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Material strength testing at MTL

Picture perfect solution for fusion materials testing

UKAEA Fusion Technology’s Materials Technology Laboratory uses photography to get materials properties from small samples. Determining the mechanical properties of potential fusion materials is essential to power plant design. One of the biggest challenges in this area of work is…
Heather Lewtas

How technology transfer can take fusion forward

Heather Lewtas Exchanging ideas with industries such as aerospace, automotive and oil & gas could help advance the development of fusion power. That’s the message being given by Culham technology expert Heather Lewtas at an international conference this week. Heather…
MAST Upgrade first plasma
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All systems go for UK’s £55M fusion energy experiment

Clean energy from fusion is a step closer with the launch of the MAST Upgrade tokamak. MAST Upgrade first plasma For the first time, after a seven-year build, UKAEA’s £55M-machine, labelled Mega Amp Spherical Tokamak (MAST) Upgrade, has achieved “first…

Star-prize up for grabs in fusion art competition

Bringing art and science together with the launch of ‘The Art of Fusion’. CCFE's operator the UK Atomic Energy Authority is encouraging the public to get creative with a new competition to break down barriers between art and science. Fusion –…

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