- Fusion Info
On its way to deuterium-tritium operation, ITER will experiment with a succession of "non-nuclear" plasma fuels. Robert Arnoux, working part-time in the communication department of ITER and co-author of the book on ITER called "ITER, le chemin des étoiles?", has made a nice summary of the campaigns that are planned up to the scheduled shutdown in mid-2028. Toward the end of 2027, we should be able to feed trace amounts of tritium into the plasma, through the first significant flux of high energy 14 MeV neutrons that will be produced.