised Modes (ELMs). For his work at ITER, Mark received FuseNet funding.

2nd Summer School on the Physics of Plasma-Surface Interactions

The NRNU MEPhI hosts its Summer School on the Physics of Plasma-Surface Interactions in Moscow, Russia, from July 11 - 15, 2016. The registration deadline of the school is May 23, 2016. Students willing to attend can apply for FuseNet funding.