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November 2019

Dr Mike Forrest - Thomson scattering experiment, 1964Focus onNews

Mission to Moscow: 50 years on

Fifty years ago, five scientists from Culham Laboratory made a trip to the Soviet Union that was to prove a pivotal moment in the quest for fusion energy. Their journey to Moscow's Kurchatov Institute in 1969 confirmed the impressive results…
Nick Holloway
November 22, 2019
JET tokamakNews

Record heating power achieved on JET

Record neutral beam powers of 30.8 megawatts were last week injected into a plasma on the JET tokamak at Culham. The new record was achieved during tests preparing the plasma scenarios required for JET's deuterium-tritium experiments in 2020, which aim…
Nick Holloway
November 14, 2019